10 Favorite Party Trends of 2012Cyd Converse
Everyone loves a good party, myself included! The planning, the mingling with guests, the memories made and captured. Parties are just so much fun! It’s probably no surprise that I love pretty party decor just as much as I love the parties themselves. It’s always fun to see what party trends take hold and spread across blogland like crazy. This year there are so many that I’m absolutely loving! Have an upcoming party or celebration in the works? Here are 10 of my favorite party trends of 2012!
Tassel Garlands 1 of 10Tassel garlands are literally popping up everywhere these days. They're so versatile, really fun and perfect for everything from birthdays to weddings!
Photo from The Flair Exchange.
Crepe Paper Crafts 2 of 10Crepe paper is making a huge comeback this year! It's inexpensive, colorful and just so fun.
Visit Hellobee to make your own crepe paper party tent!.
Paint-Dipped Flatware 3 of 10Dip-dyed and paint-dipped fashions are popping up all over the design world this year. In particular I am loving the trend of paint-dipped flatware for parties!
Bamboo flatware, $9.00 from Joyus.
Neon Neon Neon 4 of 10Neon is everywhere these days and I'm here to tell you, nothing makes a party more fun than festive day-glo colors!
Photo from Hello Lucky.
Casual Cakes 5 of 10Simple, casual cakes have pushed their elaborate cousins out of the limelight this year. Personally, I can't get enough of cakes that look plain ol' tasty without the fuss!
Photo from Oh Happy Day.
Paper Fans 6 of 10Paper fans, another oldie but a goodie! They look so charming strung together to form a cool backdrop or dangling from the ceiling.
Photo from Style Me Pretty.
Oversized Balloons 7 of 10Balloons have been a party mainstay for eons, but this year they've gotten a stylish update with a new jumbo size that makes an instant statement.
Photo from Geronimo.
Metallic Glitter + Shimmer 8 of 10Metallics, glitter and shimmer are everywhere these days! Work it into your party with confetti, garlands, glitter-dipped vases and sparkly accents!
Photo from The Sweetest Occasion.
Old Fashioned Candles 9 of 10Classic, beeswax candles with a fun, old fashioned look are popping up all over the place. They make birthday cakes look so fun and fashionable!
Photo from Kiss the Groom.
Photo Booth Fun 10 of 10Photo booths have been everywhere for a few years, but they're still rockin' in 2012. Now they're even showing up at birthday parties and family reunions, too!
Photo and printable props from Oh Happy Day.
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