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Party Ideas - Series One
Bunco Themes and Ideas For A Creative Event
Bunco parties are lots of fun and laughs so why not 'kick it up a notch' and have a themed Bunco party? Or maybe you need some themed party ideas. Gathered in this lens are creative concepts about invitations, decorating, recipes, and more to help you with a themed party or event.
Bunco is an amusing dice game of chance. Usually played in a group of twelve people or more. Bunco is a great way to get together with friends or to help raise money for a charitable organization
Make your next event even more entertaining by having a theme. Have fun, be creative and get inspired!
List of Bunco Party Themes
Got Dice Trays?
When you roll your dice do they fly across the table? How about purchasing some dice trays for your bunco group to keep your dice a little more controlled ? Or how about some different colored dice? Got Any Funny DIce?
Handy with crafts? Take a picture frame and convert it to a dice tray.
Let's Get The Party Started!
- Choose your theme for your Bunco party or event. You have many choices to pick from: Western, Retro, Mustache Bash, Parisian, Vintage and more.
- Make a great first impression by inviting your guests with an invitation that coordinates with your chosen Bunco theme. Are you feeling crafty? If so, then make your own invitations. If you don't have time to make your own invitation then purchase printed invitations that I have designed at Zazzle. . To help with your planning make a guest list to keep track of your R.S.V.P. replies.
- Adding accessories can help add fun to the party! Look for posters, decorations, table decorations, coordinating party ware, games, stickers, name tags, and other items to help your guests enjoy the theme of the party. Have your guests dress up to match the theme such as wearing pajamas for a pajama party or wearing a Halloween costume for a Halloween theme. Do you need any prizes or gifts?
- Consider creating or finding score cards that match your theme. Decorate your Bunco tables with themed table cards. A handy idea is to purchase photo holders, photo frames or note card holders to hold your Bunco table cards.
- Plan your menu and beverages to fit into your theme. Put together a shopping list of food and beverages that you would like to provide.
- Have fun and be creative with your party theme. Your guests will appreciate your time and effort in making your Bunco party fun and eventful.
Help Your Guests With Table Cards
My Bunco group loves the Bunco table cards that I have designed. We set a card on each table and the cards help the players transition from table to table.Table cards are a fun way to decorate your table. I have designed many styles with different looks and themes. Bunco players appreciate having the table cards that I have designed. Look for my designs on Zazzle. Artinspired
Table Cards Are Fun For Your Guests
Bunco Bells - Add some sparkle - Add some fun to the head table by ringing a cow bell or using a bike horn.
Add some bling or sparkle to your Bunco event with a decorated Bunco Bell. Are you crafty? Have fun and decorate your Bunco bell with some hearts, rhinestones or other accessory. Instead of ringing a bunco bell why not wake up your Bunco group with a cow bell or a bicycle horn!
Duct tape party idea!
Add style to your water bottles!
Add some style to your water bottles by wrapping the bottle with fun and colorful duct tape. Don't forget to have a marker on hand, so guests can write their name on their bottle. Picture courtesy of designdazzle.blogspot.
Creative Way To Use Cupcake Wrappers
For a fun food decorating idea use some fun cupcake wrappers. Use when making cupcakes or use to decorate clear beverage cups.
Do you plan on serving cut up vegetables, peanuts, popcorn, candy or some other fun finger food?
You can add a nice fun touch to some clear plastic cups by adding a colorful or fun cupcake wrapper.
Simply insert a cupcake wrapper inside your clear plastic cups and now your guests have an attractive way to hold finger food.
Photo was taken by Tea & Jam Photography: www.teaandjam.com
Mustache Cupcake Liner Printable
Print out your own black mustache cupcake liner.
New - Pink Mustache Cupcake Liner
I had so much fun with the black mustache cupcake liner that I created a pink version. Print out your own pink mustache cupcake liner.
Snacks for your party.
Serve your snacks in plastic cups lined with cupcake wrappers. Or serve you snacks in a martini glass. Click on the photo to look at a wide assortment of Chex Mix recipes.
Oreo Cheesecake Bites
Serve your guest some bite size dessert. Click on the photo for a recipe for Oreo Cheesecake Bites. Serve these at your next party!
Peanut Butter Fudge Brownie Trifle
Looking for a dessert idea? Why not try this Peanut Butter Fudge Brownie Trifle! by Jamie Hinckley at http://enchantedmommy.com/peanut-butter-fudge-brow...
Click on the photo to get this recipe.
Make your own Irish Cream
Idea For St. Patricks Day or Any Day!
Click on the photo to learn how to make your own Irish Cream from "Taste of Home". You can serve this at your party or make some as gifts.
"Add some creamy goodness to your cup of joe with a splash of this alcohol-free version of the Irish favorite." -Marcia Severson, Hallock, Minnesota - Tasteofhome.com
Don't forget your fuzzy slippers!
