Celebrate In Style: 19 DIY Party Hats Found Here!

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
    36th ave cup hat

    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!

    Details here from Martha Stewart

  • 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
    toilet paper roll crowns baby-jungle

    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
    lace crowns

    Gilded and girly, the perfect crown for a princess party I'd say. 

    Details here from Girl Inspired


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