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.
Learn how to make a balloon arch with this step-by-step tutorial – so gorgeous and festive for any party!
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.
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 garlands are the perfect decoration for any party or event! See how easy it is to make your own.
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
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
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.
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.
Did you find the perfect DIY decoration to make for your upcoming party? If you’re not one for spending the time to make handmade decorations, we’ve found these super gorgeous party decorations that you may be interested in: the Hanging Four-Leaf Tissue Paper Flower Garland, the Ultimate Mixed Pink Gold White Party Decor Kit, or the Honeycomb Tissue Paper Fans.