Mardi Party Theme Ideas
By Dee Schrock
Encourage guests to arrive dressed in costume and ready to have fun!
While Fat Tuesday is the traditional time to have a Mardi Gras party, you can have one any time of the year. What better way to liven things up? It's also a great way to celebrate the ongoing spirit of New Orleans.
There are many Mardi Gras supplies out there, but you can create a fun party without having to purchase a lot of supplies.
Think green, gold, and purple!
* Use lots of green, gold, and purple balloons.
* Brightly colored poster boards to create the "happy and sad" theatre faces as well as some eye masks.
* Beads, beads, beads!
* Christmas lights can add an accent to the rich colors.
* Create your own noisemakers with any type of container and a few beans or rice inside.
The invitations can include the Mardi Gras masks and lots of green, yellow, and purple beads with "Celebrate" or "Party" on the face cover.
Consider a blend of seafood, Cajun, and jambalaya. Easy recipes can be found online or in many cookbooks. Offer a range of festive drinks as well, such as a Hurricane, Bloody Mary, and Mint Juleps.
An inexpensive option is a compilation of music on one CD. Here are some popular styles of Mardi Gras music:
Have a festive Fat Tuesday!
About The Author
Dee Schrock has put together hundreds of theme party tips and fun ideas for easy (and budget conscious!) party planning.
Visit her website http://www.fun-theme-party-ideas.com for tons of popular theme party ideas, including decoration, costume, game, and party drink ideas, as well as printable invitations.
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