Add a Pop of Color to Your Party With These DIY Decorations
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Add a Pop of Color to Your Party With These DIY Decorations

Sure, Labor Day has come and gone, dragging the last of the sunny season with it. But don’t let that flatten your spritzer! You can use the unexpected summer hues or the fresh colors of spring to perk up almost any occasion year round. And no matter what kind of party you’re planning to throw, you can add a custom touch. We’re talking glittery confetti sticks, pretty party favors and rosé gummy bears. Scroll down below to check out these vivid DIY ideas for your next party.

1. Tutti Frutti Cocktail Umbrellas: Talk about the perfect addition to any cocktail or beverage. These fruit-inspired umbrellas are adorable! Plus, you could use them to help your guests figure out which flavor is in each drink. (via We Like Mondays)

2. Sparkly Confetti Sticks: While these festive straws would work great packed with red, white and blue confetti for Independence Day, think outside that colorway. What about metallic confetti for New Year’s Eve or candy-colored pastels for Dia de Los Muertos? Or red, amber and green to celebrate finally getting your driver’s license? The possibilities are endless. (via Best Friends for Frosting)

3. Confetti Oreos: For a quick and easy shortcut to match your snacks with the party theme, try these confetti Oreos. A little dip of melted chocolate and dash of sprinkles adds a pop of custom color, even to store-bought cookies. (via Sprinkles for Breakfast)

4. DIY Pop Rocks: Pop Rocks are the best combination of candy and science. Besides the fact that they’re deliciously flavorful, the fascinating way they fizz and crackle in our mouths makes them one of our favorite candies. And you can make them at home — no, really! (via Aww, Sam)

5. Fringed Party Horns: Stop by the party store to get some party horn mouthpieces and brightly colored tissue paper for this insanely easy DIY. Try mixing up the colors and textures of the fringe for a custom favor that’ll impress your guests. (via Minted)

6. Party Snack Bowl: If you’ve got spray paint, you’ve got DIY gold. For example, here’s a super cute way to make plain serving bowls as festive as a pile of confetti. You can switch up colors to match your party’s theme. (via Lovely Indeed)

7. Patchwork Favor Bags: Handmade gift bags elevate any occasion. These DIY patchwork favor bags not only look cute, but they let you use up the scraps of gift wrap, ribbons and crepe paper you’ll surely generate when you make other projects. (via Minted)

8. Rosé Gummy Bears: Keep the spirit of summer alive by enjoying the season’s fave wine in candy form — or just admire the beautiful pastel pink. Try switching in other flavors, and add different food coloring to match your party theme. (via Sprinkle Bakes)

9. Confetti Drink Umbrella: Dress up your drink umbrellas with fun and colorful confetti to match your party theme. Stick with the confetti theme by pressing frosted cupcakes into Fruity Pebbles to echo the look of this cute craft project. (via Tell Love and Party)

10. Floating Confetti Booth: EASY DIY ALERT! With just colored paper, fishing line and glue dots, you can make the perfect floating confetti backdrop. (via Studio DIY)

11. Giant Geometric Heart Backdrop: Forget paper flowers and garlands — it’s about time you step up your party decor in a major way. Anytime is the perfect time to create this epic 3D geometric heart display. (via Bespoke Bride)

12. Popcorn Piñata: If you need the perfect excuse to throw a movie night, make this colorful (and cute) popcorn piñata. Invite your friends over, put on a fun movie and get out the whacking stick. (via Studio DIY)

13. Confetti Placemats: These are the easiest party DIYs, like, *ever.* With colorful paints, Q-tips and white plates, you can make these fun confetti placemats. (via Sugar and Cloth)

14. Pop-Out Menu: Give your menus a colorful 3D look with this fun DIY. This menu would be perfect for your next Friendsgiving bash or dinner party. (via Paper n Stitch Blog)

15. Fruit Slice Balloons: Even when summer is only a memory, you can enjoy its juicy harvest. Colorful fruit-inspired balloons bring joy and color to any party. (via Studio DIY)

16. Miniature Unicorn Piñata: Your party will be the talk of the town with these adorable mini unicorn piñatas. If you really want to step up your hostess game, pass them out as party favors. (via A Subtle Revelry)

17. Pineapple Honeycomb Party Decorations: Do you like piña coladas? Make any day festive with a pineapple-themed celebration. (via Birds Party)

18. Emoji Party Cake: Say hello to the emoji cake. This colorful party idea is just what you need to add some sass to your dessert. (via A Subtle Revelry)

19. Summer Snack Trays: You’ll never worry about your guests sprinkling pretzels across your carpet again. These vivid party trays let them portion out some snacks, while the walls keep the treats from sliding off. Plus: How cute are these? (via Studio DIY)

20. Printable Ice Cream Cone Wrappers: Whip up some homemade ice cream, sit outside and soak in the sun with these fun cone wrappers. Tip: Make your guests feel special with their own personalized design. (via Design Eat Repeat)

21. Painted Plastic Flatware: Make your disposable flatware something you’re proud to hand out to guests. These are not just colorful — they’re super easy to make. Plus, you won’t have to worry about doing the dishes afterward. (via Delineate Your Dwelling)

22. Mini Ice Cream Balloons: Give in to your sweet tooth with these fun mini ice cream balloons. Double their use and send them home with your guests as party favors. (via Oh Happy Day)

23. Popsicle Garland: Whether you want a fun backdrop for your photo booth or behind your ice cream station, these popsicle garlands are a must-try. Make it colorful and personal by adding in your favorite flavors, like watermelon, strawberry or pineapple. (via Jane Can)

24. Tassel Garland: There’s no better way to jazz up your party decor than with colorful tassel garlands. The fun thing about this project is that you can endlessly personalize the colors to match your party theme. (via Pizzazzerie)

25. Balloon Arch: Greet your guests with a stunning and colorful balloon arch. It’s a really dramatic, high-impact way to show off your creative skills. (via The House That Lars Built)

Which DIY are you most excited to try? Follow us on Pinterest for more party ideas and inspo!