By Rand Fortescue
A baby shower is a memorable event for any new mother-to-be. Family and friends want to share in the joy of the new arrival and express their love with a fun party loaded with presents for the new baby. Selecting the right baby shower party supplies can make this momentous event even more memorable for the new mom and all the guests.
The first thing you should think about when it comes to the baby shower party supplies is the invitations. The invitations don’t have to be fussy or cutesy. Instead personalize them, or even draw them yourself for a more personal look. There are software programs available that can help you design your own if you wish to go this route as well.
No baby shower party is complete without the games and prizes. All these will entertain you and your guests and will make the night memorable. The prizes and games can be bought from any baby shower party supplies store or even better, look on the internet for some great bargains.
The decorations for the baby shower party are very important as well in order to create a pleasant atmosphere for the guests. You have to pick the location for your party, you can rent the tables and the chairs if you don’t have enough available for everyone. You can purchase all the other decorations online or at the local craft stores. You can make them by yourself if you are the creative type.
You cannot host a baby shower party without food and drinks. The best idea for the occasion is to have a buffet. Non-alcoholic drinks and the finger foods are the best things you can serve to your guests. The sit-down, full course type meals are not recommended since they require a very long time to prepare and they are much more expensive. The focus should really be on honoring the new mom-to-be and the baby.
What would any party be without some sweet for the guests. A beautifully decorated cake would be a great way to wrap up a nice meal. You can pick from a wide variety of baby shower themes for the decorations. Depending on the hour, you may want to serve coffee along with dessert, or you could just have soft drinks.
Favors are important baby shower party supplies that you should consider when throwing the party. The things you buy as favors for your guests should not be extremely expensive, but not very cheap either. The point of offering favors is that your guests will remember your baby shower party and think of it as a pleasant event. The offerings should be small and fun if you can in order for your guests to feel much appreciated by you as a host.
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