10 Best DIY Piñatas for Summer

The summer season is pretty much synonymous with celebrations and there’s nothing that screams party more than confetti and the age old piñata! What is it about taking a stick to a colorful piñata full of candy that inspires such glee? I’m confident no one knows for sure, but love a good piñata I do. And they seem especially perfect for summer gatherings, don’t they? Just hang it from a tree and whack away! To get you in the party spirit, click through for 10 of the best DIY piñatas for summer! We’re talking watermelon wedges, flamingos and even an ombré wedding cake! (p.s. Don’t worry – making your own piñata is easier than you think!)

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    DIY Watermelon Piñata

    Watermelon is just about as summery as it gets so a watermelon piñata is perfect for a summer bash! Make your own with cardboard, crepe paper, scissors, glue and tape.
    Get the how-to at Oh Happy Day | Photo by Kim A. Thomas

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    DIY Flamingo Piñata

    A bright and cheerful flamingo piñata is just the ticket for the ultimate summer party. I love this modern play on the tacky flamingo lawn ornament!
    Get the how-to at Studio DIY

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    DIY Ice Cream Cone Piñata

    I love ice cream, I love piñatas and I LOVE this ice cream cone piñata! It just screams summer fun to me.
    Get the how-to at Simply Modern Mom 

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    DIY Ombré Wedding Cake Piñata

    For a summer wedding, how incredible is this pretty ombré wedding cake piñata? I love it! You can make one, too, with cardboard, tissue paper and a glue gun.
    Get the how-to by The House That Lars Built at Etsy | Photo by Amanda Thomsen

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    DIY Gilded Piñata

    A super easy idea for those who don't have the time or interest in crafting a piñata from scratch, jazz up a basic store-bought one with a gilded look using spray paint. Then just dress it up with a couple paper flowers and call it good!
    Get the how-to at Studio DIY

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    DIY Surprise Piñata Lanterns

    These piñatas are a cinch to make and so cute! Create a cluster by dressing up basic paper lanterns with fringed tissue paper.
    Get the how-to at Oh Happy Day | Photo by Hank + Hunt

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    DIY Post-It Note Heart Piñata

    Made from cardboard, tape and colorful Post-It notes, I am in love with this vibrant heart piñata! It's perfect for weddings, of course, but it'd be equally as fun at any summer party.
    Get the how-to by The House That Lars Built  at Brooklyn Bride | Photo by Amanda Thomsen

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    DIY Bluebird Piñata

    A quirky and fun little bird, this piñata has kids' party written all over it! You can make it much the same as many of the others, with cardboard, tissue paper, tape and glue!
    Get the how-to at The Journals of Giddy Giddy

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    DIY Popsicle Piñata

    Another pairing of summer classics, this popsicle piñata is so darn fun! It's perfect for birthdays, family reunions and any kind of summer party you can dream up.
    Get the how-to at Oh Happy Day | Photo by Heather Zweig

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    DIY Birthday Number Piñata

    A colorful rainbow piñata shaped in the number of the lucky birthday girl or boy, whip up this bad boy and fill it up with all the good stuff at your next birthday celebration!
    Get the how-to at The Sweetest Occasion | Photo by Lovely Indeed

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