Go for a Theme Choosing a motif for your party makes it easy to coordinate your menu and decor. Try a south-of-the-border theme, complete with a Mexican-influenced menu and colorful, festive decor. Serve condiments out of inexpensive terra-cotta pots and use your boldest, brightest table linens and dishes — with all the bold hues of a fiesta it won’t even matter if they match.
for holidays with red n green? for 4th of July with red/white/blue? for a baby or bridal shower? cupcakes in dollar store champagne flutes. seriously, why didn't I think of this?! great birthday party idea! And I love the frosting!