Whenever a party falls during a carnival season, then there is nothing short of fun in as far as the party at hand is concerned. It proves so because everyone is in a good and festive mood. One thing is for sure, you will not miss out on the fun that you so much wish for. Having my sister’s birthday fall on the Mardi gras season was the best thing that ever happened. We had planned to theme it according to that particular carnival. So we had to make invitations five days to the party. It was all systems go.
It was important to ensure that we had every friend that we have, attended the party. We made invitation card from in traditional Mardi colours. A total of fifteen invitation cards in different Mardi gras colours are what we made. Green, purple and gold are the colours that we had settled for. This was just part of the preliminary stage that we had made in our plans prior to the actual date of the party. We were sure it was going to be one of the best Mardi Gras party ideas,which we were so eager to have.
To ensure we had everything right, the house was decorated with bold Mardi colours. This was for the purposes of identifying with the carnival, so that everyone would have a feel of everything. We also ensured that the lighting in the house was in the right colours of the Mardi gras festival. We also ensured that we had a dress code for the party. Any of the three colours was admissible in the party. To make the party more exciting, we had invited an even number of both genders. We thought it would fit as one of the birthday ideas for girls.
Food and drinks
I made sure that we had everything themed according to the festival and food was not spared. We had hot sauce spiked craw fish bread for everyone. We also had baked cupcakes which had been iced with green, gold and purple colouring at the top. The drinks were to be served in somewhat obnoxious coloured plastic mugs.
Games and activities
We ensured that each of the guests made their own mask. This was some sort of a competition where anyone who made the best mask was to be crowned during the party. What was to be observed were the themed colours of the party. On the same note the best dressed couples in terms of costumes was also to be crowned. So this meant that there was to be a costume contest therein.
My sister was of the suggestion that each guest take home whatever mask they had made. It was also important to ensure that the moment was captured on camera so I made sure that I had enough photos for everyone. It was an exciting moment for my sister even when she was cutting her birthday cake. That was an awesome made grass themed party.