Fiesta Mexicana

It is no secret that knowing how to have a good time and being hospitable are at the core of the rich Mexican culture. Fall in love with the vibrant colors and details of Mexico and bring some of the fiesta with you.. . as long as you are celebrating I’d say ‘cultural appropriation’ is welcome.

In Mexico, we call September “mes patrio” (patriotic month) because it marks important historic events such as Mexico’s Independence Day and the day we commemorate the Niños Heroes (heroic children). Unlike “5 de Mayo”, which is not celebrated in Mexico, September brings with it lots of parties and get-togethers with a patriotic theme. Here is some inspiration to throw a Mexican party that feels authentic and pays tribute to the beautiful culture. Scroll down to see some items you can buy for this theme. (Disclaimer: Images are not mine and are used only for inspiration)

Theme: Fiesta Mexicana

Occasion(s): Mexican Independence Day, birthdays, weddings, bridal showers, or anything

Color Palette: Vibrant colors such as ‘rosa mexicano’, canary yellow, royal blue, shades of green

Flowers: Paper flowers in multiple colors, bright flowers of any kind in colors such as pink, red, yellow, and orange

Don’t forget: A good musical playlist that includes mariachi songs, trios such as Los Panchos

Step it up: Have mezcal cocktails (carajillo recipe here) as opposed to offering tequila margaritas and cafe de olla instead of regular Americano. If you are offering anything that has a tortilla for food, spend the time finding real handmade tortillas in a Mexican market.

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Spend Your Money On: Get some real mexican artesanias for decor .. if you are not close to the border then find some on etsy or some other place (preferably that benefits Mexican artists as opposed to big tag commercial items from the US or China). Table runners and place mats will really pop up.

Dessert: Mexican Pan Dulce, mexican candy, churros con cajeta

Wear: Flower crown (Frida Kahlo), mexican embroideries, huaraches

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Shop The Theme


1- Oaxaca Save the Date/invite $2.15+

2- Papel Picado Banners $53.44 for a set of 12

3- Embroidered Pillow $109

4- Tissue Placemats Papel Picado $14.95 for a set of 4

5- Otomi Embroidered Long Table Runner $179

6- Papel Picado Table Runner $24.95

7- Fiesta Theme Flower Crown $45

8- Machine Embroidered Placemats $35

9- Woven tortillero $15

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