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Mortgage Burning Party Ideas

Just paid off your mortgage and want to have a house “warming” party? It’s settled! Paying off your mortgage deserves a celebration and what better way than having Sendo Invites help you! We have the perfect idea for your “pay-off” mortgage burning party theme. Continue reading for decor, theme, and food ideas for a bash your friends & neighbors won’t forget! Here is a question from Angela, for her Mortgage Burning Party: “I am trying to plan a mortgage burning party for my Mom. She has just paid off her mortgage this month after 25 years of doing it on her own after my father passed away. She always said that was her goal to pay her home off, and I want to plan something really nice for her. Any ideas would really help me out..” Theme So you paid off your mortgage, a clever idea for a party theme would be a “House Warming” party since it’s officially your house! To top it off even more, let’s emphasize on the “warming” aspect and host …

How To Plan The Perfect Single’s Valentine’s Day Get Together

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and if you’re single, you might not be feeling the best with this time of year. Luckily for you, we at Sendo Invitations have the perfect solution in planning the baddest single’s party. First, figure out if you and your friends will be going out or staying at home. If you’re going out, make sure you have a designated driver. Find a place with happy hour and if drinking isn’t your thing, you can google free events in the area. Sometimes there are events such as free yoga classes or movies in the park. If you’re going to be staying home, here are some things you can consider. Drinks Pinterest is your go-to for cocktail drinks. You can settle for wine but why not have fun recreating drinks? Another idea you can do if all of your friends can bring over a different bottle of wine and you all can have wine tasting. Movies Movie binge is such a fun way to spend time with your friends. If …

4 DIY Christmas Advent Calendars

Tis the season! Christmas is right around the corner, and one of the easiest thing you can do for you and your family to ring in season’s cheer is by gifting! Advent calendars are a popular and cost-effective way to get excited for the Christmas holiday. We put together 4 of our favorite DIY Christmas Advent Calendars that are SO easy to make. All you have to do is determine what you want to put in them – but we’ll leave that up to you. Hope you enjoy these adorable advent calendars and let us know in the comments below if you end up making any of them. Shoe Organizer   If you don’t already have an unused shoe organizer lying around, all you need for this advent calendar is a numbered stencil set and gold fabric paint! What we like about this advent calendar is you can place gifts of a variety of shapes & sizes in the slots and the calendar will still look great. This allows you flexibility when choosing and wrapping …

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How to Sell Tickets to a Class Reunion

Have you been assigned the role of planning your school’s class reunion? With finding the money, a venue, decor, promoting the event, choosing a caterer, and more – it can be a bit of a headache. While the logistics of the event can be complicated, don’t let selling tickets to your class reunion cause a problem for you! Sendo Invitations allows you to customize online school reunion invitations. Plus, you can send it to your classmates and manage their responses online. Additionally, you can use it to sell tickets! It’s an easy way to collect the money you need to host the event. Here’s how to go about using Sendo to sell tickets to a class reunion: Set Early Bird Ticket Prices Often times there will be 2 busy periods when tickets are sold: right when they go on sale and the week before the reunion. To incentivize your classmates to buy tickets earlier, consider offering an early bird ticket price. This will allow you more accurate estimates regarding food, drinks, and other party provisions. …

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5 Must-Haves for Throwing the Perfect Picnic Party

Planning your next summer gathering? There’s no better way to celebrate than with a good ol’ fashioned picnic party! That’s why this month, we’re sharing what we would consider to be 5 must-haves for throwing any picnic party! Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion like a graduation, a family reunion, birthday, or just gathering a group of friends for some summer fun, we’ve got you covered. Be sure to read until the end, because we’re sharin’ our picnic party theme online invitation with you! Let’s get started! 1. Gingham Picnic Blanket No picnic party is complete without the perfect picnic blanket. Plus, nothing says picnic like gingham print, which is why we’re loving this festive blanket by ModCloth. Your guests will love it, and it’ll give your party the perfect picnic vibes! If you don’t have time to run out and find this picnic blanket, don’t fear! You can easily achieve this look by using a gingham tablecloth as a picnic blanket. It’s all about making the most of the resources you have! 2. Corn …

