Cinco de Mayo – a holiday for crafting? I never thought of it that way but recently my mind has changed! I’ve spotted a lot of craft projects that would be perfectly festive for a Cinco de Mayo celebration. You’ve only got four days, but I promise that all of these projects are VERY easy to accomplish in that time frame. If you are looking for a big and bold party decor idea, these tissue paper flowers are perfect — and you’ll only need a few. Click through the jump to get more handmade Cinco de Mayo craft inspiration!
Pinata Cookies 1 of 7I squealed when I saw these cookies, which are actually three — with one featuring a cutout. Amazing!
Get the recipe at She Knows
Pinata Favors 2 of 7These mini pinatas are the perfect party favors and are made from recycled plastic eggs.
Learn how to make them at Mega Crafty
Colorful Maracas 3 of 7You can make beautiful maracas with paper mache and cardboard tubes among a few other supplies — including bright acrylic paints.
Learn how to make them at Punchbowl
DIY Garland 4 of 7All you need to make this garland is tissue paper, twine, scissors and
Learn how to make them at Oh Happy Day
Sombrero Fascinator 5 of 7Add a bit of bright flair to a plain sombrero. All you'll need is felt and ribbon!
Learn how to make them at Bird's Party
Picado Flags 6 of 7All you need is a punch and a few basic craft supplies to create these traditional Mexican folk flags.
Learn how to make them at Cupcakes and Cutlery
Table Centerpieces 7 of 7Even children can make these decorative centerpieces with simple cut tissue paper and tacky glue.
Learn how to make them at Oh My! Creative
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