Sealife Decorations

These super-cute Under the Sea "Sealife" decorations are fun and colorful homemade party decorations that would be perfect for an under the sea party, mermaid party, margaritaville party or luau!

All of these backgrounds shown in the photos below were made with colored butcher/kraft paper, which happened to be provided. But not everyone has access to giant rolls of blue paper! So...

When you want to cover a large area and transform it into a background of color, the easiest and cheapest thing to do is to use large disposable plastic tablecloths. Then you can use colored paper to create the sea creatures, rocks, and plants for your underwater scene.

Imagine your guest's reaction when they arrive at the party and see the walls looking like this!  

Under the Sea Decorations

Beautiful sea life!

Ocean Decorations

Your guests will love finding Nemo at your party!

homemade party decorations

Add in some sealife inflatables, such as this Killer Whale, for fun!

homemade party decorations

No under the sea scene is complete without an octopus!! This one was made in the corner...with his legs hanging out from his body.

Include a sea turtle cake or other ocean themed cake to your birthday party decorations.

These great decorations pictured here, along with tiki torches and volcano decorations (perfect for a luau!) were made by the talented folks at our annual VBS at our church.

When to Use Under the Sea Decorations

Don’t limit these decoration ideas to an “under the sea” party theme! These homemade party decorations would be perfect to be used for any party that includes a tropical, beach or water theme. Some suggestions for parties where you could incorporate these ideas include:

Mermaid Party

Pool Party

Hawaiian Luau

Teen Luau

Hawaiian Slumber Party

Margaritaville Party

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