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Here's the latest party trends for those ready to p-a-r-t-y throughout 2024... Fun Theme Parties - We're seeing hosts lean into fun themes. The mediterranean vibes of a 'Capri' Amalfi Coast theme using bold colours & a spritz bar. A ' Tiki Bar ' with tropical greenery & bright florals. A Pineapple theme party. A Flamingo theme party. Peach Fuzz - Colour of the Year for 2024 Metallics - Whats shiny and glam all over? You'll adore the Orbz balloons, whether using them in Balloon Arch Garlands or adorning the Ceiling. The soft ombre hues add sophisitication and the metallic colours amp up the vibe. Retro Revival - The popularity of the music throughout decades passed ensures that celebrating a party by decade will continue to be hugely popular throughout 2024. You just have to choose between the Roaring 20's , 50's , 60's, 70's , 80's or 90's . Garden Party In the aftermath of the pandemic and lockdowns, many are choosing to host their birthday in a more relaxed outdoor way with a Garden Party at home or local park. Even for weddings, many couples are now choosing a more intimate outdoor setting with less guests. Balloons that don't require any helium No helium ? No problem! There are plenty of great balloons and balloon decorating ideas that don't require helium, and can look just as stunning. Creative Food & Drinks - As we get back to celebrating with friends and family think individual servings. Use fun favour boxes and mini catering containers Insta Worthy Party Backdrops (click link to view all our backdrops)

It's almost time to ... Let The Games Begin! The fun begins on 26th July, 2024. It is easy to create some fun theme treats for your Olympic themed party guests with a little imagination. Below are examples of Olympic Rings ideas with healthy toppings plus some ideas for Olympic Torches and weight lifting dumbells. You could also get creative making your own Rowing Skulls. Kick off your Olympics watching party with this Soccer Stadium Treat Stand . Fill it up with delicious sweet and savoury treats. This unique grazing board comes complete with treat tubs, flag food picks and football shirts to decorate. The big question is are you ready to host your event of Olympic proportions? Our Olympics Thempage offers a massive range of decorations including colourful International Flags, Olympics table decor and wall cut-outs, French & Paris theme decorations, and some decorations of the participating Countries including Australia , UK (Great Britain) , Italy , France and USA . Before you finish your purchases make sure to include an Olympics themed Photo Props so you can take lot's of celebratory photos with your party guests.

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Part of the charm of a garden party can be it’s simplicity . Mismatched chairs or cushions become the style. Using re-usable plastic plates and glasses keeps anxiety levels low for the host and makes clean up a breeze. Options have come a long way from the old floppy paper plates. Alternatively you can bring old fashioned elegance outdoors . Use your own dining chairs and set the table with your own crockery and tea cups and saucers to really dress up the table, along with vintage lace tablecloth. You could even carry out a comfy sofa and a pretty rug. A “real” rug at a picnic makes a real impact. Fairy lights in tree branches, along with paper lanterns, fluffy balls and hanging fans add a soft pretty touch. Candles bring a romantic touch as the sun begins to set. Remember to provide a few comforts for the environment, such as sunscreen, fly and mosquito spray, a few hats and scarfs to drape over shoulders and laps could come in handy as the temperature heats up or as the sun starts to set. Buffet style food has come a long way. The way food is displayed has become an art , with surprisingly simple set up. Use cake stands and containers to display food & drink on different levels. Use colourful fruit, flowers and small balloons as garnish, centrepieces and even a table runner. Easy D.I.Y, food & drink stations also suit an outdoor environment. Think Taco & Margarita Stations and make-your-own Burger & Ice Cream Sundae. Grazing Boards in the centre of the table and Treat Stands create a visual display with practicality If you want to step it up an extra level you could hand out Flower Crowns to guests. Set up a few Lawn Games such as inflatable bowls, boche and croquet, or hire Jumbo Lawn Games like jenga, checkers and darts. Check out our website Garden Party Themepage

