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Celebrating the Summer and Winter Olympics

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Here are over a dozen favorite ideas for the Summer and Winter Olympics to help to make this the most exciting Olympics to date!

Winter Olympics and Summer Olympics

The excitement for the Olympic Games is rapidly building – have you caught the Olympics fever yet? I’m always looking for reasons to throw a party, so why not invite a few friends over to watch the big games and events!? I’m going to show you all the details of our last Olympics party and then I’ll show you even more ideas from some of my favorite blogs. Take a look –

Olympics Party

Olympics Party

For this particular gathering, the food and snacks were the star of the show… and they were so easy to put together. Here is a close up of each fun little “dish”-

Olympics Party

Gold Medal Oreos are a no-bake treat that can be made in minutes using just Vanilla Oreos and fruit leather.

Olympics Party

These “Go for Gold” Pineapple muffins are delicious!!!

Olympics Party

Watermelon Olympics Rings are a healthy treat that can be made with two different sized circle cookie cutters.

Olympics Party

Baking cups filled with cherries are a tasty and EASY way to and add some color to the dessert table!

Olympics Party

We served orange juice to carry out the gold medal themed refreshments for the party.

Let’s talk about decor and the FREE printables for this party! 

*** We created these printables in 2012, so you might notice hints of our London Olympics celebrations. However, all printables have been updated without dates, so you can use them any year, from now until forever! ***

Olympics Party
Red and navy ribbon, paper straws, and fabric add a little patriotic color to a table set up.  Red candies can also be used throughout the party.

Olympics Party

Frame our simple Olympics Sign for an easy touch to your table.

Our party circles look great as cupcake toppers or party favor tags! And our Gold, Silver and Bronze medals can be used in your decor (above) or as medals attached to ribbons (below).

Olympics Party

HOW TO DOWNLOAD THESE FREE OLYMPICS PRINTABLES –

  1. Visit Mirabelle Creations and sign up for the newsletter.
  2. You’ll immediately get an email asking you to confirm your subscription.
  3. One more email will come through with a link and password to grab these freebies. (Theres a TON more freebies available too!)

Now let’s take a look at 10 more ideas for the Winter Olympics AND Summer Olympics!

Winter Olympics and Summer Olympics

1 || Olympic Flag Rocks, from Non Toy Gifts.

2 || Ice Cream Cone Torches, from CandiQuik.

Winter Olympics and Summer Olympics

3 || This Olympic Beach Party has some darling treats and games! From A Small Snippet.

4 || How to make an olympic torch and t-shirt, from Kate’s Creative Space.

Winter Olympics and Summer Olympics

5 || O is for Olympics craft, from I Can Teach My Child.

6 || Make your own Barbell Cookies, from CandiQuik

Winter Olympics and Summer Olympics

7 || How to make your own gold medal, from Paging Supermom.

8 || Make a Glowing Tea light Olympic Torch, from Oh My Creative.

Winter Olympics and Summer Olympics

9 || Make your own Javelin Throw, from Toddler Approved.

10 || Make your own Bean Bag Toss, from Mod Podge Rocks.

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Just a few simple Olympic-themed treats will have your guests going for gold and for seconds!

Do you have a great party idea to celebrate the Olympics?

Leave a link in the comments section — I’d love to see all your creative ideas!!!

ABOUT THE AUTHOR – Deanna is the creative mom and blogger from Mirabelle Creations. Deanna shares personalized, thoughtful party designs to help others celebrate life’s special occasions.  Mirabelle Creations specializes in colorful, stylish paper goods for the modern hostess.

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