Surf Party

Surf Party

Surf Party

Surfing Theme Party Planning, Ideas, and Supplies

Whether you are an expert surfer or just dream of catching a wave, a surf party theme will delight water lovers of all ages. Continue Reading →

Pirate Party Planning, Ideas & Supplies

 Pirate Theme Party Planning, Ideas and Supplies

Pirate Party Inspiration From L to R: Tiny Prints Pirate Birthday Party Invitation; Crispy Pirate Pops; Pirate Party Paper Cups; Pirate Hats; Pirate Candles; Pirate Pennant Banner; Pirate Birthday Cake; Deviled Eyeballs; Pirate Party Decor; Mini Treasure Chest; Chocolate Coins

Pirate Party Planning, Ideas & Supplies

Let Party Idea {Pros} walk you through every step of your child’s pirate birthday party including pirate party invitations,  decor, food ideas,  pirate fun and games and even pirate costumes for children.

Party Idea Pros has an “old fashion” approach to kids’ parties.  We say keep them small, keep them short, and keep them simple.  We love hula hoops, beach balls,, crayons, washable markers, glue sticks, and musical instruments.  Generally, the number of guest should equal the age of the birthday child, but don’t obsess if you are a few over or under — it is not worth the hurt feelings for an extra child or even two.   Never, ever deliver invitations at school, unless every single child is invited!!!!!   Save money – skip the jumpies and the pony rides.

Many of the products here also work for pirate theme baby showers!

For a great kids pirate theme party there are only a few essentials:

  • A great invitation — even before the party begins invitations create a sense of anticipation.  Think of all the time your own child spends  looking at those invitations on your refrigerator.
  • A toy treasure chest or pirate ship, and gold coins for  your centerpiece or simply use the centerpieces provided in the pirate party kits – you can always make them a little less commercial by adding balloons and some of your own pirate accessories.
  • Four  activities:  a “doing” activity such as a home “treasure hunt” a craft activity such as  decorating a treasure chest, and a game activity  like, “capture the pirate flag” or “pirate tug of war”,  and to end the party you absolutely must break the pirate ship pinata.  As the kids get older, the same activities work just make them more complex, and add a competitive/team component.

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Tea Party Planning, Ideas & Supplies

Tea Party Planning, Ideas, & Supplies

Imagine sharing a lovely afternoon sipping tea and eating crumpets  with a room full of friends and family. A tea party isa fun and charming party theme for all ages.

A tea party is a perfect theme for birthday (children, teen, and adult), sweet sixteen, quinceanera, and Bat Mitzvah celebrations, school fundraisers, sorority soirees, Mothers Day, and bridal and baby showers.  Right now, we have showcased products for both adult and children’s parties but hope to create new packages specifically for children’s tea parties and quirky Alice in Wonderland tea parties soon.

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New Years Party Planning, Ideas, & Supplies

New Years Party Planning Ideas & Supplies

New Years Party Planning, Ideas, & Supplies

By: Amanda

There is still plenty of time to organize a fun and festive New Years Eve Party or New Years Day Open House! We must fess up — this is the one party each year we most enjoy hosting. Our favorite theme of all time is “Your Favorite Things” party. We asked each guest to usher in the New Year by bringing something to represent his or her favorite things. Guests brought family favorites such as poppy’s butterscotch crunchies, tenderloin in honor of a cook-out we hosted a few years back, and homemade tamales. One year, one of our neighbors, a musician, brought his favorite band along with band groupies and a Hollywood celebrity who showed up in a regal purple suit and honored us all with an impromptu New Year’s Eve medley! We always have tons of food, drinks, music, and games displayed in plain view and begging to be played. Charades and Table Topics are perennial favorites. Generally we use New Year’s Eve as an excuse to use every dish, bowl, and platter in the house and then we supplement with small plates in every imaginable shape.
As always, Party Idea Pros has done the research for you and has put together the best of the best New Years products available so you can quickly and easily determine what you might need or what you might like for this year’s New Year’s Celebration. Wishing you a happy and healthy New Year filled with peace and joy, love and laughter!

You might also like: New Years Eve Great Gatsby Roaring 20s Party Dresses | Printable New Years Party Games | Usher in a Rosy New Year

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Classic Elegance Theme Party Planning, Ideas & Supplies

Classic Elegance

Classic Elegance Party Planning, Ideas & Supplies

Classic elegance is the perfect party theme for those who prefer no theme.

Party Idea Pros will walk you through every step of your classically elegant party providing professional recommendations on just about every detail including invitations, table linens, centerpieces, napkin rings, place cards, party favors, and lots and lots of little extras. Clicking on the description or the picture of each item will bring you directly to the vendor’s order page. If the item does not appear, simply search the suggested website for the product described.

There is no singular design element or style labeled classically elegant so we have mixed and matched the best of the best in modern yet timelessly sophisticated party supplies. Enjoy!

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Indie-Designed Holiday Party Decor

 Indie-Designed Holiday Party Decor 

This is definitely our day for Minted!  The more we are on their site the more goodies we find.  Just recently Minted launched its own line of party decor and they are currently offering 17 distinct holiday party decoration packages designed by different independent stationery and graphic designers.  Basically, the packages are available at three different price points Continue Reading →