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Planning Your Wedding Reception Party? – Include Glow Sticks to Add Excitement

Friday, August 12th, 2011

An evening wedding party can be made unique and exciting using glow sticks and other flow products. Apart from providing illumination to the venue, they also add fun. They can be used as the novel and delightful wedding favors. Your guests will love to wear glow accessories like rings, bracelets, necklaces and earrings during night time wedding events.

You can make glowing garlands by connecting glow sticks and glow necklaces. Decorate tables and chairs in the venue by placing these lighting garlands along the edges of the tables. Elegant glow balls made by linking colorful glow bracelets and necklaces serve as the attractive décor centerpieces. Glow balloons hanged all over the venue adds up to the beauty of the venue.

The wedding receptions, when arranged outdoors, give more space for decoration. At outdoor locations, stringed glow sticks and glow garlands can be hanged along the larger trees to create a beautiful appeal. Decorating the smaller herbs and shrubs with bright colored glow sticks (preferably mini glow sticks) bring a sparkling effect to the greenery. The walkways of the area can be lightened to ensure décor and safety. If there is pool at the venue, you can through some glow sticks into it or place them along its border to enhance its beauty. It also ensures safety.

Various glow products can be used to spice up the food and dining sections of the wedding reception. Light-up ice cubes, flashing barware and other glow items can make dining area fascinating and interesting. Wedding receptions in dark can be made more exciting with unique and creative use of glow sticks.

Choosing Party Favors for Different Occasions

Saturday, August 6th, 2011

One of the most important decisions you will have to make to ensure a successful celebration is to choose the right party favor. Unique party favors make parties and events exciting. This article gives you an idea on choosing them for different occasions.

Favor selection depends on the party theme
Theme of the party acts like a guide for selecting party favors and confines the range of your choices. Picking up the right favors that blend well with the theme enhances the identity and character of the party. A favor and its use should match with the theme. For instance, a glow-themed night party should include various light-up items like flashing toys, glow sticks, and other glow products as party favors.

Choose favors to reflect the occasion
Party favors should reflect the occasion or represent the purpose of celebration. Among many other things, the type of event is the important aspect to be considered while choosing party favors. The favor options therefore vary for different occasions such as weddings, baby showers, graduations, retirements, birthday parties, holiday parties, etc. So, when planning to host a party, it’s recommended to focus on the purpose of the party that eases your favor selection.

Party favors for various parties
As said, party favors vary with theme as well as occasion. Have a look at certain party favor ideas for different occasions.

  • Kids love to have fun at birthday parties. Candies, paper hats, flashing toys, glow sticks, bouncing balls, pens and crayons, and spinning tops are best birthday party favors.
  • The wedding favors are given by the bride and groom to guests to show appreciation and regards for their presence at that special moment. Attractive photographs, personalized candles, shot glasses, gift boxes, etc. include some of the elegant favors at wedding parties.
  • A Halloween party can be fantastic and entertaining with ‘scary’ favors like miniature pumpkins, Dracula teeth, flashing mouthpieces, devil horns, skull and bone necklaces, etc.
  • Miniature American flags or wind socks serve as the best patriotic party favors at Labor Day and 4th of July celebrations.
  • Anything from baby bottles, cute ceramics, teddy bears, scented candles, flower pots or vases, and fortune cookies can be given as party favors at baby shower.

However, the list of favors for any occasion is endless and it even depends on your desire and creativity.

Party favors show a sense of gratitude
It’s fun to give away party favors during the celebrations. As a host, it’s your responsibility to make your guest happy by offering party favors. They encourage your guests to get involved in the party. They entertain and please your guests. They also represent your appreciation and gratitude for the guests. Offering party favors not only reflects your interest in party arrangement, but also shows your personality and spirit.

Choose elegant party favors for your party and impress your guests. However, use creative and imaginary ideas, and personalize them to create unique effect.