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Piñata Party DIY Details.

If you follow me on instagram, you may have seen my little brother graduated from high school this week (cue the tears!). He’s the baby in the family, and is lucky to have two big sisters and a mom that L-O-V-E -love throwing parties, so you better believe we’re going to be throwing the biggest and best graduation party for him to celebrate. He requested a taco bar which lead to an obvious theme of fiesta! —  so I’ve been busy crafting up piñata-inspired details this week to make sure it’s a fiesta to remember. Using tissue paper, I cut 1.5 inch strips in different colors and used fringe scissors to create the piñata-like texture. Next, I used a glue-stick to coat the non-fringed edge, and began to wrap it around the party horn whistle (I got these at a party store and removed the paper wrappers that came on them). Keep wrapping until you get to the end and add a little extra glue to ensure it’s sealed, then repeat with additional colors layered on top. I replicated the same process for drink stirrers, just wrapping a bit tighter around a small skewer, and used a few extra tiny scraps to make some tooth-pick flags for garnishes; can’t wait to use these at the party this weekend!

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3 responses to “Piñata Party DIY Details.

  1. elizabethcraneswartz June 27, 2014 at 12:17 pm

    I can’t wait to see the photos for this fiesta!

  2. Julie (@JulieLeah) June 27, 2014 at 6:59 pm

    I love this idea! How fun! Can’t wait to see pics from the party!

  3. Jaime Lynn (@laviejaime) June 30, 2014 at 10:43 am

    Love the drink stirrers. congrats to your bro!

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