20 DIY Projects for All That Leftover Confetti
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20 DIY Projects for All That Leftover Confetti

For us, a new year means new DIY projects, natch. *sounds party horn* Before you start sweeping all that party decor into a heap headed for the trash, check out these 20 super simple hacks for cleaning up your holiday haul.

1. Confetti Gift Bags: Tackle next year’s gift wrap with these simple and festive treat bags. (via Mod Podge Rocks)

2. Confetti Tape Dispenser: We’ve collected so much washi tape to zhush up our holiday gift wrapping game this year, and a little confetti will make using it that much more fun. (via The Confetti Bar)

3. Confetti Ribbon: We’ve got a few ideas for ways to use this DIY confetti garland… (via Brit + Co)

4. Confetti Dot Mobile: Use the ribbon technique to create a few handfuls of strands and craft them around an embroidery hoop for a whimsical mobile for the nursery. (via A Subtle Revelry)

5. Confetti Table Runner: Muslin or basic white cotton canvas is a blank slate perfect for homemade table runners and placemats. Use large gold confetti to get the stacked paillette look of this dining decor. (via Oh Joy!)

6. Confetti Paperweights: Stuff some hollow glass paperweights with the colorful stuff and you’ve got a portable, handheld party at your desk. You know, for work breaks (read: impromptu dance parties). (via The Confetti Bar)

7. Confetti Cake Topper: Use your glue gun to squeeze out any letter, number, symbol or message to make this festive dessert decor. Just make sure to keep it a safe distance from the candles. (via Aunt Peaches)

8. Confetti Sticks: You’ve got it in your hair, on your nails, definitely on your clothes… so why wouldn’t you have it at the ready at all times? These insta-party confetti sticks are the perfect addition to DIY photo booths and surprise parties galore. (via The Confetti Bar)

9. Confetti Bowl: Swap out your foyer catchall for this bright bowl. (via VJuliet)

10. Confetti Greeting Card: The secret behind this simple greeting card? A mini-ziplock baggie filled with sequins and funfetti. (via The Thrifty Ginger)

11. Confetti Headband and Wrap Bracelet: We’re rocking this look on NYE and after. (via Brit + Co)

12. Confetti Party Sign: Here’s another marquee letter hack for ‘ya — fill it with leftover confetti or tissue paper (because you know you’ve got piles and piles of it). (via Confetti Sunshine)

13. Confetti Chandelier: We can’t wait to thaw out from the winter frost and throw the first backyard brunch come spring, and we’re definitely bookmarking this DIY. (via The Flair Exchange)

14. Confetti Soap: So. Much. Fun. NOW we get why singing “Happy Birthday” three times during hand washing is key to warding off those germs. (via Brit + Co)

15. Confetti Canvas Art: Move over, crayon art. Get creative with shapes and scenes for this DIY wall art project. (via Craftaholics Anonymous)

16. Confetti Coaster: Yep, we’re definitely adding these to our bar carts STAT. (via Brit + Co)

17. Confetti Covered Storage: If you’ve recently welcomed a new member into your fam, you’ve gone through tons of wipes and diapers. Hang on to those containers to store things like small toys or craft supplies (washi tape out the wazoo) and jazz them up with some Mod Podge and confetti. (via Thrive 360 Living)

18. Confetti Business Cards: Who wouldn’t want to follow up after receiving a calling card this fun? (via Shop Sweet Things)

19. Confetti Filled Shadow Box: We love a confetti-filled photobooth. Keep a few handfuls to throw in a shadow box with a pic to commemorate the celebration. (via Pretty Providence)

20. Confetti Eye Lashes: Here’s one way to keep your party makeup simple and stylish. (via The Confetti Bar)

How do you plan on using up all your leftover confetti and gift wrap from the holidays? Throw us a comment!