Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Perfect Summertime Party Theme- Luau!

Transport your guests to a tropical island with a luau party!

  • Have everyone dress in Hawaiian attire (floral print "hawaiian shirts, etc.). (make sure to note this on your invitation)
  • Set up tiki torches (outdoors only)
  • Decorate tables with brightly colored floral and solid tablecloths and use raffia table skirting.
  • Use pineapples, coconuts, bananas and kiwi in a big wicker basket for centerpieces on your tables.
  • Wrap plastic silverware in the napkin and secure with tropical flower.
Tropical Luau Tabletop from Social Couture -the blog

  • Serve teriyaki chicken and pork kabobs, and tropical smoothies. (easy recipe: blend bananas, strawberries, plain yogurt, milk and ice... TIP: you can also use ice cream to make it sweeter. Garnish drinks with pineapple chunks, cherries, strawberries on little plastic swords and to finish, an umbrella straw .
  • Serve fruit kabobs. Cut up bananas, starfruit, melon, mango, and kiwi. Add grapes and strawberries. Arrange on wooden skewers. You can either drizzle fruit with melted chocolate or make a fruit dip out of marshmallow cream and cream cheese. Display on brightly colored platter.
Adorable Luau Cookies -tutorial here

  • Make these adorable cookies for your Luau party and either set out, or package for a cute party favor!

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