We all love a surprise party. Right? I guess I should qualify that. We all love a surprise party when everything works out. Right! Throwing a surprise party takes know-how, sneakiness, planning and a whole heck of a lot of luck. However getting to see the look on the guest of honors face makes all the effort worth it. Come on all we need is some hard work, planning and a minor untruth here and there. And you’ll end up with a successful surprise.
Surprise Party Planning, Getting Started
The best kind of surprise party is the one that is done right and yes a surprise. Surprise parties can be filled with twists and turns. And for a party to be a surprise, the planets must be align and a whole bunch of things must go your way. Some of these quick tips will help you to surprise in the best possible way.
So you’re secret or surprise is safe. Let the guests know the party is a surprise and be sure everyone keeps the secret.
Be crystal clear with party details. It’s all about the moment of surprise. Be sure to outline on the invites the time you want the guests to arrive.
Have a Plan B scenario. Create a bogus event for the guest of honor. Arrange for your partner in crime to make a plan to throw them off the scent.
Ask for help. Enough said. We can’t do it all alone. Ask for help accomplishing tasks. Just be sure they can keep a secret.
Put thought in to the big moment. No untimely “surprises”. The party should already be happening when the guest of honor does arrive.
Create a welcoming and appealing ambiance. Any successful party is jam-packed with good vibes, food, drinks and amusement.
Remember a camera. You’ll want to have pictures of that special moment of surprise.