Leggings, colored springs, magic cubes and K7 tapes. You know what decade we're talking about? The super colorful and fun 80's, of course! Well, time passed and longing stayed, but what you may not know is that it is possible to rescue the joyful atmosphere of that time by betting on an 80's party.
The 80s marked the beginning of the era of technology and innovation, when video games and the first computers began to invade people's daily lives. TV series and films also gained prominence at this time. Alias, everything that refers to the 80's is very peculiar and characteristic.
That's why we brought in this post a series of tips for you to recreate this unparalleled time at your birthday party. Check out:
How to organize a 80's party
An 80's party is multicolored par excellence. The colors blend and are present in the decoration, in the clothes and even in the food. But there are other details that refer to the period, see below:
Accessories and objects 80's
You can start thinking about your 80's party from the objects and accessories that marked that era. One tip is to decorate the party with those colorful springs that made the most success, you can hang them on the ceiling and create an incredible visual effect. Another suggestion is to bet on the magic cubes. This traditional toy of the season blends perfectly with the colorful proposal of the party.
Colored phones and phone jacks are also a great addition to the 80's party decorations. Oh, sure, do not leave out the cassette tapes. They represented a major breakthrough for the time.
The 80s Games
Video game games began to become popular in the 80's and the main representative of that moment is the famous Pac Man game, remember him? We can not leave aside also Enduro and Frog, two other Atari classics.
Board games were also fashionable at the time and you can use them to decorate the party. Bet on Monopoly, Game of Life, Ludo and Detective, for example.
Series, movies and 80's characters
How to speak in the 80's without mentioning the films, series, TV shows and characters of the time? They tell the story of this unique moment in human history and should be present at the 80's party. One tip is to use a big screen to let movie footage from the 80's go. Another idea is to be inspired by the characters in these films and programs to create their fantasy the 80s.
As suggestions we can quote "Back to the future", "Enjoying the adoidado life", "ET", "Gremlis" and "History without End". The 80s are also a milestone in horror movies, casting titles that are still successful such as "Nightmare on the Horizon," "Poltergeist," and "Assassin's Toy."
Already in the series of TV we can emphasize "ALF", "Punk, the leveda of the breca", Years Incredibles, "Cave of the Dragon" and "Jaspion". The national TV programs that were on the rise at the time were "Xou da Xuxa", "Os Trapalhões" and "Balão Mágico".
80's Costumes and Fantasies
The clothes of the 80's are characterized by strong and vibrant colors. For women who want to dress the character is worth investing in gym clothes with the famous leggings. Cindy Lauper's fishnet stockings are also a landmark of the season. Do not forget the ponytail hairstyle.
For men, colorful clothes and black power hair are the best fancy 80's option. Overalls were also up in the season.
80's party without music, not party. In this period the electronic beats began to win the international discos and artists like Madonna, Cindy Lauper, Michael Jackson, Guns N'Roses, Menudo, Elton John, David Bowie, Queen, Van Halen among many others. Among the national artists are the pop rock of Kid Bee, Titãs, Legião Urbana, Ultraje a Rigor, Roupa Nova, Blitz and Barão Vermelho.
So create a playlist of rock and take everyone to the track. And speaking of the track, do not forget to install mirrored balloons and colored lights to leave the crowd even more in the mood.
Food and Drink 80's
The 80's party menu is pure nostalgia. The eating and drinking table is a veritable tunnel of time, and every little thing awakens a different memory and feeling. Among the salty options you must include the famous salty cake made with bread form and stuffed with chicken paste or tuna covered with straw potato. Take to the table also pickled potatoes, vegetable pickles and sausages, crazy meat snack, mayonnaise nacelles. Serve even with little coxinhas, quibes and cheese cakes with lots of vinaigrette.
For the candy table do not leave the classics out, after all many of them are still marketed. The sweets that marked the 80's and that can not miss the party are the peanut butter, chocolate umbrellas, soft maria, colorful sighs, paçoca, ploc chewing gum, mosaic of gelatin and what else you can remember.
To drink, offer the guests the traditional Ki juice refreshment, which has been marketed recently. The tubaine soda was also successful and nowadays it is possible to find the drink in retro packaging.
The 80's party cake can remind you of flavors that marked the season, such as the black forest, or maybe even bring that characteristic decoration, such as the soccer field cake on top. Another option is to invest in a modern cake made with American paste and decorate it with references from the decade.
Want more inspiration? So just take a look at the selection of below-the-scenes images decorated in the '80s style. You'll fall in love with the idea even more:
Picture 1 - Color, brightness and that way that says "I arrived": this is how a party is made 80's.
