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}

Marvelous Monday Linky Party #17

Fall Printables

It’s the 1st of September already, only a few more months till Christmas…crickey!!  Some of you are now heading out of your summer, and some of us (like me) are starting to head out of winter.  But not for this week, because I am in the snow on my annual ski trip!!  I realize that may sound strange for those of you soaking up the sunny rays! So whilst I may be on holiday, that is not going to stop {Read More}

Mad Scientist Party Ideas

Mad Scientist Party Ideas

For those of your looking for a theme that is a little different to the norm, have you considered a Mad Scientist party?  This is a way for you to be so incredibly creative in the party design and the kids would have a whole heap of fun.  Whilst today’s selection of mad scientist party ideas are predominately parties for boys, there is nothing to stop this being themed for both boys and girls. Five awesome parties have been collected {Read More}

Roaring Racing Car Party

Racing Car Party Table

Start the party, and get those car engines revved!   I am delighted to share this racing car party which was submitted by Jacqui of The Iced Biscuit.  I’m sure this would be a little boy’s dream party, full of energy and fun. I absolutely love the incorporation of the red hot car throughout the food and the decor.  The classic black and white check flags look amazing as a backdrop but are also followed through in some of the food {Read More}

Marvelous Monday Linky Party #16

Peanut Butter Mini Cups

Here we are at yet another start to the week.  This also means it’s time for Marvelous Monday. Each week we are getting some amazing posts shared, so please keep them coming. I love popping over to your blog each week to see what you have been doing.  If you don’t have any new posts to share this week, then why not share one of your older ones.  Give some love back to the posts in your past.  They may {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}