15 Creative DIY Decorations for Your Next Big Event

Do you have a party of special event coming up? Parties, of any size, can often cost much more money than anticipated so one easy way to save a little moola is to make your own decorations.

Handmade touches are one surefire way to make your event memorable for years to come. You’ll also feel a sense of accomplishment from creating an amazing party space for your friends and family.

Below you'll find some of our favorite DIY decoration you'll want to make for your next big event. These gorgeous and crafty projects are relatively easy to make, and perfect for anniversaries, birthday parties, wedding showers, graduations and every other party that you could imagine.

Balloon Arch

Learn how to make a balloon arch with this step-by-step tutorial – so gorgeous and festive for any party!

Via The House that Lars Built

Surprise Message Confetti Poppers

This unique confetti popper is great for pretty much anything that deserves a big “HOORAY!”

Via Studio DIY

Pull Piñata Garland

This pull piñata garland makes for a very festive Cinco de Mayo decoration as well as a fun activity for party guests. Simply pull and little surprises come pouring down.

Via Love and Cupcakes

Confetti Balloons

Confetti balloons! They are fun to make, and even more fun to pop and bask in the confetti magic.

Via I Spy DIY

Dixie Cup Lighted Garland

Wouldn’t this garland be absolutely fabulous for a bridal shower, an outdoor wedding and or even the most perfect addition to a nursery in lieu of a night light?

Via Hey Gorgeous

Ruffled Ice Cream Cones

Check out these uber cute DIY ruffled ice cream cones for fun party decor.

Via Icing Designs

Wax Paper Backdrop

With little more than string, ribbon

and paper, you can create a backdrop of any size to suit any venue. The cost of materials is minimal and the time it takes can be greatly reduced by getting a few nimble fingered friends together.

Via Style Me Pretty

Tassel Garland

Tassel garlands are the perfect decoration for any party or event! See how easy it is to make your own.

Via Linen Love and Lace

String Chandeliers

Using balloons, glue and twine, you can make these cute lantern chandeliers for your special event – and then use it at home as your very own mid century lampshade.

Via Merry Brides

Tissue Paper Pom Poms

Pom poms are a super easy craft project and a fun decorating idea which will cheerfully brighten up any room in your home. Choose your colour scheme, get the kids involved and make a stunning colourful statement.

Via Tara Dennis

Ruffled Streamers

Standard streamers feel like the oldest party decor in the book. But Ruffled streamers?…in multiple colors?….that can be used over and over? Fun, right!

Via Made Everyday

3D Hanging Doilies

Learn how to make these versatile decorations.  And best of all you can use them again and again as they easily store flat.

Via U Create

Paper-Bag Party Lights

These festive colored bags hung from lights make fun lanterns.

Via Martha Stewart

Paper Wreath

Check out this adorable and affordable DIY Spring Wreath tutorial.This paper dahlia wreath is so easy to make following this step by step tutorial.

Via Blooming Homestead

Colorful Ribbons

If you’re looking for some fun colorful decor for your special event, these colorful streamers will kick up any event a notch or two.

Via Green Wedding Shoes

Did you find the perfect DIY decoration to make for your upcoming party?

Below you'll find some of our favorite DIY decoration you'll want to make for your next big event. These gorgeous and crafty projects are relatively easy to make, and perfect for anniversaries, birthday parties, wedding showers, graduations and every other party that you could imagine.

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