How to Plan for an Interesting Baby Shower
Having baby showers is one the best occasion for the expectant mothers. Therefore having a good plan for the day will make it, even more, fun for the guests and the hosts. The pregnant woman is usually expected just to sit back and allow her friends and relatives plan the best baby shower for her. 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.
You should start by establishing the theme for the baby shower. This ‘s not hard as there are so many party themes you can adopt for the baby shower. The decision on baby shower theme can be based on the personality and hobbies of the expectant mother. An examples is the jungle theme baby shower.
After picking the theme, the next stage if writing down people who you are planning to invite for the baby shower. This may involve consultation with the expectant mother to find out persons she would like to attend the party. Then you will proceed to write a simple invitation notes giving the details of the event. Such as the theme of the event, venue, date and time.
After sending invitations notes, you estimate how many guests are likely to show up for the baby shower. As a host, it is job to plan on what the guests will eat and drink and find out how much it is likely to cost. This may require a meeting with other party planners to avoid either overestimating or underestimating guests by a huge margin. 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.
Shopping is the next item on the checklist. 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. Excellent baby shower planners can be known for having the venue well decorated promptly.
Many people assume that a baby shower checklist ends when the guests arrive at the party. Some of the tasks that you as the baby shower planner should do after the party has ended are: cleaning up the venue by disposing off decoration materials and assisting in writing of gratitude notes. Guest wants to feel appreciated for sparing their time and buying gifts, this is achieved by sending thanks, notes to all persons who were present during the baby shower.