For those who have a birthday that coincides with the holiday season, it’s almost more important to celebrate and make that special day stand out. Amongst the chaos of prepping for Thanksgiving, Christmas and the many cocktail parties between, we’re here to help you plan a fabulous birthday party that will be anything but ordinary.
It may just be us, but one good thing to come out of COVID is getting creative around hosting at home! If you haven’t checked out our post about throwing a “yardy” (yard-party), go do it now! You can pull from a few of those tips if your birthday bash is outdoors. The tips we’ll cover here can be used outdoor or indoor and are for kids and adults alike. We love the idea of gathering friends and family at home for a special birthday celebration – these personalized products just bring things up a notch! It’s such a great way to make the party guest of honor feel amazing on a day that’s all about them! Alright – let’s get started!
Birthday Bash Prep
Before we dive into specifics, make sure to head to our site and see all we have to offer for celebrating a birthday at home! From custom plates, napkins and koozies to stickers you can apply on party favors, the options are pretty endless. Click here to see the full collection!
Everyone loves to sip on a signature cocktail for their special day, so whether there’s booze or not, make sure to customize some of our birthday cups! We have a huge selection of styrofoam party cups, shatterproof cups with a custom design, or stadium size cups perfect for any party. If you’re really in the ~mood~ to go all out, you have to check out our color-changing plastic cups that change color when filled! These are an awesome party favor, too!
Celebrate With This Salsa Recipe!
We are drooling over this Halfway Homemade Watermelon Salsa by Brittany Young – the Certified Celebrator! It’s both festive and unique, and we absolutely adore her idea of using the watermelon rind as a serving dish! Check out the recipe below.
4 cups seedless watermelon, diced
1 cup red onion diced (this comes out to about half of an onion)
Juice of one lime
1 teaspoon jalapeño, diced (about one small jalapeño)
1 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
Salt, to taste
Carefully fold all ingredients together in a bowl, or in the watermelon rind as suggested!
Brittany also recommends saving this recipe for topping grilled chicken or fish, or even as a dressing for salad. Yum!!
Serve with some custom 3-ply napkins with the guest of honor’s name, monogram or just a fun birthday saying. Our custom party napkins are a great way to eliminate messes while adding some festive flair to the table! You can also shop our personalized disposable paper plates to pair with a grab and go feast or even for a sit down gathering. Selfishly, we love these to eliminate cleanup at the end of the party, too! Our plates come in anything from 25 – 500, so you can customize the amount based on your party size.
So… custom cups? Check. Personalized napkins? Check. Adorable party plates? Check. The only thing missing from making this a truly happy birthday are party favors! Send your guests home with something they’ll love, like these slim can cooling sleeves that fit 12 oz cans of seltzers or beer. Package in a clear plastic bag with some confetti and a ribbon and you’re ready to go! Pro tip? Order a few extra to keep around the house – especially if it’s a milestone birthday you’ll want to remember!
We know the next few months will be hectic with holiday planning, gifting and hosting friends and family. Make sure to order any custom party products in advance to ensure they arrive in time! When the party is happening, snap a few pictures and share them with us on social media – we love to see how you celebrate!
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