30 September 2016

Easy Halloween Party Themes

Time files, and as September turns into October, we're getting ready for our favourite time of year. Halloween! So it's time to start planning some serious Halloween fun! Will you be throwing your own party at home? Attending a local event? Or hosting a kid's Halloween party at the end of the month?

There is so much to think about when organising a Halloween party, so where to begin? Well we're all about deciding on one main theme to pull your whole event together. These are our four favourite Halloween themes to base your own spooky events around.

23 September 2016

How to Throw a Bake Off Party

This year's series of the Great British Bake Off has been big news, for all sorts of reasons. 2016 is the end of GBBO as we know it. Set to move to Channel 4 and lose three of the four presenters, it's time to say goodbye to Mel, Sue and Mary.

And what better why to celebrate the end of a British favourite than by paying tribute with your very own GBBO bake off! Download the official Great British Bake Off Party Pack and discover which of your friends, family or colleagues is really the Star Baker.

17 September 2016

Autumnal Times

As September rolls on, we're noticing a distinct change in the seasons. Despite a late Summer heatwave hitting lots of the UK, the leaves are starting to fall, pinecones are scattered around and the days are getting shorter.

Take inspiration from these changes in the nature around us and embrace that the evenings drawing in. Add touches of autumnal warmth to any party or event you are planning this month. We've been picking out some awesome autumn themedparty ideas and decoration inspiration to make your party plans that little more seasonal.

12 September 2016

City of the Unexpected | Roald Dahl 100

This coming weekend will see the city of Cardiff turn into the wondrous world of Roald Dahl. Celebrating what would have been the centenary of his birth, Wales is paying tribute to the Cardiff born author by injecting a bit of Roald Dahl magic onto the streets of the capital.

City of the Unexpected is set to be two whole days of interactive events and immersive entertainment, but the actual plans for the weekend are still under wraps. Keeping the whole thing a suspenseful surprise, just like many of Dahl's own storylines!

If you are planning to take the kids along to join in the fun, why not throw yourselves into the spirit of the event by getting them all dressed up for the occasion!

9 September 2016

Stylish Ways to Use Crepe Paper Streamers

Decorating with crepe party streamers is always a popular way to add colour and texture to any event, along with creating an impressive feature to wow your guest. We're always asked for top tips on how to use crepe streamers to create stylish feature walls and fun party decorations. In the past, our How to Decorate with Crepe Party Streamers blog posts have always been popular with our party planning readers!

So we thought we'd put together even a few more stylish ideas and top tips of ways to use the simple paper streamer to full effect!

5 September 2016

Back to School Dayz

It's back to school time. Summer has flown by and now September is here. Whilst sending the kiddies off to settle into the start of the school year, why not celebrate with a mini back to school party, but for the adults only!

It could even be an excuse to organise a classic school reunion with those old friends you haven't seen in years!