29 Essentials For Throwing A Totally Awesome '90s Party

A guide to the ultimate throwback bash.

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5. Don't forget to try and take pictures with a Polaroid.

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Because there's nothing better than the false hope of thinking shaking a polaroid would make it develop faster. You can find them on eBay, Urban Outfitters, or your local craft store.

6. Use VHS tapes as risers.


You can find these at garage sales or even thrift stores. Just use a paintbrush to spread glue along the sides, then sprinkle glitter on top. If you can't find those coveted orange Nickelodeon tapes, glue your shame away with orange glitter.

8. Turn an old canvas backpack into a floral centerpiece for the table.


Find a small bright backpack and paint fun '90s shapes on it. Then put your favorite flowers inside. See more details here.

10. Create a '90s banner with your favorite catch phrases.


Cover your walls in "As ifs," "Booyahs," and whatever cheesy slang you can think of. You can buy banners like this here or DIY them by cutting out letters and gluing them to twine.

12. Create the coveted Aggro Crag trophy for the best costume.


Coveted doesn't even come close to describe the glowing green beauty. Just spray paint, cut, and glue styrofoam into the shape of the prize.

16. The Nickelodeon Slime Cake

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THE NICKELODEON SLIME CAKE found in the original Nickelodeon magazine can still be made. Fulfill your childhood dream by finally baking the slime cake. Now, you don't have to ask your mom's permission first. See the full recipe here.

18. Dunkaroo Funfetti Dip


Dunkaroos: the snack that many of our moms wouldn't let us have. Learn how to create the dip here, then add some animal cookies or crackers. Now you can have all you desire.

25. Grab some scrunchies, neon colors, and denim to rock the signature '90s look.


27. Throw on all your preppy clothes and be Cher from Clueless. Be sure to find your Dionne.


28. Get some flannel, tees, and trucker hats to be Garth and Wayne.


Party time! Excellent!

29. ... Or you could go all out like Katy Perry.


Your goal as Daria is to never smile the whole night, and as Jane you've got to be at the top of your sarcasm game.