So your baby's finally celebrating his or her first birthday. Your preparation for this upcoming occasion is also getting tight. But the thing is, you don't have any ideas how to make it possible. If you are planning to make everything, from decorations to the food, choose a theme and make it simple. 

It doesn't need to be extravagant at all. Amaze your guest with a wonderful yet practical idea for a birthday party.

Stretch your planning period.

Start hunting for supplies as early as you can. This will give you enough time to compare prices. Aside from that, you won't need to run at the last minute just to purchase overpriced stuff you've forgotten. Be on the lookout for all year round for any sale of party items. 

Create themed favors.

Another clever cost-cutting birthday idea is to make personalized craft activity. This one will get rid of your need for hired entertainment. Just prepare an inexpensive goody bag. Most events organizer suggests something that is related to your theme - whether it's white umbrellas or plain tote bags.

Choose an exciting party theme.

If you want to have your party at home together with your family and relatives, the party theme must be pleasing to all members of the family. Focus on the things they love to do. Below are some party themes you can consider for your party at home:

Costume party. Who said that this kind of party is only for Halloween? Well, if you are planning to have this theme, it should be appropriate for your party. You can have everyone in your home to dress in an interesting costume, which makes their party experience awesome until the end.

Decorating party theme. This theme for your party allows your family members and relatives to gather and enjoy an activity together. Focus on decorating your home for the coming holiday. 

Outdoor or home games.  If you want to bring excitement and a little bit of challenge for everyone while having a party at home, then you can have some outdoor activities for your party theme. You can organize appropriate games for each group. Those who are not interested or don't want to play the game will have a great fun and time cheering those who are playing.

Buy party supplies online.

Chances are, you are too busy chasing or taking care of you child. That do not leave you plenty of extra time for your incoming party. If that's the case, online shopping can be your best buddy. With just the help your mobile device or laptop, you can browse different party items and shop wisely.  What makes it more amazing is that online shops have myriad of options, from 1st birthday invitations, balloons, cakes, etc.

Conclusion

Your angel's first birthday is a once-in-a-lifetime event. And as a parent,  we like to make them special and memorable. With the above ideas, you can now start planning how you'll throw the party. 

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