Cute Costumes for Teenage Girls | Teen Costumes

Cute Costumes for Teenage Girls, Teen Costumes

Cute Costumes for Teenage Girls

Teen Costumes ! Looking for the perfect costume? A fashionable teen costume for Halloween, plays, parties or other events?  There are so many costumes from which to choose, Party Idea Pros is highlighting just a few of our favorites.

Most teenage girls we know travel in packs and love coordinating their costumes.  One year all the high school girls dressed as storybook characters.  Another year they all dressed in neon.  Not sure yet what this year will bring … crayons, candy, goth, witches, goddesses, sesame street, superheroes?   Whatever they choose, I have no doubt the teen costumes will be too short and too sexy for their parents' taste!

Click on the links or pictures for the teen costume for details but remember, the photos below just give you the overall look. Quite often you can choose from a variety of options ranging from almost dowdy to quite sexy, so be sure to click on the “see more” links option when you visit the costume site.  Many of these costumes are specially sized just for a teen but don't worry if they are not.  Most of the x-small or small adult costumes will fit just fine.   If they are cut a bit too low for your taste,  add a tank top underneath.  If they are too short … that's why leggings were invented.  🙂

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Coco Birthday Party Planning, Ideas & Supplies

Coco Birthday Party Planning Ideas and Supplies

Coco Birthday Party Planning, Ideas, and Supplies

Coco Birthday Party Planning, Ideas & Supplies

by Karli

If you and your family have not yet seen Disney Pixar's Coco, we highly recommend you head on over to Netflix or Amazon Prime Video! This is easily one of our all time favorite movies. Coco is an educational, adorable and heart-warming animated film about Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead). If you and your children are a fan of the movie seriously consider using the movie to inspire your next birthday party. Not only will your party be visually brilliant, its beautiful meaningful message will set your party apart from the rest, in only good ways! (This is a great theme for classroom parties as well). Continue Reading →

Charming Tails Mouse Collectibles

Charming Tails Mouse Collectibles

Enesco Charming Tails Mouse Collectibles >> Enesco Collectibles

Charming Tails Mouse Collectibles

Charming Tails is a collection of adorable mouse figurines drawn and approved by renowned artist Dean Griff. First produced in 1992 as a Christmas Collection of 12 pieces, their immense popularity spurred this highly sought, meticulously handcrafted series of whimsical vignettes. With hundreds of themes from which to choose, the small details on the all the Charming Tails figurines make them hard to resist. Each one is cuter than the next. And the fact that they are so affordable make us want to collect them all! Plus these darling figurines make “charming” gifts for most any theme party. Or group them together to use as a holiday party centerpiece or bring them as a hostess gift!

Charming Tails Figurines

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St Patrick’s Day Party & Irish Theme Party Ideas

St Patrick's Day Party Planning, Ideas, and Supplies

St. Patrick's Day Inspiration Board L to R: St Patricks Day Cards Green Party Supplies, | Shamrock Garland | Paper Pom Pops

St Patrick's Day Party & Irish Theme Party Planning, Ideas & Supplies

Mark your calendars for March 17th

Go green — throw an Irish-themed party or create a festive St. Patrick's Day bash! This St Patrick's Day party inspiration board and celebration package includes invitations, decorations, favors, and everything needed to make your Irish theme party a success!   Party hearty! Continue Reading →

Favorite Holiday Gifts

Favorite Holiday Gifts

Favorite Holiday Gifts

Favorite Holiday Gifts

PartyIdeaPros has gathered some of our favorite holiday gifts … from smart watches to everything “Frozen” to Christmas pajamas to laptop bags to today's coveted beauty products. You will surely find a holiday gift for everyone on your list.  We keep adding new goodies every day so keep checking back!

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Thanksgiving Dinner Party Essentials

Printable Thanksgiving Party Pack

Printable Thanksgiving Party Pack >> Thanksgiving Dinner Party

Thanksgiving Dinner Party Essentials

Thanksgiving is without doubt my favorite holiday — beautiful tables, great food, and none of the stress associated with the winter holidays. This is the perfect time to reconnect with loved ones whether they be family or friends. So first things first, if you haven't yet made your travel arrangements, the time is NOW!

