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What Party Supplies Are Worth the Money?

What Party Supplies Are Worth the Money?

What party supplies are worth the money? That’s a question I hear a lot from party planning moms. "What should I spend my party dollars on?" and "Where should I save my money?" I’m going to help you figure it out, but I'll warn you upfront: you may not like the first...

How to Plan a Birthday Party for Twins

How to Plan a Birthday Party for Twins

I’m a mom of twin girls, so I know that planning two birthday parties in one can be a little overwhelming. And, if you have boy/girl twins, birthday party planning becomes that much more complicated. So I’ve rounded up my best ideas on how to plan a birthday party for...

29 Ideas for Party Favor Packaging

29 Ideas for Party Favor Packaging

The post I could not stop writing about my favorite birthday party favor ideas started me thinking about fun ideas for party favor packaging. Here are my go-to party favor container ideas. 1. Bow and Tag My all-time favorite way to give a party favor is just by adding...

How much does it cost to host a graduation party?

How much does it cost to host a graduation party?

Anyone who’s hosted any kind of party knows that the cost can add up quick! That’s why it’s so important to have a budget in mind when you’re planning your party. The budget gives you guardrails: they keep you from driving off the road! So how much does it cost to...

37 Awesome birthday party favor ideas that work for any party theme

37 Awesome birthday party favor ideas that work for any party theme

How many times have your kids come home from a birthday party with a party favor bag full of pencils, candy and little erasers? At one point I had a kitchen drawer exploding with pencils. Birthday party favors can definitely be more creative than what’s available in...

3 Ways to Style a Vase in Vase Party Centerpiece

3 Ways to Style a Vase in Vase Party Centerpiece

The fun thing about designing centerpieces for a children’s party is that because you’re designing for kids, the centerpiece can be just about anything. But if you choose flowers, you can still create a fun little surprise by doubling up your vases. Here are three...

Imagine your party in advance so you don’t forget anything

Imagine your party in advance so you don’t forget anything

I woke up this morning thinking about serving coffee at my Royal Wedding Viewing Party. I know that’s weird. But, it did make me realize that imagining my party is a key part of my party planning process, and it’s something I haven’t thought to share with you before....

101: How to Style a Party Place Setting

101: How to Style a Party Place Setting

I wanted to show you how I put together the place settings at my Kentucky Derby inspired graduation party. This is the same technique I use for almost every party, so once you've got this easy layering system down, you can tweak the style and use it for all your party...

How to Plan a Party When You’re Crazy Busy

How to Plan a Party When You’re Crazy Busy

My family and I are entering what is my insanely busy season at work. I have to say: I truly, deeply dread this season every year. I know that one day, not too far in the future, I'll be in tears, convinced that I won't be able to pull it all off. This also is the...

101: How to Style a Dessert Table {Part 4: Add a Backdrop}

101: How to Style a Dessert Table {Part 4: Add a Backdrop}

Just like your body has a skeleton, a stunning dessert table backdrop needs some support. So today in Part 4 of The Party Teacher's 101 series: How to Style a Dessert Table, we're talking about adding a backdrop -- and the support system and tools you need to do it...

101: How to Style a Dessert Table {Part 3: Embellish Your Table}

101: How to Style a Dessert Table {Part 3: Embellish Your Table}

Half the fun of the dessert table is dressing it up. Once you choose your menu, serving pieces and arrangement, you can have fun with tablecloths, runners, banners and buntings. We talked about adding non-food items to your dessert table in Step 2: Arrange Your...

101: How to Style a Dessert Table {Part 2: Arrange Your Treats}

101: How to Style a Dessert Table {Part 2: Arrange Your Treats}

There are TWO dessert tables: the one in your mind, and the one in reality. They don't always match. And there's a really good reason for that: the way you arranged your treats just isn't working. Maybe everything is too spaced out. Or maybe the arrangement lacks...

101: How to Style a Dessert Table {Part 1: Choose Your Menu}

101: How to Style a Dessert Table {Part 1: Choose Your Menu}

A birthday party used to mean cake and ice cream. Now, the dessert table is the norm among party-loving moms. Feeling stumped about how to plan a dessert table? Or maybe you've tried to style one and it didn't look quite right? Styling a dessert table does take some...

8 Tips for a Hosting a Successful Budget Birthday Party

8 Tips for a Hosting a Successful Budget Birthday Party

I'm betting sometimes you see parties on blogs like this one and think, "Well, that'd be nice if I had the budget." But I'm here to tell you that you can stage a great looking -- and more importantly, a fun party -- without spending a fortune. Here are 8 Tips for a...

TPT 14 Party Planning Cheat Sheets 11-23-1

Party planning should be fun -- not stressful!

Don't miss my FREE party planning cheat sheets.

These are the exact 14 worksheets I use to plan all my parties!

Have fun planning your party (and stop worrying about what you're forgetting).

Plus, you'll get all the latest parties, tutorials, and discounts from The Party Teacher.

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TPT 14 Party Planning Cheat Sheets 11-23-1

Don't miss my FREE Party Planning Cheat Sheets!

Don't miss my FREE party planning cheat sheets.

These are the exact 14 worksheets I use to plan all my parties!

Have fun planning your party (and stop worrying about what you're forgetting).

Plus, you'll get all the latest parties, tutorials, and discounts from The Party Teacher.

You have successfully subscribed! Thanks for joining the party!