15 Debut Themes To Inspire You

For that special day that only comes once in your life, check out these 15 beautiful themes to make your debut a memorable one!
by Melanie Santiago   |  Aug 17, 2014
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  1. Alice in Wonderland Theme
    Paint the roses red on your birthday and transport your guests into the curious world of Alice with a matching long table for the Mad Hatter's tea party and little pocket watches as giveaways! See another peg here.  

  2. The Great Gatsby Theme
    Turn back time and go dance your heart out in the glitz and glamour of the Jazz age, ala Great Gatsby. Play OSTs from the movie to get everyone to the dance floor and do not skimp on the confetti and glitter!

  3. Polaroid Party
    The snap-happy girl in you gets to come out on her birthday! Set up Instagram-worthy backgrounds in your venue to complete the theme. Oh and have fun with your party invitations!

  4. Fairy Tale Theme
    Who doesn't want a happily ever after? You're never too old for a good fairy tale! Relive theme with this Cinderella like theme. You can also get inspo here.

  5. Parisian
    Add a romantic touch to your debut with a Parisian theme, try adding French accents and bringing the Eiffel tower nearer to you. You can also combine your fave colors to make it more fun, get another peg here.

  6. Purple Enchanted Forest
    This theme combines your love for purple and anything enchanted and whimsical. Can you imagine having that beautiful centrepiece?

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  7. Red Riding Hood Black and Red Theme
    Have a passion for the colors black and red? You can still apply them in a theme; try this grand Red Riding Hood motif! The goth gal in you can still have her cake without going too dark.

  8. Garden Theme
    Take the party outside and enjoy the sunshine or night sky, the key to make this theme work is a lot of beautiful flowers.

  9. Travel Theme
    If you love to travel then this theme is perfect for you, put air balloon accents around you table setting and bring your fave landmarks around the world to your party!

  10. The Oscars
    Perfect for the performer in you, try an awards night motif and let everyone be a winner and take home an Oscar!

  11. Marie Antoinette Theme
    Transform yourself into Marie Antionette and apply lovely Victorian plush accents to your party. Gold and pastel colors work best!

  12. Beach Inspired Party
    If your birthday lands during summer time, why not follow the trend and do a beach inspired party! Take note, seashells and fun bright colors will work well!

  13. Old Hollywood Glam
    Go classic and channel Audry Hepburn or other iconic female actresses in the past. Go black and white and make sure to ask your guests to wear pearls and for the guys to bring out the tux!

  14. Masquerade Theme
    Add a touch of mystery to your debut and ask your guests to come in masks! Have fun finding your prince charming as well!

  15. Hunger Games
    Might as well change your debut to the Reaping and make it a fun homage to the movie. Add fun games and mockingjay accents to make it more authentic.

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Frustrated painter and writer, Melanie also takes time to drop by candymag.com and share the stories she comes across.
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