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3 Mix and Match Parties

When I throw a casual party I like to mix and match different elements so it’s put together like a cute outfit. If you buy all the same paper cups and plates and napkins it can sometimes end up looking a little too matchy matchy. My favorite is to buy patterns and plain colored paper goods and mix them all up. Today we are sharing three examples we made. Click trough to see them all and the sources!

3 Mix and Match Parties | Oh Happy Day!

Springtime Baby Shower

Supplies: Paper Tablecloth in Leaf Green, Classic Party Plates in Pastel Blue, Robin’s Egg Blue, Bright Pink, and Light Yellow, Painted Floral Small Party Plates, Painted Flowers Canape Mini Party Plates, Scalloped Party Cups in Gold, Stripe Party Napkin in Yellow, 5″ Honeycomb Balls in Gray and Mint Green, Mini Honeycomb Balls in Light Pink, Yellow, Light Blue, and Lavender

3 Mix and Match Parties | Oh Happy Day!

Moon & Stars Party

Supplies: Paper Tablecloth in Onyx Black, Classic Plates in Onyx Black and Silver, Silver Stripe Party Plates, Scallop Bowls in Gold & Silver, Classic Napkins in Silver and Gold (coming soon!), Gold Star Party Cups, White Party Confetti Bags, Mylar Mini Moon Balloons, Balloon Sticks, Striped Party Horns, Hexagon Gold Favor BoxesStar Sparklers

3 Mix and Match Parties | Oh Happy Day!

Pastel Birthday Party

Supplies: Paper Tablecloth in Frosty White (DIY for the watercolor pattern coming soon!), Tissue Paper Fans in Pink and Mint Green, Classic Party Plates in Leaf Green and Lavender, Prism Party Plates, Prism Napkins, Classic Napkins in Robin’s Egg Blue (coming soon!), Small Classic Party PlatesHooray Hooray Confetti Crackers, Classic Party Hats in Tropical, Wooden BoxMulti Confetti Bomb

Photos by Paul Ferney for Oh Happy Day

  1. Heather

    May 27, 2015

    This is inspiring. Can’t wait to start planning my next party!

  2. Kristi Craig

    May 27, 2015

    I’m all about the mixing and matching too!

    Kristi |

  3. Paige

    May 27, 2015

    That pastel party is gorgeous!


  4. Stephanie R

    May 27, 2015

    I love this!! I am actually planning a beginning of Summer party and started getting all creative adding a bunch of colors and I was starting to get uncomfortable because Im used to just using a couple of different colors, Im glad to see that mixing things up looks great too!

  5. lauren

    May 27, 2015

    love these tablescapes, beautiful and inspiring! I have a few parties approaching and will def mix it up like you’ve done. xx lauren

  6. JJ

    May 28, 2015

    Ahhh…spring time baby shower is amazing! I am usually a matchy matchy type of person but you have changed me!! Love this!

  7. Allie

    May 28, 2015

    Do you have tips for getting the air out of the air-filled mylar balloons? I got some of your 16″ letter balloons and it says they are refillable, but I can’t get the air out of them to store them for later!

      • jordan
      • May 28, 2015

      Hi Allie!

      If you insert a straw at least 6-8 inches in length up into the hole where it was originally inflated, you can press out the remaining helium in order to store the balloons flat. The straw has to be inserted beyond the point of the interior “straw” which enables the pressure of the gases inside the balloon to seal the helium inside.
      Once this point is passed, the remaining gas inside can be releases. Sometimes the opening of the inflate hole is semi-sealed with a sticky substance but carefully working the end of the straw up through that spot should be fairly easy.

  8. Beth

    May 29, 2015

    Beautiful! great party inspo!


  9. serwis

    May 29, 2015

    Briliant idea!


    May 31, 2015

    These all look incredible! Particular love the pastel party table and in particular the prism party plates – how cute!


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