Cinco de Mayo ~ 17 Last Minute Food, Printables, Party Decor


Cinco de Mayo is this Thursday, May 5th!  If you’re planning a party for fun get together here are 17 last minute Cinco de Mayo food, free printables, party, and festive decor tutorials.  They are so much fun they make me want to grab some maracas. {snicker}

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Festive “Buenas Noches” Adult Birthday

1.  Festive “Buenas Noches” Adult Birthday – This fun theme would make the perfect Cinco De Mayo Fiesta as well. {part 1, part 2, part 3}

Cinco de Mayo party decor

2.  Cinco de Mayo Tissue-Paper Decorations – Darling streamers and paper crafts you can do to make your party more festive.

3.  Darling Ruffled Lamp Tutorial – It looks more like a pinata with the colors and since it’s made out of crepe paper sheets.

4.  Recycle A Bleach Bottle & Make A Festive Yarn Wrapped Vase – A tutorial on how to repurpose some old bottles for easy fun and festive decor.

5.  DIY Cinco de Mayo Piñata Favors – I used a little less than 20?x8? worth of tissue paper per colored tier for each favor. I reused the scraps of paper to create conffeti that were added in each pinata along with the candy.

Cinco de Mayo

6.  Cinco de mayo: mini pinatas – Here is a simple mini pinata that you can make with your kids (or as a party favor). Whip it up in minutes. No paper mache required!

7.  Creative repurposed Tomoto Vases – A cheap and easy way to decorate for your party.  Simply use your empty cans from cooking and pop in some flowers.

8.  Socko de Mayo – {snicker} I just had to show you this crafty creation.  It’s a fuzzy sock in a martini glass and homemade soap lime wedges.

Free Printables

Free Printables for cinco de mayo

9.  Cinco de Mayo Fiesta Printables {Fiesta Party Decor} – Looking for some Cinco de Mayo decor? These cute printables have your FIESTA covered!  The free printable a banner, tented cards, thank you favor tags, party circles, a yard sign and Spanish name tags.

10.  Cinco De Mayo Printable Banner {Free Party Printables} – This Cinco de Mayo printable is a free PDF download that you can turn into a colorful pennant garland for your Cinco de Mayo celebration. Just add chips and salsa.

11.  Cinco De Mayo Fiesta Party Circles – You can create a coordinating FREE printable party circle file for making cupcake toppers, tags and more for your Cinco de Mayo fiesta!

12.  Free Cinco de Mayo Party Printables – This Cinco de Mayo collection includes a 5×7 invitation, party circles, drink flags, water bottle labels, and a “Cinco de Mayo” banner, all in fun, festive colors.

Cinco De Mayo Foods

Cinco De Mayo Foods

13.  Ancho Chicken Tacos with Cilantro Slaw and Avocado Cream – A yummy taco dinner with a grown up twist for this fun celebration.

14.  Fiesta Foods: Nachos, Tacos & More – Create a Cinco de Mayo menu to impress. Make nachos, margaritas and lots of dip.

15.  Cinco de Mango Salsa – Homemade fresh salsas are incredibly flavorful and a great way to provide a nutrient boost in scoopable, munchable form.

16.  Edible Flag for Cinco de Mayo – If you have plans to celebrate Cinco de Mayo, this veggie tray from Family Fun is a perfect snack for your celebration.

Chips & Salsa Cookie Recipe -

17.  Chips & Salsa Cookie Recipe – Holy smokes these are so flippin’ cool.  They are cookies and icing that looks like Chips & Salsa.  {giggle}

Thanks Ladies. I just adore these graduate ideas they are amazing! Feel free to grab my “I was featured on Tip Junkie” blog button. You earned it! {{knuckle bumps}}

If you have a holiday tutorial over on your blog, we’d love to see it! Feel free to leave the blog link in the comments or on the Tip Junkie Facebook page. Or if you’re looking for a specific theme, let me know! I’ll be happy to find it for you. {{I’ve got your back!}}

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