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1.A pack of paper lanterns so you can add a touch of whimsy and class to the space.
2.A set of gold paper straws for everyone to sip sustainably and look stylish while doing it.
3.A wireless speaker so you can keep the jams going loud and proud all night long. Sorry, neighbors!
4.A set of paper plates and cups to make quick work of post-party cleanup. Plus they're so cute, they'll make you ~blush~.
5.Some floor pillows so no matter how many people you have over, everyone has their own place to cozy up.
6.A large Crock-Pot, which is famously the best way to whip up an easy and delicious meal for a crowd.
7.Or a Crock-Pot trio to cook and serve multiple dishes at once. Pro move!
8.A set of tea light candle holders that are the perfect finishing touch for a centerpiece and will add some lovely ~ambiance~.
9.A snow cone maker because this is *literally* going to be the coolest party ever.
16.A karaoke microphone because it's just not a party if your tipsy best friend isn't singing Alanis Morissette covers.
17.The Tasty Ultimate cookbook (from BuzzFeed) for some inspiration when it comes to the menu. Learn how to cook crowd-pleasing dishes everyone will have heart eyes over.
18.The Voting Game — a card game that makes fun out of intimately knowing your friends' personalities. My roommates and I called this "The Friendship Ender," but still broke it out every time we had people over. It's that fun.
19.And of course Cards Against Humanity. The game everyone knows, loves, and will inevitably gather around by the end of the festivities.
20.A galvanized steel tub so everyone can just grab just what they want. No need to root around in the fridge!