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Throw a Mermaid Themed Party Cheap

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Mermaid themed parties are very popular and it’s easy to see why! Here are some simple mermaid decorations, party favors, party ideas and more…

How to Throw a Mermaid Themed Party Cheap

To get started, create the main display. You’ll need several inexpensive plastic tablecloths. Trim each tablecloth in a scallop pattern (as shown in the photo below).
Then layer them, starting with the teal green on the bottom (it will be near the edge of the table on the top, tape it into place. Add the scalloped seafoam green tablecloth over the teal and again tape it into place.

Add the lavender purple scalloped tablecloth over the seafoam green tablecloth and tape it into place. Then finally, top with the royal purple tablecloth and secure it as well with tape so it won’t slip around.

Attach a net to the wall to secure balloons, allowing the net to overlap the top of the table. Craft nets are very inexpensive, we found this one on amazon for just a few dollars.

Coral Treats- throw-a-mermaid-themed-party-cheap
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Next, add a few beach themed foods, like this fun and delicious “Coral” made from simple rock candy.

Seaweed Skewers-Mermaid Themed Party Ideas
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Seaweed Skewers- thread grapes onto shish-kebab sticks and place them in a tall glass vase to create reeds of seaweed

Other Under the Sea Party Food Ideas:

  • Create a pasta salad using sea shell pasta
  • Use croissants to make sandwiches that look like crabs (hot glue googly eyes to toothpicks and insert them in the sandwiches)
  • Make Peanut butter and jellyfish sandwiches, cut them out with a star shapedcookie cutter
  • Use beach pails as serving bowls
  • Spinach artichoke dip labeled as seaweed dip
  • Get creative with veggies and make an Anchor veggie tray
Source: Pinterest

Sand Dollar Cinnamon Sugar Cookies, click the photo for the recipe and directions.

Sand Dollar Cookies for Mermaid party
Source: Mama Miss

Chocolate Seashells over sand: You’ll need a clean new bucket, some chocolates made using a seashell mold, and some brown sugar to look like sand.

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No kids party is complete without party favors to bring home, so here are some inexpensive fun ideas they’re sure to love. Grab a few small plastic beach pails with a shovel, some goldfish crackers, a bottle of bubbles, and an inflatable beach ball. All of these items can be found at the dollar store and the cost is approximately $5 per child.

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We’d love to see your ideas for Mermaid, under the sea or shark week parties too! Please feel free to share photos and comments below.

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