I know how it is, you’re planning a party and have very specific ideas in mind of what decorations or supplies you’re looking for but can’t seem to find anything better than Dora favor bags at your local party store. Well, I’m here to help and have rounded up 19 of my favorite party supply resources. These shops include everything from big round balloons for cheap to cute polka dot snack cups and homemade cake stands. After visiting them, you’ll want to throw a party just to have an excuse to shop!
Tops Malibu 1 of 19Confetti poppers, surprise balls and sparklers! I can't think of a happier shop.
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Balloons Fast 2 of 19Love those big round balloons as much as the rest of the blogging world? This is a great, inexpensive source that offers the best range of sizes and shapes I've come across.
Click here to visit Balloons Fast
Bake It Pretty 3 of 19How long has it been since the cupcake trend hit the world? If you're so over it, you'll still want to visit Bake It Pretty for their happy packaging goods.
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A Fabulous Fete 4 of 19Lauren makes the cutest cake stands in a variety of colors and has the loveliest handwriting on the planet for your favor bags.
Click here to visit A Fabulous Fete
Garnish 5 of 19Need some wooden utensils or a cute way to package your favors? Garnish is your source.
Click here to visit Garnish
CB2 6 of 19CB2 has the basic but modern serving pieces that any good hostess needs to have on hand. And it's affordable!
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Knot and Bow 7 of 19What can I say? I love when things are packaged nicely and Knot and Bow has everything you'll need to make your invitations and favors pretty.
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Hey Yo Yo 8 of 19An Etsy shop filled with a mish mash of everything from polka dot cups to glassine ice cream sandwich bags.
Click here to visit Hey Yo Yo
Sweet Lulu 9 of 19If you haven't visited Sweet Lulu yet, you're seriously missing out. I find myself making an order from this shop practically every week. Perfectly edited.
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Meri Meri 10 of 19I bet you've seen Meri Meri's cupcake supplies (that are adorable by the way) but you might not know that they also have invitations, decorations and cute supplies like these ice cream cups.
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My Little Day 11 of 19The cutest party supplies and kits I've ever come across. You'll be inspired just clicking through the images, promise.
Click here to visit My Little Day
Potter and Butler 12 of 19Potter and Butler offers the cutest in cake toppers and decorations that will give your party the handmade touch without the work.
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Acme Party Box 13 of 19Acme Party Box takes the work of finding or making coordinating decorations away from you with their adorable party kits. I love their tabletop section as well.
Click here to visit Acme Party Box
Paper Source 14 of 19Invitations, envelopes, decorative paper, craft kits and rubber stamps that will make you smile. I could spend hours browsing this store.
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Pearl River 15 of 19Pearl River might be best known for their goods from China but they have a variety of paper decorations that are inexpensive and cute. Take a peek at their tea canisters and bowls too.
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Pinhole Press 16 of 19Pinhole Press prints the highest quality photo paper goods I've ever come across. For parties they have invitations, labels and thank you notes that offer a clean design with little work on your part.
Click here to visit Pinhole Press
Paper Mart 17 of 19Look past the poorly designed site and find some treasures at fantastic prices. My favorite source for basic favor boxes and crepe paper.
Click here to visit Paper Mart
IKEA 18 of 19Yes, I'm including IKEA on the list for their thick paper napkins in the best colors and patterns and for their inexpensive trays, pots and serving pieces.
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top photo: Janelle Jones
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