After you've planned your celebration from start to finish, make use of the following checklist to assist you organize and track the preparations. You could wish to photocopy the list and bring it with you, ticking off tasks as you complete them. Keep in mind some jobs may not put on your certain celebration strategy. Do not hesitate to add any tasks certain to your party. The better prepared and arranged you are, the more of a smashing success your party will certainly be.
A minimum of 3 month prior to the baby shower
___ Call the mom-to-be to talk about a date and time for the party.
___ Brainstorm the celebration's design or theme
___ Set a spending plan
___ Formulate a preliminary visitor list with mailing addresses and telephone number
___ Secure a location
___ Plan entertainment and activities
___ Hire a catering service
At least two month prior to the baby shower
___ Confirm the visitor list
___ Select or develop the invitation
___ Assemble favorite dishes. Location food orders or verify catering service's menu
At least one month before the baby shower
___ Prepare and mail the invitations. Include any special guidelines or direction to the party website.
___ Select the decors
___ Buy or make the best gift
___ Reserve any needed rental, like food services products or chairs
One week before the baby shower:.
___ Review the invitation responses to identify the last headcount.
___ Secure necessary rewards and materials for the scheduled activities.
___ Gather linens, china, and flatware. Or buy non reusable table services.
___ Prepare the baby shower favors, name tags, place cards and seating charts.
___ Buy movie or ensure you have a charged battery on the video camera you are going to make use of.
___ Finalize the menu and develop a shopping list for ingredients.
___ Confirm rentals, orders or worked with services with reminder phone calls.
Two days before the party.
___ Wrap your present.
___ Purchase necessary food products.
___ Prepare any make -ahead dishes.
___ Locate required serving dishes and utensils.
___ Rearrange furnishings. Establish tables and chairs.
___ Decorate the celebration place with everything other than balloons and streamers.
The day of the baby shower.
___ Prepare eleventh hour menu items and eliminate any premade entrees from the freezer.
___ Inflate balloons and full decorations.
___ Place fresh hand towels in the restroom and ensure there is a lot of bathroom tissue.
___ Have pen and paper useful to log gifts and trash bag close by to gather gift wrap.
___ Dress a minimum of one hour prior to the celebration is set up to start.
___ Create setting by lighting candles and turning on music to welcome guests.
___ HAVE FUN!