You know what they say… it’s not a party unless you’ve got a proper party hat, right? Okay, maybe not. But still, I feel like they certainly bring the fun!
There are tons of great tutorials out there for DIY party hats so I rounded up a few of my favorites and put them together in the gallery below. Don’t worry, there’s everything from fresh flowers to felt, and every type of paper crown in-between. It’s all covered here (and your head will be too)!
Party Hat Template 1 of 19
My sister, Jordan, has the best and most simple template for party hats around. Aren't they adorable?
Get it here at Oh Happy Day
Super Easy Party Fascinator 2 of 19
Everyone goes wild for the royals and their fascinators, this darling party version is made from a paper cup!
See it here from The 36th Avenue
Paper Flowers Party Hat 3 of 19
Pretty paper flowers adorn this party hat, delightful!
Tutorial here from TerraSavvy
Pretty Patterned Hats 4 of 19
You can't go wrong with this contrasting party hat version!
Simple Paper Crowns 5 of 19
Crown the jewel of your eye with a super easy and always awesome paper crown!
Inspiration via At Home With Kim Vallee
Chalkboard Party Hats 6 of 19
The secret? Construction paper! So fun.
Details here from A Subtle Revelry
Headband Alternative 7 of 19
Here's an easy alternative, party headbands instead!
Details here from Handmade Charlotte
Party Headdress 8 of 19
Peter Pan inspired, this headdress is such a fun party hat alternative.
Inspiration via Dear Lizzy
Pipe Cleaner Fun 9 of 19
Pipe cleaners are always a favorite and they make great party hat toppers too, who knew?!
Details here from Salsa Pie
Geometric Sculptures 10 of 19
These are so awesome, I'm dying to make up a few for our next celebration!
Details here from The Bottom's Up Blog
Traditional Newspaper Party Hats 11 of 19
Such a classic!
Find out how to make this old standard here from Curly Birds
Felt Party Hats! 12 of 19
Oh, how I love felt! These party hats are all kind of wonderful.
Details here from Princess Lasertron
Fringed Party Toppers 13 of 19
Meant as Christmas decoration, but I think with a simple modification-these would make amazing party hats in no time!
Tutorial here from Katie Cupcake
Felt Crowns 14 of 19
More felt, yay! These babies require the most very basic of sewing skills (and even then I bet you could fudge it with something else).
See how here from HelloBee
Giant Paper Flower Party Hats 15 of 19
Put a bird on it? Nah, definitely a giant flower instead.
Tutorial here from Oh Happy Day
Fresh Flower Party Hats 16 of 19
Make the most of summer blooms by adding them to a party hat, genius!
Details here from Studio DIY
Wire Crowns 17 of 19
These wire crowns are so fantastic don't you think? I love how delicate they look, the perfect minimalist party accessory!
Tutorial here from Dotcoms For Moms
Toilet Paper Roll Crowns 18 of 19
These photos make me laugh, but how great are the rakish crowns made from toilet paper rolls? So great!
Tutorial here from Baby Jungle
Lace Crowns 19 of 19
Gilded and girly, the perfect crown for a princess party I'd say.
Details here from Girl Inspired