Celebrating your baby’s first milestone his/her birthday. The most joyous day in any parent’s life. Deciding the theme, invites, catering, decorations, party supplies and activities makes the days leading up to the event seem like a celebration by itself. Even a simple party with immediate family and close friends requires lots of planning. The sooner you start organizing, planning and executing the more stress free you would be on the d-day.
The number one priority would be to decide on an appropriate budget for the party. You can easily get carried away and nothing would be enough for your little one. But please ensure that you stick to your budget as much as possible.
Try and involve your family and friends too. It would be a blessing to have someone to delegate some of your work. Choose the venue well in advance and do the booking and if it is a party being organized at home ensure you have cleaned and spruced up the space beforehand.
Deciding on the caterer is another herculean task if you are outsourcing it to a vendor. Choose a tried and tested catering service or based on recommendations. Experimenting on food for the d-day can be a disaster if it is not up to the mark.
Choosing the cake from a bakery you know or from home based bakers whose work you know will be highly recommended. Every birthday party these days are laying importance in having some form of entertainment organized.
Magicians and clowns are classics for every party but you can also think of having balloon artists, Tattoo artists, professional story tellers, puppeteers, face painters etc. Information can be obtained from any of the yellow pages directory in your city or online. Please check for recommendations or review their work beforehand so that you have some peace of mind. Or you can organize games, singing or dance recitals. Kids would be equally excited to perform. Hiring a professional photographer would also be nice, based on your budget.
There are a whole lot of décor and return gifts one can purchase online that way you do not have to travel around the city markets looking for them. We have curated a list of party supplies one can order online from the comfort of home. One can purchase the product by clicking on the image given wherein you will be redirected to our partner site for billing and delivery.
Happy birthday foil balloon:
A golden colored foil balloon would accentuate any background. Would also be subtle in your pictures and a must have in any birthday party. It is a neutral color for both boys and girls. But if you would like specifics you can choose blue for the boy and pink for the girl baby according to the theme.
Tissue paper pom poms
These pom poms would look beautiful to hang from the ceiling. They would make beautiful décor items for any party celebration like bridal shower, baby shower, graduation or birthday’s. They can be carefully wrapped and reused. If you are crafty there are many DIY on YouTube for you to refer and make your own tissue paper pom poms.
Tissue paper tassels
Tissue paper tassels would look lovely to accentuate your wall décor. The tissue papers can be procured and they can also be ideal DIY.
Foil curtains can be ideal backdrops or can also be used for photo booth decorations. This décor can also be a DIY if you are crafty.
Multicolored party swirls would look beautiful for indoor parties or for photo booths.
No kids party can ever be complete without balloons. A balloon pump would also be an essential, they can be reused.One time investment.
Birthday candles :
Beautiful candles for birthday’s is a must have. Theme based candles are also available.
Disposable paper plates, cups, napkins and spoons
Based on the theme one has decided you can order your disposable paper plates, cups, napkins etc. Order a little extra of these supplies based on your guest list, since there can be potential wastage. One cannot be left running for supplies on the day of the party.
Photo booth props
Setting up a good photo booth will be a nice entertainment zone for all the guests along with the birthday baby. One can organize it without much effort.
If you are planning your party in the evening and outdoors, one can use the Led photo clip lights as a nice prop. You can attach your babies’ photographs. They are perfect lighting decoration. They are reusable and battery operated. Star light curtains would also be wonderful décor items.
The party would be incomplete without the customary birthday hat. They can be lovely DIY projects too.
They are beautifully decorated containers generally made of paper mache,cloth or paper. They are filled with chocolates, small toys or both. Strings are attached to the pinata and when pulled or broken there is a scramble for the stuff within. Since they get everyone involved in the birthday fun, pinatas are party activities-timeless, affordable and barrels of laugh even for tired adults. These pinata can also work as birthday decoration or as a center piece, they sure would stand out from the rest of the decor.
Party Invites :
There are a host of options while deciding party invites. One can easily design and customize their invites based on the theme chosen. Creating an E-invite using Adobe spark is one option. Using readily printed cards available on amazon is another option. One can also look at online options for printing your personalized cards www.printkaro.in offers invitation cards which can be customized online and prints can be ordered online as well. They will be delivered to your doorstep within three working days. Their services are available pan India.
Goody Bags :
Party favors or return gifts have become an essential part of a birthday party. There are many age appropriate gifts one can choose from to place in the goody bags. These goody bags can be customized or can be bought online according to your party theme.