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10 Unique Ideas for a Winning Christmas Party

Unique xmas party So here it is again, the time of year for festive cheer: Christmas. However many Christmas parties you’ve put on before, there’s always room for improvement.

Christmas doesn’t always need to be done in a traditional way; why not inject a few creative ideas into your Christmas to make it the Christmas of the century for you and your friends? The only rule is that fun must be had!

From Willy Wonka’s to circuses, international karaoke and ‘elfing’ yourselves, these Christmas party theme ideas should help your Christmas party to go down in history: 

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9 Unique Costume Themes for your Costume Party

Unique Costume Themes for your Costume Party.

unique costume theme ideasCostume parties are heaps of fun all year round, and there are so many dress-up possibilities that you could be in character every day of the year if you saw fit! Whether we’re dressing up for a night out or dressing up for a costume party, we all want to be unique. So take a look at our unique costume themes ideas and be inspired for an unforgettable costume party!

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Christmas Costume News Melbourne

christmas partyIt is the holiday season again, a time for good cheer, good food – and lots of holiday parties. While a standard holiday party with friends can be a lot of fun, work parties can be really stressful for a lot of people! You have to go, or you aren’t showing sufficient interest in being a part of the company culture. But if you go to the party and overdo it, or go the other way and are a total bore, your behavior on that one potentially fun evening can have very not-fun effects on your career. Most of us already know that immoderate behavior at a work party is not a good idea. But how do you avoid being a bore?

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Costume Shop Melbourne News

xmas in JulyChristmas is a magical time full of family bonding, holiday cheer, and high spirits all around! The Yuletide celebration lights up summer for many of us, but there is no reason why a holiday so joyful should only come around once a year. Cooler weather in July allows for more comfortable indulgence in rich holiday treats, as well as more joy in the absence of the stress of the traditional Christmas festivities in December. With Christmas in July, every year has double the Christmas cheer! This July 25, throw a holly, jolly Christmas in July with these tips!

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Costume Shop News Melbourne

best hens party ideas

A hen’s party is a once in a lifetime experience that a bride to be shares with her nearest and dearest friends. It’s a last hurrah and a goodbye forever to the single girl lifestyle! But if the thought of a night spent in a sleazy, smoke-filled club turns your stomach and the idea of stuffing strippers’ G-strings with dollar bills isn’t your idea of fun, don’t worry. There are so many other great ways to have an amazing hen’s party!
There are many reasons why a bride to be might decide not to have the stereotypical  hypersexualized night of excess to mark the end of her time as a single woman.

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Costume Shop News Melbourne

Parties are fun, but themed costume parties are even better. Especially for diverse groups, where all of the guests may not know each other, the common theme immediately provides a unifying factor and an ice breaker to make mingling and making new friends fun and easy! Unfortunately, many hosts find the idea of adding to the usual effort of throwing a party by turning it into a themed costume party daunting. Don’t worry! With this comprehensive checklist, throwing the best themed costume party ever will be a breeze!

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Everlasting Eras: The Vintage Fashion Appeal

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It’s not just the clothing though… we love a vintage fashion themed party too! Why is it that we hang on so tenaciously to past eras and fashion? Well, nostalgia is a biggie; it’s an inner yearning to experience life as older generations lived it. Fortunately that’s not so difficult.

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Girls About Town: 6 Steps to a Hell-Raiser Hen Party

6 ways to have a great hensSo you are either getting married (in which case, congratulations!) or you’re a bridesmaid. If it’s the latter case, you’ve probably been tasked with planning one hell of a hen party for a young bride-to-be. Whether you’re the bride or her maid, it’s exciting; when a well-organised hen night is looming in the distance it can mean only one thing… fun, fun and more fun!

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Halloween Costume News Melbourne

What’s Your Dream Theme This Halloween?
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Halloween doesn’t have to be the same every year. There is probably a different Halloween party theme possibility for every year you’ll be alive! Unless of course you’re a vampire, in which case you may need to come up with a few more.  Here’s our ideas..

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Halloween Costume News Melbourne

10 Steps to Hosting a ‘Hellraiser’ of a Halloween Bash

How to host Halloween partyThose who love a good party will surely be looking forward to Halloween. There are so many ways to raise hell in style, so if you’re going to throw a party, you may as well make it one that will stand out from the creepy crowd.  Here are some tips on how to throw a Halloween party that will have neighborhood chins wagging ‘til next October:

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How to Host Your Own Bogan Bingo Night

have fun as a boganBogan Bingo is such a fun way to spend an evening. It doesn’t hurt to have a good giggle at our cultural quirks and stereotypes from time to time. Every country and continent around the world has them, and one of Australia’s most famous is the Bogan ‘bad taste’ culture. It’s even popular in London UK now!

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Oktoberfest Costume News Melbourne

How to Have an Unforgettable Oktoberfest at Home

October Lederhosen

 

Let’s face it – at some point between our teens and our thirties, frequenting the same old bars and nightclubs can get a little tired, and we start looking further afield for fun fixes. All over the world there are major events and festivals where we can let our hair down and celebrate, creating memories to last a lifetime. Who wouldn’t want a piece of that action?

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