Friday, July 14, 2017

Creating a Viking Themed Party

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Training fire breathing dragons, battling off enemies or hiding treasure were just a few things happening at my son's Viking themed Party this year! He loves swords, shields, ships and anything chain mail. Knowing this I starting to look for great decorations and prompts for his party. These types of things can get expensive and or you can't find what you are always looking for.
Most stores did not have the theme we were going for so we created some. 
This sign (pictured above) for example, I created from cardboard and some paint. 
I found these detailed shields here. We have a few things from the online Great Pretenders company that he truly enjoys. I thought searching their website would also help give me inspiration! The shields we ordered are such great quality and the detail in person is wonderful.
 They have handles in the back for use but I also hung them up for decorations. The kids also played around with them! 
 Filtering in these decorations really helped carry the theme throughout the party.
If you purchase these types of accessories you can use them in a variety of different ways. As I look back I love seeing all the detail I put into this party. Not only was it fun to plan everyone enjoy themselves during it!
 I honestly think his party turned out great! Best party? I can use and reuse all of the decorations and prompts that I made or bought! 
Interested in learning more about items from Great Pretenders? 
Check them out online. 

25 comments:

  1. Oh how fun is this? You don't see many kids interested in that type, so I am loving this :). Especially with my ancestors coming from that area!

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  2. What an original birthday party theme! With most kids glued to the TV it seems like the bday party market revolves around superheros and Disney. Love this fresh change!

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  3. I think a Viking Themed party would be fun!! I have recently gotten into a Viking book series and so I am all about vikings right now...HA!!

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  4. My kids would absolutely go crazy for this! My kids love vikings and anything from that era.

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  5. My nephew would go nuts if he would have a Viking themed birthday party! I am bookmarking this and recommending it to my sister. I would also consider this for my grandson's 2nd birthday party but I will have to wait for 2 more years when he would appreciate it more.

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  6. That is a great theme for a kid's party! I'm sure your son really enjoyed it!

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  7. Oh my 12-yr old son would like this theme. It would be fun for his visitors. They surely will enjoy it.

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  8. Finding a fun theme for kid's birthday parties is so much fun. My older daughter had a Monster high theme and my younger daughter had a Frozen theme. This viking theme looks like fun!

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  9. I love the idea of a Viking themed party! He must have had so much fun!

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  10. How fun!! I love themed parties, but I haven't done one or had one in such a long time!! I think my brother would love a viking themed party!

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  11. This is such a cute idea! And I never thought about it, but that is definitely not a theme you can just find at the party store.

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  12. This is such a cute and fun theme idea for a birthday party! I think my little one would enjoy it.

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  13. I love this! It's such a neat party theme. You did a wonderful job with the decorations! Hoping my birthday party this year will be viking themed : )

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  14. What a fun theme. Super creative. This inspires me to have a theme Game of Thrones party now.

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  15. That is so much fun! I can see this working for any child who loves medieval or fantasy themes. Great job!

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  16. I love this theme and your creativity! It turned out great and fun!

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  17. This is a unique theme. It looks fun and I love the decorations. I think my nephew would love a party like this.

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  18. This is such a clever and unique idea. I am totally sharing this!

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  19. I love themed birthday parties.
    You did such a fantastic job on this party - what a great memory.

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  20. You did a great job. A lot of times making your own decorations are the best.

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  21. I think this is pretty awesome! It's definitely a party that the kids will enjoy! I loved all the decorations! It's very detailed!

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  22. This is a fun theme and it turned out cute. I am all about making some of my own decor in order to keep my budget in check. :)

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  23. This is great! My best friend is about to do a party for her son on this theme. I will definitely share this for her party.

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  24. Vivtoria HeckstallAugust 6, 2017 at 11:42 PM

    This is so creativity and fun theme! I'm pretty sure that my nephew would love it for sure.

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  25. What an awesome birthday party! It came out great and it's definitely so creative and fun. I love the decor - I hope you all had a blast!

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