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Making 40th Birthday Posters and Photos
This is a page about 40th birthday posters and photos. A fun visual display can be created with a collection of life photos for this monumental birthday celebration.
Making a Birthday Highchair Banner
This is a page about making a birthday highchair banner. The easy to make banner is the perfect way to decorate your little one's highchair on his or her special day.
Happy Birthday Printable Banner
Using a word processor you can print out triangle shapes with the letters on them that you will need to make a birthday banner. Print, cut them out, attach to construction paper, and string them together for a homemade decoration.
Homemade Birthday Banners
Banners are a fun, personalized decoration you can make for an upcoming birthday. This page contains a variety of birthday banner projects.
Making Tissue Paper Puffy Flowers
These beautiful tissue paper flowers get their puffy look from using a small Styrofoam ball or Ping Pong ball to create the petals. Set them out in a vase or use to upscale gifts. The photos and instructions needed for making your own can be found on this page.
Making a House Warming Party Banner
A fun way to decorate your new home for a house warming party is to make a simple banner with free letter printed on card stock hung on twine with clothes pins.
DIY Tissue Paper Tassel Garland
This colorful garland is made from colorful tissue paper. It's a perfect decoration for a party or other celebration.
Paper Lantern Ideas
Paper lanterns are easy and fun to make. They can be tailored to any theme for a party or for use as home decor. This page contains paper lantern ideas.
How to Make a Balloon Ice Cream Cone Decoration
The main "ingredients" for this fun party decoration are a latex balloon and a paper towel tube. This page contains the instructions and photos needed for making a balloon ice cream cone decoration.
Making Drinking Straw Starbursts
Starburst decorations are perfect for birthday parties and other occasions. If you can get a good price on colorful drinking straws and have some spare time you can make these fun starbursts. This is a page about making drinking straw starbursts.
Making a Birthday Number Piñata
Making Ice Candles
Freeze water filled balloons to create these beautiful ice candle holders. This is a page about making ice candles.
Grape and Edamame Caterpillars
These little caterpillar decorations are easy to make. You can use wire or toothpicks to hold them together. If you use wire, you can make them slither around. So fun!
Monkey Theme Decoration Banner
Planning a party last minute and need some easy decoration tips? This is a simple do it yourself decoration project with items you probably already have at home!
Making a Reindeer Gift Bag
Add some paper antlers, eyes, and a nose to a brown paper bag to make this cute seasonal gift bag. This is a page about
making a reindeer gift bag
Cute Little Paper Bird Craft
Here is a cute craft for the summer months! This little bird will look great as party décor when hosting a garden party. This fella' is quick to make, so you can have a whole flock of birds to help you to celebrate in style. You can make the birds in different colors to add a fun element.
Confetti Birthday Number Cake Topper
This is a cute handmade touch to add to a cake, cupcake, donut, or even a bagel or burger as a topper.
Making a Glitter Candle
Save yourself some money and make your own glitter candle for an upcoming birthday. It is easy, just start with a purchased candle and follow the steps provided on this page. This is a page about
making a glitter candle
Pennant Birthday Cake Topper
This fun easy to make pennant cake topper allows you to personalize a birthday cake using a few simple and inexpensive supplies. This is a page about making a pennant birthday cake topper.
How to Make Tissue Paper Pom Poms
Making paper pom poms from tissue paper is not only easy; it is also a fun activity. These pom poms are perfect decorations for a variety of occasions. This is a page about how to make tissue paper pom poms.
DIY Balloon Piñata
A latex balloon can be used as a mold for making your own piñata for an upcoming party. This is a page about making a DIY balloon piñata.
Making a Balloon Piñata
Using an inflated balloon as the mold is a good way to begin making your own piñata for an upcoming party. This is a page about making a balloon piñata.
Making Snowball Food Label Holders
Simple place card or food label holders for a winter party can be made with styrofoam balls. This is a page about snowball label holders.
Making 'Sharky' Goldfish Paper Lantern Decoration
This is a page about making 'Sharky' goldfish paper lantern decoration. For a really unique child's birthday theme try a 'Sharky' goldfish ensemble. As your main decoration make this paper fish lantern.
