When gathering ideas it is important to use your resources. Most importantly, requesting information from the guest of honor and if they are not sure ask questions. This can be done by asking them questions that will make their personality stand out. Certain cartoon characters, colors, animals, times in their life, culture, and entertainment are a start to what might personalize their party preparations. Birthday parties are most commonly designed around the guest of honor by their gender and age. If you or the guest of honor is having a hard time choosing a theme even after questioning personal interests, an easy trick to try is to run to the bakery. Many times they will have a cake book that shows cakes of different themes.
In order to win the hearts of the people who would attend the party, the host need not work out of his or her skin. What is required is simple planning and perfect execution of the plans. After all, nobody will not wish to hear the guests say that they just had the best time of their lives and are looking forward to your next hosting. Checklists would be a big help to you during the party season. A definite timeline for everything that should be done is what the checklist is all about. The things that are of prime importance can be addressed as early as possible, and the efficiency of the host will mark a huge difference.