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has gathered only the most beautiful, the most elegant, the most stylish, the most festive, and the most popular party choices available today.  Our professionals have organized the choices into easy, simple to execute, celebration packages. 

Party Idea Pros will walk you through every step of your special occasion and provide professional recommendation on just about every detail — after all, in event planning, the details matter! 

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Skylanders Birthday Party Planning, Ideas & Supplies

Skylanders Birthday Party Planning, Ideas & Supplies

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If your children enjoy playing video games, they probably love Skylanders. Join Spyro, Prism Break, Sonic Boom and other members of the magical Skylanders crew as they join forces to celebrate your child’s next birthday!

Here are some ideas on how to throw a stress-free Skylanders birthday party when you use the Skylanders party theme from Birthday Express. The Skylanders Party In a Box includes everything you need to create the perfect party and takes almost no planning at all! Continue Reading →

Best Holiday Party Invitations

Oh What Fun Holiday Party Invitations

Party Idea Pros has gathered the best of the best holiday party invitations including: cookie exchange, snowmen, candy cane, Santa Claus. ugly sweater party,  Christmas and Hanukkah theme invitations. There are so many great options you will surely find a holiday invitation perfect for your celebration.

Be sure to check out Party Idea Pros new posts for more great winter party ideas!

Gingerbread Delights | Best Holiday Party Plates | Holiday Gift for a Cause | Winter Wonderland Party | Keep Calm Holiday Party Invitation | Winter Wonderland Mitten Theme Party Planning, Ideas & Supplies | Cheap & Chic Holiday Gifts – Cupcakes in a Glass Bell Jar Continue Reading →

Best Holiday Cards

Anatomy of the Perfect Holiday Card, Best Holiday Cards

We love this graphic we found on Tiny Prints! It says in pictures what we say every day >> all the little details matter including  accessorizing your envelope!

Best Holiday Cards

It is time to start thinking about ordering your 2014 Holiday Cards!  There are so many holiday cards from which to choose,it is difficult to know where to begin.  If you want your card to stand out from the rest, choose a company that uses high quality paper and unique designs. Even budget cards can look fabulous. Here are the best of the best holiday cards.  Continue Reading →

Elephant Themed Party Planning, Ideas & Supplies

Elephant Themed Party Planning, Ideas & Supplies

This elephant themed party package features the best of the best in elephant themed party planning, ideas, and supplies.  PartyIdeaPros.com will walk you through every step of your event planning from choosing your elephant themed invitations, elephant party decor, and elephant party favors to making sure your celebration memories last a lifetime.  This is a chic and fun theme for birthday parties of all ages including quinceanera, sweet sixteen, Bat Mitzvah, and 21st birthday celebrations.  Over zebra? Think elephant as you are planning your bridal shower and bachelorette party, baby showers, any ladies night out celebration (ok, maybe an elephant theme isn’t so great for a ladies night out), and even your retirement or any “memories” party.  Elephant gray is one of today’s hottest colors – combine it with mellow yellows, pinks, blues, shades of red and orange.  Gray is definitely the new black, and elephant graphics a fun and chic alternative to zebra prints.

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Printable Halloween Games

Fun Printable Halloween Games

Printable Halloween Games

Add a little spice to your party with printable Halloween games for kids, and printable halloween trivia games – like scary movies and zombie trivia – for adults. So many different party games to choose from!  How does it work? Personalization is done after purchase. A login is setup at the time you place your order.  After that when you login to your account you can personalize and preview all your games before printing. Most games are printable for up to 30 days from the day you order them with unlimited printouts possible. Continue Reading →

Thanksgiving Dinner Party Essentials


It’s Turkey Time!

Thanksgiving Entertaining Planning, Ideas & Supplies

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.

Thanksgiving Table Setting  Thanksgiving Floral Centerpieces   Thanksgiving Place Cards

Truthfully, we had a tough time choosing which Thanksgiving design aesthetic to go with since like most of you both sides of our family have their own unique visual tradition.  We wanted a look that would unite both sides yet mimic neither.  Matt’s family has traditionally been involved in the wine and liquor business hence I choose the wine bottle candelabras to add drama and height to the table.  I played with different color candles but ultimately settled on ivory – sometimes, simpler really is better. The mini Wild Turkey place cards were designed mostly to engage our large crowd of twenty-somethings and to serve as ice breakers for a group of cousins who don’t see  one another often enough. I picked up the mini – bottles at BevMo.  I could not find them anywhere online so ended up driving from store to store throughout the county to gather enough.  The centerpieces I fell in love with instantly when I saw them the week before at our local farmer’s market. Thank goodness I ordered them because my original idea of making my own on Thanksgiving morning would have added way too much to an already full day.  As it was I needed to cook 3 turkeys and all the fixings fresh that morning.  At the last minute I ordered a few  water pitchers to add color to the table and to resolve the constantly re-filling water glass issue. I ordered them from Plow & Hearth but just checked and although they still have Harvest Blessing Hand-Painted ceramic dishes, the pitchers are no longer available.  I did find a few of my Harvest Blessings Pitchers still floating around on Amazon. I also added a few small gourds and pumpkins to the table that I picked up at the grocery store.  I did not have enough fine china to set all three tables so I decided to rent the extras.  My fine china pattern is Lenox Autumn which looked beautiful on the table and I supplemented with extra fine china solid ivory dishes. At each place setting I either used my Lenox salad plate or dinner plate so that every place had a touch of color.  In the end, I went with champagne colored satin napkins, sterling silver flatware and sterling silver napkin rings (that was my big splurge) and choose not to use my Waterford Lismore Crystal Stemware in favor of cleaner-lined Riedel glasses. Continue Reading →