Planning your bar or bat mitzvah can be an exciting (but stressful) time! Before you can start searching for the perfect venue, planning the catering menu, hiring a photographer, ordering your invitations and more, you need to choose a theme!
Picking the perfect theme isn’t as simple as it sounds. The theme of your b’nei mitzvah could very well dictate everything — from the decorations and decor to the cake and giveaway bags. Most of all, that theme will help you create the perfect invitations. That’s why it’s important to find a theme that matches your personality, and also makes your party memorable.
Here are some of the most popular bar mitzvah themes and invitation trends for 2014.
Technology: iMitzvah themes
Invite your guests to celebrate your bar mitzvah via text message with a mobile phone inspired themed invitations. The iMitzvah is a double-sided design that features a cell phone with text message conversation displayed on one side and traditional invitation wording on the other for those less tech savvy. Both sides are accented with a border of colorful and modern symbol.
The entertainment industry-related theme ideas are quickly becoming the “go to” option for many bar mitzvah planning families. The most popular in this category are undoubtedly the red carpet themes of both Hollywood and Broadway. Being such a well-known and popular category, there are a number of unique and fun invitations you could create.
Invite your guests to play to win with casino-inspired invitations. This invitation is designed with a black-and-grey diagonally striped background complete with a slot machine featuring the classic symbols of a bar or bat mitzvah.
VIP pass themes
Turn your party into a real production with an invitation designed to look like a VIP pass! There are many iterations of this popular theme out there — but the design pictured in the slide show is one of the most popular and authentic. Most VIP invitation cards come with your choice of black, pink, or jeweled lanyards and matching envelopes.
Another great theme for bar mitzvah or bat mitzvah is the popular destination and travel party themes. Creating invitations around this theme can be done in a number of ways. Choose from personalized passports to boarding tickets, and even flight passes. If you’re having a destination bar mitzvah, then these are the styles for you!
Tree of life themes
Undoubtedly one of the most popular designs around, the tree-of-life-themed cards can give your party a fun, modern, and traditional feel all in one. Pure and simple, these bar mitzvah invitations prominently display the tree of life, signifying the creation and transformation of child to adulthood.
Sports are undoubtedly one of the most classic theme ideas for a young man’s bar mitzvah. The three most popular are baseball, basketball, and soccer themes (or football depending on where you live). Our baseball-themed bar mitzvah invitation combines a ticket, with a trading card look to create something totally unique and memorable. This design is special, because it could also be used for other sports.
Candy land, candy bar, and candy in general are great themes for any bar or bat mitzvah. It has gained popularity in recent years and who would be surprised by that? Candy themes are very gender neutral and are usually equally appealing to both young men and women. Bright colors (and candy of course!) are great ways to allow your theming carry over into your party invitations. *Note – this is a great theme for creating your own personalized bar mitzvah candy wrappers!
Classic bar or bat mitzvah-themed parties are a great way to keep everything classy and sophisticated, yet still traditional. Elegant layered cards, traditional Jewish symbols, and more will make your event both memorable, and classic. Examples include a holy tallit-themed invitation that is modern and simple and a custom tallit invitation designed in shades of steel blue and white is the perfect personalized invitation for a bar mitzvah.
Celebrate your star musician with guitar or rock star themed bar mitzvah invitations. A popular design features an acoustic guitar that is both modern and sophisticated. Designed in black, brown, and cream, this invitation features an acoustic guitar on a cream background with a stylized bar mitzvah headline.
These are just a small number of examples of how the bar mitzvah or bat mitzvah party theme you choose can be incorporated into your own personalized invitations.
All of the invitation ideas and samples you have seen in this theme idea post are available at BarmitzvahCards.net. Samples of any of these themed invitations are also available at no cost. BarmitzvahCards.net is also happy to include Hebrew names on your invitations and even custom-make your very own designs. All of the invitations you have seen here also have matching ensembles of response cards, save the date cards, thank you notes, & party favors available (bookmark favors and personalized candy wrapper favors). Best of all, shipping is always fast and free.
Do you have any other bar or bat mitzvah-theme ideas or suggestions for unique invitations? Share them in the comments below!
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