Home party is getting more and more popular these days. The main reason is you can save your budget while making the party more personal at the same time. Save those money you spend for party organizers and start planning the party yourself. Organizing a party actually is simple if you know what to do. It is a simple task that can be done by almost everyone. But if you do this wrong, you will have disaster instead of party at your home. A wonderful party does not happen by itself. It needs to be well planned.
Birthday cake is the main part of a birthday party. The birthday cake must be your main concern when you plan the party, otherwise your cake might end up like these 20 Party Cakes Gone Horribly Wrong. Make sure you order your cake at least one week before the party, and check it one day before. Therefore, you will have some spare time in case something went wrong.
Party favors are a must. Party favor is a souvenir given to the guests after a party as a sign of gratitude to their attendance and serve as a reminder to the occasion. A favor bag contains small toys, candy or trinkets, or small gifts would be a wonderful choice. Party favors can also mean disposable items that help partygoers to celebrate, but not meant as a lasting souvenirs. Party hats, blowouts, balloons, noisemakers, glow sticks, paper plates and cups, and confetti are examples of these party favors.
Do not over decorate, except you are having some theme party. Consider the after party mess. For girls, a Barbie themed party with Barbie party supplies to complete the theme would be a wonderful option. It is one of the most popular party themes. For boys, the popular Ben 10 cartoon character would be an excellent theme choice.
Make your food selection simple, in small portion, and familiar. Children tend to grab food, eat some, and then leave the rest. Serve the food in big portion, and you will have tons of leftovers after the party.
The size of your house will determine the size of your party. Sufficient space is crucial. Crowded party never ends up as a good party. The age of your child will also play a role in this. Older children can handle bigger crowd better than the younger ones. The ideal timing of a birthday party is one and a half hour. Two hours will be the maximum limit.
The last but not least is the invitation. Two weeks before the party would be the ideal time to invite your guests.