Mardi Gras Masquerade Theme Party Inspiration Board

Mardi Gras Inspiration Board

All the Inspiration you need to plan a fun festive Mardi Gras Party!

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Mardi Gras Masquerade Theme Party Inspiration Board

Mark your calendars for Tuesday February 28, 2017

Happy Mardi Gras!!

There is no better party than a Mardi Gras Masquerade party!  Party Idea Pros will walk you through every step of your celebration providing professional recommendations on just about every detail including including invitations, Decor, Party Favors, Gifts, Masks, Beads, Fun and Game ideas, and lots and lots of little extras.

Just the name Mardi Gras conjures up images of drunken, bead-wearing revelers dancing through the streets of New Orleans. But how, and when, did this huge mid-winter party get started? Here’s a look at the history of Mardi Gras throughout the ages and across the nations.

  • The first Mardi Gras parade was staged in the United States 1837
  • Mardi Gras means “Fat Tuesday” and of course is celebrated on that day of the week, the day before Ash Wednesday.  The date can fall between February 3 and March 9 depending on the Lunar calendar, used by the Catholic Church to determine the date of Easter. Mardi Gras is always 47 days before Easter Sunday.
  • The official colors for Mardi Gras are purple, green, and gold.
    • Purple represents justice
    • Green stands for faith
    • Gold stands for power

An oval cake honoring the three kings is decorated in purple, green and gold colors, representing justice, faith and power, respectively. A small plastic baby, symbolizing the Baby Jesus, is baked into each cake. Whoever gets the piece with the baby not only will have good luck that year, but will also be responsible for bringing the King Cake to next year’s party!

Let Party Idea {Pros} inspire you to throw the most festive Mardi Gras Party outside of New Orleans!

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XLVIII Super Bowl Invitations, Party Supplies & Party Planning Tips

XLVIII Super Bowl Invitation
XLVII Super Bowl Invitation - BackDespite cocky assertions of dominance and armchair pundit  predictions, nobody really knows who will be playing in Super Bowl  XLVIII. Nonetheless, it is none to early to begin planning your Super Bowl 2014 viewing party.  Mark your calendars and send out these fabulous Super Bowl Invitations today.

After your invitations go out, you have just 2 weeks to plan the rest of your  Super Bowl viewing party!  Your first step will be to decide whether you  want your party to be a neutral zone or cater to the teams' fan bases.  You can choose traditional  football party decor or go with the team colors, banners, flags, and decorations.

We also recommend you plan on at least a few football party games  just in case there is a lull in the conversation or the football game is a blowout. If you are watching a game on television, let your guests make the calls — provide individual penalty flags – just picture a room full of people tossing their flags all at once!  Madden Football 2013 is always good for hours of football fun. For the young at heart, pinatas are a great way to end any party.  Years ago we met the fellow who created Fiki finger Football and have been obsessed ever since!  And  printable games are quick, economical, and easy to execute party fillers.

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Halloween Costume Exchange Party Planning, Ideas & Supplies

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Halloween Costume Exchange Party

In times of economic uncertainty, many of us are cutting expense yet looking for creative ways to maintain a full and vibrant life style. For years, Americans have gone all out for Halloween celebrations often sparing no expense in assembling frighteningly elaborate costumes and accessories.  There is really no need for Halloween 2014 to be the year of the ghost.  Re-fold your old sheets and get ready to double your fun. In addition to your annual Halloween party festivities, host a pre-Halloween costume exchange party.

A successful costume exchange party needs rules.

  • All costumes must be clean and in wearable condition
  • Costumes must be rip and stain free, with working zippers, no missing buttons,  etc.
  • Costumes should be neatly hung on hangars, clearly labeled with costume name and size,  with all accessories neatly bundled in a clear, large, labeled  ziplock bag and attached to the hangar with the costume.
  • Some people skip the hangars and have guests simply place their costumes in piles on tables like at a garage sale. Personally, this organization style is way to chaotic for our tastes.
  • If possible spread out – place women's costumes in one room, children's costumes in another, men's costume's in a third room, and random accessories such as boas, shoes, jewelry in a seperate area
  • Guests are entitled to a 1:1 exchange by area
  • ie. Contribute 1 children's costume, take 1 children's costume. Bringing 3 boas does NOT entitle you to take 3 women's costumes, just 3 accessories.

What you need to host a Halloween Costume Exchange Party

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It’s Mustache Monday! Start Planning your Mustache Bash Today

Never heard of Mustache Monday? We must confess, never had we but now that we know about it we have spent much of this muggy Monday morning updating our Mustache Bash Party Planning, Ideas, & Supplies theme package and tweeting and pinn

Mustache Monday

Check out Birthday Express's Little Man Mustache Party Packs

ing everything mustache. We even created this cute insta in honor of the day and re-published this Mustache Mania Inspiration Board. Start planning your mustache birthday party, bridal or baby shower, retirement party, college mixer, or even your wedding today!


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