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We've got the latest party trends for those ready to p-a-r-t-y throughout 2024... Fun Theme Parties - We're seeing hosts lean into fun themes. The mediterranean vibes of a 'Capri' Amalfi Coast theme using bold colours & a spritz bar. A ' Tiki Party ' with tropical greenery & bright florals. A Pineapple theme party. A Flamingo theme party. Metallics - Whats shiny and glam all over? You'll adore the Orbz balloons, whether using them in Balloon Arch Garlands or adorning the Ceiling. The soft ombre hues add sophisitication and the metallic colours amp up the vibe. Retro Revival - The popularity of the music throughout decades passed ensures that celebrating a party by decade will continue to be hugely popular throughout 2024. You just have to choose between the Roaring 20's , 50's , 60's, 70's , 80's or 90's . Garden Party In the aftermath of the pandemic and lockdowns, many are choosing to host their birthday in a more relaxed outdoor way with a Garden Party at home or local park. Even for weddings, many couples are now choosing a more intimate outdoor setting with less guests. Balloons that don't require any helium No helium ? No problem! There are plenty of great balloons and balloon decorating ideas that don't require helium, and can look just as stunning. Creative Food & Drinks - As we get back to celebrating with friends and family think individual servings. Use fun favour boxes and mini catering containers Sustainability at Events Insta Worthy Party Backdrops (click link to view all our backdrops)read more
A few easy to make Christmas theme drinks, desserts and table decorations will create an impressive impact for any Christmas party or family Christmas dinner. Create your own Christmas theme drinks, desserts & party food Balloon Table Runners - Use Small 12cm Latex Balloons, Balloon Decorating Strip, Balloon Glue Dots, Balloon Hand Pump, Pine Cones, Candy Canes, Faux Greenery and Cherries to create your own Christmas theme table runner. DIY Balloon Garlands DIY Balloon Christmas Treesread more
Around the World - Your guests can travel the globe in just one night. Decorations from around the World include landmarks such as Eiffel Tower from Paris , Beefeaters & London Buses & Big Ben from the UK , Statue of Liberty, Uncle Sam and the famous New York Yellow Cabs from USA, along with hanging Asian Dragons , table-ware from all over the World and much more. You could even re-create your own German Oktoberfest . Complete your themed room with food stations set up to sample the tastiest treats from various regions of the World - Pimms & Strawberries & Cream from London, Pizza from Italy, Tacos & Nacos from Mexico, Thai curries, a BBQ in Australia. You are only limited by your imagination. 1920's Speakeasy Club - Bring a touch of naughty Glam to your next event by having a roaring good time with a 1920's Speakeasy theme. The 1920's was all about Jazz, loud music, lots of illegal drinking and organised crime. The Speakeasies ranged from dingy backdroom bars to fancy clubs with jazz bands and popping bottles. Female guests will have a ball dressing up in flapper dresses with gorgeous headbands, lot's of pearls and faux fur shoulder wraps and men can look cool as a gangster, in a newsboy cap & suspenders, or will look smart in their tuxedo. The Tacky Tourist - Everyone's having withdrawals from not travelling overseas for so long, it's the perfect timing to throw a Tacky Tourist theme Christmas party. Ask your guests to dress as tacky tourists. Think hawaiian shirts, runners or velcro sandles with long socks, selfie-sticks, camera around the neck, big straw hats ... you get the idea. Indoor Party Space - Set up the indoor party space backdrop as either an Airport Lounge with Check-In Counter, red ropes and luggage Outdoor Party Space - Set up your own Resort Hotel Rooftop Bar or Pool Bar with lots of bright colours, a fully stocked bar (use coloured water in bottles if you prefer), astro turf, bamboo, beanbags, surfboards, umbrellas that you could hang from roof. You'll find lots of suitable props, decorations and party supplies for a Tacky Tourist party theme in our Themepages below:- Click to view products in our Around The World Themepage Click to view products in our Tropical Party Themepage Click to view products in our Bon Voyage Themepage German Oktoberfest Beer Garden - Create your own "world famous" Oktoberfest beer garden Christmas Party. Palm Springs Party - With mid-century modern home design back in vogue, it's the perfect time to throw a Palm Springs inspired party. Think vintage 50's and 60's summer glam styling around your backyard pool with lots of palm trees and pool toys.read more
