Welcome to Smart Party Planning


Are you looking to plan the perfect party for a friend or loved one? Here at Smart Party Planning we believe that nothing beats having a party checklist to guide you through the process.  Whether you are looking to entertain 30 excitable toddlers or organise the perfect farewell for a loved one, we have everything you  need to plan, organise and successfully pull of a party that will be talked about for years to come. Feel free to browse our {Read More}

Gender Reveal Party Ideas

Gender Reveal Party Ideas

Gender reveal parties have become increasingly popular in recent times.  These parties are a way for the couple to celebrate with friends and family, and reveal to everyone at the same time the sex of the baby or babies.  If you have not heard of this before, then you need to check out this selection of gender reveal party ideas. I have gathered five gorgeous reveal parties together.  If you wern’t thinking of doing one of these before, you may {Read More}

Chanel Inspired 30th Birthday Party

Chanel Inspired Birthday Party

This Chanel inspired birthday party was submitted by the incredibly talented Justine of Pretty Little Vintage Melbourne.  The party is style to the max.  Chanel is a beautiful and classic design, which makes it a perfect theme for a 30th birthday party.  With Chanel no.30 being the focus, the classic black and white styling has been used beautifully throughout. Justine said about the party planning: ”This was designed for a girl named Carmen who adored all things Chanel.   A ‘Chanel {Read More}

Marvelous Monday Linky Party #15

Cookies n cream caramel

Welcome to Marvelous Monday. Well it seems that last week our readers were very hungry, as all of the top three clicked links were recipes!  Not that I can blame you, as all three look incredibly delicious. Since you all love food so much, I am looking forward to seeing what you have been baking in the kitchen in the last week.  Of course, if you have a craft or party to share, then please feel free to do so. {Read More}

Wizard of Oz Party Ideas

Wizard of Oz Party Ideas

For those of you looking for something magical, why not check out some Wizard of Oz party ideas. Whether the kids love the new ‘Wicked’ or the old Wizard of Oz 1939 film, this is a party that you can have a lot of fun with. I have collected five awesome parties for you from around the web, which I know you are going to love.  So relax and enjoy your little bit of Oz!!! Let’s start the week with {Read More}

Little Ladybug Birthday Party

Ladybug Birthday Party

This ladybug birthday party was submitted by Jennifer of Events by Pink Elephants & Lemonade.  This is a wonderful theme to work with and Jennifer did a fantastic job.  I love Jennifer’s incorporation of the garden onto the styling the food table, it’s absolutely beautiful. Jennifer said about the party planning: “In May 2014 we had a Ladybug party for my daughter’s 5th birthday.  I LOVE party preps and start months before the big day.  My daughter loves ladybugs and {Read More}

Marvelous Monday Linky Party #14

Banana Strawberry Bundt Cake

Welcome to another week of Marvelous Monday. I am thrilled that you are choosing to link up your posts with us every week, it is wonderful to get to know some other wonderful bloggers.  It is certainly inspiring to see all the hard work that you put in every single week and I love that the party allows you to showcase this to new readers. I hope that the last week has been a great one for you and that {Read More}

5 Enchanting Fairy Party ideas

Fairy Dust

Today’s round up of party ideas is for the girls.  We are focusing on fairy party ideas, and I’m sure you will agree they are absolutely beautiful.  There is an inner fairy in all little girls.  This selection will provide you with lots of enchanting and magical inspiration for your next fairy party. Please relax and enjoy today’s selection.  As always, don’t forget to leave your thoughts at the end of the post! First for the week I would like {Read More}

Infographic: How To Plan A Party In 7 Easy Steps

How to plan a party

I often share with you different ways that you can plan a party.  Whether it’s a ladybug, spiderman or ballerina theme party, the essential elements of planning a party are always the same. You may have already read the party planning checklist that identifies the things you need to consider when you plan a party. Today however I thought I would share something a little different and have a bit of fun with it. Infographics are taking the internet space {Read More}

Marvelous Monday Linky Party #13

Raspberry Mousse Brownies

Welcome to Marvelous Monday.  Can you believe we are already into the first week of August?  Seriously where is the year going.  It’s not going to be long before we are thinking about Christmas and New Year, which I’m sure we only had a couple of weeks ago? It just goes to show that time really does fly by when you are having fun! So have you been having fun this week? I’m looking forward to seeing what each and {Read More}

5 Sensational Safari Party Ideas

Safari Party Cake

It’s not often that you see a safari party which is a shame because it is an absolutely delightful theme. Whether it’s for a baby shower, christening or a birthday, this theme works perfectly.  It suits boys and girls of all ages, so really you could say it’s the perfect party theme! In today’s round up, we have collected 5 sensational safari party ideas together for you to enjoy.  Each party is spectacular, so head over to each one in {Read More}

Quick And Easy Cheese Puffs

Cheese Puffs

Cheese puffs are the perfect snack to make with kids who love cooking!  Not only will the kids have a ball making them, but they will also enjoy eating them….that’s if you don’t eat them all first!!  They are so incredibly quick and easy to make, which makes this a win win recipe! I am always on the look out for easy recipes that I can make with my 2 year old daughter.  She loves getting in the kitchen, but {Read More}

Marvelous Monday Linky party #12

Summertime Pasta

Welcome to Marvelous Monday. Have you been cooking up a storm in the kitchen or undertaking some awesome craft this week? Whatever you have been up to, we can’t wait to see it! I know that for a lot of you it is summertime and we are seeing some wonderful summer recipes and activities as a result. For us here in Australia it has been an incredibly cold and wet winter.  It is lovely to see your bright and refreshing {Read More}