There are many things that make a party fabulous. You should first seek the knowledge of a local event planner. This will help you with making all the good decision that you must make in order to have a fabulous party, however, you should know that they are some things that you can do to make any event fabulous. You should first start off with a menu.
The menu or food that you plan on serving will say everything about a party. If you want to just have finger foods or appetizers, you will want to have a dozen or two different foods to nibble on. You should also be more creative with veggies and such rather than meat. In general, America is pulling away from meat, and you may want to serve things that have low calories and look good. You can serve grilled or stuffed veggies, but you may also want to do some sushi. Other than the food, most people come to a party for drinks.
Drinks can be very expensive if you have an open bar, however, if you limit your party to having only a certain drink or a few drink options then you can offer the open bar without the huge expensive. You may want to have some nonalcoholic beverages as well like adding fruit puree to sparkling water. If you want to have drinks in a creative way, you may want to freeze some of the berries and fruits that are in season and then place them in the bottom of a drink. They will add some class to a drink and they keep the drinks colder. This trick looks great in the bottom of a martini glass.
The next trick actually has little to do with the party, but the invitations. To have a fabulous party, you have to have as many people there as possible. To do that, you need to make invitations that look professional. You can get many card programs for your computer at some of the local computer stores and superstores.
Superstores are great! They have a huge selection of supplies and you can also purchase them at bulk. Things like tablecloths and other things are perfect to purchase at superstores because you are able to find huge savings on bulk material. If you ever get the chance go to the local superstore or warehouse and see what they offer.
With all the diets that everyone is on, the food could be low calorie, low carbs. You may also want to purchase meat that has fewer fats. If you are going to serve meat, you should go with chicken and fish.
As for the décor you may want to get a little creative by mixing and matching some of the table linens and other decorations. This way the party looks lively and not dull. Do anything you can to live the place up. You can decorate with lemons, oranges, other fruits, and more. You can use flowers to decorate as well. You may make an arrangement; however, it will be very expensive. This is when you may like to just scatter some petals around the place. It will look elegant and nice. Candles also can do a lot for an event. If you want to have a softer light, you can find plenty of creative ways to use candles and mirrors as center pieces and more. You just don't want to place any candles where they can get knocked over or start a fire.
Music is also a nice touch to a party. Depending on the type of party that you are having, you might want to watch the type of music that you play. The music has to mesh with the theme and vibe of the party. Jazz or instrumental can always work for practically any kind of party.