Mardi Gras essentials from Etsy

Want to throw a successful Mardi Gras party? You’ll need these essential, local Etsy pieces:

1. Cake pops

Get festive with cake pops in traditional carnival colors. Every part of them is edible and multiple flavors are available including – chocolate, vanilla, and red velvet. Yum.

2. Pink handmade leather masquerade mask

Be the belle of the ball in this stunning mask! A hotpink fabric flower with rhinestones in shades of pink makes this piece come alive, and brings a lovely contrast to the pink lace that covers the white front of the mask. Hot pink veiling on the side takes the presence of this mask undeniable, and extra-long sheer pink ribbons ensure a fit to perfection. If pink isn't your style, Etsy has plenty of other choices.

3. Hug & kisses beads

What is Mardi Gras without the beads? Enjoy this little twist on the traditional mardi gras beads by purchasing this glass, bead bracelet.

4. Parasol mardi gras stars

Thai style Parasol features sturdy, textured, handmade paper from the bark of the Mulberry tree. Beautiful in the sun - the papers high texture shows it's beautiful variations and shades. Umbrella frame is made of bamboo, wooden handle and carved wooden finial (point at top). A perfect Mardi Gras party decoration or accessory.

5. Keep calm and catch beads

Keep calm and stay classy by wearing a t-shirt to your Mardi Gras party.

6. Mardi Gras cookie cutter

Constructed of tinplate steel, this charming cookie cutter is one for the books. You’re friends will adore your Mardi Gras mask shaped treats.