How to Plan for an Interesting Baby Shower
One way of celebrating your pregnant best friend is through planning a baby shower for them. Therefore having a good plan for the day will make it, even more, fun for the guests and the hosts. It is common for friends and relatives to arrange for a surprise baby shower for the expectant mother. Maybe it is your first time planning an event with a relatively high number of people. The following is a checklist to guide you in planning the best baby shower.
To make a baby shower enjoyable have a party topic that is creatively designed. The good thing about this step is the diversity of them available to use in a baby shower. The idea is to find a theme that the expectant mother and the guests find to be creative. An examples is the jungle theme baby shower.
Planners should follow the theme stage by creating potential guest lists and having a draft invitation note. This may involve consultation with the expectant mother to find out persons she would like to attend the party. Excellent baby shower invitation letters are precise avoid the use of unnecessary words while highlighting important details, for instance, the venue of the event.
After sending invitations notes, you estimate how many guests are likely to show up for the baby shower. This will help in making a budget regarding the drinks and foodstuff to be offered to the guests’ expenses. Planners have a rough estimate of the number of people likely to be present for the baby shower and use the data to develop the budget. Many party planners first-timers may struggle in predicting how many people are likely to show up; however they can contact guest to confirm their attendance prospects.
After the budget is approved the next step is going shopping for the items on the list. Excellent baby shower planning requires creating a storage space for foodstuffs that can be stored for days without going bad or having an awful taste. In addition to foodstuff you should also buy decoration accessories to make the venue more presentable for the baby shower, which should be in line with the theme.
Many people assume that a baby shower checklist ends when the guests arrive at the party. However this is not accurate. It is necessary for the hosts to clean up the venue after the party and assist in drafting of thank you notes. Baby shower planners should realize that the guest had options to do other things but choose to attend the event, and many of them came with gifts making it only courteous to send a proper thank you note to them.