When decorating your venue, whether it be at home or not, think less is more. Yes, you may be able to go to a party store and buy every single decoration available for your theme but will people notice?
It is easy to fall into the trap of purchasing everything you see, I can vouch for that! But if you are on a budget tone down the decorations, most kids (or adults!) won’t even notice the decorations so a few birthday banners may be all you need.
If you do want to decorate the party room in your chosen theme then why not try making some decorations at home or use some decorations you already have.
An example of this would be if you are hosting a princess party try covering the birthday princesses ‘throne’ in a pale pink sheet, use feather boas, crowns and wands that you probably have in a dressing up box as decorations and make a tablecloth from a roll of shimmering pink paper. You can buy some cheap gems and glitter from your local craft store to add some extra sparkle!
The same goes for table decorations. Plain paper plates are far cheaper than themed cheap party supplies with white plates coming in packs of 100 for the same price as 8 themed plates!
You can also buy colored paper plates, cups and other table ware for hardly anything. You may also have some plastic plates at home which you can use for presenting the