If you鈥檙e looking to throw the ultimate summer聽party, Pinterest might be your聽first destination for ideas. Since it can be hard (and a bit overwhelming, TBH) to sift through all the themes out there, we鈥檝e discovered a聽new party trend for inspiration: gemstones. To get on this dazzlin鈥 party theme, think bright, colorful modern decorations with a hint of glitzy glam.聽Whether it鈥檚 a prismatic wall installation or giant gem rings, you鈥檒l love these聽fab gem-inspired ways to聽deck out your next summer soir茅e, kid鈥檚 party or bachelorette weekend. Scroll down to see 20 ways to聽*rock* your party decor game with these gemstone must-haves!

100 layer cakelet gem installation

1. Paper Gem Installation:聽Get the photo backdrop of your dreams with this gorgeous 3D gem installation. Pick out your favorite colors on card stock paper, fold, glue together then repeat! This wall gallery聽is聽so pretty you鈥檒l want to keep it long after the party鈥檚 over. (via Natalie Spencer Photography /聽100 Layer Cake-let)

gem cake topper

2. DIY Gem Cake Toppers: Add a little聽*oomph* to the top of your cake without going聽for the traditional wax candles. Instead, top off your cake decorations with neon gem fixed skewers. Don鈥檛 stop at topping聽the cake 鈥 make a few extra to聽throw into your glasses as fab drink stirrers. (via A Bubbly Life)

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3. Gem Cookies: Whip聽up a batch of colorful gemstone cookies for a party snack that tastes as delightful as it looks. To make sure your icing work looks as good as it does on these cookies, stick to a smaller hole in your bag聽when聽piping.聽Finish off the look by sprinkling on some edible glitter for that extra聽*pizzazz*.

gem rings

4. DIY Giant Gem Rings: You don鈥檛 have to throw a bridal party or a bachelorette to want to pull off these major bling rings. Make these with your guests for a fun and crafty take-home party favor. All you鈥檒l need are some聽ice cube molds, hot glue, markers and your favorite nail polish colors. (via Studio DIY)

diamond donut topper

5. DIY Donut Diamond Rings: Think outside the box by adding gem toppers to something other than cakes or cupcakes. To take a bite out of this yummy donut DIY 鈥 stick a set of聽fab gem toppers into the side of your donuts for instant edible diamond rings. (via Sprinkles for聽Breakfast)

diy gem cupcake toppers

6. DIY Gem Cupcake Toppers: If you鈥檙e looking for something a little more traditional,聽these DIY cupcake toppers will do the trick. To make, you鈥檒l want to draw your gemstone designs onto card stock, color, cut them out and then attach to toothpicks.聽(via Confetti Sunshine)

gold gem pinata

7. Confetti System Diamond Pi帽ata ($150): Knock your party decor聽out of the park with a metallic gold gem pi帽ata. But before聽it comes time to actually聽*knocking* it out, incorporate your pi帽ata聽into your photo backdrop for an added glam factor.


8. DIY Gem Drink Stirrers: Jazz up your drinks or food with a little gold glitter and gem-shaped reusable ice cubes. Insert a bamboo skewer into each gem and you鈥檝e got yourself a fabulous and festive set of drink stirrers or food picks. (via Sas + Rose)

balsa wood diamond garland

9. DIY Wood Gemstone Garland: These gemstone garlands made of balsa wood are a聽party decoration must-have. Use an X-ACTO knife to cut out the desired gem shapes, then paint them however you want and you鈥檒l have these wonderful wood garlands in no time.聽(via Tell Love and Chocolate)


10. DIY Gemstone Bottle Stopper: Just because they鈥檙e stoppers, it doesn鈥檛 mean style stops short. Bring the party to your wine bottles with these DIY gemstone bottle stoppers made of clay and corks 鈥 both of which you can pick up at your local craft store.聽(via Freutcake)

gem napkins

11. DIY Stamped Gem Napkin: With gemstones popping up everywhere at your party, there鈥檚 no reason why they shouldn鈥檛 be on your napkins too. Though聽with napkins that look this good, you almost won鈥檛聽want to get them dirty.聽(via At Home in Love)

gem pinata plate decoration

12. Gem Pi帽ata: Bling out your table setting with a mini gem pi帽ata. They鈥檙e big enough to enclose聽a surprise gift for your guests, yet small聽enough to be absolutely adorbs. (via Lovely Indeed)

gem printables

13. Gems Printable: This printable coloring sheet of gemstones聽might聽bring to mind those dark candy crush days. Don鈥檛 worry, these gems promise to keep your guests occupied WITHOUT consuming their lives. (via Minieco)

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14. Glass聽Gem Candy Display: These gem-shaped display cases are all sorts of pretty. Fill them up with plenty of gem-shaped candies to go around and you鈥檝e got a fun聽and fab聽party decoration.聽(via Amanda Megan Miller Photography / 100 Layer Cake)

gem table runner

15. DIY聽Gem Skewers Table Runner: Yes, you can give your table a gem-tastic makeover without burning a hole through your wallet. Just slap together super simple origami gems, mount them on skewers and stick them into a piece of foam聽for聽an inexpensive AND impressive DIY gem table runner.聽(via At Home in Love)

giant gem speaker

16. Ban.do Giant Gem Speaker ($40): Make sure you and your guests *rock* out with this ultra chic giant gem speaker. It鈥檒l tie in seamlessly with your decor while keeping those good vibrations going聽all party long.

glitter gem place cards

17. Glittery Gem Place Cards: Glitter makes everything better. Use it to jazz up your gem place cards and set the table in style. (via Green Wedding Shoes)

graphic gem gift tags

18. Graphic Gem Gift Tags and Halftone Wrap Printable:聽Looking for the perfect gift tags for your party favors? Cut聽out these fantastic gemstone printables for a quick and easy way to send your guests home with gifts that look classy AF.聽(via Minieco)

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19. DIY Paper-Cut Gems: Whether you choose to go colorful or classic with these paper-cut gems, it鈥檚 up to you. Just make sure your party has 鈥檈m! String them onto a length of yarn for a glam garland or throw on some sticks for a photo prop 鈥 the possibilities are endless. (via Minieco)

the cake blog baked gems

20. DIY Sparkly Chocolate Gems: Chocolate and gems combine for聽a whole new way to enjoy聽the聽sweet treat. For the finishing touch,聽glam it up with a little edible gold foil. (via Brittany Mahood Photography /聽The Cake Blog)

Are you going to *rock* a gem party too? Share how your party turns out with us on Instagram @BritandCo!


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