14 Mardi Gras Party Ideas {food, decor, printables}


Mardi Gras is March 4th and to make it really easy for you to celebrate here are things to make for Mardi Gras which include printable masks, cupcake toppers, subway art, wreath, kings cake cupcakes, monkey bread, coasters, chandelier and jester hat.

Mardi Gras Party Ideas {food, decor, printables}

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Mardi Gras Party {Host a Party}

1.  Mardi Gras Party {menu} ~ This Mardi Gras party is festive and fun with the traditional color scheme of green, purple and gold.  There are even recipes provided to complete an entire menu that include jambalaya, gumbo, lobster po’ boys and bourbon slush.  You can even decorate the food table with the adorable free printable food flags and cupcake toppers! 

Mardi Gras Party {Brazilian Style}

 2.  Mardi Gras Party {Brazilian Style} ~ Here is a pretty dessert table that incorporates the traditional Mardi Gras color palette with the addition of peacock feathers.  The combination is simply fab!   

Mardi Gras Treats

Mardi Gras Monkey Bread

3.  Mardi Gras Monkey Bread ~ Who can resist warm, soft and sweet bread?!  This Mardi Gras Monkey Bread is a delicious and easy alternative to the traditional King’s Cake.  It’s easy to put together and bakes well using refrigerated biscuits, cream, sugar, cinnamon and pecans.

Mardi Gras King Cake Cupcakes

4.  Mardi Gras King Cake Cupcakes ~ Adorable miniature king cakes as cupcakes!  Easier than the real thing to serve at a party – but you can still hide a baby in one. {giggle}

Mardi Gras Cookies {How-To}

5.  Mardi Gras Cookies {How-To} ~ Mardi Gras cookies. Get your bead on.  These made me laugh out loud.  Great for a night in with the girlfriends. 

Mardi Gras Gingerbread Mask Cookies

6.  Mardi Gras Gingerbread Mask Cookies {How-To} ~ Gingerbread cookies are no longer just for Christmas people!  Check out these oh-so-fabulous Mardi Gras Glitter cookies.  Set them out on your fancy trays at your Mardi Gras party for some fantastic edible decor.

Mardi Gras Printables

Mardi Gras Party Circles {Free Printables}

7.  Mardi Gras Party Circles {Free Printables} ~ With these festive printables you can make cupcake toppers, favor tags, invitations, thank you cards, napkin rings, party hats, place cards and more! Download the file, print, and punch them out with a circle or decorative punch.  A perfect addition to your party!

Mardi Gras Printable Party Tags

8.  Mardi Gras Printable Party Tags ~ You can use these festive Mardi Gras printables as cupcake toppers or attach them to treat bags and pass out as treats for the classroom or for Mardi Gras party favors.

Mardi Gras Party Masks {free printable}

9.  Mardi Gras Party Masks {free printable} ~ These festive purple and gold party masks are perfect for your next Mardi Gras party! All you have to do is print them, cut them out and attach a string to them. Don’t be afraid to have your own parade when they are finished. {wink} 

Mardi Gras Subway Art

10.  Mardi Gras Subway Art ~ Decorate your home with this festive Mardi Gras Subway Art.  All things indicative of Mardi Gras are written on the art.  Simply download, print and frame.

Mardi Gras Decorations

Mardi Gras Jester Hat

11.  Mardi Gras Jester HatMardi Gras paper kids crafts are a fun creative activity for children to enjoy this celebration. This three-dimensional jester hat can be made with some colorful construction paper and this free printable template. All you will need are some scissors, a pencil and some tape or glue.

DIY Mardi Gras Wreath

12.  DIY Mardi Gras Wreath ~ This wreath would be a fabulous hostess gift if you are headed to a Mardi Gras party, or it would also be great if you have a friend or neighbor who is a big LSU fan. Maybe if that’s what you are doing, change out the mask for a gold Fleur De Lis.

Mardi Gras Coasters

13.  Mardi Gras Coasters ~ Mardi Gras beads aren’t just for throwing or wearing you can turn them into festive coasters for party drinks.  Simply glue them onto felt in a coiled pattern.

How to Create a Beaded Chandelier {diy light}

14.  How to Create a Beaded Chandelier {diy light} ~ I can totally see this chandelier in green, gold and purple.  Can you?  Using dollar store supplies, learn how to make your own beaded chandelier!   


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