10 Butterfly Theme Ideas for a Bat Mitzvah, Shower, Party or Wedding

10 Creative Ideas for your Butterfly Theme

The warm weather is finally here! All the awesome things we look forward to at this time of year are finally underway – lighter layers, wearing sandals, enjoying the outdoors and all that nature has to offer. It’s a great opportunity for entertaining and relishing the sunshine. A butterfly themed bat mitzvah or party is perfect for the season.

1. Butterfly Centerpieces

Butterfly CenterpiecesBring the outdoors inside with butterflies that take flight over your tablescape. These colorful beauties are from Balloon Artistry.

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Butterfly Theme Party Ideas The butterflies and flowers in this centerpiece appear to float on air by using a Lucite backdrop. The staggered height of the pedestals create visual interest.
Source: 100 Layer Cake

2. Bar & Table Decorations

Butterfly ChandelierThis butterfly chandelier hangs over the bar and creates a focal point in the room.
Photo by JLG Photo.

Butterfly Theme Decorations | Bat Mitzvah, Party, Sweet 16Weddingstar showcases a variety of creative ways you can add butterflies to your decor.  We love the idea of placing the decorative butterfly in a glass terrarium.  Add candles, grass, candy – the possibilities are endless!
Source: Wedding Chicks

3. GOBO Lighting

Butterfly Wedding Ideas | GOBO LightingBring the outdoors inside with GOBO lighting.  Nancy Swiezy Events set up Gotham Hall with ethereal white butterflies flying overhead!

4. Escort Cards

Butterfly Escort Seating CardsThese adorable butterflies pull double duty. Not only do they take a mimosa (or any drink) up a notch, they also show guests to their seats with style.  Butterfly Place Cards are available at Beau Coup.
Source: Kara’s Party Ideas

Butterfly Theme Place Card Holders for a Wedding, Bar & Bat Mitzvah or Party

You can also opt for these stunning butterfly place card holders from Luna Bazaar, which  double as a beautiful favor where guests can display photos from your affair.

5. Napkin Rings

Butterfly Napkin RingsDress up your table with colorful touches like butterfly napkin rings, found on Family Circle.

Butterfly Theme DIY Decorations | Mitzvah, PartyThese hand painted butterflies available on Amazon.com are a lovely way to add creativity to your table.
Source: Koyal Wholesale

6. Butterfly Invitations

Every affair begins with invitations. Kick off your event with butterfly invitations to reflect the season and the tone of your event.

Jodis Gifts Butterfly Invitations 2

Jodi’s Gifts offers a great selection of butterfly themed invitations and suites for any occasion.  The “Large Butterfly Invitation” on ballet pink shimmer paper sets an airy and joyous tone for a bat mitzvah, Sweet Sixteen or other occasion. In the example on the right, butterflies accenting the wedding gown add a bit of whimsy and fun – a cheery announcement for an upcoming bridal shower.

Flutter Butterfly Bat Mitzvah Invitations from Jodi's Gifts

These “Flutter” invitations from Jodi’s Gifts reflect a soft palette of opal and plum. Dainty and feminine, this Bat Mitzvah invite will set guests’ hearts aflutter in anticipation of the festivities!

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Butterfly Theme Invitations | Bat Mitzvah, Wedding

Butterfly Invitations can also be found at Minted.com.

7. Cake Decorations

Buttefly Cake | Bat Mitzvah, Wedding, PartyButterflies hover around this cake, by Heather Barranco Dreamcakes, for a fun and whimsical 3-dimensional effect.

Butterfly DIY Cake DecorationsIf you’re in the mood for a fun DIY project, Amazon takes out the guess work of decorating your cake with these affordable and edible butterfly cake decorations.

8. Dessert Table

Butterfly Dessert Buffet TableGive the dessert table visual interest. The butterflies float in and out of sheer netting in this display, complete with a birdcage and other themed objects.
Source: Kara’s Party Ideas

9. Favors and Gifts

Butterfly Wine Stopper FavorGive your guests a keepsake that reflects the theme of your special day. These breathtaking glass butterfly wine stoppers are elegant and stylish.

10. Shoes

Butterfly Crystal ShoesNo special occasion outfit is complete without a bit of bling. Give your dress some sparkle with these Aruna Seth butterfly crystal slingback peep toe pumps.
Source: Lela New York

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Written by Lonni Delane

  • Brittany Bellagala Intern

    I love the butterfly chandelier. This theme would be perfect for a garden/outdoor party!

  • http://www.facebook.com/frank.green.75098364 Frank Green

    Love the butterfly theme especially the butterflies on the cake. We recently filmed a beautiful wedding that had a lovely cake topped with flowers that these butterflies would have loved. fmg vmax . com