Party Table Backdrops & Backgrounds

PARTY TABLE BACKDROPS AND BACKGROUNDS

Today is a roundup of inspiration for party table backdrops and backgrounds.  These tablescapes should give you some ideas for setting up your dessert or food table at your next party. Let’s get started with this adorable ladybug party.  How creative are those honeycomb balls with added punched black paper circles made into the ladybug head and antennae and the ladybug spots.  So cute!  Ladybugs are a perfect theme for a summer party too!

This background is a giant printed graphic poster just added to an even larger fabric covered board. I love this idea, but the printing cost may get a little pricey.  Another alternative that would cost less is the fabric covered board below with a small framed birthday sign or letter banner centered in the middle.

I love that they used part of the green vinyl tablecloth as a valance topper at the top of the fabric background. The polka dot balloons in a small bouquet create a balanced height at each side too.

Confetti balloons are all the rage- and just two flanking the back sides of each end of the table create a stunning background with height!  The added floor length balloon tissue tassel garland add a finishing touch.

This bride has simple giant white balloons arranged in an arch with added greenery and florals for a beautiful, yet neutral, photo background.

Paper fans on the wall are always an easy go-to for a party table background- but they can be dressed up with custom cut designs available in The Party Fetti Shop.

A mix of all sizes of pinwheels are so whimsical and super easy to create a party table background.  So easy to create this random arrangement on the wall. Create your own with pinwheels from Pinwheel Pretties.

Last are two entirely simple diy backdrops made with crepe paper streamers.  The added tissue fan above, for the sun, is adorable.  The rainbow streamer backdrop below is so easy too! Seven bright strips of crepe streamer taped to the back of the wall and simply run across the top and front of a basic white tablecloth- would take five minutes to make and so inexpensive.  The top could feature small white balloons or use my cloud tutorial from a previous blog post for  making your own cloud topper.

Thanks for stopping by the blog today.  I hope these party backdrops have inspired you to start planning your next party!

Remember to stop by any of my shops for all your diy crafting supplies, party decorations and favors and wedding decor.

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Party Trend For 2017- Unicorn Parties

PARTY TREND FOR 2017 – UNICORN PARTIES

In case you have not noticed, unicorn themed parties are hugely popular right now.  I recently shared some amazing unicorn cakes on my blog and today I wanted to share some party tables and decorations in this theme.  First, the color scheme can be any shades you want- although bright rainbows are most common, this color scheme shown above utilizes more of a pastel rainbow color mix.  The soft tissue flower frame backdrop is stunning- it really makes a statement at this two year old’s birthday party and adds so much height to the dessert table.  I offer some diy paper flowers in my craft shop so you can create a similar tablescape.

Here is another framed tissue flower backdrop at a unicorn party.  I love the more soft subtle color scheme and the simple decor on this buffet really stands out.  Pinks and golds are trendy and fit in for this theme but a rainbow color scheme is perfect too.

This outdoor party features a designer unicorn cake front and center and a mint green and soft pink color pallette with a touch of gold decor.

I think some unicorn pinwheels would have added an extra touch at the party above!

This unicorn birthday party for Emma has it all with candy and a designer unicorn cake and the bright rainbow decorations.

Finally, this last unicorn party looks like it might have been at the Vatican for the pope!  Actually, its just a simple Venetian living room  . . . not really, its anything but simple! While it appears over the top with all the gold, embellished walls, intricate carved table and flanked with elegant floral arrangements – its classic yet still sweet and whimsical.

So whatever your color scheme or style- consider a unicorn party this year!

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Pom Pom Crafts

HOW TO MAKE A POM POM GARLAND & COOL POM POM CRAFTS

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There is really no step-by-step instructions to make a pom pom garland.  Its so easy, all you need is pom poms, an embroidery needle with a large opening and string or baker’s twine.

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Simply thread your needle and then pierce the middle of each pom pom and pull your needle through the other end of the pom pom. Easy! Deciding which kind of pom poms to use for your garland or any pom pom crafts will probably be the hardest part.  Pom Poms actually can be handmade or store bought in a few different materials.

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Felt poms are more dense and are a bit more difficult to hand make.

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Yarn pom poms are the most common and are the easiest to make by hand.  You can simply use your fingers or purchase a pom pom making tool, which makes it go much faster.

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Cotton poms are available to purchase and come in a variety of colors.  We offer the COTTON POM POMS in our READY SET CRAFT KITS shop.

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Some cotton pom poms also have added metallic tinsel which really gives them a whimsical pop!

Now for some cool crafts all made with pom poms –

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Make little cupcakes with larger yarn pom poms.  Tread your cupcakes onto twine and make a cupcake garland!

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Glue some pom poms, any style, onto a wreath form and make a pom pom wreath.

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Add poms to your drawer pulls on a dresser or cabinet.  Why not? Just use a heavy duty glue and glue them on top of some regular pulls.

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Brighten up a pillow with some added sewn on pom poms.

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Make a whole darn rug out of pom poms.  Ooooohhhh – I can just feel that super softness squishing under my toes!

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Make a door hanger.  Add some bells for a door knocker!

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Add them to party hats.  FUN!

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And of course more garlands, in all styles and shapes and sizes. These are great for a fiesta or Cinco de Mayo!

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Add some bright poms to found sticks or floral wire and display them in a vase as a table centerpiece of pom pom flowers. Perfect in the home or at a party!

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Hang your pom pom garlands vertically and make room dividers or curtains with them for some added color in your home.

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I am actually kind of obsessed with pom poms and I keep several glass jars of them in my studio. When I’m having a bad day, I just put my hand in the jar and squeeze.  It makes me feel all warm and fuzzy.  Yeah – I just admitted that!

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Pom Poms as cake bunting. Don’t have time to make your own? We offer them in

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Now go make something fuzzy and fun!  Thanks for stopping by today for some crafting inspiration.

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