Having trouble choosing a party theme?

Sometimes the hardest place to start is at the beginning. That applies to many things in life, including party planning. If you’re struggling to choose a party theme, click on the button below for some ideas and strategies or visit my party theme pages for inspiration!

“Details are the difference between good stuff and great stuff.”

– Stephen Brewster

“The details are not the details. They make the design.”

– Charles Eames

Worried about all those little details?

From invitations to food, games and activities, and of course, the all-important party favor bags, there’s a lot going on behind the scenes of a well-planned, themed party. You might be afraid of missing some of those little details, but don’t worry! Below are links to my party planning tips for each of the topics mentioned above (you might also be interested in my free, DIY party planning e-book). When you’re ready to explore some fun party themes or need additional resources, just click on one of the buttons below. 

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8 Simple Steps For Developing an Awesome Party Plan

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10 Tips for Crafting Party Invitations with Your Kids

Party invitations are typically the last thing on my mind when I start the planning process for a birthday party for one of my children. I know this seems counterproductive, especially considering the fact that the invitation is the first thing the party guests see....

11 Handmade Party Favor Bag Designs

To goody bag…or not to goody bag? Favor bags (often called goody bags) can sometimes be an area of debate when it comes to kids’ parties. But I’m going to assume you’ve already decided to provide them (the debate is a topic for another post), so we’ll skip that part...

8 Simple Steps for Developing an Awesome Party Plan – Part 2

And we’re back! If you’re just dropping by to learn how to plan a super-awesome party, I suggest taking a look back at Part 1 of this two-part post on developing your own party plan. Feel free to comment if you have additional ideas you'd like to pass on to your...

3 Ways to Involve Other Parents at Your Kid’s Birthday Party

If there's one thing I've learned from all the parties I've hosted over the years, it's this: Party parents get bored faster than party kids! Come on, you know it's true! Think back to a time when your child came home from school all giddy about her best friend's...

3 Places to Look for Easy, DIY Party Decoration Ideas

I recall making the decision to host my first themed Halloween party. Choosing the theme was the easy part. Within our circle of friends, our house is referred to as "The Shire" (that's mostly because my husband has hairy feet, but also because we're big fans of The...

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