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Tips To Have A Party On A Budget

Here are affordable ways to have a fun party.

A fancy and fun party does not have to be extravagant and expensive. There are many ways to have a party that is on a budget. While it may feel like an impossible task, there are ways to have a grand party that is affordable.

Have a small guest list

You do not have to have a big guest list to make your party fun. Think about the occasion and the people you really want to invite to your special event. You should also keep in mind your budget for food and beverages so you can plan accordingly. Knowing your budget can help you narrow down your guest.

Get creative with your invite

In this day and age, you can get creative and not have to rely on party experts to make your event grand. In this digital world, you can make your own invitations instead of spending a ton of invites. There are various designs you can use to make your invitation striking and stand out. Instead of mailing them by post, send your invitation by email.

Decorate by using free printables

Decorations have become really expensive in recent years. You may not have a whole lot of money leftover if you are planning a party on a tight budget. This is where free printables come in handy. Do a little research to find ones that are perfect for your party theme. There are plenty of birthday party ideas online that can inspire you to create a beautiful event that doesn’t cost much. More importantly, enjoy the process of planning and let your creative juices flow.

Have a house party

Hiring a venue for a party can be quite expensive. If your budget does not allow for this have a house party. All you have to do is move some furniture around to make extra space for the event and do a little decorating to transform your home into party central. Sometimes the best parties are house parties.

Have a buffet-style table

Instead of serving a big meal during meal time (lunch or dinner), lay all food on a table so people can have a bite as and when they please. Finger foods and an assortment of sweet and savoury snacks could be quite satisfying. This way you won’t have to spend the whole time in the kitchen.

Darielle Britto

Darielle Britto has been in the world of journalism since 2014 — covering everything from breaking news to lifestyle for some of India's top publications. Currently, she focuses on all things food, fashion, travel, home, health, design and offbeat.
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