Baby Shower Planning Checklist
One way of celebrating your pregnant best friend is through planning a baby shower for them. Therefore having a good plan for the day will make it, even more, fun for the guests and the hosts. In many cultures close friends and relatives are the ones in charge of planning a baby shower. You may be one be one of the persons selected to make the baby shower a success. The following are steps aimed to help first-timers plan real baby showers.
To make a baby shower enjoyable have a party topic that is creatively designed. This ‘s not hard as there are so many party themes you can adopt for the baby shower. The idea is to find a theme that the expectant mother and the guests find to be creative. Jungle theme is among the widely used themes in baby showers.
The next step making of the guest list and drafting the invitation notes. This may involve consultation with the expectant mother to find out persons she would like to attend the party. The invitation notes wording should be as brief as possible offering only the essential information such where the baby shower is being held and the time.
The next step is developing the baby shower budget. This will help in making a budget regarding the drinks and foodstuff to be offered to the guests’ expenses. Planners have a rough estimate of the number of people likely to be present for the baby shower and use the data to develop the budget. This can be done with follow-ups where the invitations notes required the guests to confirm that they will be coming, for example by sending a text message.
Shopping is the next item on the checklist. Excellent baby shower planning requires creating a storage space for foodstuffs that can be stored for days without going bad or having an awful taste. Excellent baby shower planners can be known for having the venue well decorated promptly.
Many people assume that a baby shower checklist ends when the guests arrive at the party. However this is not accurate. It is necessary for the hosts to clean up the venue after the party and assist in drafting of thank you notes. Guest wants to feel appreciated for sparing their time and buying gifts, this is achieved by sending thanks, notes to all persons who were present during the baby shower.