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How to Make Paper Marbled Place Cards

When you’re planning an event, whether it’s a holiday party or a casual get together, the details make all the difference. Adding unique, personalized touches throughout the space will catch the attention of your guests and make them feel special for being invited. Follow these seven simple steps and you’ll have unique marbled place cards that will be the talk of the town for weeks to come. Marbled Place Card Materials: Baking sheet Shaving cream (must be foam not gel) Watercolors and acrylic paint Cardstock Paint brush Dropper Scraper (paint scraper, ruler or any flat edge) Step 1: Fill the baking sheet with shaving cream. Step 2: Smooth out the surface of the shaving cream. Step 3: Add in two to three colors with a dropper. Step 4: Swirl the colors in a figure 8 pattern. Step 5: Lightly press the cardstock into the shaving cream. Step 6: Remove and scrape off the extra shaving cream. Step 7: Let dry and cut into rectangles to create place cards. These place cards are also great for weddings, …

Summer Inspired Chic Party Themes

Who doesn’t love a good summer party? They are a staple of the season. Summer parties just seem to be more relaxed. A must-have element to have at a successful party. The days are long and the parties last even longer. If you are looking to throw a summer party, why not do one with a memorable chic theme. Here are some unique summer party themes to make your party stand out this season. Yummy Watermelon Themed Party A fruit staple during the summer months is yummy watermelons. There is just so much you can incorporate into your party with this theme. Focus on the colors: pink and green for decoration. Pink and green balloons with white and black accents. Of course, you need to serve a watermelon themed cocktail and you can use cute smaller water melon shells as vases to add flowers for centerpieces. Want to add some spectacular fun? Watermelon eating contest! This is fun no matter what age you are! PC: Kara’s Party Ideas – Watermelon Themed Party Flamingo Fiesta Summer Celebration …

Proven Methods that Ensure Your Event is Well Attended

Proven Methods that Ensure Your Event is Well Attended

As an organizer, your fundamental goal is to ensure that your event is well attended. How do you improve attendance and motivate guests to attend your event?  Put yourself in the shoes of your invitees to see the event from their point of view. You also need to consider  your target audience, what will motivate them and what can deter them from attending your event. Below are some ideas to help improve attendance.  Engage your attendees at your event You may have your guests, signs, food and your event purpose in order. But the big question should be how do you get these visitors involved in your event? Depending on the key objectives of your occasion you will have many choices which include the following. You can offer tours at your event if it has distinct features like energy efficiency, art or even sustainability. You can also organize for a high profile speaker. This can be a popular government, community or personality leader or even a cheerleader of your organization or brand. Finally, you can …

Non-Toxic Post Party Clean Up Ideas

Post Party Clean Up – 3 Non-Toxic Ideas

The confetti has settled from your immensely successful event, and now it is time to clean. Don’t reach for products that stress out your system with toxic chemicals. Pick products that are not only clean for your house, but clean for your body. Try these post party clean up tips. When you think of cleaning, you assume the products only help you, and NOT hurt you. But many cleaning products have chemicals that when absorbed through your skin, or inhaled into your lungs, cause damage you may not see or feel right away. Some of the chemicals found in every day cleaning products can cause major health problems, such as fertility challenges, thyroid dysfunction, and even cancerous growths. Why risk that when there are products you can choose that aren’t going to harm you? The smell of a cleaning product is always important to consumers. What good is a clean house if it doesn’t smell clean, right? Unfortunately, chemicals that create fabulous fragrances are often some of the common problem causers! Many people have health …

Tips for Choosing a Wedding Photographer

6 Mistakes To Avoid When Choosing A Wedding Photographer

All dating couples look forward to walking down the aisle. The culmination of the journey of love presents pleasant moments the couples will live to remember. It’s the wedding photographer’s duty to ensure every moment is brilliantly captured and well documented in form of good photos. But here are some mistakes to avoid when choosing a wedding photographer. It goes without saying, you need to get a good wedding a photographer. Finding one in this day and age when everybody is a photographer is not that easy. Nonetheless, as you go about searching, these are the pitfalls you need to keep away from: Pitfall #1: Taking photography lightly. Some couples don’t give much thought to their wedding photography. Sadly so. They go about planning all other aspects of the wedding to perfection, photography coming as a by the way. What they do not realize is how important wedding photos are. While many other elements of a wedding rarely go past the D-day, your wedding photos and videos do. They precisely capture the moments, pleasantries and emotions …

Class Reunion Online Invitation

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. …

Plan a Fundraising Event with These Simple Tips

Plan a Fundraising Event with These Simple Tips

Before the digital age brought tools like Kickstarter and Indiegogo, the only fundraisers were campaigns and events. While the Internet has changed the game in terms of fundraisers, events still have purpose. They bring people together for a common cause and can often yield results more effectively than an Internet campaign. But how do you plan a fundraiser event? Get inspired with these simple tips. Goal, Budget, Purpose Much must be taken into consideration before you can even shop for a venue. First, set a goal. Consider what you’ve seen in the past at similar events and set a range of income that you expect to see from this event. Consider the lowest amount you might raise, as well as the highest goal. Is the event worth it even if you only achieve your lowest estimation? Yes? Then it’s time you set a budget. The larger your budget the more money you’ll potentially raise. However, a large budget doesn’t guarantee success, which is why purpose is so important. People don’t donate to causes or startups …

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Invitation Wording for when Guests Pay for their Meal

How do you word an invitation to an event where guests pay for their dinner? I received this question from a Sendo reader… Amanda Asks… “I am planning a small (20 or less) retirement party for my mom at a restaurant but guests will be responsible for paying for their own dinner – how do I indicate this on an invitation?” Anyone have any suggestions? Comment to this post to help her out! It would be great to hear what you guys would expect to see on an invitation and how you would respond to some of the other suggestions mentioned When Invited Guests Pay for their Meal The proper term for this is No Host. Some social circles would immediately recognize and understand this term, whereas others would be confused. And if it’s a retirement party, some invitees may not be so quick to jump on Google to figure it out. Considering the informality of the event, keep invitations to something simple. You don’t want to spend $100 on invites that tell people they …

pretty flower fairy light egg carton tutorial

Flower Fairy Lights DIY Tutorial

If you love fairy lights then you will love this easy tutorial for creating flower fairy lights from egg cartons! Supplies for making Flower Fairy Lights – different colored cartons (or  you may choose to paint them yourself) – scissors – wire Step 1. With a pair of sturdy scissors, cut away excess cardboard surrounding the cup strips. Round the edges of the egg carton strips to imagine the petals. Make three of these egg carton ends and insert them into each other. The innermost need not be cut into four strips. Step 2. Insert the wire into the hole in the middle and fasten them by pinching the wire together. Make sure it hangs a long wire out from the hole so that the downside in this way can pin the flower on a branch. Step 3. Starting at the cup opening, make a short slit into each side of the cup.Then simply insert one fairy light into each “flower”. They are not attached to anything. Happy creating! xx Amici Events xx