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from cozy to grand

Plan your gathering

 

create memories & strengthen bonds

Although we may all may grand aspirations to be the next Martha Stewart, most of us have neither the staff more the time to pull off a grand soiree. But why let that stop us from getting together? Consider our guidelines below for how to plan for your event, and mix together elements from each in order to fit your budget and your schedule. 

 

Friday Night with my Girlfriends

Guest List: A handful of your best friends

Invite: Text or email 2-3 weeks in advance to coordinate schedules

Venue: Your dining or kitchen table

Menu: Order takeout or pizza

 

Saturday AFternoon BaSH

Guest List: ~10 friends, family and neighbors

Invite: Electronic card or paper invite

Venue: Your backyard, large dining room or a shared community space

Decor:  How-to set a beautiful table at a reasonable price

Menu: Go potluck style using our handy sign-up sheet with suggested options

 

MILESTONE CELEBRATION

Guest List: 20-30 good friends and close family

Invite: Paper invite

Venue: Restaurant private room, hotel conference room, rented outdoor venue

Decor:  Theme based on milestone celebration

Menu: Cater or leverage venue menu options

 
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FINDING AND PREPARING A PLACE FOR YOUR PARTY

PARTY VENUE ADVICE

 
 

#1: Make sure that your guests have enough space to make...and nosh

#2: If you have space, set up a food and drink station

#3: For large groups, plan to migrate from a mingle zone to a craft zone

 
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Photo by Vincent20044/iStock / Getty Images
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Email us at your fantastic event photos for your chance to inspire other planners!
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Download one of the images below to use in your electronic invite for the party. Click here for step by step instructions for how to use.

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