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Our Parties In Packages party tips have been provided to help you “create an atmosphere” at your celebration, no matter what the occasion. As the party host, it will be your job to co-ordinate the events leading up to the big day and to also make sure things run smoothly on the day. Your objective or mission is to throw a fun party that holds special memories for all that attend. There are a few important decisions to be made before you send out your invitations. Party Date - It’s a good idea to check the proposed date and time with “key” friends before committing. Party Time - It is important to state a starting time on the invitations. You may also wish to state a finishing time, especially if the event is held at a hired venue. For children generally 2 to 3 hours is ample and you will generally find many younger children tend to get tired in the afternoon/evening so a morning party may be good for the little ones. Lastly, leave plenty of time to send out the invitation. Party Location - You have the basic choices of home or hired venue or outdoor park, with the most popular being “home” where you’ll have plenty of time to set-up and have all your supplies close at hand. The obvious disadvantage is, cleaning the house before and after the party, possible damage and space limitations. Remember to include on the invitation anything you may wish the guest to provide such as alcohol or a themed costume. If you plan on providing alcohol, make sure to add a footnote that guests should arrange alternative transport home, rather than driving. Depending on the size of your party you may also wish to register with your local police station and hire security. You have to enjoy the party! The golden rule for the party host is, don’t try and do everything on your own. Arrange for friends to help with the food and serving at the event. Alternatively you may choose to hire wait staff or have the whole event catered, allowing you to enjoy the celebration as much as everyone else. The best way to get the party started is by decorating the front entrance, immediately creating the atmosphere as your guests arrive. Think doorway curtains, balloon arch garlands and door backdrops The Checklist Tick each of these items off to make sure your party will be a blast! 1. Pick party date & time 2. Choose a theme 3. Purchase or create online Invitations & send 4. Buy decorations 5 Plan a menu & order a cake if necessary 6. Decide on the entertainment 7. Arrange for help on the party day 8. Write out final schedule 9. Finalise an exact guest count 10. Go shopping for party food 11. Charge the camera, get ice & other incidentals 12. Pick up the cake, if necessary Lastly remember that mishaps may occur so keep your sense of humour, even if not every aspect of the party goes off as planned. The most important part is to relax, take a breath, and try to enjoy the party as much as your guests. Thank you for including Parties In Packages in your celebration and we wish you the best of luck with your party.

A popular party trend is Dessert Buffets & Food Stations. Give it a more interactive twist for your guests with D-I-Y Stations Make your own Sundae, DIY Churro Bar, Ice your own cupcake Create your own Cocktail Bar or DIY Mojito Bar or Margarita Station Make your own Ice-Cream Balloons easily with latex balloons, ribbon and brown paper Make Jumbo Lollies using 2 plastic plates taped together then wrapped in clear cellophane Make your own Lollipops Foam Pool Noodles or PVC Pipes Round 60cm or 90cm Latex Balloons Long 260Q Balloons Sheets of Clear Cellophane

Decorating can be fun and quick with simple ideas to create a great impact. We also show some amazing balloon creations if you want to go all-out and have plenty of time. Transform your party space into Bikini Bottom Covering walls with re-usable plastic Scene Setters is a great place to start. They also make amazing backdrops for party photos with all the Spongebob fans. Depending on the amount of wall space you have, there's a few options. Ocean & Coral Scene Kit and Ocean Scene Setter and Ocean Floor Border . Use Crepe Streamers , Paper Lanterns and Balloons to create an Under Sea Backdrop, Jellyfish and Bubbles Party Food Ideas Balloon Decorations Party Host Not only can the birthday child dress up as their favourite character, but so can the person hosting the party. We offer SpongeBob and Patrick Costumes for Adults and boys and girls. VIEW all our Spongebob SquarePants decorations, balloons, tableware and games

Guests can embrace their inner flamingo as they Flamingle around your party. How do you party like a Flamingo? Stand tall, darling Admire someone else's beauty without questioning your own Why fit in when you can stand out Life is all about balance Flamingo Decor Inspiration The Flamingo theme is very versatile. You could go for a Vintage Flamingo style Baby Shower with metallic gold and soft pink tones, or you could scream summer fun with "Aloha" island style bright flamingoes and pineapples for a birthday party theme. Make Your Own Flamingo Ring Toss Game Starting with our Flamingo Yard Stakes , you can make your own sand pots, or if your party space is your own backyard then stick the yard stakes in your lawn or throughout your garden.

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Throwing a party is all about having fun and Parties in Packages is here to help you celebrate in style.  We treat each order like it's for our own party to make your shopping experience as smooth as possible. We're the most reliable choice for party supplies with an emphasis on a wide range of stock at discounted prices, delivered right to your door.

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We have a massive range of Quality Discounted party decorations and supplies for Australia delivery, for absolutely any occasion. Whether you're planning a Kids Theme Party, an Adult Milestone Birthday party, a fun Hens Party or Wedding, or a seasonal event like Halloween, St. Patricks Day or Melbourne Cup luncheon at the office, we have you sorted with all the party supplies you need!

Our enormous product range from Suppliers includes Photo Props, Centrepieces, Tableware (plates, cups, napkins, tablecloths), Scene Setter Wall Decorations and Backdrops, Costume Accessories, Pinatas and other party games, Lootbags, Party Favours and so many more party products. All types of Balloons including  Latex, Foil, Life-Size AirWalkers, Balloon Garlands and Arches, Hand Pumps and even Disposable Helium Tanks so you can inflate with helium at home.  Have a browse through our Online Store to see how you can ensure your next party is a success.

Our extensive range of Themes includes Baby Shower,  Hens PartyFiesta Bluey and Barbie, Beach Bash, Jungle Safari, Hawaiian Luau, OktoberfestMelbourne Cup, all the Childrens Disney Characters, Countries Around The World, Ginger Ray UK Designer Themes, and so much more! We also have a huge selection of Plain Party Supplies in a wide a variety of Plain Colours to choose from so you can mix and match colours with ease.