Maybe you've been wanting to host an Oscar viewing party but don't know where to start, or perhaps you weren't even considering throwing a party because you don't think you have time. Either way, I've got you covered with last minute ideas for hosting a fabulous Oscar party that will come together in no time.
Offer Guests a Popcorn Bar
Movies and popcorn go hand in hand, so pop up some kernels (I've got the perfect recipe) and set up a bar with a variety of sweet and savory toppings and seasonings for guests to make custom blends. Here are some popcorn situations that might inspire you.
Set Up Movie Theater Concessions
Candy is popcorn's other BFF. Arrange candies on a tray or table to look like the candy case at the movies--think M'n'Ms, Red Vines, Goobers, and anything else you would find at the movie theater.
Add Sparkle to Your Treats
Glam up store-bought treats, like frosted cupcakes, macarons, or brownie bites, by sprinkling edible gold glitter over them.
Whip Up a DIY Red Carpet
Pick up a few red plastic tablecloths from the dollar store and lay them end to end to create a red carpet for your guests' arrival.
Decorate with Stars
Use any cardboard you have on hand, from cereal boxes to shoe boxes, to cut out stars, then cover them with glue, then glitter. You can toss them on tables, tape them up on the walls, even place them randomly on the floor.
Create a Sea of Balloons
Blow up a ton of black and gold (or whatever colors go with your Oscar party theme) balloons and toss them all around the house. Let them land where they may, as long as it's not near an open flame.
Make a Movie Theater Curtain
Drape red plastic tablecloths on either side of the TV and tie back with a ribbon for a movie theater curtain effect on you small screen.
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