You’ve just moved into your new perfect house. Everything is in its rightful place, and they all look better than before. The TV, home theatre, carpet, sofa set, the kitchen, bedroom, just to mention a few are all perfectly arranged into your new house. Looking back, it was a smooth transition. You’ve been seen neighbors happily interacting with each other and probably wondering how to set the ball rolling. Well, if you are in such a situation, the best thing you need is a housewarming party.
What is a housewarming party?
A housewarming party is a type of party that welcomes your nearest and dearest into your new residence. It creates a chance to interact and know each other better. This helps to bring some liveliness by transitioning your real estate into a real home. Moving into a new place is always challenging. Therefore, the easiest way to warm your walls with laughter and goodwill is through housewarming parties.
How to plan your housewarming
Traditionally, the housewarming party is usually low key and casual. What’s more, you can tailor the occasion to highlight the best features of your new property. Once you’ve completed unpacking, you can give yourself some time while you plan for the fun. The duration for planning the party varies with individuals.
The first step towards creating a successful housewarming party is deciding the type of party you want. You’ll need to list down the names of guests you’ll want to invite. If you think you will run out of space, you can always conduct the event in an open house. However, when using the open house, the chances are that most guests won’t come with gifts. Whichever the format you choose, the next thing you should do is to send the guest’s invitation cards. You can always download customized cards online, or get them for free in adobe Photoshop, adobe illustrator, or even Microsoft word.
What to include in the housewarming party invitation?
In as much as it might look easy, creating a perfect housewarming party, invitation cards can be challenging. Nonetheless, the following are some crucial information that you can include to ensure you don’t miss vital information.
- Date and time of the party
- Welcome address
- Name of the guest
- Your new address
- Dressing code (optional)
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Who to invite to a housewarming party?
With lots of names in your mind, it can be challenging to prioritize who to invite and who not to. The best idea, however, is to approach the people that you know- your buddies and family members. This includes people whom you’ve shared both difficult and happy moments. Just in case something happens to you, they will be the first to reach out to you.
Secondly, you should think of a few coworkers. You spend most of your time with them, from Monday to Friday, January to January. Why would you leave them out? Certainly not!
The last bunch of people you want to invite is your neighbors. You can take a stroll around and greet them as you present them with the invitation cards. An exciting housewarming party should contain a mixture of friends, families, workmates, and neighbors.
When should you send the party invitation?
As a rule of thumb, you need to plan your party early enough after moving in. In such cases, you can have your guests help you unpack. Or, you can still wait for a couple of weeks till everything looks settled. Whichever the duration you choose, always check if the odds are working in your favor. Make sure the day you select works best with your party’s vibe.