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. 

Images from Some of my Parties

Party!

Check Out My Party Tips!

Creating Party Games for Any Theme

If you’ve ever planned a themed birthday or holiday party for kids, you know it’s important to provide activities, games or entertainment of some sort to keep them from destroying your home. We all know that 10, six year-olds can do exactly that in an hour flat if...

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...

8 Simple Steps For Developing an Awesome Party Plan

You may not be into party plans at all, but let me tell you...when I'm prepping a birthday party for one of my children (or our annual Halloween party, for that matter), I make sure to: PLAN, PLAN, PLAN…and PARTY PLAN some more! My first really big party was a Lord of...

5 Essential Party Planning Tools

This website is not really designed to be a product review site, but I’m going to make an exception this once (well, maybe more than once if I find something else I really like). As a party planner, there are certain tools of the trade that make life considerably...

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...

How to Select a Party Theme

From the day I began planning my daughter’s first birthday party, the idea of coming up with just one theme has been difficult, to say the least. As my children grew older, the challenge of choosing a party theme became theirs, but that doesn’t make it any easier.My...

Want Party Tips and Trends Delivered to Your Inbox?