Thanksgiving Dinner Party Table Decor

Last year we hosted Thanksgiving in San Diego – here is a peek at our tables! In complete disclosure – since we live in San Diego, beautiful weather made it possible for us to host Thanksgiving outdoors.  Simple solar powered patio lights and lots of candles provided enough light even after sunset.  As you can see, we tried to mix elegant with fanciful touches. Continue Reading →

Plan a Winter Wonderland Party

Plan a Winter Wonderland Party

Plan a Winter Wonderland Party

Winter Wonderland is the perfect party theme for those who love the cool colors and twinkle of winter lights. Just point and click your way to a sparkling celebration. Party Idea Pros will walk you through every step of this snowy party theme providing professional recommendation on just about every detail including invitations, table linens, centerpieces, napkin rings, place cards, party favors, and lots and lots of little extras. A winter wonderland theme party works well for just about any event but is particularly popular for winter weddings, sweet sixteen and quinceanera parties, proms, holiday parties, non-profit and school events, and milestone birthday and anniversary parties.

Popular names for winter theme celebrations

Winter Wonderland | Snow Chateau | Snowflake Fantasy | Let it Snow | Snowman Theme Girl’s 1st Birthday Party Planning, Ideas & Supplies |  Pink Winter One-derland Party Planning, Ideas and Supplies |  Winter Wonderland Mitten Theme Party Planning, Ideas & Supplies | Winter One-derland |   More Winter Wonderland!

Update! Many of the products featured here would also be perfect for a Frozen theme party!

Frozen Party Planning, Ideas & Supplies

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Mommy Daddy and Me Family Costumes

Mommy Daddy and Me Family Costumes

Mommy Daddy and Me Family Costumes

Mommy Daddy and Me Family Costumes

Chances are you have dreamed of this first Halloween for years – your first year  to dress up as a family. Here are a few of Party Idea Pros' favorite Mommy Daddy and Me family costumes. Truthfully, one costume is cuter than the next – we can’t begin to choose a favorite. Enjoy the day and be sure to take lots of pictures!

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Halloween Diaper Prints

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Chinese Lunar New Year Cards

 Chinese Lunar New Year Cards  

Chinese Lunar New Year Cards >> Minted

 Chinese Lunar New Year Cards  

The Chinese New Year is the most important and biggest traditional holiday in the Chinese lunisolar calendar! We celebrate the beginning of the Year of the Dog on February 16, 2018.  The Lantern Festival will bring an end to the Chinese New Year celebrations on March 2, 2018.

As with many cultures, one modern tradition is the sending of well wishes to family, friends, and colleagues.  This year Minted has assembled a wonderful selection of Chinese New Year greeting cards with a stylish take on traditionalism.

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Hats On! Hat Theme Party Planning, Ideas & Supplies

Hats On! Hat Theme Party Planning, Ideas, and Supplies

Don your hats ladies, it is time to party!

A hat or fascinator party is a perfect party theme for Ladies Night Out Parties, Bachelorette Parties (Hen’s Night In), Bridal Showers, Birthday Luncheons, Retirement Parties, and even Quinceanera Celebrations, Teen Parties, Sweet Sixteen Parties, and Bat Mitzvah Celebrations (especially if you add a charitable element to your celebration).

I even hosted a wildly successful hat theme party while in college.  Like costumes, hats make great conversation starters without the fuss of finding the perfect costume.  My date and I simply took a ride to the local Burger King and picked up a pre-party snack and 2 Burger King crowns. 

One more idea — dress your holiday party up this year — add a hat element and leave your Christmas sweaters in mothballs in the back of the closet  or in the bottom dresser drawer!

The Inspiration for this party

Kate Middleton's FascinatorsKate Middleton's FascinatorsKate Middleton's Fascinators

Kate Middleton, Fashion Icon & The Fascinator

Women across the world are wanting them and wearing them!

The fascinator is the new must have fashion accessory! What is it? It is an ornate hair accessory that features feathers, beads, flowers and other fancy trimmings. Kate (or should we say Princess Catherine) seems to favor fascinators with feathers. We like them all. Not only do fascinators add a whole lot of flair to any outfit, a nice fascinator does not have to set you back a pretty penny which is good because you will definitely want to own more than one!

Where to wear them? Everywhere!

  • Planning a ladies night out or bachelorette party? Call attention to yourselves by wearing these fun and festive head pieces.
  • Planning a birthday luncheon? Ask all your friends to wear fascinators or hats or any type!
  • Attending an afternoon wedding? Don a fascinator — the latest British trend to storm America's shores. 

Let's start with the hats

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