Part of the charm of a garden party can be it’s simplicity . Mismatched chairs or cushions become the style. Using re-usable plastic plates and glasses keeps anxiety levels low for the host and makes clean up a breeze. Options have come a long way from the old floppy paper plates. Alternatively you can bring old fashioned elegance outdoors . Use your own dining chairs and set the table with your own crockery and tea cups and saucers to really dress up the table, along with vintage lace tablecloth. You could even carry out a comfy sofa and a pretty rug. A “real” rug at a picnic makes a real impact. Fairy lights in tree branches, along with paper lanterns, fluffy balls and hanging fans add a soft pretty touch. Candles bring a romantic touch as the sun begins to set. Remember to provide a few comforts for the environment, such as sunscreen, fly and mosquito spray, a few hats and scarfs to drape over shoulders and laps could come in handy as the temperature heats up or as the sun starts to set. Buffet style food has come a long way. The way food is displayed has become an art , with surprisingly simple set up. Use cake stands and containers to display food & drink on different levels. Use colourful fruit, flowers and small balloons as garnish, centrepieces and even a table runner. Easy D.I.Y, food & drink stations also suit an outdoor environment. Think Taco & Margarita Stations and make-your-own Burger & Ice Cream Sundae. Grazing Boards in the centre of the table and Treat Stands create a visual display with practicality If you want to step it up an extra level you could hand out Flower Crowns to guests. Set up a few Lawn Games such as inflatable bowls, boche and croquet, or hire Jumbo Lawn Games like jenga, checkers and darts. Check out our website Garden Party Themepageread more
Decorating can be fun and quick with simple ideas to create a great impact. We also show some amazing balloon creations if you want to go all-out and have plenty of time. Transform your party space into Bikini Bottom Covering walls with re-usable plastic Scene Setters is a great place to start. They also make amazing backdrops for party photos with all the Spongebob fans. Depending on the amount of wall space you have, there's a few options. Ocean & Coral Scene Kit and Ocean Scene Setter and Ocean Floor Border . Use Crepe Streamers , Paper Lanterns and Balloons to create an Under Sea Backdrop, Jellyfish and Bubbles Party Food Ideas Balloon Decorations Party Host Not only can the birthday child dress up as their favourite character, but so can the person hosting the party. We offer SpongeBob and Patrick Costumes for Adults and boys and girls. VIEW all our Spongebob SquarePants decorations, balloons, tableware and gamesread more
Are you looking for more than just Hawaiian Shirts and Hula Skirts.. Our Parties In Package party guide is provided to help you "create and atmosphere" at your party. As the party host, it will be your job to co-ordinate the events leading up to the big day, and to also make sure things run smoothly on the day. Your objective or mission is to throw a fun and exciting party that holds special memories for all that attend. There's a few important decisions to be made before inviting guests. Date - It's a good idea to check the proposed date and time with 'key' friends before committin. Time - It is important to state a starting time on the invitations. You may also wish to state a finishing time, especially if the event is held at a hired venue. Location - You have a couple of basic choices with the most popular being 'home' where you'll have plenty of time to set up and have all your supplies close at hand. The obvious disadvantages are cleaning the house before and after the party, possible damage, and space limitations. You have to enjoy the party too! The golden rule for the party host is, don't try and do everything on your own. Arrange for friends to help with the food and serving at the party. Alternatively you may choose to hire wait staff or have the whole event catered, allowing you to enjoy the celebration as much as everyone else. The Invites Whether you're emailing a e-Invite, or hanging out/posting paper Invitations make sure it's designed in the same theme of your party. You could attach your Invitation to a Flower Lei, asking guests to wear it along with their best 'Island Vibes' outfit to start guests talking even before they arrive. If your Invitation has envelopes then sprinkle some silk flower petals or Tropical Scatter into the envelope for a bit of fun. Remember to include on the invitation anything you may wish the guests to provide such as alcohol. If you plan on providing alcohol, make sure to add a footnote that guests should arrange alternative transport