Simple Pennant Cake Topper
So pretty and easy to make and you can use recycled fabric from pre-loved garments to make these delightful cake toppers. Older children can join in making these for a tea party. You can cut out the fabric and they can get busy glueing them onto the sticks.
Making a Mini Party Hat Cupcake Topper
This is a page about making a mini party hat cupcake topper. These cute party hat cake toppers dress up cupcakes for any party or get together.
Making Paper Tea Light Shades
This is a page about making paper tea light shades. Using colored paper you can make pretty tea light shades to decorate for a party or to simply dress up a room.
Decorating Ideas for a Field Hockey Banquet
This is a page about decorating ideas for a field hockey banquet. Decorating for an athletic banquet can be great fun, if a bit creatively challenging sometimes.
Making a Baby Faces Birthday Banner
This is a page about making a baby faces birthday banner. Using different photos of your baby's face you can may a special birthday banner.
1st Birthday Photo Prop
This is a page about 1st birthday photo prop. Creating a photo prop for your little one's 1st birthday photo makes for a very special shot.
Making a Balloon Caterpillar
This is a page about making a balloon caterpillar. This balloon caterpillar would make a great decoration at a child's party. It is an inexpensive project that is sure to get noticed.
Birthday Balloon and Streamer Curtain
I decided to surprise my son on his birthday by hanging this curtain of balloons and streamers from his doorframe. I just used to tape to hang the balloons from curling ribbon and strips of paper streamers. When he opened his door in the morning he got a face full of "birthday cheer"!
Making a Birthday Pennant Banner
This is a page about making a birthday pennant banner. A cute, easy to make fabric pennant banner is a great decoration for a birthday party or other event.
Homemade Baby Shower Decorations
This is a page about homemade baby shower decorations. Making the decorations is part of the fun of planning and hosting a baby shower.
Making a Birthday Party Hat
This is a page about making a birthday party hat. There are many fun ways to create a personalized hat to help celebrate someone special's birthday.
Making a Mini Bunting Cake Banner
This is a page about making a mini bunting cake banner. A mini bunting makes a fun cake topper for any occasion.
Making Tissue Paper Flowers
This page is about making tissue paper flowers. Lovely, colorful decorations can be made with this very thin craft paper.
Making a Banner
This is a page about making a banner. Banners are a fun way to decorate for a holiday, party, or other event. They can be made in so many ways, from the computer banner to a crafty fabric display.
Making a Butterfly Pinata
This is a page about making a butterfly pinata. Pinatas are great fun for children's birthday parties. They love to break it open and get all the candy inside. Making your own pinata will make it even more special for the party.
A Birthday Greeting Sheet
A Birthday Greeting Sheet Craft Project. A few years ago, my children who were in their late teens decided to spray paint a bedsheet as a birthday card and hang it outside. It is a creative way to say Happy Birthday to someone and it is a keepsake. . .
Gumdrop Machine Decoration or Party Centerpiece
This simple little project looks oh-so-cute and is super easy to make. A fishbowl, flower pot, markers, and candy is all it takes! You could even color coordinate the pot with your parties theme. It could even make a fun Halloween decoration with orange and black paint and a spiderweb draw on the lid with gummy worms inside!
Drinking Straw Starbursts
My local dollar shop is trying to get rid of an excess stock of drinking straws so they're on sale for 25 cents per box. I decided to use them to make decorative starbursts for my birthday party. They give quite the visual punch for a few pennies!
Making Tissue Paper Puffy Flowers
I love using tissue paper to make flowers. They make fabulous decorations, and are great for sprucing up gift bags and presents. For these flowers, we will use a small Styrofoam ball or ping pong ball to puff the flower petals to give them a beautiful round dimension. The flower pistils are made by simply twisting some tissue paper into thin strips.
Party Hat Cupcake Topper
Here is a cheap easy way to add a bit of pizazz to a party buffet table. These cute little cupcake toppers are made out of paper cupcake cases and are fun to make.
'Sharky' Goldfish Paper Lantern Decoration
My son's party theme was pretty unique so I couldn't just buy decorations for it. I decided to make my own. This paper lantern goldfish (complete with shark fin) was the perfect decoration to hang over the table!
VHS Tape Container
I made this tabletop container for my husband's birthday, using VHS tapes. I used it to hold plates and utensils at the party. It will find a new purpose at home, but I am not sure what that will be yet. :)
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