Picture 2 - Even in neutral tones this 80's party did not lose the brightness.
Picture 3 - The colored springs in the ceiling create an incredible effect for the 80's party.
Picture 4 - Another icon of the 80's: skates! Here they appear in cake format.
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Picture 6 - You can distribute mini eyewear as a souvenir of the eighties party.
Picture 7 - Simple 80's party, basically decorated with colorful balloons.
Picture 8 - 80's party in pink and gold, the face of Cindy Lauper in the video "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun".
Image 9 - The brand of soft drinks known by all is the theme of this 80's party.
Picture 10 - Colored glasses, magic cubes and more a diversity of elements that marked the 80s are mixed in this decoration.
Image 11 - What a creative idea! Roller skates made of chocolate.
Image 12 - The most beloved candies in the 80's decorate this party.
Picture 13 - Here also the candies stand out and have seen a kind of colorful and sugary tower.
Picture 14 - Put color in all the details of the 80's party: glasses, plates and cutlery.
Picture 15 - Suggestion of decoration for party eighties with mirrored balloons.
Image 16 - Here the cookies form the word "disco".
Picture 17 - An 80's party for few guests, but very well decorated.
Picture 18 - Panel made with shiny strips, balloons and paper embellishments.
Image 19 - Even the drinks get a more colorful presentation.
Image 20 - Relaxation is the mark of this other 80's theme party.
Picture 21 - But if you want to really rock the party, create a roller skating rink, the guests will love the idea.
Picture 22 - Party eighties in the room of house.
Picture 23 - Notice the brightness and the vibrant colors of the pants worn by the party guests.
Picture 24 - The traditional radio, that many took the colored strip, was recreated here in paper.
Picture 25 - Cake for party 80 years with American paste and details that tell the history of that time.
Image 26 - Colored trays help serve beverages.
Image 27 - A giant, super-colored ice cream cup to impress the guests.
Image 28 - Bright lights, balloons and strips form this 80's party scene.
Picture 29 - The tip here is to use Chinese paper lanterns to give the party's colorful and relaxed mood.
Picture 30 - Glasses in mirrored globe format: you can do it yourself.
Picture 31 - And what do you think of this other idea here: cake in the shape of a globe.
Picture 32 - Looses the DJ sound.
Image 33 - Creative and original fantasy for the 80's party: the girls dressed in the flavors of the soft drinks of the time, highlight the ornament on the head, imitating a cap.
Image 34 - The white background contrasts very well with all the colors coming forward.
Picture 35 - Cake in radio format: very 80's!
Image 36 - The neon colors give the touch of joy and relaxation of this 80's party.
Picture 37 - Do not forget a personalized souvenir for the guests to take home.
Picture 38 - This idea of souvenir here, for example, brings a box in format of tape k7.
Picture 39 - How about reproducing in the party the old videos that you have stored there? A surprise for both the guests.
Picture 40 - Pac Man in cookie version.
Image 41 - Color even in juice.
Image 42 - The paper flowers create the background panel for the cake table of that eighties party.
Picture 43 - And why not bring a current need for the 80's party? The proposal here is that each guest get a glass and stay with it until the end of the party; sustainable and ecological idea.
Image 44 - The decoration of this 80's party was made with cutouts of colored paper plates glued to the wall.
Picture 45 - Party 80s with black background and vibrant colors to contrast.
Picture 46 - A mirrored globe for each guest of the party.
Image 47 - Port straws themed.
Image 48 - Bowl of ice cream combined with sweets of the season, there is no way to go wrong.
Picture 49 - Remember the chewing gum? Here they fill the glass pot.
Picture 50 - Adhesive tapes make that 80's decoration on the wall.
Image 51 - Volumes and shapes mark this 80's decoration.
Picture 52 - In the 80's it was very common to hold parties inside the house, so how about re-creating this habit ?.
Image 53 - Highlight for the print animal print, another classic of the time.
Image 54 - Candy bag printed with some of the greatest icons of the 80's.
Image 55 - Cupcakes also entered the 1980s.
Image 56 - Personalized chocolate bar with 80's theme, great idea too.
Image 57 - The K7 ribbon decorates this bag of colorful jelly beans.
Image 58 - Do not forget to customize the invitation with the 80's theme, here, the inspiration was the movie "Back to the future".
Image 59 - Special pieces for the cookies of the 80's party.
Image 60 - An 80's panel like the one you find ready to sell at party-specialty stores.