home, rather than drive. The Ambience Choosing an outdoor location with a lot of greenery and sand is preferable for a Hawaiian Luau. The most effective economical way to decorate the party area is by using beach towels as table covers, umbrellas, old fishing nets, hammocks. Decorate the food tables with pineapples, coconuts, watermelons and other fruits around the table to create a tropical theme. Then hang hula skirts around the edges of the tables. If your outdoor area is lacking greenery you could hire palm trees or use Inflatable Palm Trees. If your budget allows you could have sand delivered to the location for a great effect. If your budget doesn't allow for Hula Skirts and/or Leis for each guest, then dress up your helper friends or wait staff. Advise partygoers to attend in traditional attire such as Hawaiian shirts and shorts, sarongs & bikini tops and flip flops. As each guest arrives have the costumed staff at the front door with a welcome cocktail. The Entertainment Party games are a great way for guests to get to know each other better and get everyone into the party spirit. Everyone should remember the Limbo , providing loads of laughs for all. Hula Hoops are also entertaining and you could have group competitions to see who can swivel their hoop for the longest. To bring out the adventurous side in your guests you could Hire a Mechanical Surf Rider , which is a fantastic simulation of real surfing. What's a Luau without a Hawaiian music . Make sure your downloaded playlist includes the Hawaii Five-O Theme Song, Aloha Oe by Johnny Cash & Blue Hawaii by Elvis Presley. If you hire a themed band make sure it includes hula dancer/s. Not only will you be supplied with great songs all night but your guests can learn how to hula from the experts, creating it's own entertainment for everyone watching.. Food & Drinks What better way to celebrate a Luau than with a spit roast or Hungi. Search Yellow Pages or Google for companies operating spit roasts in your area. Or you could make your own Hungi at home. The easiest Dessert is fruit. Serve it on platters, as kebabs, in carved out watermelons and pinapples. You can display fruit as Palm Trees on a Beach. For a sweet touch turn donuts into pineapples, using green cardboard and scissors. The most authentic way to serve drinks is in carved out pineapples, coconuts and watermelons. A less time consuming substitute is to purchase plastic coconut cups, palm tree cups, pineapple cups and flamingo cups. Bowls of punch is another option suitable for this party theme. Make sure drinks are decorated with straws, drink umbrellas and cocktail animals, plus lots of fruit. You could set up a DIY section for guests to have fun decorating their own drinks.. The Party Check-List * Pick party date and time * Purchase your Themed Invitations and Decorations * Decide on the entertainment * Plan a menu and go shopping * Arrange for help on the party day * Get an exact guest count * Write out Final Schedule for day of the party * Purchase final party supplies if necessary, party food, ice & other incidentals * Charge the camera or phone Lastly, remember that mishaps may occur so keep your sense of humour, even if not every aspect of the party goes off as planned. The most important part is to relax, take a breath and try to enjoy the party as much as your guests.read more
A popular party trend is Dessert Buffets & Food Stations. Give it a more interactive twist for your guests with D-I-Y Stations Make your own Sundae, DIY Churro Bar, Ice your own cupcake Create your own Cocktail Bar or DIY Mojito Bar or Margarita Station Make your own Ice-Cream Balloons easily with latex balloons, ribbon and brown paper Make Jumbo Lollies using 2 plastic plates taped together then wrapped in clear cellophane Make your own Lollipops Foam Pool Noodles or PVC Pipes Round 60cm or 90cm Latex Balloons Long 260Q Balloons Sheets of Clear Cellophaneread more
Guests can embrace their inner flamingo as they Flamingle around your party. How do you party like a Flamingo? Stand tall, darling Admire someone else's beauty without questioning your own Why fit in when you can stand out Life is all about balance Flamingo Decor Inspiration The Flamingo theme is very versatile. You could go for a Vintage Flamingo style Baby Shower with metallic gold and soft pink tones, or you could scream summer fun with "Aloha" island style bright flamingoes and pineapples for a birthday party theme. Make Your Own Flamingo Ring Toss Game Starting with our Flamingo Yard Stakes , you can make your own sand pots, or if your party space is your own backyard then stick the yard stakes in your lawn or throughout your garden.read more
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