Your party’s budget will depend a great deal on what you plan to serve and how much you can afford for extras like a tent, rental tables, and decorations. Budgets range from $500 to over $6,000.
Here is a sample budget for you. Simply fill in the blanks.
|Quantity: _______ x Printing Price _________ =||__________|
|Quantity: _______ x Postage _______=||__________|
|Thank you notes and postage||__________|
|Rental fee for park or party room||__________|
|Decorations, flowers and balloons||__________|
|Table and linen rental||__________|
|Tribute boards and scrap book assembly||__________|
|Banners and signs||__________|
|Plates, napkins, silverware and glasses||__________|
|Hire a food server/helper||__________|
(Were you going to do it anyway?)
|Other fun stuff to rent or buy||__________|
Warning: Last minute ideas often lead to going over budget. Determine your plan and stick to it. If a great idea comes up close to the party, be cautious about adding expenses.