{Fab Friday Finds} 3 Party Ideas for the Men in Our Lives

Today’s my hubby’s birthday…which got me thinking about parties for guys.
It’s easy to think of fun and creative themes for bridal showers, baby
showers, women’s birthdays, holidays and kids’ parties, but what about the men
in our lives? It’s not necessarily the easiest thing to think of a great theme
for a guy’s birthday party, so I scoured the internet and found a few ideas._
Enjoy…_

**1. Las Vegas Style Casino Party** — What could be better than a Vegas-themed casino party like this 40th birthday seen on [Hostess with the Mostess](http://www.hostessblog.com/2011/02/las-vegas-style-casino-40th- birthday-party/)?! There are lots of companies that you can rent casinos games from (dealers included), and believe me when I say it makes for such a fun night — and since it’s all play money, you and your guests have nothing to lose!

**2. Beer Tasting Party** — I think
it’s safe to say that beer is usually on a lot of men’s “favorite things” list
— _right after his significant other of course ;)_. So why not incorporate
that into his big day? Courtney of
[Pizzazzerie](http://pizzazzerie.com/parties/whitmore-brewbash-beer-tasting-
party/) designed this brew bash for her beau’s birthday, and I think it
provides some great inspiration! And can you believe that cake?!

**3. Football Party** — If you’re married to a sports-living
man’s man like me, football is probably a big part of your life right now. So
how about using your man’s love of the game and incorporating it into a fun
party? Plan the event on any football Sunday and let your guy and his buds
enjoy a day of watching football (and eating and drinking of course). This
party on [Scott & Janessa’s
blog](http://scottandjanessa.blogspot.com/2011/09/uw-football-party.html)
provides some great inspiration! _**What other great guy-themed parties have
you seen?**_

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{Buy or DIY} Vintage-Inspired Jewelry Organizer

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DIY Recycled Wine Crate Shelves

Have I mentioned recently how much I love [Pinterest](http://pinterest.com/prnicolev/)? Yeah, I know…I’m obsessed. Anyway, thanks to my obsession, I discovered this awesome DIY recycled wine crate shelves over on [Babble](http://blogs.babble.com/family- style/2011/08/02/20-cool-decorating-tricks/?pid=2498#slideshow). __When I eventually re-design my home office, I’m going to need to make some of there beauties. _Love <3…_

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