DIY PARTY DECORATIONS – FLOWER BALLOONS

FLOWER BALLOONS DIY PROJECT
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These daisy flower balloons are so easy to make.  They would look stunning at a little girl’s birthday party or at a baby shower! Great as a retail window display too!  Make them in different colors too! No helium needed! Read on for the easy DIY –

You’ll need either 7″ or 12″ balloons in your colors of choice.  I suggest buying at least two different colors, so you have a contrasting color for your center balloon.  The larger balloons will create a puffier style of flower, rather than the daisy flowers shown here, which are made with the smaller 7″ balloons.

These are fairly easy to assemble.   Let’s get started with the step-by-step directions:

Step 1: Cut two circle templates from chipboard or a cardboard box will work too.  Cut one circle at approximately 6″ across and the other circle at 4″ across.  I find that using a bowl or tupperware container and flipping it over on your cardboard or chipboard and tracing around the edge makes it so easy to make a perfect circle!

Step 2: Blow up five balloons (for the flower petals), make sure they fit through the 6″ hole circle template. This helps to make sure all your balloons are the same size and your balloon flower petals will look consistent.  Easy trick! Next, blow up your center balloons (for creating the flower center), making sure they fit through the smaller 4″ circle template.  A balloon hand pump inflator is great for blowing up balloons and can make it go much faster.

Step 3: Tie two or your inflated balloons together. Create two sets of these double balloons as pictured above.

Step 4: Tie a third inflated balloon together, on just one set of your double balloons.

Step 5: Tie two of the contrasting colors of balloons together, for your centers. Keep in mind, you want your flower centers to show on either side of the full balloon flowers, so you will want two center balloons in a contrasting color.

Step 6: Wrap the double balloon petals around the set of three balloons at the center. Spread out the balloons so they lay flat. Now you can see they have formed a flower petals and a complete flower shape.

Step 7: Wrap the contrasting colors of double balloons, for the flower centers, around the five balloon petals once, so there’s one on each side.  Use clear fishing line to hang the flowers or ribbon or baker’s twine works great too.   These look great hanging behind a party table or anywhere at the party!

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Baby Shower DIY

ONESIE CUPCAKES HOW TO DIY

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MATERIALS NEEDED:

  • 4 onesies (most come in a pack of 4)
  • 4 receiving blankets (most also come in a pack of 4)
  • 4 regular size coffee filters (base diameter 3.25″)
  • 4 rubber bands
  • 4 pieces of ribbon
  • 1 cupcake box (Wilton’s offers these as window treat boxes in a pack of 3 at size 4″ x 8″ x 8″)

HOW TO MAKE ONESIE CUPCAKES:

  1. Fold your receiving blanket lengthwise into thirds. This will be the base of your cupcake.
  2. Gather your onesie as best as you can (hold with one hand and poke into your fist).  This will be the “frosting” of the cupcake. I made sure the applique shape was at the top so that there was a pop of color.
  3. Wrap your receiving blanket around and around your onesie, starting at the bottom. Secure with a rubber band.
  4. Place it inside of a coffee filter (the “wrapper” of the cupcake) and tie a ribbon around it.
  5. Repeat four times to make all four of your onesie cupcakes.  Or make as many as you want for shower decor or more gifts for the guest of honor.

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These are deliciously cute laid out on a table at the baby shower or in a basket.

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Or add them inside your window treat box and give them as a gift to the mother-to-be at the shower.

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Decorate your window treat box with some fun colorful washi tape (polka dots are fun as shown on these) and by finishing up  your box by tying it up a bow with some added ribbon and a gift tag.

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They almost look good enough to EAT! Huzzah!

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Baby Shower Favors & Easy DIY Project

DIY BABY SHOWER GIFT & TABLE CENTERPIECE – DIAPER BABIES

Need a baby shower table centerpiece that does double duty as a gift for the mom-to-be and that is practical, economical, and adorable?

Diaper Babies are an easy go to craft project for your baby shower!

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Check out all the different styles and colors for inspiration to make your adorable and easy little Diaper Babies.

8c802fdc14912621f321411587a65a17 Start by picking up a pretty tin or plastic bucket, basket, or even a baby bather would be ideal.

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Then, head over to the baby section of your local retail store and pick up an assortment of baby lotions, baby wipes, and other newborn necessities for your mom-to-be.  Put all your store bought accessories together in your container and cradle in a few handmade “diaper babies” for a fun and practical gift!

The kicker is, this gift also looks perfect as a table centerpiece at the baby shower!

Here’s What You’ll Need for Each Baby:

  • Disposable Diaper
  • Baby Washcloth
  • Baby Sock
  • Permanent Marker or googly eyes
  • Tape
  • Baby Headband or Pacifier Clip (optional)

Easy Step-by-Step Directions:

  1. Roll the diaper into a cylinder. Top with a baby sock to hold closed.
  2. Fold a baby washcloth in half, then wrap around the diaper. Use a piece of tape to secure in place.
  3. Wrap the “baby” with a baby headband or decorate with a pacifier clip (optional).
  4. Use a permanent marker to draw a little face on the diaper.
  5. Create a gift basket with the remaining diapers from the package and other baby items, such as lotion, powder, diaper ointment, baby wash, etc.

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