A mishmash of creatures usually make their rounds during Halloween. This year, instead of throwing a party that’s filled with random characters, have one with a central theme. Details matter if you want your themed Halloween party to be a howling success, so from decorating the house to planning costumes, we’ve compiled ideas from around the web to make sure your party goes off without a hitch.

The Raven

Literary enthusiasts and fans of the poet, Edgar Allan Poe, will love the idea of a Halloween party inspired by The Raven. The dark and dreary tone of the American classic translates into an elegant mixture of black and white decorations with a pinch of the Old World. Here’s how to get the look:

diy wreath for your raven halloween party

Photo Courtesy of Jill from Create Craft Love


Show Dad just how much you love and appreciate him with a lavish party to celebrate all that he does for you. Incorporate your dad’s unique personality, interests, or profession into a theme that he’ll love. Time with family and friends is a great Father’s Day treat, and can provide memories he’ll cherish forever. Check out these Father’s Day party ideas for some inspiration:


Whether he’s a Marvel man or a DC dude, show Dad that he’s your own personal super hero with this fun party theme.


Hosting an Oscars viewing party is a great way to celebrate Hollywood’s biggest night while getting together with your movie-loving friends. An Oscars-themed party doesn’t necessarily have to be grand or elaborate to be fun. Keeping things relaxed and easy allows everyone to enjoy the show as well as each other’s company. Here are some helpful tips for throwing a simple yet stylish Oscar Night celebration.

Premier Party Decorations

Give party guests the star treatment the moment they enter the front door. Order a few Walk of Fame star decals, arrange them on your floor, and personalize each one with a friend’s name for instant celebrity status.

Johnny Depp Walk of Fame star

Be counted among Hollywood’s most talented thespians like Johnny Depp, Tom Hanks, and the Olsen Twins.


With the New Year just hours away, you might already be in a celebratory mood and can hardly wait for the festivities. To usher in 2015, bid 2014 a sweet adieu with Treetopia’s New Year’s Eve Cocktail Countdown. It will get you ready and raring to party while giving you and your loved ones an opportunity to reflect on the highlights of your year. (more…)

In the last few days of December, we’re given the license to relax and reflect on our achievements and lessons learned. It doesn’t mean we can slack on our New Year’s celebration, though. If you’re looking to make a splash with your first or last party of the year, Treetopia has simple, yet creative ideas that are sure to make your party sparkle and shine.

Lit number signage


With Thanksgiving just a couple of weeks away, it’s the perfect time to think about how to wow your guests during this year’s Thanksgiving party. As you work hard preparing a Thanksgiving dinner that will have even Chef Gordon Ramsay sing your praises, you can’t be faulted for not paying more attention to the dinner table itself. Worry not, however, because Treetopia has your bases covered with a few Thanksgiving tablescapes that will make any Thanksgiving dinner a delight—without resorting to clichéd themes that remind you of your grandmother’s house.

Zombie motorcycles, man eating piranhas, and Samurai cops – B movies have always produced characters and storylines that range from the ridiculously awful to the downright bizarre. A guilty pleasure for most and an obsession for some, B-movies would make a great theme for your upcoming Halloween party. Treat your guests to an unforgettable night inspired by Hollywood’s most forgettable films with our step-by-step guide on how to throw the ultimate B-movie Halloween Party.


Just a few weeks have passed since fashion week, so it’s not surprising if you’re still experiencing a “fashion hangover.” The deluge of design inspiration and fashion-themed ideas from this world-famous event is a wonderful resource for home décor schemes and party themes that will help you bring the world of fashion into your home. If you’re planning to throw a stylish fall party, you’re in luck. With just a few fashion-themed tips and tricks, this post will show you how you can recreate the excitement of fashion week at home with your very own “fashionista party.”


Photo credit: Welcome to Fall by Josh Kenzer on Flickr

You’ve got everything prepped and ready, and your home is a bastion of autumn décor, but what are you planning to serve your guests? Your magazine spread-worthy pumpkin and pinecone display notwithstanding, a party isn’t a party without some stomach-filling, sweet tooth-satisfying, and thirst-quenching treats. If you’re clueless about what to serve your famished guests, don’t lose heart. Preparing a satisfying and beautiful autumn feast is not as daunting as it sounds.

Whether we realize it or not, as guests, we all seem to follow the same rules to ensure the host of a party will welcome us back with open arms. For example, criticizing the choice of food and wine is a mortal sin at the dinner table, and arriving unannounced or with an unexpected companion is a definite no-go. But how about playing the part of a perfect party host?