15 Best Favorite Things Party {how to}


How to host a favorite things party is now more fun than ever!  And, who doesn’t like to share their favorite things and receive new ones.  It’s a win win!  {whoohoo!} These are the best girlfriends party ideas and themes that include invitations, gift exchange ideas, party games, desserts and favorite things party printables. 

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What is a Favorite Things Party?

A favorite things party is where you’ll be able to spend time with your friends, share and gift a favorite item, and leave with new favorites!

How to Host a Favorite Things Party

A "Love it" Favorite Things Party

1.  A “Love it” Favorite Things Party ~ While a girls night out is alway fun, what about a girls night in instead?! All you have to do is gather your best girlfriends, have them bring their favorite thing for each lady there, and you go home with one of each of your girlfriends favorite things!! Genius right?!

How to Host a Favorite Things Party

2.  How to Host a Favorite Things Party ~ Wondering how to throw a favorite things party?  Nealy shows you how to start your planning and how to successfully execute it.  She even includes a free printable gift tag.


Favorite Things Invitation {free printables}

3.  Favorite Things Party Invitation {free printables} ~ I’ve been wanting to host a Favorite Things party for a while now – sounds so fun! And with the free printable there’s no reason not to. All the work is already done for you. The free set includes fancy labels, party invitations, a banner and more.

Blank Favorite Things Party Invite

4.  Blank Favorite Things Party Invite ~ For a quick and easy invitation simply download this free printable, print and fill in your own party information.

Favorite Things Party Printables

Free Favorite Things Party Printables

5.  Free Favorite Things Party Printables ~ Party guests bring one of their favorite things that costs under $20, which will be traded so they can go home with a new favorite.  There are two free printable signs to use as decoration as well as an ice breaker game to keep your guests entertained.

Chalkboard Favorite Things Party Printables

6.  Chalkboard Favorite Things Party Printables ~ Use these adorable chalkboard printables for your party.  The set includes an invitation, favor tags and Facebook invite header.  

Favorite Things Gift Tags

7.  Favorite Things Gift Tags ~ Brown paper packages tied up with string…these are a few of my favorite things!  Attach these adorable gift tags to party favors.

Favorite Things Gift Exchange Ideas

Favorite Things Gift Idea {free printable tags}

8.  Favorite Things Gift Idea {free printable tags} ~ Package up your favorite things and attach the free printable tag that reads, “these are a few of my favorite things”.

Party Games

Favorite Things Party Game {free printable}

9.  Favorite Things Party Game {free printable} ~ Have party guests fill out the entire questionnaire and then go around to see if anyone has matching answers. If someone else has the same answer, you cross it out and lose a point.  Similar to Scattergories.

Favorite Things Bingo

10.  Favorite Things Bingo ~ 10 free bingo cards to download and print.  You can laminate them for better durability.  Use beads, buttons or small candy as markers.

Dessert Recipes


11.  Fruit Salsa with Cinnamon Chips ~ A delicious sweet dip made with chopped strawberries and cinnamon tortilla chips as the dippers.

Strawberry Pretzel Salad

12.  Strawberry Pretzel Salad ~ This recipe for Strawberry Pretzel Salad is a keeper! It’s three layers of sweet and salty goodness. A pretzel crust, cream cheese filling and topped with strawberry jell-o. The nice thing about this recipe is that you can drop the calories by using sugar free jell-o and fat free cool whip and cream cheese.

Cannoli Dip

13.  Cannoli Dip ~ All of the flavor and deliciousness of a cannoli in a dip.

Chocolate Covered Cheesecake Bites

14.  Chocolate Covered Cheesecake Bites ~ Make these cute little bite-sized chocolate covered cheesecakes for party guests.  Once they start they can’t stop!

Favor Ideas

Favorite Things Favor Ideas

15.  Favorite Things Favor Ideas ~ A fun way to package gifts is in a jar.  Fill it with your favorite things and embellish with ribbon, string, cardstock or fabric. 


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