That leaves you with the items you plan to make or buy. These two categories are usually related, because you often need to buy supplies for items you make. Note where you plan to buy each item or supplies and when. Example: Invitations at Tiny Prints three weeks before party.
If you have a large party store in your neighborhood, stop ther to see what they have that will work well with our party theme. Party supplies can be found at large discount stores (Target, Walmart, etc.), grocery stores, and on-line. Visit our Resources page for a list of on-line stores.
|invitations (pre-made) or paper, pens, stickers, etc. for homemade|
|thank you notes (pre-made) or paper, pens, stickers, etc. for homemade|
|utensils (forks, spoons, knives)|
|balloons - helium or regular|
|banners & signs|
|cake or cupcakes (pre-made)|
|cake or cupcakes (home baked
|drinks (juice, soda, etc.)|
|serving dishes (trays, platters, baskets)|
|cake pans or muffin tin|
|still camera (with good battery)|
|video camera (with charged battery)|