The birth of Variatas

Sarah 0 Comments June 1, 2020

The idea to own a party shop started when I was still employed in the motor industry. I worked for a large company, but I knew I would never own it. The entrepreneurial potential which was nurtured at an early age was irresistible....

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We’re back!

Yvette 0 Comments July 1, 2020

We’re back! These have been interesting times… If you had told me at the beginning of the year that we would be walking around with masks on, social distancing, being stuck indoors for weeks, I would have said you’re watching too many sci-fi movies....

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Get your creative socks on!

Yvette 0 Comments Aug. 1, 2020

Get your creative socks on! I know, we are a party shop so we are obviously expected to be creative – and we are, thank goodness! But where does creativity come from? Is it something we are born with? Or is it a learned skill?


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Heritage Day

Martin 0 Comments Sept. 25, 2020

On the 24th of September each year, we gather to celebrate all the colours, languages, nations and traditions that are blended in our home, in South Africa. Heritage Day is such a special public holiday here. It was always one of the most beautiful for ...

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A party shop that can spruce up your holiday season

Martin 0 Comments Dec. 27, 2020

Tis' the season & time of year families are safely getting together, we think that you would agree Christmas this year is being celebrated in the most unlikely of places & we want to celebrate the glory when we're at home......

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Virtual Party Packs

Yvette 0 Comments Jan. 1, 2021

Happy New Year!! 2020 was an unusual year to say the least, so we are so grateful to have made it through the year and are optimistic that 2021 will be better. We have already started off with a bang; with new superhero felt face masks......

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Top 5 Party Decor Ideas for Valentine’s and Easter

Martin 0 Comments Feb. 12, 2021

It's Valentine’s and Easter season soon. Whether you’re throwing a special date or a small party this 2020 (darn you, COVID-19), here are top party decor ideas. Do you have plans for Valentine’s and Easter? ...

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