Ahoy! It’s a nautical themed birthday party. If you’re thinking of hosting a nautical or ocean themed party this year, look no further than today’s inspiration board. A blue color palette may be obvious, but try mixing navy blue with hints of light blue to add some dimension in the color scheme. Red accents are also a great choice! Check out these party décor and snack ideas below for a little inspiration.
Place Setting: Make easy origami party favors in the shape of mini-boats for each guest. Just follow this origami tutorial to create the boat base, add a flag made from a gift tag and fill with the snack of your choice. Kid’s will love the treat inside and the toy they get to play with afterwards.
Nautical Favors: Give brown paper bags a makeover with themed designs like nautical compass prints. Whether you paint your own, use a stamp or have them printed, guests will have something to enjoy after the party ends.
Sailboat Cookies: Continuing a sailboat theme across all elements of party décor and food really creates a cohesive nautical feel to the whole party. These sailboat cookies are a good example of tasty, well-decorated treats that you can buy or DIY.
Cake: If cookies just aren’t enough, a tiered cake will surely please your partygoers. The beautiful ombré layers of this cake form a wave pattern that’s oddly relaxing, but not for long! Guests won’t be able to resist digging into this delicious treat.
Bottle and Straws: Lifesaver candies are literal lifesavers when it comes to crafting for nautical themed parties. With a little twine these plain candies become life rafts that can be tied to anything- including glasses!