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19 Winter Themed Party Ideas

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Is there a more magical time of year than winter?  Create your own winter wonderland party with these 19 themed ideas and surprise guests with a snowball cake or polar bear cookies.  Whip up a batch of polar bear hot chocolate. Decorate with a DIY snowball garland or make your own snow globe balloons. Paper icicles hanging from the ceiling? Cool!

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Snowman Cupcakes

1. Snowman Cupcakes :: One Little Project
Transform an ordinary cupcake into an adorable edible snowman. It’s easier than you think with mini chocolate chips, butterscotch chips and white crystallized decorating sugar.

Polar Bear Cookies

2. Polar Bear Cookies :: Everyday Dishes
This easy-to-make polar bear cookies recipe may just make you the queen of the cookie exchange party. Create a den of these adorable bears by dunking chocolate sandwich cookies in white chocolate and decorating.

Polar Bear Hot Chocolate

3. Polar Bear Hot Chocolate ::  Mom Endeavors
Hot chocolate just got even better with the addition of these adorable marshmallow polar bears! So easy to make, this polar bear hot chocolate may just become your family’s new go-to winter beverage, perfect for serving at winter themed parties.

DIY Snowy Pinecone Candle Jars

4. DIY Snowy Pinecone Candle Jars :: Crafts by Amanda
Snow texture paint helps give the look of freshly fallen snow on these DIY snowy pinecone candle jars. A few simple steps and you’ll end up with great winter decorations for your winter themed party.

DIY Paper Isicles

5.  DIY Paper Icicles :: Instructibles
Made from paper and tape, these DIY paper icicles will transform any party space into a winter wonderland.

white Chocolate Polar Bear Pretzels

6. White Chocolate Polar Bear Pretzel Pops :: Hungry Happenings
Pretzel rods pair with modeling chocolate to make the cutest polar bear pretzel pops your winter parties have ever seen.

DIY Sparkle Snow

7. DIY Sparkle Snow :: Growing a Jeweled Rose
Bring the magic of snow to your winter party this year with this fun homemade sparkle snow tutorial. A few simple supplies later and little guests will be in love with the sensory experience.

DIY Centerpieces

8. DIY Centerpieces :: Aesthetic Nest 
Add a frosted wintertime look to your holiday party decorations by dusting fallen branches, pinecones and acorns from your yard with white paint and arranging them in different glass containers for a beautiful monochromatic look.

Snow Globe Cookies

9. Snow Globe Cookies :: Wilton
Sparkling snow globes scream winter! These snow globe cookies bring the beauty and magic and beauty of winter indoors. Serve them up to wow guests, or set up a cookie decorating station for a fun party activity.

Jack Frost Cocktail

10. Jack Frost Cocktail :: Homemade Hooplah
Mix up a winter cocktail full of wintry flavor. This Jack Frost cocktail recipe is a festive version of the piña colada.

DIY Snowflake Cookies

11. DIY Snowflake Cookies :: Pear Salad
These DIY snowflake cookies are quick and easy and only require a semi-steady hand. Plus, you don’t need a special snowflake cookie cutter—a circle shape is perfect.

Gingerbread Cake

12. Gingerbread Cake :: Call Me Cupcake
This cake is so simple, but breathtakingly beautiful with sugared cranberries and the tiniest bit of winter greenery to make your winter dreams come true. On a winter party dessert table, this cake would definitely steal the show!




Hot Chocolate Bar

13. Hot Chocolate Bar :: Pen ‘N Paper Flowers
A hot chocolate bar is a fabulous way to welcome in winter and treat guests at a winter party. Get inspiration for setting up your own, including ideas for flavored syrups and toppings and cute printable accents and décor.

Snowball cake

14. Snowball Cake :: Paging Supermom 
Bring the look of a pile of freshly made snowballs to your dessert table by recreating this simple and beautiful snowball cake made easily with powdered donut holes.

DIY Penguin and Polar Bear Balloons

15. DIY Penguin and Polar Bear Balloons :: Hostess with the Mostess
Just cut and tape these adorable free printable penguin and polar bear faces to balloons for an impressive accent for any winter themed party.

DIY Snowball Garland

16. DIY Snowball Garland ::
Cotton balls strung on fishing lines make this DIY snowball garland a magical addition to any winter party. What a fun backdrop for a photo booth too!

Snow Globe Balloons

17. Snow Globe Balloons :: Val Event Gal
Pure genius! These DIY snow globes make for a fun winter party craft, party favor or table centerpiece! I can’t believe the simple materials they are made from—clear white balloons, plastic cups, glitter and faux snow/tissue paper.

DIY Marshmallow Snowflakes

18. DIY Marshmallow Snowflakes :: Martha Stewart
Homemade marshmallows cut into a mixture of beautiful snowflakes using cookie cutters will be the perfect toppings for a winter party hot cocoa or dessert bar.

Melted Snowman Cookies

19. Melted Snowman Cookies :: DIY Cozy Home
Nobody likes a melted snowman, unless it is in adorable cookie form. Icing and marshmallows make this cookie easy to make and oh-so-cute!

Plan your next winter wonderland party with these great ideas gathered by the team at Spaceships and Laser Beams.

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Jennifer Carver

As the mother of 4 children, 3 of whom are busy boys, much of Jen’s free time is spent at the ball field, brushing up on video game terminology and building Lego towers. Jen is the owner and creative mind behind Banner Events. With a passion for event planning & party styling and an obsession with the little details that take an event from ordinary to extraordinary, Jen wakes up every morning excited to get to work.