Regardless of the occasions, sometimes you just need to throw a party. To meet and greet all your friends and family in one place and having a quality time with them is just what you need at times. Party planners can be expensive, so why invest in them when you can do it by yourself? With the perfect number of guests, the right food and the right music you are off to a good start. Think ahead on how a professional party planner would do when organizing a party for you, so for to make things easier for you, here’s a guide on how to plan your perfect party minus the stress!
You need to have a solid guest list when planning a party. Even a rough idea of how many you plan on inviting would be sufficient. However if you are hosting the party make sure you don’t go overboard with the number of guests in a manner that you wouldn’t be able to accommodate the guests.
Water and beverage supplies
Depending on the type of party you wish to throw will differ on the type of beverage you wish to serve. Be it a selection of wine, beer or liquor you will need to streamline according to the type of party you host. Regardless of the same, serving water is a necessity. You can save on the fine crystal glasses and instead opt for custom printed paper bags which will serve the ideal purpose as these a disposable and come in handy.
It’s often a hard task managing glass wear when there’s a large number of guests. Most informal parties tend to serve beer directly in cans or served in single wall coffee cups which are cheap and can be bought in bulks.
Finger foods are great source for keeping your guests entertained and satisfied. Having the adequate amount of food is crucial when hosting a party. Too much food is always better than too less. You don’t want a house full of hungry party guests. It’s sure to be a mood kill and flop your entire party. Plan well ahead on what you decide on serving and how much you need to serve according to the number of guests you invite.
If your guest list includes kids, then make sure you stock up on sufficient number of candy. Since everybody loves candy, kids or adults both alike, its better you stock up on excess candy so as you don’t run out of it. For a small gathering of 6 guests, it’s best to serve about 24-36 pieces of appetizers and for 12 people serve up to 48-72 pieces and large crowds such as 24 people you will need 95-150 servings of finger foods.