Warm Up Your Winter Holiday Party with a Hot Cocoa Bar

Hot Cocoa Bar

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Warm Up Your Winter Holiday Party with a Hot Cocoa Bar

Every winter party needs a hot cocoa bar and Shindigz has just what you need! Hosting a hot chocolate party not only sounds amazing, but it's also a fun way to treat your guests. Choose personalized hot chocolate packets for each guest or make your own mixture and add it to these beautiful Apothecary Jars. Either way, your guests will be talking about your hot cocoa bar for years to come.

 

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Winter Wonderland Mitten Theme Party Ideas

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Winter Wonderland Mitten Theme Party

This is undoubtedly one of our most popular party packages, all year round.  Obviously it is a perfect theme for holiday parties, but it also works well for all winter events including bridal & baby showers, adult & children's birthday parties, sweet sixteen parties, quinceanera celebrations, proms, fundraisers and college parties of all kinds. Every year my son's fraternity threw a major Let it Snow philanthropy event complete with snow and lots of girls dressed in adorable snow bunny costumes. This theme is also completely appropriate for classroom holiday parties since mittens are pretty innocuous and non-denominational. 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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Pink Winter One-derland Party Planning, Ideas & Supplies

Pink Winter Onederland Birthday Party

Pink Winter One-derland Party Planning, Ideas & Supplies

A few weeks ago we took a first stab at a pink snowman party.  Today we are refining the vision to create an adorable little girl's first birthday celebration.

The inspiration is this Zazzle invitation. Karl, we agree, the cute little pink cap beats the traditional snowman hat, hands down. We did not want the save the date to match the invitation so together we came up with a coordinating look to set the party's tone yet not take away from the invitation itself.

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Our Own Little Christmas Gnome Birthday Party

Our Own Little Christmas Gnome Birthday Party

Our Own Little Christmas Gnome Birthday Party

So we got to thinking, last year at this time we were frantically putting together a pink snowman winter one-derland party theme  for a visitor who emailed asking for some inspiration for their daughter's 1st birthday party.  This year we challenged ourselves to create a fresh holiday take on a baby boy's 1st birthday party.

Once we found this adorable gnome costume, we were set. Our theme would be Our Little Christmas Gnome Birthday Party.  Not only would the photos be #toocute, we loved the idea of combining blue and red with splashes of green to create a playful, festive holiday theme first birthday party. We also found some cute gnome party invitations with a red and white polka dot background – how perfect was that! Continue Reading →

DIY Tutu & Gumball Necklace


D.I.Y. Snowflake Winter Wonderland Tutu and Gumball Necklace
DIY Tutu >>Winter Wonderland Tutu & Gumball Necklace

We are obsessed with this DIY tutu tutorial we found on Birthday Express. We generally turn to Birthday Express as our “go to” site for kids birthday party supplies but never really thought about using those same supplies in fresh new ways. It was one of those “duh” moments. Why not use tulle to make our own tutus, especially with Halloween just around the corner.  And the fact is that although this DIY tutorial uses 2 shades of blue tulle to make a snowflake winter wonderland tutu (which could also be used as a Frozen costume), you could just as easily make a tulle tutu using any of the 14 colors of tulle offered on Amazon. Plus, you can easily adjust the length of the tutu to make mom + me matching tutus.  We can already envision clown tutu costumes, flower & butterfly tutu costumes, and even tutus showcasing the colors of your favorite sports teams. Continue Reading →

Frozen Party Planning, Ideas & Supplies

Frozen Party Planning, Ideas & SuppliesFrozen Party Planning, Ideas & Supplies

PartyIdeaPros is loath to admit we have dropped the ball and never did put together a complete Frozen theme party despite the fact that Disney’s Frozen officially became the best-selling animated film of all-time in 2014.  We do have some great Winter Wonderland and Winter One-derland party ideas that although they do not feature any of the Frozen characters contain some great ideas that can easily be incorporated into most Frozen parties.

Having said all that, we were thrilled to come across this Olaf Frozen Party Theme extensive collection of  Frozen party supplies. If you and your child cannot get enough of Frozen, you’ll definitely want to check out these party tips.

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Snowman Theme Girls 1st Birthday Party Planning, Ideas & Supplies

Snowman Theme Girls 1st Birthday Party Planning, Ideas & Supplies

Today we received an email seeking ideas for a snowman theme girl's 1st birthday party.  We loved the idea and once we started searching, we had trouble reigning ourselves in.  Although we gained inspiration from some of our other  Winter Wonderland  party packages, this party needed to be different – we wanted it to be pink!

We always like to start with the invitations because to us invitations are like the title of a paper – they set the tone for the entire party. We particularly like the wording of the light blue and pink card inviting guests to join them for Winter Onederland Fun!  How adorable is that for a January winter birthday party!

Next we searched for paper party goods.  We could not find anything particularly girly so we decided this might be the perfect occasion to create your own party kit. All you need to do is peel and stick an adorable pink snowman label / sticker onto a solid pink paper plate and cup. Best of all most of the stickers can be personalized to wish a happy day to the birthday girl!

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Light Up Your Party with Chic Holiday Decor | Christmas Ball Lanterns

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Product Alert – Today's PIP's Pick!

We are so excited – we just discovered Plow & Hearth's fabulous Holiday Shop. There is one product in particular that we adore. Plow & Hearth's White Solar Christmas Ball Lanterns are perfect for decorating your home both inside and out. The lanterns come in different colors and you can change the shape into a ball or a column. Place them outside to light the way to your doorstep or hang them from the trees to make each Christmas night a starry one. These lanterns are best used when charged in sunlight so even when the sun goes down or if you choose to bring them inside they will shine bright at night! Best yet, Plow & Hearth has launched a Campaign to Reforest America. For every Solar Star Lantern you buy, a tree will be planted by the National Forest Foundation.

White Solar Christmas Ball Lanterns Solar Ball Lanterns

As we said before, these wonderful lanterns are not just for outside! Place these lanterns around the house to bring in the holiday cheer! Although perfect for any holiday party the white lanterns work especially well for a Winter Wonderland themed celebration.

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