Throw A Flamingo Party With These 5 Necessities

Throw A Flamingo Party With These 5 Necessities

Birds of a feather….. party together! That’s right folks, this month we’re sharing some of our favorite ways to throw a flamingo party with 5 of our favorite necessities. Whether your flamingo party is for a birthday, a grad party, or a bachelorette party – you can apply these necessities to any occasion. For even more inspiration for a flamingo party, check out our Pinterest board! Plus, stay tuned at the end for our brand new flamingo online invitation (complete with tunes!) — it’s free for up to 10 guests 🙂 1. Flamingo Donuts First off – FOOD! Or in this case, dessert. We love these adorable flamingo donuts by Shoes Off Please. These flamingo donuts are easy enough to make for the beginner-baker in us, but also help get our creative juices flowing while we make them too. 2. DIY Flamingo Party Ring Toss Next step: activities! The best part about a flamingo party is that it can be incorporated into the theme many ways. Take a spin on the standard ring toss game by either planting …

5 Tips For Organizing A Neighborhood Easter Egg Hunt

If you’re over the standard Easter morning egg hunt with your family, why not try involving the whole neighborhood? Organizing a community-wide hunt will get all the kids in the neighborhood excited and will add a little more competitiveness to the event! Before organizing your first neighborhood Easter egg hunt, keep these things in mind: Send out easter egg hunt invites a couple weeks before Invite everyone in the neighborhood to a little shin-dig in your front or backyard. While most people do travel for the holiday, many don’t have plans the Saturday afternoon before Easter. Check out our favorite Online Easter Invitations here! Kids don’t care about what is inside the eggs Don’t stress yourself trying to fill each egg with candy or something fun. They’ll simply love the hunt for them! This way, it’s much easier to keep the eggs and reuse them for the following year. Make treats Offer snacks to share ahead of time, and ask your fellow neighbors to pick a dish or treat to contribute. Here are some ideas: Fruit Salty Snacks …

Cash Bar Vs. Open Bar: Wedding Etiquette

Wedding Etiquette: Cash Bar vs. Open Bar

Engagement season is in full swing, and wedding planning seems to start immediately after! After brides & grooms finish celebrating their engagements, one of the first steps in the wedding-planning process is to set a budget for the wedding. One of the larger expenses, believe it or not, is typically providing alcohol at the wedding! For this reason, the old cash bar vs. open bar debate has always been a hot one. While couples can save thousands of dollars with a cash bar, couples often worry that their guests will be disappointed when they learn they’ll have to pay for drinks themselves. A cash bar is where wedding guests are required to to pay for their own “spirits.” Couples often use cash bars to reduce the cost of the reception, but still typically provide a glass of champagne for toasts at no charge. An open bar is where the bride & groom pay for all costs associated with the bar at their wedding. This includes the bartender and typically a full-service bar. With an open bar, …

When To Send Party Invitations

When To Send Party Invitations

When to send party invitations? Send an invitation to early and the guest might forget, and send an invitation too late and the guest might have already made plans! While there’s never an exact answer to when you should or shouldn’t send out your party invitations, this guide will help to give you an idea when the best time is to send out party invitations. Wedding: 2-4 months If it’s a local wedding, send them out 2 months in advance. For destination weddings, your guests will need more time to book accommodations, so sending out invites 3-4 in advance is more appropriate. Formal Parties – 4-6 Weeks Before Parties like formal dinners, debutante, or charity balls require a little more time to send out because guests typically bring a guest and need to plan special attire! Holiday Parties: 1 Month Before The holidays are always CRAZY busy, so people need a little more time to figure out their plans for the holidays. Send your Christmas or NYE party invites at least a month before to be …

DIY Gift Wrap Ideas For The Holidays

The holidays are in full swing! With family in town, parties to plan, and cookies to be baked, there’s plenty to do before the holidays arrive. This season, we put together a list of 4 of our favorite DIY gift-wrap ideas to set your gifts apart from the crowd! While it is the season for giving, sometimes the wrapping it comes in can be the icing on the cake you need to make your loved one’s holiday. See below for our favorite wrapping! 1. Paint Splatter Not all DIY gift wrap has to be complicated! We love this painted take on brown wrapping paper. Take some white paint and splatter it on the paper, or simply paint on the pattern that you want. Let the paper fully dry before wrapping your presents with it, and top it off with greenery or a minimal ribbon! 2. Pink Reindeer Wrapping presents for kids? This reindeer wrapping paper jobs are almost as fun as the presents inside of them! Kids will love seeing these under the tree on Christmas …