Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Totally RAD 80's Party

For my husband's 40th birthday party, the theme seemed like a no brainer.  I just HAD to do an 80's themed party.  Denny is a kid at heart, he still watches his favorite 80's movies on a regular basis, and I am not sure when he will grow up.  I surprised him with this party, which was extremely difficult, but I think we pulled it off! 
I bought boxes for 97 cents each, covered them in black paper and taped neon colored sqaured to make giant rubiks cubes for decor on this table.  I covered the table with candy from the 80's (the dollar store was the BEST place to find most of these items!).  The Pac Man cake was a must, as my husband was and will always be a video game nerd. 
Each table centerpiece was an 80's explosion of jelly bracelets, rubik's cubes, slinkys, 80's style sunglasses, spray painted cassetts and VHS tapes.
I took place bulletin board paper and speckle painted it with neon colors (easiest thing ever!).  This was the simple set up for the photo booth, complete with a polaroid cut out and other 80's inspired props. 


  1. Sorry if I am double commenting.. I love everything about this so much! Feeling totally inspired for a party I am throwing this weekend. I have to include your Polaroid photo prop! How did you make it?

  2. It was an oversized white foam board- that is all!

  3. What a fun looking 80s party! We have a party website and would love to post this party in our party gallery. Please submit the photos to the following: Sincerely, Angie