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Zodiac Party Ideas: Celebrate Aquarius with a Splash

Those born in the age of Aquarius -- between January 20 and February 18 -- want free-flowing fun. Here’s how to give your favorite water-bearer a day to remember.

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Photography by: Jen Causey

The word “Aquarius” is derived from the Latin for “water carrier,” so make sure there are plenty of drinks. Try light replenishments like coconut-water cocktails and gelatin shots.

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Conjure the sign’s parallel squiggles (meant to be reminiscent of waves) with homemade breadsticks -- simply position them in curved shapes before baking. “Dyeing” the bread with natural add-ins like beet, carrot, tomato, and parsley adds a festive touch. Serve with dip, or wrap the ends in prosciutto for a more substantial snack.

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And speaking of dip ... celebrate these creative thinkers with a snack that lets you create your own adventure. A cheese fondue spread is as unexpected as it is simple to put together.

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Despite what the name might have you believe, Aquarius is actually an air sign, known for a love of connection and lightness of spirit. Aquarians are often known for having their head in the clouds, so this coconut cloud cake is perfect.

Use a fringe cutter to make wavelike streamers that flutter as guests walk by.

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Photography by: Mike Krautter

Deck out your table -- and ceiling and walls -- in shades of aqua. Not a fan of the blues? Go with garnet (for January Aquarians) or amethyst (for those born on or after February 1).

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What better craft for water carriers than custom vases? Mark your design using stencil tape, or go freehand -- it’s the Aquarius way.

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