Theme: A Day at the Circus (cont.)
Prep the Party Space
String up the guest of honor’s name, or baby-related phrases, using the free downloadable alphabet banner. Serve snacks (small portions of circus peanuts, nuts, or jelly beans) in colorful striped cupcake wrappers (in red and blue).
To buy: Striped Cupcake Wrappers. (Unfortunately, this item is no longer available. Find similar wrappers at shopsweetlulu.com.)
Use a strip of tickets to bundle silverware and napkins.
Plan the Menu
Serve circus-inspired treats: Hot dogs, soft pretzels, chicken nuggets, and popcorn in retro tubs. And who could spend time at the circus without cotton candy?
To buy: Circus Popcorn Boxes. (Unfortunately, this item is no longer available. Find something similar at shopsweetlulu.com.)
Get Creative with Cocktails
Colorful cocktails are perfect for this party when poured into animal nose cups.
To buy: Animal Nose Cups, $7.50 for 24 cups, perpetualkid.com.
Choose a Color Palette
The sky is the limit—the more colorful and over the (big) top, the better.