Parties don’t have to cost a Mint! SNAP! panel recap

This post is dreadfully overdue, but one of my favorite parts of SNAP! conference in April was getting to speak on a panel with Michelle of Maddycakes Muse and Sarah of Confetti Sunshine about how we plan fabulous parties on a budget. I am supremely cheap, so my parties usually are too, but that doesn’t mean they have to be basic or boring. (Big SNAP! news at the bottom of this post!!)

{Photo of me presenting by Makadoodle}

In an attempt to illustrate our point, and create some excitement (or excite”mint”, if you will), we made these party favors for everyone who came to our class.

I designed the labels that read, “It doesn’t have to cost a MINT to cause exciteMINT!” We bought the mints in bulk, used Sarah’s hook-up for glassine bags and I DIYed the labels.

If you’d like to hear the rest of my tips, I am including a video of my Powerpoint presentation! It is a bit longer than it was at SNAP!–it wasn’t time to go to lunch when I recorded this. So if you don’t have time to watch it all now, you might “pin it” and come back later. You’ll have to bug Michelle and Sarah for all of their great pointers! (Please excuse the odd cropping of the video–I need some video editing classes, stat!)

BIG NEWS!!! Tickets for SNAP! 2013 go on sale TOMORROW morning (Sept. 18) at 9:00am MST and are expected to sell-out quickly. Don’t miss out on your chance to attend this time!! And enter to win a free ticket on the site!!


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  1. Sounds like a great topic…something everyone can appreciate! So am definitely coming back for a full listen (just listened to your intro). Thanks!

  2. Great video, Kendra! I watched the WHOLE thing 🙂


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