Planning your next event requires advance planning, logistics and forethought. Whether you are hiring an outside event planning company to bring your event to life or assigning the task to one of your employees, finding the right decor and supplies is essential to pulling off the perfect event. As an event venue in Orange County, we’ve been host to dozens of beautiful corporate events, milestone birthday parties, wedding receptions and luxury events. In our extensive experience, we’ve seen some really creative concepts and decorations, so we’ve compiled this list of online resources that will help you to plan your event! 

Oriental Trading Company

Oriental Trading Company is the leading website for low cost decorations and party supplies. The company has both a website and mail order catalog, and features everything from flatware to backdrops and banners. You can also order a wide range of personalized items, including imprinted napkins, customized plastic stemware and balloons.

Afloral

For a more formal event, flowers set the tone. Afloral provides florals for use in centerpieces, decorations and displays. The site also provides a range of accessories from photo booth props to vases, lighting and ribbon. The site often offers closeout deals that make it an amazing value for party decor and supplies. 

Save On Crafts

For the do-it-yourself party planner, few sites offer the variety and value of Save On Crafts. The site sells dishes, centerpiece making supplies, lighting, draping and more. While most of the craft supplies on the site are tailored for more formal events, you can also find great decoration items for informal company picnics and retreats. 

Wayfair

Wayfair.com is an excellent resource for party games for your next birthday party, retreat, or corporate event. Find corn-hole boards, horseshoes, badminton nets and wiffle balls and bats to liven up your next teambuilding event or corporate function. You can also find indoor games to keep the party going and the energy levels high for your next informal event. 

Pinterest

What's a good party without the right decor? You can find ideas for centerpieces, glassware, utensils and party favors on Pinterest. The site features thousands of ideas that you can use for your event. Are you going for a themed celebration? Simply search for it and find photos, articles and how-to guides on how to make your theme really impress. Pin your favorite ideas to your "boards" to refer back to when you're ready to make your party purchases. 

Buying Materials for Your Event

After you have scouted out the best ideas for your event, it's time to select the products you need to make it happen. Etsy is the leading site for handmade goods and will allow you to have your party favors and decor tailor made for your event. Etsy's artists can etch your company's name and logo on glassware or create one of a kind gift bags emblazoned with the company's slogan. Etsy features artists from all over the world, so you can often get a good deal on high quality, hand crafted party supplies and decor that will look great at our event venue in Orange County!
 
When it comes to planning the best party, reception, or corporate event, getting the right supplies is key. From centerpieces to card games, flatware and more, there are many great sites where you can shop for everything you need to make your next big event a success!
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