Make someone feel special with a birthday bash
May 14, 2010
Turning a year older isn't always easy. While presents come and go, it's the memories that last a lifetime. And what better what to create some amazing moments than with a fantastic birthday bash?
If you know someone whose birthday is fast-approaching, this may be the time to get out your "to do" list and get cracking on the ultimate birthday shindig.
Send out invitationsFor Kids: If you're throwing a party for a little one, feel free to have fun with birthday invitations. Boys will love anything to do with movies or sports, while girls adore anything pink and pretty. She's bound to go gaga for princess invitations.
For Teens: Teens can be moody, so it's important to make sure they're happy with the invites you choose. For girls, consider throwing a Twilight-themed bash. For guys, try to gear the invites towards their favorite sports team. If they have another hobby, make sure you plan accordingly.
For Adults: Adults really want to let go when the weekend comes, so sending out an invite that lets them know that they'll be having a blast is the way to go. Try to find invites adorned with images of wine glasses on them. They're sure to be a hit!
Make sure you decorateFor Kids: Kids love birthday decorations, so make sure you stock up on these when preparing for their party. If you have a girl, Disney princess decorations are key. For a boy, consider putting up banners and streamers in their favorite color.
For Teens: Teenagers can be embarrassed easily, so you may want to tread lightly when planning out decorations for their upcoming blast. Sticking with simple birthday balloons is probably your safest best.
For Adults: As people get older, they want to relax and let their hair down on their days off. So don't be afraid to go nuts with the décor for an adult. If they're not embarrassed of their new age, make sure banners and streamers that have the number on it.
Stock up on suppliesFor Kids:Kids birthday party supplies are plentiful, so it really depends on what your little one wants. To be safe, stick with their theme. Try purchasing paper plates, utensils and plastic cups adorned with images that they love.
For Teens: Teens may be embarrassed with a lot of hoopla, but they're going to appreciate the extra supplies. If you want them to have a blast, find a bunch of LED sunglasses and give them out to party guests.
For Adults: Adults love birthday party supplies. Most people work extra hard during the week, so when they're invited to a party, they want to have fun! Consider finding a bunch of glow in the dark martini glasses for them to carry around and from which they can sip their drinks.
Everyone deserves a fantastic birthday bash, no matter how old they are. Try to plan ahead and remember to enjoy the event!