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Selection of enchanting mermaid party ideas that can easily be replicated at home.
Using DIY party decorations and simple food ideas to create a magical little mermaid party. The girls will love this magical themed party.Related articles:
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DIY Mermaid Party Decorations
The cheapest way to create your themed party is to create your own party decorations. With so many ways to create party backdrops, simple tissue paper decorations and even decorations out of budget plastic tablecloths, preparing your own party decorations doesn’t have to be difficult.
Use the standard tutorials for these DIY decorations and then simply change the colors to suit your party theme.
A mermaid party will traditionally use pastel colors.
Think about those dreamy colors, with the soft tones or blue, pink and green. Mix it up with some glitter and you instantly have the mermaid vibe.
Other ideas include bringing in the theme of the ocean, so think waves, sand and bubbles. You can also add pearls, pastel flowers and shimmery fabric.
Mermaid Party Food Ideas
Creating some themed food really helps to set the scene of the party. Some specific mermaid party food ideas include:
- Cupcakes with fondant mermaid tails
- Beautiful oyster cookies
- Cookies shaped as stars or mermaids
- Use ice cream cones to serve fruit
- Use graham crackers to create sand
- Jello is always a popular party choice and blue jello would work perfectly
- Blue lemonade
Real Mermaid Parties
It can be hard to sometimes think about how you will put all the ideas together. Below there are a selection of actual parties that will help you to think about how you will use all the mermaid party ideas you have.
Use a bit of mix and match to create the perfect mermaid party that will suit you and your child.
Simple Mermaid Birthday Party
Source: Smart Party Planning
This mermaid party was easy to create and the girls absolutely loved it. There are also some tutorials you can follow to create the gorgeous mermaid themed food.
Fish Scale Wall Mermaid Party
Source: Meaningful Mama.
Every single part of this mermaid party is absolutely divine and there are also numerous tutorials to help you create the exact same party.
What do you think of the fish scale wall? It’s pretty amazing and works amazing as a table backdrop.
Dreamy Mermaid Party
Source: Bubble and Sweet
If you are looking for mermaid party ideas that are super dreamy then this is the party for you.
The dessert table is so beautifully put together and looks incredibly delicious.
The girls made the party favors themselves at the party of some gorgeous necklaces. An activity which is doubled as a party favor is always a fantastic idea.
Under The Sea Feel Party
The decoration of this gorgeous party really makes you feel like you are under the sea. The jelly fish hanging from the ceiling look fantastic.
The simple food works a treat with standouts being the cupcakes with the mermaid’s diving into them, and the cake!
Whimsical Mermaid Party
Source: My Sweet Indulgence
This party is a little bit different to the others due to the fact that it was staged for photography, but none the less it shows some amazing mermaid party ideas.
The detail in the dessert table is outstanding and the little shirts that the girls are all wearing are simply adorable.
Beach Vibe Mermaid Party
This mermaid party is bright, cheerful and fun. Just check out that sandcastle on the food table!
I am a huge fan of having activities at parties, and I LOVE the activities that were planned for this party. Several different ‘stations’ were set up for the kids with different activities for them to do, which is a great way to keep the kids occupied and happy.
A mermaid party is a gorgeous party theme for girls. It’s whimsical, so pretty and the girls will find it magical.
It will be one of those parties that you will remember forever.
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