Whether it’s a dinner party, a birthday bash, a wedding, or a cocktail event, there are always lots of decisions to make. That eventually leads to a long list of things to do, clean, make, and buy. Check out the apps below to guide you through the college dorm party prepping process.
Apps to Plan a College Dorm Party
Punchbowl – Online Invitations
Punchbowl makes it easier than ever to invite people to your party and manage RSVPs allowing users to send out invites by text, meaning no more excuses of lost post or failing to check Facebook notifications. With thousands of beautiful invitations to choose from you are sure to find the perfect invite whether it be for a themed kids party or laid back BBQ. Guests can easily accept invites and you can access responses in real-time using the app, making it super easy to chase up those friends that never reply until the last minute.
Evite: Online Invitations
Evite app makes picking out party invites an awesome and simple task. First, start with selecting a card—choose from thousands of designs. Designs include flowers, animals, cupcakes, sunset, old rice paper, and thick and heavy.
Then choose one of the stock messages—I’m having a barbeque, wedding, party—and tailor it to your liking by changing the color, size, and typeface of the font. Then email it to your friends and invitations are taken care of — and they look first-rate!
Pro Party Planner
Pro Party Planner is the ultimate party planning app for anyone that wants to take their party to the next level and ensure that guests are still talking about your party for years to come. You can manage every aspect of your party all from one extremely easy to use app, including seating plans, invitations, gifts, food and budget. You can also sync your party plans with fellow planners to delegate tasks and easily keep track of what still needs to be done, as well as create shopping lists and share them with friends. If that wasn’t enough to ensure that your party really does run without a hitch you can use augmented reality to experiment with different decorations and create seating plans so that everything in the real world runs smoothly on the actual day.
No summer party is complete without some tasty snacks and to make your party that little bit more special why not prepare all your own food to really wow your guests with the help of Tasty, the recipe app made easy. You can search for recipes based on cuisines and using the handy filters select dietary needs making it easier than ever to cater to all your guests’ needs. You can also build your own cookbook by saving recipes, helping you to plan the perfect combination of snacks and treats. Tasty even makes the actual cooking process easy with step-by-step guides and videos.
Party or no party, the Finger Food app rules. Choose from soups, salads, appetizers, main courses, side lines (gotta love the name), and desserts. Once you click on a meal, get 10 to 20 delicious recipes with easy to follow directions for each. And these aren’t just any recipes either. The meals range from basic to exotic with dishes.
Pacemaker – AI DJ
Every party needs music but creating the ultimate playlist for a party can sometimes feel like a stressful experience as the music sets the tone of the whole party but don’t worry because Pacemaker has your back. Pacemaker allows you to combine your playlists from iTunes and Spotify, even sharing them with friends so they can add their favorite songs ready for the party.
Once you’ve added all your party songs Pacemaker takes over and does all of the hard work for you, scanning your collection to find songs that work well together and creating seamless transitions so that all you have to worry about when the party starts is hitting play.
Music Hits Jukebox
You know the party’s getting good when you hear the lines “Oh, my, god Becky, look at her butt. It is so big!” from Sir Mix-a-Lot’s “Baby Got Back.” With songs like Snap’s “Rhythm is a Dancer,” Daft Punk’s “Around the World,” and Boyz II Men’s “Motownphilly” following on Sir Mix-a-Lot’s heels, you would have to actively try not to have a great time dancing to these hits. And don’t forget about dance favorites like Santana’s “Smooth (featuring Rob Thomas)” and Whitney Houston’s “I’m Every Woman.”
My Cocktail Bar
My Cocktail Bar has your back when it comes to serving your guests a summery cocktail that will get them into the party mood, all you have to do is tell the app what alcohol and mixers you have available and it will show you a list of all the possible cocktails you could make with a step-by-step guide for each one. This is perfect for parties as you can add all the different drinks that your guests bring and have fun sampling different cocktails and combinations. You can also save lists of your favorite cocktails ready to show guests the different options available when they arrive.
All of these apps combined with your amazing party skills will create an epic college dorm party for your friends.
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