Easy and Simple Party Decorating Ideas

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Easy and Simple Party Decorating Ideas that you can get inspiration from so you have the best looking party in town.

Easy and Simple Party Ideas

I love parties as you probably know by now and it does surprise me that some people have no idea where to start or what to do to have a great party.
Decorations are the number 1 thing that makes any room, garage, backyard, hall, terrace look like a party.

It doesn’t matter if it a 1st Birthday, Baby Shower, 50th Birthday party or a Graduation. Decorations are it.


So lets take a look at some simple and easy party decorations that you need to get you started

  • Balloons
  • Streamers
  • Cake
  • Candles
  • Napkins
  • Plates
  • Cups
  • Cutlery
  • Photo Booth
  • Tablecloth
  • Pinata
  • Honeycomb Lanterns
  • Fairy Lights
  • Flowers
  • Favor Bags
  • Party Favors
  • Food
  • Drinks
  • Grazing Table
  • Garlands
  • Banners

Now looking at that list you might get a little overwhelmed and then start freaking out that it is going to cost a fortune, BUT do you know what? Most of these items you can get from the dollar store or grab them when on sale and you will be surprised at how easy and simple you can decorate a party.

These simple party decorations will be cheap and easy to get and your party will look fabulous. Simple party decoration ideas can be found on places like Pinterest that gives you visual ideas.

Plus a lot of awesome ideas you see online at Pinterest or in a magazine look like they will cost a small fortune but actually they can be made at home just using some creativity and a few patient hours.

Adding glitter and color can really make they whole party theme look amazing and I am going to tell you a secret…. Balloon Garlands are the latest and greatest trend for parties and they cost a small fortune to buy already made but you can make them yourself and I am not kidding, my daughter and I have made them and sold them and have pocketed a nice chunk of money and they are super easy to make.

My cousin started her own party planning business in town and is going so well and people LOVE Balloons Garlands. She showed us how to make them and OH my they are so simple. {I will have to find the video I made of my daughter making one for a 4th of July party} Seriously if you go on youtube you will learn pretty quick and maybe you could also start selling them for some extra pocket money.

Balloon Garlands are probably my favorite part of the decorations as they can take up such a lot of room so look stunning and you can buy packets of Balloons very cheap.

Confetti Balloons are pretty popular too and you can make your own which works out so much cheaper.

Pinata are another decoration that is pretty cheap and also they and a for of entertainment for the kids and these days you can get them in all different shapes and just about fit any party theme.

Pinata for a party

Grazing table is another new trend which is so easy and simple to do, well you are most likely going to have food there any way so why not spread it out on a grazing table and be as creative as you like.

Printables are great for parties they are so cheap as you can print out as many as you like and decorate the place with them or even get games for parties like a baby shower, Teen parties and kids printable games. I love this Printable shop you can see if there are any decorations or printable games to suit your theme.

Backdrops are a perfect way to cover a wall and honestly there are some really great ideas using plastic tablecloths, streamers if you are arty you could draw a Muriel just so many ideas once you really think about it and not expensive at all.

Flowers look gorgeous at parties but some can be expensive you could pick your own if you have access to some from your own garden or from friends or head to your local market, I bet you can find some going cheap there.

Glasses or cups you can jazz up with some glitter, grab some cheap glasses from the dollar store spray some adhesive around the bottom and about 1/3 up and then dip them in some glitter and they look so amazing, honestly they look like you bought them from an expensive store.

DIY party decorations with crepe paper are simple, cheap easy and look so cool, honestly they really are so easy I even think my husband could make these and he doesn’t have a arty bone in his body. {sorry darling} I love this idea of using streamers for a DIY Photo Backdrop

You could also use some tule and make some tule pom poms to hang from the ceiling in different sizes and colors.

Mason Jars are so versatile that you will be able to use them in so many different ways for party decorations and you can buy them in bulk form the dollar store or online at Amazon they can go quite cheap. How about painting them with chalk paint and using them for a vase for flowers, you can add twine to them and paint and change them from plain boring mason jars to fun and theme orientated, you can use them as favors to give to your guest when they leave with a cupcake recipes in them or spa treatment items.

Tassel Garlands are simple and if you use some gorgeous colored ribbon or crepe paper they can look quite stunning when hung above a grazing table of present table.

Donut wall yummy this is another idea my cousin has been using at parties, her husband made the wall – well used some timber and down and painted it pink and you just have to buy some yummy big donuts and put them on the dowel and it looks so good.

Hula Hoop Wreath lots of us with girls have hula hoops lying around so why not use that are a simple and cheap decoration, add wrap some ribbon around it, add some flowers and or balloons and hand it on a wall.

Recycled Cans this is something I did for my own engagement party, I collected can over about 6 months, then took the labels off then put some holes in the side and then put a tea light candle in them and made a path down my driveway with them. They looked so romantic and pretty and I had lots of comments about them.

Birthday Table Setting Ideas, Decorate the table with balloons, streamers and other decorations that will make it look festive and get the theme flowing with decorations that match and flow on to the table. Party supplies are what is need to make the table fun.

Hopefully you have got some great ideas here that you can use and realize that you don’t have to spend a fortune to make a party look amazing and that these easy and simple party decorating ideas will help you get inspired.

Don’t think simple cheap party decorating ideas are going to make your party look cheap, that is far from the truth. It can look a million dollars on a shoestring budget. Easy party decoration ideas are what I love as I don’t have loads of time usually on the day of the party so I want ‘easy’

Easy and Simple Party Decorating ideas

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