Hollywood-themed sweet 16 puts a unique spin on classic party
August 31, 2010
To many youngsters, turning 16 is a huge accomplishment. The age marks one of the first milestones in a young adult's life. They are given more responsibility and taking the next step toward becoming independent. Along with the added perks, one of the most traditional aspects of this birthday is celebrating with one's closets family and friends. Why not put a unique spin on this tradition with a glamorous Hollywood-themed sweet 16? The birthday boy or girl will certainly love it!
For starters, you'll want to select fantastic invitations. One direction you could take is to frame the party as an exclusive movie premiere. This can easily be done with announcements - just make sure to include plenty of flashy imagery on them. Shimmering stars outlining the borders will look great.Another direction you can take is to purchase invitations that resemble movie tickets, which will be a clever variation on classic announcements.
Hollywood is famous for its decadence and elegant celebrities,so you will have to ensure that your birthday bash appropriately reflects the atmosphere of Tinseltown. A good place to begin would be to hang up a Hollywood skyline scene setter. Securing a view of the famous city at night as a backdrop to your shindig is a terrific starting point. Next, you should think about including plenty of gold and black decorations throughout your home, as the twocolors are frequently associated with moviemaking. (one word) They can be incorporated in a number of different ways, but an effective choice would be to string gold and black star garland around the area of the get-together. The color scheme can be bolstered by inflating some balloons of the same shade. Having a handful of these birthday party staples floating around will likely leave your guests delighted. For a final touch, you can mimic the look and feel of a movie premiere by laying a red floor runner at the foot of your home's entrance. Partygoers will feel like they are arriving at an exclusive event and the small detail will add a touch of classy grace to the event.
The next step is to guarantee that you have the right supplies. As is the case with most parties, you should stock up on paper plates, napkins and cups. Try to select paper goods that are decorated with the iconic image of the Hollywood sign and watch your guests go crazy for them.
Of course, there are other supplies you'll need in addition to paper goods. Many actors are famous for their elaborate wardrobe and fashion accessories, so why not provide your guests with similarly outrageous props? Partygoers will love donning some oversized, funky sunglasses or showing off a green feather boa.
You only turn 16 once, so you should try your best to make it unforgettable for the guest of honor. The memories of a sweet 16 can last for years to come, and an especially elegant affair will be sure to put a smile on their face.