DIY Party Ideas

  1. Make Your Place Settings Pretty with Paper Doily Accents!

    Make Your Place Settings Pretty with Paper Doily Accents!
    Inexpensive, easy to find and available in a variety of sizes and styles, paper doilies may be one of my new favorite ways to dress up place settings and other party decorations. When I set out to experiment with them the other day using BigDotofHappiness.com’s elegant Silhouette Couples It’s a Baby - baby shower theme, I was amazed at how easy it was to fold, wrap and layer paper doilies to dress up my mint green and chocolate brown party decorations. All you need are paper doilies, ribbon, candy and personalized...
  2. Customize Fall Party Decorations with Personalized Stickers!

    With the end of summer approaching, many of you may already be thinking of ways to add your own unique touch to seasonal celebrations like fall baby showers, Halloween-themed birthday parties or even Autumn-inspired bridal showers, and BigDotofHappiness.com’s customized sticker labels can help! Their adorable stickers are available in a variety of sizes and styles, and can be used to add the perfect touch of flair to just about anything… like pumpkin baby shower favors and table decorations, as we demonstrate here! Using Big Dot of Happiness’ original Little Pumpkin...
  3. Party Decoration Ideas Showcased by BigDotofHappiness.com!

    Party Decoration Ideas Showcased by BigDotofHappiness.com!
    BigDotOfHappiness.com, an industry leader in personalized baby shower supplies and birthday party decorations, hosts experienced party planners to create do-it-yourself tutorials featuring exclusive Big Dot party themes. The DIY experts use personalized tags and stickers, offered in every theme, and present the original ideas in a video series and on the Big Dot of Happiness Blog to show every Hostess Heroes how to create unique events. By offering clever decorating tips and tricks from Expert Experts, the Big Dot of Happiness YouTube channel shows how everyone can be a Hostess...
  4. Customize Your Party Decorations by Making These Easy Coffee Filter Pom Poms!

    Customize Your Party Decorations by Making These Easy Coffee Filter Pom Poms!
    Customize your party decorations by making these adorable coffee filter pom poms! These easy-to-make paper pom poms require only a few items, all of which are easy to find. In fact, you probably have the main “ingredient” sitting in your kitchen right now: Coffee filters! By folding coffee filters and arranging them on brass fasteners, you can easily make paper wall decorations, gift toppers and table decorations that feature the same colors as your baby shower, birthday party or bridal shower theme! Keep reading to learn how to make your...
  5. DIY Decoration Ideas Made Easy

    BigDotofHappiness.com’s party-planning experts have paired their best-selling party decorations with easy-to-use stickers, tags and labels. The result is a collection of DIY decoration ideas that even the most novice do-it-yourselfer could replicate - really! Keep reading to see Big Dot of Happiness' favorite product pairings, then get started adding your own unique touches to baby showers, birthday parties, bridal showers and baptisms. DIY decoration ideas made easy - what more could a Hostess Hero ask for? Water Bottle Labels + Square Containers = Memorable Party Gifts. To create your own...
  6. Add a Personal Touch to Your Party with DIY Food & Beverage Labels!

    Add a Personal Touch to Your Party with DIY Food & Beverage Labels!
    It’s easy to add a personal touch to your party with DIY food and beverage labels, and BigDotofHappiness.com’s personalized name tags are the perfect option! Simply select a name tag that matches your baby shower, birthday party, bridal shower or baptism theme, then adhere one to a piece of coordinating craft paper. Use a hot glue gun to secure a length of ribbon to the back, and you’ll have a custom food label that matches your theme perfectly!  I just love how easy it is to drape a label around the...
  7. Video Tutorial: Make Your Own Balloon Banner in a Few Simple Steps!

    Video Tutorial: Make Your Own Balloon Banner in a Few Simple Steps!
    Balloons are such an easy way to add festivity and color to any party space, and BigDotofHappiness.com Craft Expert Zach has used his crafting magic to bring you a new and fun DIY project: a balloon banner! Perfect for use with birthday party balloons, bridal shower balloons or baby shower balloons, this trendy banner will add instant flair to your party space. And since balloons are available in all types of colors and styles, from solid-colored, 11” latex balloons to super-shaped Mylar balloons that feature all sorts of color combinations, you...
  8. Delight Summer Party Guests with These Homemade Baby Shower Favors!

    Delight Summer Party Guests with These Homemade Baby Shower Favors!
    Delight summer party guests with these homemade baby shower favors, which are easy to make and look (and smell) so pretty! Made by combining Dawn dish soap and granulated sugar into homemade hand scrub, then filling cute favor jars and adding pretty tags from BigDotofHappiness.com, these DIY party favors are the perfect gift for gardening guests at baby showers and bridal showers. They're practical, too - the sugar granules gently scrub away dirt and grime while the dish soap leaves your hands clean and smooth. Your guests will be so thankful to...
  9. Creamy Blue-“bear”-y Push Pop Recipe: Perfect for A Teddy Bear Baby Shower!

    Perfect for a teddy bear baby shower (or birthday party), this creamy blue-“bear”-y push pop recipe is a tasty way to incorporate your bear party theme into the food table or dessert buffet! Although the original recipe was intended for a flat baking pan, I simply layered the pretzels, whipped cream and blueberry/jello mix in push pops, then decorated the containers and stand to match BigDotofHappiness.com’s unique Boy Teddy Bear baby shower theme. The result was sweet, salty, and totally adorable. Read on to learn just how to make your...
  10. Make Your Own Personalized DIY Napkin Holders

    No matter what kind of table decorations you have to work with, you can create a perfectly coordinated display (and look like a professional party planner in the process) by making your own personalized DIY napkin holders! The only materials you need are scrapbook paper, personalized sticker labels from BigDotofHappiness.com, a paper cutter or straight edge and knife, and of course, napkins! By experimenting with different colors and patterns, you can emphasize certain colors, incorporate your party theme, and give each place setting an extra-special touch. Read on to see...