You’re fan of confetti? Great, us too! These small, colorful confetti are such a happy decoration to almost anything and you will probably agree with us that they are such a must when it comes to parties.
But, confetti can be an important part of the DIY projects and you can use their colorfulness to add more charm to your project. We picked ten easy projects that you will love – from umbrella drinks to tablecloth, all in the spirit of confetti. It’s up to you to pick your favorite and show your home some love with new confetti decoration!
1. Confetti Balloon Invites
Who said that invites should only be made out of paper? As you can see, balloons can serve as invites and that is one really creative project that you can easily make yourself. To make your own balloon invites, you need clear balloons, confetti, candy, a metallic paint marker, a gift box, and a handheld balloon air pump. Fill the uninflated balloon with ½ cup of confetti and other stuff as well if you want to, such as candy and small toys. Try to fit inside as much as you can and when it’s full, blow up the balloons and tie them. Use metallic paint pen to write and add a ribbon for more adorable look.
2. Drink Umbrella
Here’s another super easy project that is especially suitable for parties. Having an umbrella in your drink can make it looking more attractive to you and your guests, so why not include these mini umbrellas in your party? All you need is drink umbrellas, confetti, Mod Podge (or similar) and paint brushes. Open the umbrella and paint a layer of Mod Podge. Pour over confetti and make sure all the umbrella is covered. Let it dry and voila! To make more drink umbrellas, just repeat the steps bellow.
3. Floating Photobooth
If you want your party to have a photobooth, here’s how you can make one. Buy giant confetti, fishing line or sturdy clear thread, scissors, props, envelopes or treat bags and washi tape. Make each floating confetti strand individually and for each cut the desired length of of fishing line. Slip a confetti circle underneath the fishing line and secure it with glue dot. Make a sandwich with another confetti circle. Repeat these all the way down to the fishing line and make as many as strands as you’d like to have.
4. No – Sew Cake Pillow
Isn’t this one super cute cake pillow? It will look amazing in any room you put it, especially your bedroom or kid’s room. Plus, sewing is no required so it’s great for you if you don’t have sewing skills. Here are the materials you need: pink cotton or felt, white felt, acrylic paint in the colors you want for your sprinkles, poly -fil stuffing, fabric glue, pink thread or string, paper template for the sprinkles, small paintbrush, scissors and ruler. Check out the link to see detailed instructions, but it’s really easy so it will take you a day or even less to have your own confetti cake pillow.
5. Confetti Wall
Polka dots confetti wall is a really nice way to add some decor to the walls, especially in a children’s room. It’s a budget – friendly and easy project that you can make all by yourself. How are you going to decorate depends on you. If you think you can find and buy confetti dot stickers, you can use them for your wall. All you will have to do is peel them off and place them how you want. Other way to make the confetti dots is by painting them directly. You’ll need paint and brush, so it’s up to you which size, colors and order you want for them.
6. Confetti Dipped Gift Bags
Making your own paper bag for a gift can be fun and very creative. It will leave you with so many options, that it will be impossible not to wake your imagination and use it. Here’s one idea on making your own gift bag: with confetti. For that, you just need one – colored paper bag, confetti and spray adhesive or glue stick. So, all you need to do is to spray the adhesive at the bottom of the bag or wherever you want the confetti to be and sprinkle them on that place. Gently press down the confetti and leave it to dry. After that, you can repeat the same on the other side or leave it like that.
7. Confetti Trays
Looking for a way to make a regular tray look amazing? Then you found your solution and yes, confetti can serve you even in this project. Make sure you have Mod Podge Dimensional Magic Glue or similar, confetti, wooden tray, white acrylic paint, brush and Mod Podge. First apply a layer of the regular Mod Podge to the surface of the tray and pour over the confetti. Press them down to get them all coated and then you can use the Mod Podge Dimensional Magic Glue. Fill the tray with it and make sure you are covering all the confetti. Allow it to dry overnight and if you want more bling, you can add gold glitter.
8. Pretzel Pillow
We’re back to the pillow and this time we have a lovely pretzel. You have just few materials to work with: pair of adult sized polka dot tube socks, poly-fil, glue gun and needle and thread. Stuff the socks with poly – fil and start tucking one of the open end to the other one. Use glue to attach the inner and the outside sock. Fold over the ends and cross them in order to make a pretzel – look. Now sew the ends and make the cross pretzel – look. And that’s it – you have your own pretzel pillow!
9. Confetti Vase
Pretty vases can be pretty expensive. To save yourself from constantly disappointing over how much money you should spend for one pretty vase, first check out the DIY options, which are many. If you’re the type of person who likes all things colorful, then you might like this confetti vase. To make it, you need plain vase of your choice, craft glue, confetti, paint brush and spray paper sealant, but that’s optional. Brush craft glue over the place where you want the confetti to be and after that sprinkle them over. Wait to be dried and then you can add spray sealant, if you use any.
10. Business Cards
You know who it’s always pointed that the business card can tell a lot about a person. So, if you’re that kind of person who is bored from the regular paper or plastic cards, how about adding some confetti for a change? Here’s what you need to make the cards from the picture: business card template or your own printable business cards, printer, 10 sheets of tracing paper, different colored tissue paper, sewing machine, black thread, scissors and bulldog clip or stapler. If you want the same template from the picture, check out the link where you can download it for free.