If you’re looking forward to hosting an epic party and want to ensure that your party goes off without a hitch, continue reading to discover a few handy hosting tips.
Hosting a party? Here are some tips to consider!
1. Hire an experienced, professional caterer
If you love playing host to your friends and family but are stressed out by the thought of having to spend hours preparing meals or snacks for your party, do yourself a huge favor and hire a professional caterer. As not only will your caterer be able to whip up mouth watering dishes with flavour, that your guests will rave about but you’ll also be able to focus on getting ready for your big party and socialising with all of your guests.
2. Make sure that you have enough seating for your party
As it will be uncomfortable for your guests to remain standing up all night, you may want to borrow a few extra chairs, stools, ottomans or bean bags for your party. If you plan on hosting your upcoming party in your home.
If you plan to host your party at another venue, the venue in question may provide you with all the seating which you’ll need. Although, it doesn’t hurt to double check, that you’re not required to provide your own seating. If you are, you can hire extra seats from a rental company that specializes in offering high quality party supplies.
3. Use fresh flowers to decorate your venue
One of the best ways to decorate your party venue, is to use bright, fresh flowers to decorate your venue. As an example, you may want to place wildflowers in mason jars on the tables in your venue. Or you may prefer the idea of creating a vertical floral wall for your party. Which your guests will be able to pose infant of for fun photos.
4. Prepare fun gift bags for your guests to take home
If you gift each individual who attends your party with a thoughtful gift bag, they’ll be sure to feel like VIPs. Examples of some of the items which you may want to place in a gift bag include home made chocolates or fudge, polaroid photos from your party and small gifts such as candles, a pack of cards or hand crafted soap.
5. Only invite individuals who will get on well with your other guests
No matter how close you may be to a certain individual, if a friend or family member is notorious for starting arguments or misbehaving whilst drunk, you may want to leave them off your guest list. As the key to holding a fun, memorable party is to ensure that there isn’t any drama and that everyone at your party feels comfortable and welcome.
6. Make sure to introduce individuals to each other, who you believe will get on
As it’s often awkward for individuals to start up conversations with people who they don’t know, it’s well working making the effort to introduce individuals who you believe have common interests and are likely to get on.
7. Don’t spend all your time with a couple of your friends
The key to being a great host is to circulate and to spend time with all of your guests.
So if you were looking for valuable tips on being the best host which you can be, it’s definitely using the 7 tips listed above to your advantage.
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