Since the beginning of 2020, I’ve been slowly desinging and rolling out a comprehensive printable household management system called The Family HUB. To date, 11 different sections have been released, and today’s “Toolbox Tuesday” download is the latest installment: Party Planning Printables! I realize current events preclude us from planning and hosting large events right now. But someday, we’ll be able to gather again; and when that time comes, I’ve got all the worksheets, checklists, and planners to help you organize everything from small gatherings to large-scale events. Let me give you a tour of the newest printable pages available in The Organization Toolbox!
What Is The Family HUB?
Back in January, I introduced my latest comprehensive printable system: The Family HUB – the ultimate, customizable home management system that can help you track every detail of your life and home. This printable kit (which by will ultimately include worksheets and trackers for pretty much every area of your life) was born out of your requests for a pretty, simple, and complete home management binder. To date, the first 11 sections of The Family HUB have been released and are available for immediate download (see more at the bottom of this post). Today’s addition, Party Planning Printables, is the 12th section to be added to your Family HUB!
Part 12 | Party Planning Printables
The dark red section of The Family HUB is dedicated entirely to party planning. These 25+ pages will help you to organize any festive event. Including pages for decor, food, entertainment, activities, guests and more, this kit will ensure no festive detail gets overlooked. And don’t forget: all pages feature editable text boxes (so you can use these digitally or printed out) and are available in color, as well as black and white.
Let me show you these party planning printables in more detail!
PARTY AT-A-GLANCE (below). This two-page worksheets is all you need for small and simple events. With places to log your menu, decor plan, entertainment, party favorites, guest RSVPs, and a shopping list, print these back-to-back to keep your entire party plan all on one paper!
When planning larger events or if you simply need more space to hash out details, each party category is also featured on its own worksheet with plenty of room to capture every last detail.
INSPIRATION & IDEAS. If you’re getting lost on Pinterest and just need an old-school way to brainstorm out colors, themes, and ideas, this one-page worksheet can help you get it all down on paper.
FOOD & DRINK. This worksheet provides a full menu layout on the lefthand side with a coordinating shopping list on the right, so you can plan your menu and organize your shopping all in one shot.
PARTY RECIPES. Keep a running list of your favorite recipes for gatherings so you can always remember which ones were crowd favorites!
DECORATIONS. This worksheet features a basic checklists for both homemade and store-bought decorations.
SEATING CHART. For more formal affairs, this worksheet can help you plan out the best spots for all your guests.
LAYOUT. This worksheet includes places to record event venue details (e.g., size, shape, features), as well as space to draw out possible layouts!
ACTIVITIES & ENTERTAINMENT (below, left). This worksheet keeps track of all the different activities you have planned for your event, as well as the supplies/vendors required to make them happen.
VENDORS. So you don’t lose track of what/who has been scheduled, confirmed, etc, use this worksheet to log anyone participating in your event.
GUEST LIST (below, right). Track your guest RSVPs, headcount, dietary preferences, and more on a single page.
CONTACTS. This simple worksheet can help you manually record guest contact information for invitations and thank you notes.
GIFT LOG. Don’t rely on your memory for thank you notes. Have this simple page printed out and ready-to-go on party day so you can easily record what came from who (plus it includes checkboxes to mark when Thank You Notes go out!)
CAKE PLANNER (below). This worksheet includes prompts to help you plan out every detail of your cake order. From the baker’s information and specific cake details, to a large space for pictures/drawings, this can be an invaluable tool when trying to bring specific visions to life!
PARTY SUPPLY INVENTORY. Keep track of any party supplies you regularly keep on hand. From crockpots and serving dishes to table cloths and centerpieces, these pages help ensure you have the right supplies on hand come party time.
PARTY SHOPPING LISTS (below). This kit includes 2 different shopping list layouts, both of which have editable title fields so you can organize your shopping however makes sense to you. Perhaps you prefer basic party categories (e.g., food, decor, supplies, etc); or maybe it’s more helpful to organize your shopping by location (e.g., Party Store, Grocery Store, etc).
PARTY BUDGET(S). Three different budget worksheets are included, each one aimed at helping you plan and log your spending in a variety of ways.
MASTER TO DO LIST. This basic To Do List helps you keep all your pre-party tasks on a single, easy checklist.
PARTY PREP TASKS. Use this worksheet to organize your pre-party tasks in a chronological order so you know exactly what gets done when.
PARTY PREP TIMELINE. This two-week planner helps you schedule your pre-party tasks so you don’t leave too much until the last minute.
PARTY SCHEDULE. Fill in this schedule with your unique party timeline and keep it in your pocket (and refer to it often!) on party day. An easy-to-follow schedule will ensure nothing is forgotten or you’re not rushing to squeeze things in.
Part 12 – Party Planning Printables (of The Family HUB system) has been uploaded to The Organization Toolbox and is available for download right now!
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I love throwing parties with creative menus, fun decor, and exciting activities…but that can often leave me feeling overwhelmed with all there is to do and oversee. Using my own experiences as an avid party thrower, I worked hard to develop worksheets that would truly come in handy during the party planning process. Whether it’s a small family birthday party or a large retirement celebration, these pages will help you not overlook any detail and ensure a great time is had by all…yourself included!
The Family HUB
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