Glitz, glam and food – the essentials to throwing an award-worthy shindig in honor of the Academy Awards’ 86th Oscar Ceremony. Although your Oscar themed party may be lacking the flashing paparazzi, elegant evening gowns and posh bowties, the following ideas will help fashion an event that rivals the real thing.
Glitz – the most extravagant details of the event
Oscar Party Invitation Printables | Paper Muse Press
Visit this site to download free and customizable Oscar party invitations. See the “Facebook-ready” event cover photo if you prefer digital invitations!
Ombre Style Gold Glittered Champagne Bottle | Celebrations at Home
Add some sparkle to your party by adorning the tabletops with champagne bottles dressed in gold, glitter, and metallic.
Tuxedo Clad Confetti Poppers | Kristi Murphy
Let the confetti soar with these fancy DIY tuxedo confetti poppers. Who doesn’t love golden confetti flying across the room?
Oscar Themed Wine Tags | HMH Designs ‘
To prevent confusion at the event, print out these fun wine tags. Who knows? You could end up as Meryl Streep or Bradley Cooper for the night!
Glamour – the most exciting and attractive details of the event
Photo Booth Fun | The Manic Moose
Craft your own or simply order these swanky photo booth props to turn photographs from ordinary to extraordinary!
2014 Oscar Ballot Printables | Studio DIY
Turn a run-of-the-mill award show into an interactive viewing party by printing out a 2014 Oscar ballot! Have guests cast their votes and offer a prize at the end.
Faux Oscar Marquee Letters | Lisa Storms
Always dreamed of seeing your name in the big lights? Spell out OSCARS in faux flashing lights for the entrance of your event with this easy tutorial on marquee letters.
Oscar Party Printables | While They Snooze
Spice up your table decor by adding these fancy printables. All the glam for half the price!
Food – the most decadent details of the event
Oscars Popcorn Bar | Celebrations at Home
You can’t have movies without popcorn. Follow Epting Events’ lead and house your own popcorn bar right in your living room, we all love a little savory and sweet in our lives!
Mini-Awards Night Party Cookies | Sweet Sugar Belle
Wow your party guests with these itty bitty Oscar themed cookies! Follow the step-by-step tutorial and your friends will be awestruck by these mini treats.
Gold Oscars Cake | The Glitter Guide
Looking for the perfect cake for your event? Serve your guests an oscar-worthy cake draped in golden buttercream frosting!
And the Winner is… Cookies | Bakerella
Bake your very own Oscar statues that are not only delicious, but they can even stand up on their own!
Walk of Fame Brownies | Amy Atlas
This red carpet ready dessert is perfect for a night dedicated to the celebration of movies. These fudge brownies painted in gold luster dust couldn’t be more appropriate!
Film Reel Cupcakes and Tuxedo Almonds | Make Life Lovely
What better way to dress up your event than with chocolate covered almonds that look like tuxedos and cupcakes that look like a film reel?
Now that you are armed with examples, tutorials and recipes, you are destined to throw a party worthy of an Oscar! Stick with glitz, glam and food to host an event more entertaining than the award show. From the Epting family to yours, happy red carpet critiquing, cocktail drinking and Oscar celebrating! If you host an Oscars party, be sure to tweet your pictures to @EptingEvents!
Tags: Oscars Party Inspiration, The Oscars