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It’s never too late to celebrate! We assembled some recipes, tips, and inspiration to help you have a merry Mardi Gras, no matter how tight your schedule. Let the good times roll!

king cake photo1. King Cake

What is Mardi Gras without King Cake? Even if you can’t find them in your local stores, fear not! All you need is a can of refrigerated cinnamon rolls and some colored sugar and you’ll be well on your way to a King Cake in no time. Check out the recipe from Nola.com!

mardi gras manicure nails photo2. Mardi-Mani

Even if you have to work on Fat Tuesday, you can still show your festive spirit! A simple manicure featuring purple, green, and yellow/gold will let you rock the party all day long.

masks for mardi gras3. Minute Masks

Don’t get caught without a mask at your Mardi Gras festivities! Many sites offer free, printable masks that you simply print, color, and cut.

mardi gras dirty rice

4. Cajun Cooking

Enjoy the taste of New Orleans during Mardi Gras, or any day, with easy, flavorful recipes such as this Cajun Dirty Rice. For dessert, don’t forget the beignets!

5. Custom Shirts
Next year, don’t get caught at the last minute with no Mardi Gras plans! Whether you’re running a 5k, hosting a party, or even traveling to New Orleans for the big day itself, make it a Mardi Gras to remember with custom shirts for you and your group. Check out our Mardi Gras templates here!

Still looking for inspiration? Go to our Pinterest page for more info on these ideas and more. You can also read some customer Mardi Gras stories!

Follow CustomInk’s board Last Minute Mardi Gras on Pinterest.


Jeslyn is a Social Media & Content Coordinator at Custom Ink.

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