Buying a home is a huge event that it deserves a party! Fill your house with friends, food, drinks, and these easy housewarming party ideas.
Want a cute invitation idea? Take a photo of your new home and put the party info on the back of the picture. You can easily print these out at home or use an online printing service.
Guests will want to see the new place and will inevitably ask for a tour. You can turn this into a scavenger hunt with facts about the home or area as clues..
Decorations and Party Supplies
Make the house is the main decoration. Depending on your organization level, boxes can be your decorations! For the entrance get a personalized banner and some candles for the tables and around the room.
Here are a few more fun ideas –
Feature the “Sold” sign from your real estate agent, or at least a picture of you with it!
Local maps make great decorations. Hang them on walls o ruse them as placemats… get creative!
Post a “before” picture outside each room you’ve made a renovation or change to.
Leave a journal by the front door and encourage guests to write you some homeownership wisdom.
Keys are another wonderful house theme decoration. Check the local antique store for skeleton keys to incorporate in your decorating.
Want to have a theme party? Here are some popular themes:
60’s Retro Hippie
Table decorations & Menus
We know you have all kinds of things to do instead of dishes! Just grab some paper plates and napkins, perfect because they make for easy clean up.
A favorite housewarming party idea:
Use fortune cookies as a centerpiece! Scatter cookies on your table (they double as an ice breaker & dessert!) Add balloons and you’ve got an inexpensive and centerpiece!
Finger foods are the best option since most of your guests will be moving around your new home checking it out. These work well:
Skewers – chicken, beef, veggies, fruit
Trays – fruit and veggies, cheese and crackers
Buffalo Chicken Dip and Chips
Games and activities
A house warming party is the perfect opportunity for a game night! A house isn’t a home without friends and family and what better way to spend some time and get to know everyone a little better. Check out board games at Walmart or online. Games that are easy to understand and need little set up time are best!
Want something unique? Try a personalized water or beer bottle label! Want something sweet? Check out customized candy bar wrappers.
Most of all enjoy yourself and have fun.