DIY Party Decorations

Add a personalized, unique flair to your next event and save money with DIY party decorations. Paper decorations are an easy way to achieve exactly the look you want and the options are endless. Browse our DIY decorations and projects below for inspiration and to learn how to make party decorations. Click on any project image for detailed instructions, tips and supply lists.

Paper Crafts Project: Paper Party Decor {With the Silhouette Cameo!}


I love making paper crafts so much that I’m usually looking for any excuse to make more. Parties are the perfect reason to break out your paper crafting skills. With the Silhouette Cameo cutting machine, you can easily make just about any decor you need. For this Fall paper crafts party, I decided to go with a little bit of a non-traditional color scheme. Pumpkin, mint, kraft and white. I love it! Supplies needed to make your own paper crafts {Read More}

Valentine’s Day Decorations: Mix and Match Banner Bunting


I love the look of mix and matched materials to create holiday decor. For Valentine’s Day, I couldn’t decide on red or pink, so I decided using both would be a great compromise. Today, I’ll show you how to make your own Valentine’s Day decorations using a variety of materials. You can mix and match to use your favorite color combination and get a look you’ll love. Supplies needed to make your own Valentine’s Day decorations: White and Red Card {Read More}

Halloween Ideas: Easy Bat Display


October has arrived! I’ve been working on my Halloween ideas for awhile now and I’m excited to have put on the finishing touches over the weekend. Today I’m sharing an easy Halloween bat display in my entry way. I used the spooky glam lantern as my centerpiece, then added a few items that went with the glam and rustic feel I was going for. Ready to get started on one of my Halloween ideas? Supplies needed to make this easy {Read More}

Festive Party Drink Tags


I don’t know about you, but when I host gatherings at my place, I worry about the details. And I’ve figured that sometimes, it comes down to the little details that can make a huge difference. Here’s a super-easy drink tags tutorial that will add a little extra to your next shindig. You can also use them to help your guests remember which cup is theirs! Supplies needed to make your own festive drink tags: Circle Punch Washi Tape Cardstock {Read More}

Congrats Banner Card

"Congrats" Banner Card: Perfect for graduations and weddings!

We’re more than halfway through April and soon we’ll be sliding into May. You know what that means, right? It’s the season for weddings and graduations! Here’s a quick and easy little congratulations banner gift to congratulate them on the beginning of a new chapter in their life. Supplies you’ll need to make a Congrats Banner Card: Chipboard Alphabet Letters Martha Stewart Crafts Glitter – Smokey Quartz Zig Squeeze & Roll Jumbo Tip Glue Vellum Matte Finish Spray Double Sided {Read More}

Five Minute Valentine Bunting

Valentine Bunting

If you have five minutes, and five dollars, you too can have your whole house decked out for Valentines Day! This cute bunting was so easy, it felt like cheating. I made a bunch of them, with minimal (and inexpensive!) supplies. The kids can even crank these out for you! All you need to make a Valentine bunting is a few supplies: Paper Doilies (I used the 5.5″ size) Felties Valentines Day Stickers 3/8″ grosgrain ribbon (I used pink) Red {Read More}

Punched Candle Wraps

punched candle wraps

I was inspired by some metal candle wraps in Family Circle and decided to make my own.  I decided to recreate these using black card stock and some paper punches.  Super simple and gorgeous too! Supplies Needed: Martha Stewart Edge Punch Martha Stewart All Over Punch (NOTE:  Both punches I used were Martha Stewart but any craft punch would work for this project.  The all over punches are perfect for these wraps as you can punch anywhere on the page.) LED {Read More}

Beware Halloween Banner

beware halloween banner

Beware! Halloween will be here before we know it and I just can’t wait! This year, I wanted something new to jazz up my holiday mantel, so I made a beautiful Beware Halloween banner. I love that it is bold with black and white and the birds holding it up with their beaks up add the perfect touch of whimsy! Here is how you can make your own… Supplies: Extra Fine Black Glitter 3″ Chipboard Letters Martha Stewart Glitter Glue {Read More}

Instagram “Faux-laroid” Magnetic Photos

Instagram Fauxlaroids

I love using Instagram! On our last vacation, I drove myself (and the rest of the family) crazy taking photos with my Canon, and then again with my iPhone so I could post the pictures instantly to Instagram. Juggling two cameras was not my best idea, but I sure love having both sets of photos. I had a lot of great shots in Instagram, and I love the old-school look the filters add to my pictures. You know what else {Read More}