Most 13-year-olds use Instagram, so embrace it and make it the theme of your mitzvah party! There are so many fun ways to incorporate Instagram into your party, such as using the logo for inspiration on your invitations and in your decor, using hashtags, and showcasing actual Instagram photos at your event.
Start with a cool invitation like this Instagram-logo invitation from Jac o’lyn Murphy:
This Instagram-themed invitation is from the Paper Art Studio:
You can even send out an Instagram save-the-date card like this one available on Etsy:
Check out these cool “Jessiegram” place cards featured on Mitzvah Market:
They are a great way to incorporate lots of photos of you and your guests.
Decorate with hanging “hashtags” and use them in your table names like these by Jac o’lyn Murphy:
Kids will no doubt be taking photos on their phones throughout the event, so use that to your advantage by creating a hashtag for your mitzvah celebration. Companies like AJH Entertainment can set up screens to display your guests’ photos of the party as they post them!
You can also place signs throughout your party space with your hashtag so guests can post their photos during and after the event to social media sites such as Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.
Or pass out cards with your event’s hashtag like these available on Etsy:
You can even put a hashtag inside your yarmulkes like these seen on Rabbi Jason’s blog:
And make sure to have fun props at your photo booth and throughout your party, such as these cute social media pennants available from Etsy:
This giant Instagram frame is also available on Etsy:
Depending on where you live, you may be able to rent out an “Instaprint” machine for printing Instagram pictures at your party:
For dessert, serve your guests an Instagram cake like this one from Cherry’s Cakes:
Display a festive rainbow-colored candy bar like this one featured on Jac o’lyn Murphy:
We love these cute Insta-cookies and pops with “likes” banners featured on Hostess With the Mostess:
Send your guests home with individually-wrapped Instagram logo cookies like these available on Etsy:
Or for a more personal touch, use your own Instagram photos on custom “Instagraham” cookies from Baking for Good:
Pack your favors in boxes with custom Instagram-themed labels like these seen on Time to Partay:
For more ideas, check out our Pinterest board for Instagram Theme Bar and Bat Mitzvah Ideas.