Hosting a holiday party can be stressful and expensive. Don’t spoil a wonderful event by worrying about money; follow these easy tips to host a holiday party on a budget.
This is the most important piece. Set a budget and stick to it. This will allow you to host a wonderful party without the worry about overspending.
Now you have a budget you can make a list of all your wants and needs. Calculate up the costs of the needs and see how much extra you have. You can then choose which wants will fit within your budget.
This can eat up a lot of the budget so finding savings here can be a huge help.
This can be a silly waste of money if you’re on a tight budget so get creative, DIY or recycle decorations from previous years. If you’re buying, stick to a color theme and remember a little can go a long way. Focus on decorating the rooms you’ll be entertaining in (front hall, bathroom and dining room table).
If young children are attending, keep them entertained with low cost activities:
Holidays and holiday parties are a time for celebration not a time to stress over money. Planning ahead can help you make smart choices and save when hosting a holiday celebration.