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7 Festive Crafts for Cinco de Mayo

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. Scroll through to get more handmade Cinco de Mayo craft inspiration!

1. Piñata Cookies

Image Source: She Knows
Image Source: She Knows

I squealed when I saw these cookies, which are actually three — with one featuring a cutout. Amazing! (via She Knows)

2. Piñata Favors

Image Source: Mega Crafty
Image Source: Mega Crafty

These mini piñatas are the perfect party favors and are made from recycled plastic eggs. (via Mega Crafty)

3. Colorful Maracas

Image Source: Punchbowl
Image Source: Punchbowl

You can make beautiful maracas with paper mache and cardboard tubes among a few other supplies — including bright acrylic paints. (via Punchbowl)

4. DIY Garland

Image Source: Oh Happy Day
Image Source: Oh Happy Day

All you need to make this garland is tissue paper, twine, scissors and double-stick tape. (via Oh Happy Day)

5. Sombrero Fascinator

Image Source: Bird's Party
Image Source: Bird’s Party

Add a bit of bright flair to a plain sombrero. All you’ll need is felt and ribbon! (via Bird’s Party)

6. Picado Flags

Image Source: Cupcakes & Cutlery
Image Source: Cupcakes & Cutlery

All you need is a punch and a few basic craft supplies to create these traditional Mexican folk flags. (via Cupcakes & Cutlery)

7. Table Centerpieces

Image Source: Oh My! Creative
Image Source: Oh My! Creative

Even children can make these decorative centerpieces with simple cut tissue paper and tacky glue. (via Oh My! Creative)

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