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No Need for a Party: 10 Ways to Use Festive Crafts Everyday

10 unique ideas for adding party decorations into your everyday home decor from Babble.com

I love pretty party wares as much as the next girl. OK, OK. Admittedly, I probably love them more than most people. Thinking about pretty decorating ideas for entertaining and parties is, in a nutshell, what I do with about 90% or more of my time. But don’t you just hate getting the house all gussied up for a celebration, putting hours into crafting up the cutest decorations and then having to take it all down to discard or store? Such a bummer! But no worries. Today I’m sharing 10 fun ways to work festive party crafts and decor into everyday! Now you can keep the party going long after the last slice of cake has been gobbled up!


  • Crepe Paper Pom Poms 1 of 10
    Crepe Paper Pom Poms
    These pretty crepe paper pom poms are easy to craft up for a party and would look so cute hanging in a cluster over a table or dresser after your next shindig!
    Get the how-to from The Sweetest Occasion.
  • Rainbow Bunting 2 of 10
    Rainbow Bunting
    Bunting has practically become a party mainstay, but it also looks awesome in a kid's room for a fun splash of color!
    Photo from Skonahem.
  • Pretty Cake Stand 3 of 10
    Pretty Cake Stand
    Have a pretty cake stand you absolutely love? Pull it out of the china cabinet and put it to use as a soap caddy next to the sink!
    Photo from natalme.
  • Memorabilia Garland 4 of 10
    Memorabilia Garland
    This garland, decked out in personal memorabilia, has a boho vibe that makes it perfect to hang in your home. (It's also the ideal party decor for anniversaries, retirements and birthdays!)
    Get the how-to from Wednesday.
  • Honeycomb Balls 5 of 10
    Honeycomb Balls
    I am such a sucker for brightly colored honeycomb balls. I love the idea of clustering them over an entry table or dresser in a bedroom for everyday enjoyment!
    Photo from vtwonen.
  • Gold-Dipped Planters 6 of 10
    Gold-Dipped Planters
    These gold-dipped planters would look perfect lining your dining table for a dinner party. Then you can string them up along the front porch and let them do double duty!
    Get the how-to from Lovely Indeed.
  • Shimmer Banner 7 of 10
    Shimmer Banner
    These shimmery banners are the perfect party decoration turned home decor. I love the idea of hanging one up in a kid's room!
    $34 from Michiemay Paperie.
  • Paper Mobile 8 of 10
    Paper Mobile
    This modern paper mobile is sure to wow your guests, but let's be real -- it's way too cool not to leave up as a funky and colorful addition to your everyday home decor!
    Get the how-to from Project Wedding.
  • Paper Cup Lights 9 of 10
    Paper Cup Lights
    Pastel paper cups dress up ordinary twinkle lights, making them perfectly festive for parties or for adding ambiance to a bedroom!
    Get the how-to from The Loveliest Day.
  • Cool Signage 10 of 10
    Cool Signage
    I love the idea of including cool signage in your home! This sign was made for a wedding, but would be a showstopper in a living room!
    Photo from A Beautiful Mess.

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Read more from Cyd at The Sweetest Occasion.
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