This party was really easy to plan and host. Luau decor can be found at most all party stores, and in the summertime the dollar store, Walmart and other stores carry Luau themed items.
For this party I actually began gathering items in mid January. I found the music at the dollar store. There were a number of CD's. I got the themes- Hawaiian Party, Hawaiian Luau, Tropical Breeze and 2 different CD's titled Tiki Music.
At the dollar store I picked up a yard sign, some tissue paper garlands (pineapple and flamingos), lei's (for each lady to wear), drinking straw decor, foam fish to use as placecards, and grass skirts to cover edge of tables.
At Costco I got pineapples to use for centerpieces, and a blue and white tropical print paper plate and napkin set.
From a friend and her mom I borrowed- a little surfboard, seashells, and lava lava's (I'm wearing one)
I already had- bamboo placemats, bamboo coasters (from Beau-coop.com) that I recently won), nice elegant white paper napkins, ribbon and silk orchids to make the napkin holders.
At Target I got a metal door sign. I got 3 large palm fronds outside someone's home (after they did some trimming) and used them to cover my computer printed in the corner.
I used the bamboo placemats and coasters that I already had along with the white linen tablecloths and natural fish nets.
I folded the plasticware into the white larger paper napkin.
Then I wrapped the designer paper napkin around that.
I cut a ribbon just larger than the width of the wrapped plasticware and wrapped it around the roll and stapled.
Then I tucked a cut orchid (flower) into the front of the napkin.
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