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21st Birthday Party Ideas for Girls

Ah, the time of one’s life when the teen years are leaving and the “grown up” adult years are approaching. That’s right. I’m talking about turning 21! Turning 21 is one of the biggest milestones of one’s life. You’re finally an adult and not to mention you can now enjoy that glass of wine that would pair so well with your dinner.

If you’re planning a 21st birthday party, we found a few fun ways you can celebrate the big 2-1 whether it’s for you or a friend.

Bucket Full of Drinks

Now, we’re not advocating everyone to go out and get wasted on their 21st birthday. Please be smart about it! But that doesn’t mean you can’t have a little fun with the drinking theme.

Be sure to give the 21st birthday girl this unique DIY birthday gift she should enjoy at home or with a designated driver in tow.

Taking miniature liquor bottles, this idea featured on Dormify created a unique gift using a sand bucket.

DIY Hangover Kit

Casa Bower created this DIY 21st birthday gift for a hangover kit. Including all the essentials one would need to get over their first hangover, this gift will surely be appreciated by the recipient.

Take a wicker basket and include items like ibuprofen, stomach medicine, snacks, water, and other ways to ensure a speedy recovery. 

Throw a Party With an Adult Theme

Since turning 21 is a siginifcant milestone that says you’re an adult, throw a classy grown up party to match your new status. We love this 21st birthday party featured here with a Chanel theme. The elegance and class of Coco Chanel certainly screams “adult” and is perfect for a 21st birthday party.

We love the signs that says Cassie Number 21 as a play on the popular Chanel fragrance. 

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Jennifer Geddes
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Jennifer Kelly Geddes has hosted Christmas cookie swaps, New Year's open houses, Thanksgiving for 22, and all manner of dinner parties in her Manhattan and Ghent, NY homes.

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