Ask your guests to wear their pajamas, fuzzy slippers and robes and chill out at a pajama party. Award prizes for most comfortable, most festive, most creative, and most naughty or nice pajamas.
For a different menu why not serve breakfast? Make up some tasty pancakes or cook a breakfast casserole. Serve up Holiday Mimosas - - cranberry juice, orange juice and champagne.
Click on the cookies to learn how to make cute slipper cookies using peanut butter cookies. Photo source: http://www.hungryhappenings.com/2011/05/how-to-mak...
How often do you play Bunco?
Guest Ideas - Creative Ideas and Positive Thoughts
Art Inspired (author) on March 15, 2020:
Find many of unique and fun Bunco designs on Zazzle.com/store/artinspired
Art Inspired (author) on November 24, 2013:
@PennyHowe: Go Bunco Centavo! Keep on having fun with Bunco.
PennyHowe on November 24, 2013:
More great ideas. You have gotten my creative juices running. We play Bunco twice a month and am always looking for ideas. Thanks and have a great day (Que tenga un buen dia!).
Peggy Hazelwood from Desert Southwest, U.S.A. on June 09, 2013:
Funny ideas for livening up Bunco parties.
Malu Couttolenc on February 20, 2013:
A Bunco themed party is an awesome idea! I loved this page. Sometimes when organizing a party I run out of ideas and got los of them by reading your article on Bunco parties :)
askformore lm on February 01, 2013:
Very funny! Thank you for sharing.
Art Inspired (author) on January 28, 2013:
@mrknowitall54321: Yes, Bunco is a fun game to play. Having a theme to the party adds to the laughter.
mrknowitall54321 on January 28, 2013:
Fantastic lens, Sound like fun
niels010 on January 25, 2013:
Squidlike your lens! nice :) Bunco seems new to me...
Art Inspired (author) on January 23, 2013:
@AlleyCatLane: Yes, Bunco is a fun game to play with your friends. Thanks for visiting. Make it a great day!
AlleyCatLane on January 23, 2013:
I have never heard of Bunco. Sounds like a fun time.
Art Inspired (author) on January 12, 2013:
@floppypoppygift1: Thanks for the great comments. Make it a great day!
floppypoppygift1 on January 12, 2013:
Bunco is a great way for people to get-together in a fun and no-pressure social way. You sure do have some good ideas for Bunco fun! Cheers~cb
Art Inspired (author) on January 07, 2013:
@kimark421: Thanks for the visit. Keep on snacking!
Art Inspired (author) on January 07, 2013:
@kimark421: Thanks for the visit. Keep on snacking!
kimark421 on January 07, 2013:
Great lens! I like the snacks best of all. Yummy!
TonfaGuy on December 30, 2012:
What a great lens.
Cynthia Sylvestermouse from United States on November 05, 2012:
It has been many years since I played Bunco, but these are awesome theme ideas for bunco. We had a weekly Bunco game, but never had themed parties. What fun that would be!
Torrs13 on November 04, 2012:
I played this game a couple times a long time ago and really enjoyed it!!! Great lens!
shewins on October 29, 2012:
What fun! These ideas will really punch up the party!
Laraine Sims from Lake Country, B.C. on October 20, 2012:
Liked this lens. I think it could probably be about three lenses though .. if you wanted to. Angel blessed!
jackhop on October 03, 2012:
Fun lens to read, thanks :)
sunlightseer on September 29, 2012:
Great Ideas! I like Bunco a lot but have never played with a theme, they sound like loads of fun. Great lens.
anonymous on September 27, 2012:
Very creative ideas and a fun sounding party game - I think it deserves a blessing.
zeff789 on September 27, 2012:
now i know what a bunco party is
Heidi Vincent from GRENADA on September 26, 2012:
Interesting party idea!
AlexanderTurner on September 26, 2012:
Very creative lens! Though, never heard about that game till today, sounds like fun! Enjoy Squidoo
Chocolatealchemy from London, United Kingdom on September 26, 2012:
What a fabulous Lens - and this only your first! Enjoy your Squidoo journey. Bunco is new to me - sounds such fun.
Earnlat on September 26, 2012:
Really creative and artistic layout!
maryLuu on September 26, 2012:
Welcome to Squidoo!
BWenning on September 26, 2012:
Great first lens!
SheilaMilne from Kent, UK on September 26, 2012:
Bunco is new to me, but it sounds like fun. :)
lewisgirl on September 26, 2012:
I think you are off to a great start. I have been to one Bunco party. They are fun! Nice ideas.
Stephen J Parkin from Pine Grove, Nova Scotia, Canada on September 26, 2012:
I had not heard of Bunco before, but you look like you had a lot of fun writing the lens and coming up with ideas. Well done!
poldepc lm on September 26, 2012:
nice lens...well done