The Hottest Trends for Sweet 16 Themes and Colors

Turning 16 is a huge deal for a teenage girl, so help her celebrate this major milestone with our favorite ideas for sweet 16 themes!

Whether she’s a sports fanatic or a girly girl, this list of themes and colors will get you on the right track for planning a day the birthday girl will always remember.

Color Me Happy

A sixteenth birthday is pretty sweet—and so are these sweet 16 color schemes!

For a dash of elegance at the party, go with a classy white and gold theme.

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Use these peel-and-stick water bottle labels for a great way to keep your girl and her guests hydrated.

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Give the party a feminine touch with a trendy pink and gold themeone of the most popular sweet 16 themes right now!

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Any young lady will feel like royalty at a party that's decked out in purple and gold!


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The birthday girl will love getting dressed up for her big day with this gorgeous blue and silver color scheme.

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Everyone will enjoy partying in style with a classic black and white theme!

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Throw a sophisticated sweet 16 party by decorating the room in black and gold.

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A Theme Come True

Paris is a dream AND the perfect themed backdrop for an exciting sweet 16!

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For the fashionable young lady, throw her a sweet 16 bash inspired by her favorite designer!

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Another fashion-forward idea is to decorate with fun patterns and the birthday girl’s monogram.

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If the party will take place in the summertime, there’s no shortage of fun tropical party themes to help forget about the heat!

Keep the birthday festivities on point with a cactus-themed celebration.

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Splash around for a ton of fun at a sweet 16 pool party!



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Guests will have a ball at a sports-themed sweet 16!

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Whether the birthday girl is a talented musician or a fan of music in general, throw her a dance party decked out with a fun music theme.

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Guests will have a magical time at a unicorn sixteenth birthday party!

Or try freshening the party up with a floral theme to get the gathering off to a sweet-smelling start.

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If cold weather will keep the party-goers inside, bring a winter wonderland indoors with a dreamy wintry decorated party!

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No matter how you decide to celebrate the birthday girl, she‘s sure to have a great time surrounded by family and friends that care so much to make her feel special on her big day!


Did you try any of these ideas for a sweet 16 party? Leave us a comment below or show us pictures from the party! Find us on Facebook or Instagram with #distinctivs.


1 comment

  • julia hernandez

    I am looking for glow party stickers.

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