For some when it comes to party planning just the thought of all that is involved will bring on fear like nothing else. While, of course, for others there’s not a scenario around that makes them happier. No matter which camp you fall in, one thing is for sure, we are all looking for the best way to throw the greatest party ever. The planning a party feat can definitely be a stress filled one. What with all those questions floating around? The how to go about planning, personalizing and decorating and with so many other details involved the list of questions does seem endless. But really don’t we all have the same goal; to plan a fun filled party that not only impresses our guests but is remembered with a smile.
I am often asked by friends and family to provide some tips to help make their planning experience a more enjoyable and fun one. And most times this request comes from a very tense and totally stressed out loved one. I always want to provide as many tips and as much help as possible in an effort to turn their frown upside down. So step one make the basic decisions about budget, date, time, location and the kind of party you can then easily take that info and determine the rest of the elements.
My number one tip to creating a pleasurable and gratifying party planning experience is organization, organization, organization. Organization is the key to success and the link to achieving your party planning goals. Followed by plan early, be a clever shopper, use the KISS rule – keep it simple silly, ask for help and finally another extremely important one remember to have fun, from start to finish. Back in the day before I planned events and parties for a living, I would stress out every single minute and the only (and I do mean only) time I took a breath and had fun was once the guests were gone and the party was over. And really that makes no sense!
Party Planning – Get Ready to Laugh!
So always remember to never forget to inject a bit of fun when it comes time to plan that special soiree. With thanks to Jerry and his family enjoy this funny and satirical party planning lesson in how not to plan a party.