How to set up the perfect party table…

How to set up the perfect party table…

The main visual feature of any great party is the table, so we all want to make it perfect, right?! Our carefully planned party tableware packages make this easy for you. The kits contain all the key elements to make your party table shine above all others.

We take all the stress away from party planning so you can sit back and enjoy with the rest of your guests, just like you deserve. It’s simple – all you need to do is follow these simple steps!


Step 1 Pick your party type

Whether it’s an ostentatious summer garden party or small Father’s Day party for you and the kids, we have a wide selection of party types choose from. Visit our online party shop to see the wide diversity of party types we cater for.


Step 2 Select your party theme

Each of our party types have multiple themes to choose from. All the party tableware kit contents have been perfectly matched to suit each specially designed theme. Our girls party themes range from classic fairy and princess to the modern craze of flamingo and golden pineapples. Our boys party themes range from traditional pirates and dinosaurs to sporty football. Explore all the different themes on the party tableware package page.


Step 3 Decide on the number of guests

Once you have decided your theme the last decision to make is the number of guests at your party. To reduce the waste and keep your party costs down our tableware packages cater for party sizes of 4/6/8/10/12 guests. Have a bigger party than this?! Not a problem – simply select more than one pack, we offer discounts for multi buys as we understand every party has a budget.


Step 4 Choose party package contents

A-party superhero to the rescue – the hard work for your party has all been done for you! No longer do you need to make a list of everything you need and search for all the individual items to make sure your party runs smoothly. The party kits contain all you need for the perfect party table.

For a simple party choose our classic standard party packages which contain a disposable table cover, plates, cups, bowls, cutlery and napkins. Or for a more dazzling party choose our luxury package which has all the standard party tableware package has to offer with a few added extras to take the tableware for your party to the next level. The luxury party package contains a table cover, plates, cups, bowls, cutlery, napkins, table confetti, table decorations and a balloon table centrepiece kit.

Or why not mix and match for larger parties to keep expenses to a minimum?! At your party have one main table made with the luxury package and make up the other tables using our standard party tableware packages.

What’s more the balloon kits for the stunning centrepieces are so straight forward to assemble and are filled with air! Another cheat for a beautiful looking table – cutting the cost and hassle.


Step 5 Party Tableware Package received to your door

It’s stress-free – just receive your selected party tableware packages to the comfort of your own home. We even include the elements to put your table together including parts to hang your ceiling decorations – your party superhero has thought of everything!


Step 6 Party table set up

Its party day and you have everything you need in one package to set up your perfect party table. As our party packages are carefully assembled with colours to fit your selected theme and all the contents there is no need for artistic flare to create that flawless party table.

Follow our set up videos or use our completed party tableware package photos as guides to set up.


The Standard Tableware Package Set Up

Our favourite arrangement for the standard party package is:


  • Arrange your table/s so all your guests can access easily
  • Lay your table cover on your table
  • Arrange your chairs around the table evenly spaced
  • Place your plates on the table in front of each chair
  • Set a bowl on top of each plate
  • Fold the napkins in half into a triangle and lay to the right of each bowl
  • Put each cutlery set on top of each napkin
  • Place a cup on the table above every plate, in the right hand corner
  • Hey presto your table all set up!

Top Tip: You could even place your party cake in the centre of the table or stack up some themed cupcakes – doubling up as a feature as well as a treat for your guests.


The Luxury Table Package Set Up

We have a choice of two of our favourite displays for the luxury party package:


Choice 1 – A head feature table

  • Put one table at one end of the room to make your head table
  • Arrange the rest of your party table/s so your guests can access easily
  • Attach the ceiling decorations spaced randomly above your head table using the plastic ceiling hooks
  • Lay your table covers on all your tables
  • Scatter the confetti over the main head table cover
  • Construct your balloon centrepiece using the relevant demonstration video
  • Place the balloon centrepiece in the centre of the main head table
  • You can then position your party cake or treats around the balloon centrepiece on the head table
  • Arrange your chairs evenly spaced around all the other table/s other than around the head table
  • Place your plates on the table in front of each chair Set a bowl on top of each plate
  • Fold the napkins in half, into a triangle and lay to the right of each bowl
  • Put each cutlery set on top of each napkin
  • Place a cup on the table above every plate, in the right hand corner
  • Position the straw in the cup
  • If your package contains the added extras of wands or blow up swords then place these at each guests table setting to complete the look

Choice 2 – Balloon Centre Piece on guest table

  • If you have multiple tables put your party tables together in groups so your guests can access easily
  • Attach the ceiling decorations spaced randomly above your table/s using the plastic ceiling hooks
  • Lay your table cover/s on your table/s
  • Arrange your chairs around the table/s evenly spaced
  • Construct your balloon centrepiece/s using the relevant demonstration video
  • Place the balloon centrepiece/s in the centre of each table or group of tables
  • Scatter the table confetti over all the table cover/s
  • Place your plates on the table in front of each chair
  • Set a bowl on top of each plate
  • Fold the napkins in half, into a triangle and lay to the right of each bowl
  • Put each cutlery set on top of each napkin
  • Place a cup on the table above every plate, in the right hand corner
  • Position the straw in the cup
  • If your package contains the added extras of wands or blow up swords then place these at each guests table setting to complete the look

Top Tip: If you have a mix of luxury and standard packages then follow the luxury package set up choices and make up the surrounding tables with the standard party package items.


Step 7 Party time

Your guests will arrive and be in owe of all your hard work (!) but little do they know that it was stress free and super fun. Now it’s time to party on down with your guests!


Step 8 Clean up

Everybody dreads the clean up after any party, but with our party kits there is no washing up! Gather all the used plates and bowls etc. and check your local area policy for recycling to dispose of in an environmentally friendly manner.


Finally hand out the balloons to your guests or keep them as momentos. It’s as easy as that!