Diva is in the Details: Space Concerns - The Spa Party Blog

1.21.2010

Diva is in the Details: Space Concerns

This month on The Spa Party Blog we've been getting down to the specifics of how to pull off an "a-tension stealing event", via the Diva is in the Details Series. This week WhimsiGal of WhimisCard
will share some how to tips on how to host a spa party in a small space.

After reading her tips be sure to visit her site to check out spa party invites for women of any size.
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A Spa Party in a Studio Apartment?

YES YOU CAN … host a fabulously chic spa party in a small, cramped studio apartment. Trust me, I once hosted a bridal spa for five ladies in a 600 square foot efficiency. It was delightful!

5 easy steps to hosting a spectacular spa party in an efficiency!


1. Clear the party room of any unnecessary clutter.

Move any furniture or items you don’t intend to use during the party against the wall or in a closet.


2. Place pillows on the floor as additional seating.

After you’ve decluttered your party space, focus on arranging seating for your gal pals. Throw a couple of large pillows on the floor for additional seating -- also a perfect place for the ladies to polish their toe nails.


Don't forget the bed is comfortable enough for at least two people. Think Miami chic! As the ladies mingle throughout the evening, they can rotate between the bed, the floor and the couch!


3. Set up the spa paraphernalia near the couch and on the coffee table.

The much-needed spa treatments will take place in the space around your sofa and coffee table. Set up all of the spa accoutrements before the girls arrive.


4. Make the nightstand your bar.


No need for the drinks to take up a lot of space. Simply make the nightstand the bar. To help maximize your space, limit the alcohol to one signature drink. Place a pitcher of your signature cocktail and martini glasses on the nightstand and voila, you’re all set, Miss Newly Minted Bartender.

5. Serve the food in the kitchen.

Rather than crowd the party area, leave the food in the kitchen and let the girls help themselves buffet-style. Invite them to congregate in the kitchen or to bring their plates back to the party room.
And there you have it! Don’t let a small place keep you from unleashing the party diva in you. Are you holding back from hosting a party because you think your place is too small?
Whimsi of Whimsicard LLC provides party planning tips and advice. Sign-up for her tips for FREE at www.whimsicardonline.com. Also, check her out on http://www.twitter.com/WhimsiGal.

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Me chiming in: I think Whimsi is right on track, don't let a small space keep you from having a faboulous get together! Think of how many people used to cram into a small college dorm room, no couches just beds. Hey if whole nightclubs are based on the idea of lounging/sipping while on a bed, YOU can do it too.



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4 comments:

{ Persis Shah } January 25, 2010 at 1:14 AM  

wow! this is a fab party idea...and such a novel one too...thanks for this...have a great weekend SITSa!

Christy January 26, 2010 at 11:56 PM  

popping in from sits...
love the idea of a spa party...just another reason not to leave the house :)

Shawn January 26, 2010 at 11:57 PM  

Just visiting over from SITS----have a great one!!

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Linda January 27, 2010 at 12:37 PM  

There is always a way of making it work!
A SITS friend!

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