Homemade Party Decorations

How To : Make Mario Party star coin decorations

In this video, we learn how to make Mario Party star coin decorations. First, trace templates for the star coin onto a large piece of gold paper. You can get these templates from CoolPartyBlog. After you have traced the entire outline, retrace using a permanent marker, you wan ...more

How To : Make Halloween party treats and decorations

When your children have finished trick or treating throughout the neighborhood, watch this video series and learn how to throw a children's Halloween party. Karen Weisman shows you great Halloween decoration ideas. Learn how to make a scary tree, a spider, and a spiderweb tabl ...more

How To : Decorate on a budget for a farmhouse brunch

The wonderful thing about a "farmhouse brunch" theme is that most of the materials you'll need to decorate are natural and quite affordable. From sprigs of flowers to brown string to burlap, you probably already have most of the things you need lying around the house. A light ...more

How To : Craft a paper rose from streamer paper

Instead of throwing away the streamers from your latest party, why not be eco-friendly and recycle it as a lovely folded flower? In this tutorial, learn how to make cute homemade roses from left over streamers. That thin, colorful paper can be used for more than decoration and ...more

How To : Save money on your scrapbooking

The cost of scrapbooking can really add up. You can still create wonderful scrapbooks to artistically document your memories by shopping smart and cutting costs by being resourceful. You can use things you already have around the house. Scrapbooking is a great way to preserve ...more

How To : 9 Creative Uses for All Those Holiday Wine Corks

While most people build collections of things with intrinsic value such as coins, stamps, or rare post cards, I collect wine corks—the natural ones, not the plastic kind. Corks are a natural product harvested from the cork oak tree. It takes the better part of 10 to 12 years b ...more

How To : Make a Snowman & Christmas Tree with Sugar Paste

It's time for the holidays, and you're full of Christmas cheer, all ready to make some homemade decorations. Well, get out your modeling sugar and check out these two video tutorials on how to make a snowman and Christmas tree with modeling sugar paste. These crafty Christmas ...more

How To : Throw a great baby shower

Baby showers are a great time to bond with your girlfriends and help out new mommies. In this tutorial, learn some helpful tips to ensure your baby shower goes smooth and everyone has a fantastic time: especially the guest of honor! You Will Need: * Theme * Guest list * Invita ...more

How To : Make a Jack-O-Lantern cake for Halloween

It's Halloween, and you're looking for some good ideas to make for the next party. Using two bundt cakes, colored fondant, some icing and a little gumpaste, you can make a cake that looks just like a pumpkin. Then add a few decorations, and you've got a jack o lantern cake! Pa ...more

How To : Make a balloon cloud party decoration

Balloon clouds make great decorations for any party. Watch this how to video and learn how to make a balloon cloud for your upcoming party or wedding. Balloon clouds are a simple and fun party decoration that your can create fairly quickly.

How To : Make tiny origami stars

Looking for an easy craft project? With this guide, you'll learn how to fold a tiny paper star using origami, the traditional Japanese folk art of paper folding. For more information, including a step-by-step overview of the folding process, as well as to get started making yo ...more

How To : Origami lighted party cubes

Follow a few simple steps to make a set of vellum origami cubes. Then enhance the cubes with decorative paper, sequins, and sticky Zots. With a string of small white or colored lights, the origami cubes serve as perfect homemade party lanterns. More than an origami lesson, vel ...more

News : Candyland themed party

I had so much fun planning my daughter's first birthday with a Candyland theme. Check out all of the beautiful decorations, party favors, cupcakes, and yummy treats. Have a look at all of the companies and people who contributed and helped make it so wonderful. who contributed ...more

How To : Make a double bow

Sandy shows you in this video how to make double bows with this tutorial. This is a great bow for flower arrangements, presents or to use as decorations for a party. Watch this how to video and you will be tying a double bow in no time.

How To : Make paper snowmen decorations

Homemade Christmas decorations and crafts! Get tips for making snowmen for your Christmas tree or window in this free video series. Part 1 of 17 - How to Make paper snowmen decorations. Make paper snowmen decorations - Part 2 of 17. Click through to watch this video on expertv ...more

How To : Decorate for a party with household stuff

In this video tutorial you will learn how to decorate for a party using household stuff. The materials you will according to the hosts are wires of all sizes and colors (whatever you'd like), beads (the bigger the easier), a drill, an ice bucket, and indoor outdoor lights. Wit ...more

How To : Make a grapevine wreath

If you happen to live somewhere where grapevines are prevalent or know someone who does, you are one step closer to making a truly unique piece of home decor. In this tutorial, learn exactly how to make a wreath for your house out of grapevines. These tough and weavable vines ...more

How To : Make baby booty party favor boxes out of styrofoam

At stores, imitation plastic or cloth baby booties (to be used to contain party favors or small gifts) can be quite costly, and a backbreaking expense considering all the other more necessary expenditures you're considering when planning a baby shower, including finger food, c ...more

How To : Make homebrew beer

Beer here! Nothing can more fulfilling than serving homemade beer at your next party. On this episode of FoodGear you'll find out everything you need to know to make homemade beer.

How To : Make paper roses from streamer paper

Not sure what to do with that left over streamer paper from a party? Why not save it until Valentine's Day and fashion a bouquet of paper roses out of it? This tutorial will show you how to take that flimsy, colorful party paper and create cute, homemade flowers from it. Foll ...more

How To : Host an Alice in Wonderland themed tea party

AMICLUBWEAR created a tutorial on how to host a tea party based on "Alice in Wonderland". The video begins with a step by step instructional on how to make tissue paper "flowers" as decorations for your tea party. The tissue papers are layered in opposite colors, after which t ...more

How To : Plan a traditional baby shower

Baby showers are fun ways to celebrate new mommy-hood. You won't want to forget the traditions though. Check out this video before you start planning and make sure you have an nice balance of etiquette and fun. You Will Need • A store registry • A guest list • Invitations ...more

How To : Make DIY face paint for kid's parties and gameday

Face paint is great fun for kids most of the time and for sports fans on gameday, but who wants to buy so esoteric a product? You don't have to. Watch this video to learn how to make homemade face paint for you kid's next party or your superfan's next gameday.

