The 85th Academy Awards will be hosted this Sunday, February 24th straight from L.A.! Whether you are having a full-fledged viewing party or just watching with your family, these fabulous party ideas.
Decorating for the Oscars!
Break out the popcorn (with fancy toppings) for a fun popcorn bar. Set out toppings like seasoning powders, chocolate pieces, caramel sauce, and more! You can pair it with a champagne bar with a variety of fruit juices and other cocktail mix-ins! Check out this tip and others in this compilation of Oscar Party Ideas!
Download these Oscar Printables!
Watch the Oscars in style with these free printables for the 2013 Oscars. Find a full set of printables here and a fun "What Will They Wear" game here. Part of what makes a party fabulous is having a fun activity to "play" like this game. Print them off and have one for each attendee.
Sweet Surprise Ending!
We all love movies with a sweet surprise ending so why not end your viewing party with something similar? Make a variety of "Oscars-themed" desserts like cute decorated cookies and bring out to celebrate at the end of the night (or send guests home with a cute favor box full of the goodies). Find more dessert ideas like these sweet sugar cookies here.
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Courtney Whitmore is a cookbook author of 3 dessert books (Push-Up Pops, Candy Making for Kids, and Frostings), food and party stylist, and blogger at Pizzazzerie.com where she shares daily inspirations on entertaining in style from recipes to DIY party ideas. Growing up in the South, she attended Vanderbilt University earning both a bachelors in Communications + masters in Organizational Leadership. She’s been featured on Martha Stewart, HGTV, Lady’s Home Journal, AOL, and Access Hollywood Live.