Giraffe Print Party Planning Ideas: Decor & Food

From bridal to baby shower, kid’s birthday to adult’s 30th birthday bash, a giraffe print party is a flexible party theme that everyone loves!

If you’re considering a giraffe print party, then read on for our giraffe party decor and food ideas. Then, take a peek at our giraffe print party supplies, which will get your imagination going even more!

Giraffe Print Party Decor Ideas:

giraffe print party decorations

  •  The key to planning a classy giraffe print party is to not go overboard with the giraffe print. Too much giraffe could end up looking too busy and a bit tacky. We recommend using a giraffe print for your basic party supplies like plates, napkins, and paper lanterns. You could also get a few yards of giraffe print fabric to hang as a backdrop behind the food or gift table.
  • Once you have your giraffe basics, fill out the party decor with really natural and organic elements. If you want, you could add an African twist!
  • In the tablescape above, we used an ivory tablecloth, a burlap table runner, and dark brown woven table mats. As a centerpiece, we filled a cylindrical hurricane vase with sand, stones, leafy plants, and an orange flower. This really natural palate fits will with the splashes of giraffe print.

Giraffe Print Party Food Ideas:

giraffe print party ideas

To stay consistent with the theme, why not serve your guests some traditional African fare? They’ll love this spicy twist! The following are some classic dishes to serve. If one piques your interest, simply do a Google search and try the most highly-rated recipe:

Entrees:

  • Mozambique Curry — Curry is currently a trendy dish, so your friends will love this African version. You can make it with chicken, shrimp, crab, or meatless for vegetarians.
  • Peri Chicken — These are like hot wings, but with a spicy chili African twist.

Sides:

  • Chapati — This is a soft, unleavened bread, similar to pan, that your guests can mop up their plates with.
  • Saladu Nebbe — Also known as African black-eyed pea salad, this gluten-free dish is a fresh mix of avocado, tomatoes, cucumber, peppers, black-eyed peas, and seasonings.

Desserts:

  • Hertzog Cookies — These coconut and apricot jam cookies are a traditional sweet of  South Africa.
  • Ethiopian Fruit Salad — Simply combine banana, navel orange, mango, papaya, and grapes to make this fruit salad.

Drinks:

  • West-African Watermelon-Lemonade — This refreshing beverage combines fresh-squeezed lemon juice, watermelon, sugar, and water.
  • Dawa — In Swahili, the name of this cocktail means “medicine.” To make one Dawa cocktail, cube a whole lime and put it in the bottom of a rocks glass and lightly muddle with one tablespoon brown sugar. Add two ounces of vodka and some ice. Coat a wooden stir stick in honey and use the stick to muddle the drink well.
Do you see a giraffe print party in your future? Please share you party suggestions in the comments below!

 

 

 

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