How To : Make Homemade Egg Rolls

I had a party last week and I made my homemade egg rolls and rice. They all loved them, so I wanted to share the recipe with everyone. Egg rolls are so easy to make. You can put all your favorite veggies in it. You can also use whatever meat you like or you can also make them ...more

How To : Make a surreal paper mache hand

If you're looking for ideas for creepy decorations to make for your next Halloween party, or just want to have a little fun, you can use papier mache, cardbord paper, a little foil and some paint to create a surreal cartoon hand. Part 1 of 9 - How to Make a surreal paper mache ...more

How To : Throw a Harlem rent party to raise money

Originating in Harlem in the 1920s, a rent party is a fun way to stave off eviction. You will need a place to party, food and drink, musical entertainment, paying guests, party flyers, a hat to collect donations, and lots of beer. Fact: The going rate for a Harlem rent party a ...more

How To : Fix vegetable spring rolls and Thai peanut sauce

In this video recipe, our expert chef will demonstrate how to make vegetable spring rolls with Thai peanut sauce. If you are looking to spice up your next meal, or need finger food for your next party, let our chef show you how to create this homemade spring roll and sauce. Pa ...more

How To : Throw a March Madness party

March Madness—the period when college basketball teams compete for the championship—is a perfect time to throw a party. Learn how to throw the best March Madness party around with tips from Howcast. You Will Need * Food * Drink * Decorations * Poster board * The number of a ...more

How To : Decorate With Party Entertainment in Mind

Decorating With Entertainment in Mind Sure, when you're throwing a party it's easy to put up balloons and streamers, but it's easy to forget one of the most important things: memories. You know all that money you spent on entertainment? The clown? The magician? You're natural ...more

How To : Make Thanskgiving corn husk dolls

Corn is a Thanksgiving tradition, and corn husk dolls, like the ones in this how-to video, make great holiday decorations! So set a festive mood this Thanksgiving with a homemade craft. You will need 6 corn husks (dried from craft store), twine, scissors, and the step-by-step ...more

How To : Make a homemade smiley face piñata

Piñatas add great fun to any party. Why not a make a classic Mexican pinata for your next party. This how to video shows how to make a home-made piñata. Design a happy face on your pinata or create your own.

How To : Fry homemade jalapeno poppers wontons

Not sure what to serve at the next Super Bowl Party or at your next party? Well here is a recipe that everyone is sure to love. Follow along in this video cooking lesson to learn how to make homemade fried jalapeno poppers wontons. This recipe is an Asian twist on the classic ...more

How To : Crafter supersized red paper flowers for Christmas

If you need to decorate your house fast for the holidays, then supersized decor is the way to go. Yeah, you could buy those tacky big Christmas ornament balls fastened with big red ribbons at the store, but if you're looking for elegant Christmas decor then making it is the wa ...more

How To : Bake a chocolate truffle dessert with brownie mix

Going to a Christmas party and don't know what to bring? Bake a homemade chocolate truffle dessert. Watch this how to video and let these girls show you how to make a quick chocolate truffle dessert with store bought truffle mix. Watch as they mix heavy cream, coffee, butter, ...more

How To : Shower someone with confetti

Give someone his or her own personal ticker tape parade with this easy prank. You Will Need * Store-bought or homemade confetti * Access to your victim’s umbrella Step 1: Get confetti Buy a bunch of confetti from a party store or make your own with construction paper and a ho ...more

How To : Make a homemade Christmas vine wreath

Get creative this holiday season and make your own Christmas wreaths! Stop buying Christmas decorations when you can make these items the DIY way: Yourself! In this video, watch as one crafty person demonstrates how to make a homemade Christmas wreath with vines and other mate ...more

How To : Make an ice bowl for a table decorations

Wouldn't it be nice if you could have a bowl that was able to keep your food cold during the party. This Table Preparation how-to video shows you how to make an ice bowl for as a table decoration. Watch and learn how easy it is to do freeze ice and use it to decorate any party ...more

How To : Decorate a character cake

Decorate your own homemade cake with fondant! Learn how to make fondant people for cake decorations in this free video series about decorating a character cake. Learn this technique and you too can make people out of icing frosting for your cake! Part 1 of 15 - How to Decorate ...more

How To : Make a dry ice punch for Halloween

Halloween is the holiday to get creative. From goulish decorations, to creepy ideas on appetizers (à la "severed cheese fingers"? Search WonderHowTo for that one), to making a bloody shower scene in your bathroom (another one on WonderHowTo: Search "halloween party decor"). I ...more

How To : Make New Year's customized party glasses

Add a party favor to your next hosted New Year's Eve bash. Ring in the New Year wearing personalized party glasses! It's a fun project for kids and adults. You Will Need: • A pair of sunglasses • Drawing paper • A pencil • Scissors • Cardboard or poster paper • Decorations S ...more

How To : Make a pine cone wreath

Wondering what to do with all those pine cones that are building up around your yard? Well, in this tutorial, learn how to take those cones and turn them into a truly unique decoration for your home. This video will show you how to make a wreath out of pine cones and spice up ...more

How To : Make reversible placemats

Placemats are an important piece when it comes to setting the table. Not only can it add a certain sense of style to the table, but it can help keep your table top nice and clean! Usually placemats have only one particluar side where it is going to be used the most. In this vi ...more

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