Pick a theme.
Deciding upon a central theme is one of the easiest and best
ways to keep your party under budget. When you’re focused on one main idea, the
money that you spend will have a much bigger impact because your planning has
been focused on a single vision. When you head to the store, keep your theme in
mind and you’ll be able to resist the urge to purchase non-essentials and items
that may not fit well with your vision.
Send online invites.
Using an online invitation company
such as Evite or Paperless Post will also help you to stay under budget. Email
invitations are super helpful because they assist you in keeping track of
Create a budget.
Before you head out to the store and
start picking up anything and everything that fits within your theme, come up
with a budget. Consider how many party guests are expected, whether your party
will be held around mealtime, and if you will be having your party at home or
at a venue. It will be much easier to remain under budget if you know how much
you’re willing to spend ahead of time, and come up with a plan for how to get
what you need with the money you have!
Have your party at home.
Instead of renting out a room in
a restaurant or another venue, have the party at home! You’ll save a bundle by
not paying for a space, and will be able to use the money you saved on
decorations to make the party area feel festive and exciting!
Focus on guests.
While extras like party entertainment and
tons of decorations can be fun, your main focus should be on the guests! The best
way to have a memorable party is to make sure that everyone is having a fun and
fabulous time. Ice breakers are a great way to get guests giggling ASAP. While
they may feel a little silly, they’ll soon be lost in the games and
If your party is being held in the summer,
break out the slip ‘n’ slide, or ask to borrow a friend’s pool. If your party
is in the fall, schedule a hay ride or go apple picking! If it’s in winter,
grab a few thermoses of hot cocoa and hit the ice rink! Embracing the season
that your party is being thrown in is a really easy way to have some festive
fun! Seasonal activities feel special,
and you’ll be able to find some awesome deals with coupon websites like Groupon!
With the whole World Wide Web at your
fingertips, it’s easier than ever to throw a party for cheap! Pinterest has
some amazing tutorials for creating anything from triple-layer cakes to balloon
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also offers some incredible deals, so that you’re
able to get all of the decorations and supplies that you wanted- without
breaking the bank!