Throw an Ugly Christmas Sweater Party (VIDEO)

Posted by on Dec 05, 2012

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Looking for a Christmas party that's more memorable than your run-of-the-mill gift exchange or cookie swap? How about throwing an ugly Christmas sweater party? If your guests are in on the gag, there's a lot you can do to create a party themed around those awful holiday sweaters.

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The Invitations

Ditch the Facebook event invitations for your sweater party, and make your own! This free printable for Ugly Christmas Sweater Party invitations contains two 5x7 invites that you can print and send to your party guests. Add some glitter to set the mood.
Get the free printable from This Pug Life.
ugly christmas sweater with a reindeer
The Attire

If you like to make an impression, these DIY Ugly Christmas Sweaters are sure to be a conversation starter. From thrift store finds to tacky sweaters you can make yourself, these ideas from around the Web will get your creative juices flowing.
Get the scoop on these DIY Ugly Christmas Sweaters at CraftFoxes.

The Looks: Fawn offers three looks for you to try at your ugly Christmas sweater parties!

ugly sweater wine bottle covers
The Tablescape

Susan at Oh My! Creative created a centerpiece for her ugly sweater party with these very cute sweater wine bottle covers. She upped the ante by decking them out in red, green and white pom poms.
Get the how-to for these ugly Christmas sweater table decorations at Oh My! Creative.
ugly christmas sweater cake
The Cake

Martha shares a Christmas sweater cake she made for her daughter over at Cake Central. We love the fondant gingerbread man, snowman and snowflake zipper pull.
Learn more about this ugly Christmas sweater cake inspiration at Cake Central.
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Photo Booth

Set up a DIY photo booth with props like antlers, funny scarves and hats, ear muffs and Santa hats and take some group shots at your party.
If you need inspiration check out these party shots from The Inspired Room, or head over to Awkward Family Photos.

Photo credits (from top): Cake Central, This Pug Life, Instructables, Oh My! Creative, Cake Central, The Inspired Room

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