EASTER DECORATIONS

EASTER DECORATIONS

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Easter is almost here and I am so ready! How about you? I have been looking forward to warmer temperatures and longer days.  I just got my home ready for the coming warmer weather and it is completely decorated for spring.  I can help you put some cheerful spring decor in your home or at your Easter celebration.

If you want to brighten up your home or need some favor boxes, a banner, home decor or anything for your Easter celebration- stop by any of my shops by clicking the links below.

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DIY PARTY DECORATION

DIY PARTY PROP DECOR PROJECT

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This decorative fluffy cloud project is so fun and easy using wheat paste and pillow stuffing!  I love this DIY Decorative Clouds project for either adding some 3-D pop over a party table or these would look stunning in a baby’s nursery or even in a boy’s bedroom.

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 Scroll down for the HOW TO.  But first some inspiration for how to display them-

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They really add that extra wow factor to a party and can soften the aesthetic of a children’s bedroom.  I love the added hanging gems to mimic raindrops in the design above.  This would be great in a girl’s bedroom for some added color and bling.  Add some battery operated lights to make them glow at night and create a decorative night light in a children’s bedroom-

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Or hang them up with an AIRPLANE MOBILE in the corner of a nursery or boy’s room.

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 I could see these hanging over a dessert table or food table at an airplane themed partyPlanes Disney movie party

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a hot air balloon themed party- Up Movie party

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 or even at a Rainbow themed party– just add these clouds with cut curved stripes of different colors of cardstock paper or use blown up long balloons in rainbow colors to create the rainbow

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Now for the tutorial on how to make your own fluffy clouds for your next party or for a nursery or children’s room.

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Materials Needed:
(5 to 10 per cloud) Latex balloons
(3 to 6 per cloud) Packing paper sheets
Decorator’s tape
Wheat paste
Water to mix with the wheat paste
Large mixing bowl
Permanent spray glue
Large bag of white polyester stuffing
(2 per cloud) Small ceiling hooks
Small spool of fishing line
Drill with 1/8-inch drill bit
Stud finder
Scissors
Pin

Instructions:

  1. Inflate 5 to 10 balloons in varying sizes between 6-10 inches. Carefully use decorator’s tape to join the balloons together to make a cloud shape.

  1. Rip packing paper into several 4-inch strips and set to one side.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together the wheat paste and water following the instructions on the packaging.
  3. Dip the strips of ripped paper into the wheat paste and lay over the balloons. Continue layering the paper following the shape of the balloons, smoothing it down as you go to make the cloud shape. Once the balloons are completely covered, allow to dry for at least 24 hours.

  1. In a well-ventilated area, apply spray glue all over the cloud, and then stick the polyester stuffing generously all over the surface. Allow glue to dry for 15 minutes before moving on to the next step.
  2. Turn the cloud over and pop the balloons with a pin through the paper casting.

Hanging the Clouds:

  1. Use a stud finder to locate a stud in the ceiling. Drill two 1/8-inch pilot holes into the stud; space them out 6 inches less than the length of the cloud. Screw in two ceiling hooks in the pilot holes. If you are using these for a party and don’t need them to be permanent- a ceiling plant hook will be just fine or if you don’t want a hole in your ceiling after the event use Command Party Ceiling Hooks

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  1. Cut two pieces of fishing line long enough to wrap around the width of the cloud. Position each thread so the cloud weight is evenly distributed for hanging.
  2. Tie each piece of thread in a tight knot, creating a large loop to hang the cloud on
    Hang the cloud on the ceiling hooks by the thread loop.

Now you are all ready to celebrate, whatever your party theme may be, or ready to decorate a nursery or bedroom!  So many ideas for using your DIY fluffy clouds!

Be sure to stop by any of our Etsy shops for any other home decor, nursery mobiles, or party favors and decorations you may need to compliment your clouds-

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10 Creative Ways to Use Pinwheels At A Party

PINWHEEL PARTY IDEAS

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Need a party theme? Why not pinwheels! Here are 10 creative ways to incorporate pinwheels at your next birthday party, baby shower, or celebration.

1. Add some mini pinwheels on cupcakes as cupcake toppers

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2. Pinwheels swinging in the sunshine as a pinwheel garland

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3. Pinwheels on a Diaper Cake . . . or on a frosted birthday or wedding cake as Cake Bunting or a Cake Topper

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4.  Instead of bows, pinwheels as toppers on gift boxes and presents as favor boxes or guest gifts

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5. Pinwheels on party hats

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6. Favor bag toppers with pinwheel clips –

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7. Pinwheels on a party sign

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8. On the party invitations

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9. Pinwheels as napkin rings or utensil holders –

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10. Create an entire tablescape with extra large pinwheels on the wall or hanging behind the table and pinwheels everywhere else at the party –

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Add them to the dessert table for table centerpieces and to add height –

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Check out this amazing table backdrop.  The pinwheels are added on top of the graphics for a 3-D effect-

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Sprinkle some pinwheels everywhere at the celebration to add some fun and whimsey!

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Now, where to get your pinwheels for your next party?? At PINWHEEL PRETTIES of course!

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Thanks for stopping by The Party Fetti Blog today for some spinning whimsical pinwheel inspiration!

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