Are you planning a birthday party sometime this winter or spring but don’t really have much of a budget to work with – we can help. Hosting a low-budget, affordable birthday party is more than possible with Living.ca, one of Canada’s fastest growing eCommerce sites for party supplies.
Anyone worried about being able to have a great birthday party under budget, we’ve got hundreds of items you can look through. That said, keeping things low-budget is just as much about choice as it is about how you use what you got. Here are some tips and tricks we’ve learned over the years. When things get tough financially, don’t let that stop you from having an amazing birthday!
The earlier you start to plan, the more likely you can shop smart and not waste money on things you don’t need. You can better plan out the party supplies and accessories you need, filling the birthday space with the essentials and anything else you can fit in under budget. It’s always a good move to make a list of everything you need to buy and how much.
Choose a venue you don’t need to rent
When you’re planning a birthday party, one of the best ways to keep costs down is to find a place to host that you don’t need to rent. If it’s a small enough party, consider hosting it at your home or the home of a friend or family member. A local venue ensures no one has to spend a lot of money getting there either. Give some thought to how guests will get to and from.
Costumes are cheaper than fancy dresses
If you’re having a party, it may be more economical to either to make it a fancy dress party – if you already have a dress to wear – or to go the costume route with it. If everyone gets into a costume party, it can be a lot of fun. Be sure to pick a theme that doesn’t make it feel like a Halloween party.
Party tableware like plastic or paper plates, plastic glasses, and plastic cutlery is ideal for parties like birthdays. Especially if you’re inviting a lot of people, disposable party tableware saves you from having to wash after the party.
These are just some of the ideas we’ve found that work in keeping costs low when throwing someone’s birthday party. Save $100 or more following these rules and think of other ways you may be able to minimize your expenditures. Shop all your favourite party supplies with Living.ca.