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How can you ensure a beautifully decorated event without spending endless hours on it? Should you have a micro wedding, elope, or have a big wedding? With venues booked, some parties have to be planned with very little time to fit with guest schedules and availability. Celebrating special moments while prioritizing safety has become the norm. With the shift in party planning, it's essential to focus on safety as the number one priority. We've got you covered with time-saving tips and ideas!

Non-Traditional Venues

Start with a Checklist

When it comes to party planning, creating a checklist is an absolute must. Not only does it help you stay organized, but it also ensures that no important details slip through the cracks. As soon as you set the date for your party, grab a pen and paper and jot down all the tasks you need to accomplish. From selecting the theme and decorations to arranging the food and party favors, be clear about what you need and how to acquire them within your limited timeframe. A checklist streamlines the decision-making process and eliminates unnecessary stress, saving you valuable time.

20 Floral Design 13

20 Floral Design 13" x 13" Dinner Paper Napkins - White and Blue

Disposable Tableware for Quick Set Up

Forget about the hassle of using delicate china or breakable tableware. Opt for disposable plates and cups instead. They are incredibly convenient to set up, saving you both time and stress. Plus, disposable tableware ensures a high level of hygiene, as guests don't have to share plates or cups. Another advantage is that cleanup becomes a breeze once the party is over. Simply gather the disposables and dispose of them, eliminating the need for extensive washing and saving you precious time.

Cardboard Cupcake Stands

For those hosting drive-through or virtual birthday parties, consider using cardboard cupcake stands as backdrop decor. These stands provide a practical and visually appealing solution, especially when space is limited or safety precautions are in place. You can find various designs that offer multiple tiers for displaying cupcakes or other desserts. Not only are they easy to set up, but they also add a touch of elegance to your celebration. After the party, cleaning up is a breeze, and if the cardboard stands are still in good condition, you can even reuse them for future events.

2 Tier 18

2 Tier 18" tall Cardboard Sweet Shop Cupcake Stand Dessert Holder - White and Pink

3 Tier 15

3 Tier 15" tall Cardboard Cupcake Stand Dessert Holder Set - Unicorn Top

Make Edible Party Favors

When it comes to party favors, consider opting for edible party favors and gifts. They not only save you money but also save time in the process. You can either make these favors if you have enough time or purchase them to suit your preferences. Edible favors provide a wide range of choices, including cookies, local spirits, chocolate bars, personalized spices, homemade jams, and other personalized edible gifts. Once you've made your selection, arrange them nicely in favor boxes or bags to add a decorative touch. Edible party favors are a delightful way to show your appreciation to guests while keeping the preparation process quick and enjoyable.

6 Reusable Plastic Dessert Cups Ice Cream Bowls with Spoons Set - Assorted

6 Reusable Plastic Dessert Cups Ice Cream Bowls with Spoons Set - Assorted

By following these tips, you can host a well-planned party that looks fantastic and is enjoyed by all. Taking the time to organize everything in advance ensures an organized and beautifully decorated event. Instead of fretting about last-minute preparations, save time and reduce stress by implementing these decorating tips. 

Simplify Party Planning and Save Time with These Decorating Tips

With a streamlined approach, you'll have more time to focus on what truly matters—creating memorable moments and celebrating with loved ones! Don't forget to share your party and wedding ideas in the comments section! For more decor ideas, visit our new arrivals and follow @LeilaniParties on Instagram for more inspiration! 

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