With springtime colors popping up all around, now鈥檚 the聽time kick off the season鈥檚 celebratory spirit聽by throwing聽the聽ultimate unicorn party聽for your next聽brunchtime f锚te聽or聽baby shower聽(or your dog鈥檚 birthday party鈥 we know you鈥檙e planning one!).聽There鈥檚 no better way to add some *magic* to your聽festivities聽than with a rainbow palette and theme inspired by these majestic聽creatures.聽Let this聽comprehensive list of mystical must-haves show you that fairytale dreams really do come true, and they come in shades of pastel cotton candy and sparkles. Scroll through for 18 whimsy-and-wonder-filled party聽essentials that will guarantee an聽unforgettable celebration.

unicorn cake

1.聽Unicorn Cake: Find gold candles for this dreamy, rainbow-layered cake, then whip up your buttercream frosting extra fluffy (think: cloud texture) before icing your creation. Top off your cake with the glittery candles at odd angles, instead of the usual straight up and down, to create the whimsical look of聽unicorn horns.聽(via Studio DIY)

Pastel Cotton Candy Cream Soda

2.聽Pastel Cotton Candy Cream Soda: Start your party off right taking a sip from these聽whimsical pastel-colored cream sodas. Pour a very small amount of flavored soda in the bottom of your glass, add club soda then some ice cream before garnishing your drinks with a little cotton candy fluff.聽(via Aww, Sam)


3.聽DIY Unicorn Pi帽ata: It鈥檚 not a fiesta until you kick it up a notch with a pi帽ata. To get yours looking as聽awesome as聽this sparkly unicorn, make over an ordinary donkey or horse pi帽ata using iridescent cellophane and tissue paper in a variety of pastel colors.聽(via Oh Happy Day)

party backdrop

4.聽DIY Unicorn Party Photo Backdrop: Guests won鈥檛 be able to stop聽snapping selfies once you set up a gorgeous, shimmery backdrop. Use pom poms to make聽clouds聽and add metallic streamers and colorful fringe garlands for the ultimate photo opp.聽(via Pillow Thought)


5.聽Magical Rainbow Unicorn Candy Bark: Your friends will be thrilled to find out that unicorn candy bark is a thing. Not only does it聽combine everyone鈥檚 favorite treats, it鈥檚聽also聽pretty af.聽(via Hello, Wonderful)

DIY Glitter Unicorn shakers

6.聽DIY Unicorn Glitter Shaker: Forget salt and pepper 鈥 it鈥檚 all about the glitter. These made-over聽unicorn-shaped shakers are a unique way to help you spice up聽your decor with glitter, so you can keep your聽f锚te sparkling through the whole party.聽(via A Bubbly Life)

Unicorn Horn Headband

7.聽DIY Unicorn Horn Headband: Your guests will love getting to dress the part for your themed party with these unicorn horn headbands. Add some spray adhesive and sparkles for optimum *magical wonder* and send them off to the photo booth.聽(via Tikkido)

purple cotton candy ice cream cone

8.聽Magic聽in a聽Cone: Both anime and unicorn-lovers will be able to relate with this seriously surreal聽cotton candy聽in a聽cone dessert. Complete with fondant sparkles, this treat will add a deliciously fun element to your party鈥檚 whimsical decor. (via @fluffegram)

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9.聽Jumbo Mylar Unicorn Balloon ($8): You can鈥檛 have a unicorn party without a few聽unicorn balloons. Give your confetti-dipped inflatables a four-legged, one-horned friend to hang with during the party. They can also double as party favors when the festivities come to an end.

Pin the Horn on The Unicorn

10.聽Pin the Horn on the Unicorn Game: Keep your guests entertained with games and activities. For this fun pin the horn game, all you鈥檒l need is to cut out a unicorn-shaped outline, glittery horns and fashionable DIY blindfold.聽(via A Bubbly Life)

rainbow taco

11.聽Candy Taco: Whoever thought to combine tacos with sweets was a genius. That鈥檚 just two things everyone loves, which makes it an ingenious idea for your party. Set up a taco bar with a variety of colorful toppings to make it an Instagrammable activity for guests. (via @fluffegram)

Unicorn Drink Stirrer

12.聽Unicorn Drink Stirrer ($9+): Drinks aren鈥檛 party-ready until you鈥檝e stuck in a decorative stirrer or garnish. Spruce up聽your drinks with a fitting unicorn-shaped drink stirrer.


13.聽Unicorn Onesies Purple Unicorn Pony Style Onesie ($55): If you thought onesies couldn鈥檛 get any better, make way for this unicorn-inspired one. Step out and surprise your guests with this silly getup that鈥檒l have your friends cracking up.

unicorn skewer

14.聽Unicorn Candy Skewer: This candy skewer is perfect for your guests with a sweet tooth, and聽is definitely one to include at your party. Finish off the skewer with a unicorn-shaped topper to decorate and hold your snacks in place.聽(via The Alison Show)

unicorn candy party favor 3

15.聽Rainbow Unicorn Candy Favors: Send your friends off with an assortment of rainbow candies. Pick up a few plastic unicorn toys, spray paint them gold then glue聽each one聽to a lid of the bottle, for a favor that鈥檒l decorate their shelf or tabletop long after your unicorn bash.聽(via Catch My Party)

party favor boxes

16.聽DIY Unicorn Party Favor Boxes: Once the party鈥檚 over, your friends will love being able to keep the sparkle going and take treats home from your unicorn party. Throw in a colorful temporary tattoo and some sweet treats to keep some of the magic alive.聽(via 100 Layer Cake-let)

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