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Tiki parties were popular back in the 50's and 60's and just like everything else that was old but new again, having a Tiki party is definitely on the rise again.
Perfect for your backyard summer get together but you can throw a Tiki party, big or small, whenever you like!
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The Tiki party revolves around a Hawaiian Luau or "South Seas" style of food and decor, although Tiki tumblers filled with fruity cocktail drinks are probably the most memorable part.
Be sure to have plenty of pineapples and pineapple infused food around, including a pineapple upside down cake for dessert!
We can help you gather the gang with a cute custom and personalized Tiki party invitation.
I found a great article to help you plan your South Seas shindig.
You can read it at: How to Throw a Tiki Party
Trader Vic's founder, Victor Jules Bergeron, Jr., claimed to invent the original Mai Tai. His bar/restaurants became famous for their Polynesian food and flair. There are some Trader Vic's still open today but if you aren't lucky enough to live near one, you can grab this book to help you plan your Tiki party. The book, Trader Vic's Tiki Party!: Cocktails and Food to Share with Friends, contains recipes for both cocktails and food.
You can learn more about Trader Vic's at their site: Trader Vic's
A retro Tiki party theme can be used for many different occasions including birthdays, anniversaries, and even weddings, and wedding showers.
There's a lot more fun Tiki Party invitations and party supplies at our affiliate site, Zazzle, a world leader in custom and personalized invitations and other items.
If you're planning a groovy sixties theme party, you're going to LOVE this HIPPIE party invitation!
All of your favorite 1960's symbols are represented on this fun colorful invite. You'll find a pink and white Volkswagon mini bus with a peace sign on the front, lots and lots of hearts and flowers floating around and a psychedelic peace sign border at the bottom.
The flip side features a smaller version of the same VW with more hearts, flowers and peace signs.
Shown here being used as a 10th birthday invitation, this can be customized and used for the birthday flower child of any age.
Hippie Party Invitation
These invitations measure a large 5" x 7" and are easily personalized by you. They come with a white envelope and a 100% satisfaction guarantee from Zazzle.
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After seeing the new My Little Pony movie, every little girl is going to want to have a special My Little Pony Birthday party.
We've got your personalized invitations! Each of the following pony birthday party invitations come to you directly from the official My Little Pony shop at Zazzle.
This cute My Little Pony birthday party invitation features all of their favorite ponies on a fun modern retro chalkboard background.
Each super cute invite comes complete with a white envelope and Zazzle's 100% satisfaction guarantee.
They're easy to personalize too! Order yours today!
There's other cute pony designs too!
This fun pink invite features everyone's 3 most favorite ponies Rainbow Dash, Pinkie Pie and Twilight Sparkle.
This one is perfect for the little girl who loves ponies and the color purple.
And there's plenty more where these came from including t-shirts and all kinds of other fun pony stuff that she will go nuts over.
Are you planning a get together for your friends who sew?
Or maybe your having a tea for the Quilting gang?
If you are, take a look at these adorable retro theme Sewing/Quilting party invitations!
The design looks like red fabric with a needle and thread. The words "You're Invited" seem to be embroidered right onto the card. Of course, it's not real embroidery but the fun effect sure does make for a cute sewing or quilting invite!
You'll personalize them on the back with all of your party information.
They measure 5" x 7" and come complete with a white envelope suitable for mailing. Best of all, you can order as many or as few as you need.
Red not your favorite color? How about these cute blue sewing invitations?
These invites are also a big 5" x 7" and they were created by the same talented card artist.
They feature a quilted pattern with a needle and two spools of thread. You're Invited seems to be embroidered on the front along with some dainty flowers.
They can be easily personalized for any occasion too.
Either of these cute invitations can be used to invite guests to attend a party where they will be some sewing or quilting going on but they also work for birthday parties in honor of someone who loves to sew or quilt.
And there's a lot more sewing invitations and quilting invites to be seen.
Here's a fun invite for your next ukulele party!
The design features five lovely retro ladies in their swimsuits playing their ukes while sitting and standing around a park bench.
This festive 5" x 7" invitation is blank on the backside where you can click "CUSTOMIZE IT" and use your imagination to create a one of a kind invite for your special occasion.
Any Occasion Ukulele Party Invitations
These (mostly) black and white photo image invites are perfect for your ukulele party, or for any type of party with a retro summer theme.
Think birthday, anniversary, or even better yet, let these wild women invite your favorite ladies to a fun girl's night out!
You can order as many or as few as you need and they each come complete with a white envelope for mailing and Zazzle's 100% satisfaction guarantee.
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I've collected 4 of the top vinyl record player invitations that would work well to gather the gang. These are high quality gorgeous invites that you personalize with your party information and send out with pride.
Retro Record Player Invitations
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1950's Sock Hop
An Order of Stripes on the Side
All of the featured invites comes complete with an envelope and Zazzle's 100% satisfaction guarantee.
Are you looking or a theme for your next holiday party?
Why not go glam and make it a 1920's style event?
The front has a black background with white Art Deco lettering. The flip side has a black border surrounding all of your personalized party information.
There are many more incredible 1920's holiday invites to choose from.
See them all HERE.
Many of our hand-picked Art Deco 1920's theme style invitations can be customized for any occasion.
Dragon lover's rejoice! We've got you covered for unique holiday party invitations that will have your friends talking all year.
Sledding Dragon Winter Party Invitations
Medieval madness for your holiday fun!
5" x 7" invite features a fun illustration of a red-scarf-wearing green- spotted dragon on a sled. The words, Holiday Party, appear below written in vintage middle-ages-style lettering.
The flip side has all of your personalized party information.
They come complete with a standard white envelope and a 100% satisfaction guarantee from the manufacturer.
There's lots of great stuff for dragon lover's at Amazon too!
Here's a fun idea for a his or hers 50th birthday party. These invites look like an audiotape, aka cassette tape, that you personalize with all of the birthday party info.
If they're turning 50, chances are they made more than a few mix tapes back in the 80's which means they'll LOVE this rad invite design.
50th Birthday Party Invitation
This is what the front looks like. The details on this are amazing. It looks do real because it's a photo image of an actual audio tape that you can easily personalize for your favorite about-to-be-fifty-year-old birthday person.
Here's a look at the flip side.
Are you looking for a totally fun and totally unique baby shower theme for the mother-to-be who loves the 80's?
If you're planning a totally rad baby shower, we've got THE best invitations.
1980's Baby Shower Invitations
This crazy cool 1980's baby shower invite design is available in 3 different colors all featuring bright neons. Choose pink for girls, blue for boys or the fun white one for when you're just not sure about the gender yet.
Click on your favorite design to learn more or to order yours today.
The invitations measure a big 5" x 7" and come with a white envelope. Best of all you can order exactly as many as you need.
An 80's baby shower is so much fun. Plan on playing all 80's music and be sure to decorate with bright bold neon colors that any eighties-loving-mama will love.
Have the guests dress in their 80's best with big hair and cozy leg warmers.
Not just for the Valley Girls, this shower theme works great as a couples baby shower idea too.
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