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Throw a Sweet Sixteen Party

Sparkles, selfies, and (of course) sweet treats will leave no doubt in anyone’s mind who the birthday princess is.

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No teen event would be complete without a social media check-in. Make an easy Instagram “photo booth” using lipstick and a mirror. If you really want to go for it, have guests tag their mirror selfies with a custom hashtag.

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Be sure to note on the invite that glittered attire is mandatory. Might we suggest some on-trend sequined kicks? Match the top to the bottom with a DIY tiara.

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Photography by: Lia Griffith

Keep the glitter coming with an ombre banner bearing the guest of honor's name.

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Photography by: Johnny Miller

Amp up the glamour with a pink mocktail, like raspberry lemonade or pomegranate soda.

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At sixteen, you’re thrilled to tell the world exactly how old you’re turning. A number cake does the talking for you. Don’t stop there -- learn how to make number-shaped ice cubes, drink umbrellas, balloon displays, and more.

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Photography by: MARIA ROBLEDO

In most parts of the U.S., getting your driver’s license is an exciting part of turning sixteen. These stylish leather key chains are the perfect party favor. Now where's the car!?

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