20/12/2015 7:33 PM AEDT | Updated 15/07/2016 12:51 PM AEST

10 Party Hacks To Fool Your Guests Into Thinking You're A Seasoned Host

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Birthday Party

Throwing your hat in the ring to host a party is always a good idea at the time, until the night before the big day rolls around and you realise you've greatly underestimated the task at hand.

From peeling, stirring, shaking and mashing to ensuring everyone has a drink in hand (and that there's a never-ending tray of ice) the glory of playing Martha Stewart can quickly wear thin -- and that's even before we've got to the styling and decor.

Thankfully, you can save yourself from getting all worked up before the party's even started with these home hacks that save time, money and most importantly bring the wow factor. The best part? They'll save you some serious time so you can actually enjoy the party!

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