Despite its sometimes daunting reputation, turning 30 is an occasion to celebrate! The big 3-0 is a huge milestone, as it marks your third decade of life. We can't think of a better way to honor the special day than by throwing an epic and nostalgic birthday bash-- 80's style!
We've put together some of our favorite ideas for 80's-inspired decorations for a 30th birthday party. So get inspired, and get excited to celebrate!
You can't have an 80's-inspired 30th birthday party without paying homage to the iconic Pac-Man! The arcade video game rose to popularity in the early 80's and forever remains a symbol of the time. We love this clever idea for a simple Pac-Man party garland.
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Vintage Record Dessert Stand
Every successful birthday party needs yummy desserts! Display those sweets on vinyl with this fun throwback idea.
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DIY Disco Balls
Disco balls are a must-have for all things 80's, and all things celebratory! Have some fun decorating for the big 3-0 with these adorable DIY miniature disco balls.
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30 Sucks! (But Not Really)
Lollipops are a timeless treat, but they were especially popular among youth in the 80's. This funny "30 Sucks!" sign, displayed alongside 30 lollipops, is sure to be a hit among guests.
While we wouldn't normally categorize dessert as decoration, a cake this intricate and out-there definitely deserves the title! Celebrate your 30th birthday, and the wild decade that started it all, with this super fun neon cake.
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A homemade photo booth can be the life of any party, especially when it comes equipped with themed props and decor like this one! Send your guests on a trip down memory lane with this 80's-inspired photo booth stand.