Black And White Party Decorations To Adorn And Transform Your Venue!

Fun And Fabulous Black And White Party Decorations
To Help You Create A Black And White Party Extraordinare!


If you have decided to host a Black And White Party that is patterned after the Truman Capote's legendary black and white ball, you will want to be sure to decorate your party venue to the nines. This is the kind of party where you pull out all the stops, go overboard, and let decadence be your guide.


First of all, if you are going to try and compete with the iconic party of the year, you must be sure that your Black And White Party does not violate the color requirements. In other words, all of the decorations must be solid black, white, or a black and white print. You can also use accents of silver or gold to jazz things up a bit and add a little bit of glitz, glam, and pizzazz! To help get you thinking along these lines, here are some ideas to engage your creativity and that those black and white juices flowing:

Black And White Party Decorations

  • Place white flowers in black vases, or painted black flowers in a white vases.

  • Use black tablecloths with white fabric or lace overlays and black dishes, or white tablecloths with black fabric or lace overlays and white dishes.

  • To create a more casual atmosphere you can use black and white checkered tablecloths.
  • Hang nets of white lights on walls covered with sheer white or black fabric.

  • Use black and/or white lampshades to either darken an area or lighten it up.

  • Give your walls a touch of your theme by covering them with black and/or white fabric, gossamer, or a paper backdrop.

Black And White Party Decorations

  • Hang some black and white paper lanterns from the ceiling.

  • Cover your ceiling with twisted black and white streamers. This will certainly take a good chunk of time, but the effect is well worth the effort.

  • For an inexpensive way to bring your theme alive, cover the walls with black and white newspapers.

  • Another way to inexpensively bring your theme to life would be to make a trip to your local Dollar Store and look for items that you could use to accent the room. If they aren't black and white, then spray paint them accordingly.

  • Place lighted candles and floating candles in party colors throughout party room.

Black And White Decorations

  • If you want to add some special lighting to illuminate your walkway, backyard or party room, you might want to use some black and white city street lights.

  • Cover chairs in white fabric and tie large, black fabric bows to the backs or cover chairs in black fabric and tie large, white fabric bows to the backs.
  • Instantly jazz up your walls with black and white gossamer or you could opt for some silver or black and silver. This will create a magical transformation of your party room atmosphere.

  • If you have a fireplace and weather permits, be sure to keep the fire burning for atmosphere.

  • Create black top hat centerpieces by filling hat with black and white shred, balloons, and streamers.

Black And White Decorations

  • Place black, white, and silver confetti on table tops.

  • Place mirrors on tabletops with black and white candles and confetti.

  • Cover furniture and walls with a mixture of black and white fabrics.

  • If you hold the party outside, here's a great black and white party tent to consider using to house your food away from all the bugs and critters.

  • Use silver accents for candleholders, serving dishes, and serving utensils.


Black And White Decorations

  • Create an area for black and white photos to be taken of each guest as they arrive.

  • Decorate room with empty boxes wrapped in black and white newspaper, black and white sheet music, or black and white papers and tied with black and white ribbons.

  • Leave disposable camera with black and white film around party room for guests to take pictures.

  • Create and hang a black and white collage of the birthday honoree.


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