Consider your space
archideaphoto/Shutterstock Think about how many people you can fit in your home, encourages event planner, Ashly Priest from Columbus, Ohio. “The two main things to always remember are: your audience, and your space. Once you have those two figured out pretty much anything else goes,” she says. “If you live in a small apartment, don’t invite 25 people over. Invite six. You will have a much better time!” Want fun facts to share with your guests? Learn about the origins of awards shows like the Emmys!
Create a red carpet for your guests to walk on
Oleksandr Lipko/Shutterstock Make a red carpet for your guests to sashay down and strike a pose on—tonight, you’re the celebrities! Get your phones out, or if you have a photographer friend, invite them over as well, and take cute photos. Create your own hashtag for your party and share on social media. Get red carpet ready with these simple ponytail hairstyles!