I usually want party ideas which are unique and out of the box. I find that Youtube is undoubtedly a wonderful resource of this kind of ideas. All you need to do is check out Youtube and do a search for "birthday party tips" and you will find several hours worth of movies with lots of good tips. The issue is, who exactly has the time to see them all? Thus I am on a constant quest to collect some notes in order to save me and perhaps other people some time.
Here is an awesome video with some crazy party ideas - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wUlJSgYGmFw
Hope you find a few great tips for your next occasion on Youtube!