How to Plan an Awesome Party on a Tight Budget

You can actually forgo commercial decorations in favor of ones that are handmade.

Parties are all about celebration, food, dance, music, fun, and frolics! However, the extravagance of a party is often related to the budget.  While the truth is that a truly memorable party does not come down to how much you spent, but how your guests feel. People may talk about your adorable overpriced napkins or expensive centerpieces for a day or two and then it'll all be over! It's the feeling that they experience at a party that will be talked about and remembered. It's not a great budget that's needed to throw a party. Following our tips, you can throw an awesome party even on a tight budget.

  • Leverage e-vites:

Instead of paper and card invitations, consider sending email invites as they are free to send. You can even create a page on Facebook to dole out food assignments and receive playlists required to rock and roll at the party!  It’s the fastest way to tally guests and gain insights about the party requirements.

  • Make the most out of party etiquettes:

Firstly, cut down the major expense of throwing a party. Instead of partying out, fancy up the vibe at home. Now, when you throw a party at home, no matter how much you resist, your guests will always want to bring something to your party.  You can actually leverage this party etiquette by asking each invitee to bring something that will help you keep your own expenses down. As an instance, you can ask them to bring appetizers, desserts, or bottles of wine to share.

  • Opt for DIY party decors:

You can actually forgo commercial decorations in favor of ones that are handmade. Youtube, Pinterest, and other such sites have millions of DIY ideas for decoration stuff!

  • Go for a cheaper version of party delicacies:

Offering a smattering of appetizer-sized edibles is yet another smart move to throw a party on a budget. Soup shooters, meat skewers, and dips fill up your guests, are extremely delicious and won't burn your pockets too.

  • Choose your drinks wisely:

Instead of buying a variety of drinks from the liquor store, consider picking a signature drink for the night. As an alternative, you can also supply non-alcohol drinks, like sparkling water and punch to all your guests.

  • Pocket-friendly music:

As a matter of fact, good music and drinks get you 90 percent there. When you are throwing a party on a strict budget, you can play the role of DJ by loading your smartphone with the coolest music apps!

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