Jessica of Party Pants LLC
put together this fabulous budget-friendly Hop Into Spring party for just $75! In Jessica’s words: My main shopping resources were The Dollar Tree and Target. I highlighted the planning process on my blog, as well as the 4 major steps
I used to pull off this party on a budget. I revealed the cost of each item and broke it down to cost per child. The best part about the party is that additional guests could be added for just $7-10 each, so a larger guest list wont break the budget. I checked out the merchandise at both stores before deciding on my theme. Both stores were showing lots of bunnies and carrots, so I decided on that theme and worked from there. To save on cost, I designed just 1 table for the crafts and the candy dessert buffet. I used the treats as centerpieces, which left plenty of room for eating and crafting. The kids enjoyed digging into the edible display while painting the flower pots I scored at Target. In my blog, I also highlighted the areas of the party that I “splurged” on. The most expensive item in the whole party was $5. The bunny and carrot cookies were definitely the hit of the party and I knew I wanted a really adorable design without going over my budget, so the bakery made a combination of cookies for me. The bunnies were $5 each and the carrots were only $3 each from Sweet Indulgence
. My favorite finds were the bunny sunglasses and bunny chair covers from The Dollar Tree! Each kid took home a pair of sunglasses as well as their craft, so I didn’t have to spend extra on party favors. The carrot necklaces were also little bottles of bubbles so the kids had a blast carrying those on their necks throughout the party. Items that have 2 uses are great additions to any party on a budget!
Credits & Resources
Photography: Michael J Larson Photography | Cookies: Sweet Indulgence | Shopping resources: Target and The Dollar Tree | Party Concept & Styling: Party Pants LLC | Link to 4 major steps: http://www.partypantsri.com/2013/03/15/my-4-major-tips-for-a-budget-friendly-party/