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46 Eye-Catching Party Decorations for Your Next Bash ...

By Eliza

Part of any great party is the decorations, but if you're uninspired by the party decorations at the store, you've come to the right place. Sometimes, you just need some ideas about how to use all that stuff on the store shelves. Here are some fabulous party decorations, many of which are made from everyday items you might have passed up.

1 Christmas Lights

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They aren't just for your tree anymore. Christmas lights are one of the best party decorations. They add ambiance and a warm glow to evening parties.

2 Paper Decor

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One of these paper balls might not look that great, but if you combine several in a few different colors, you end up with this gorgeous creation.

3 Upside down Balloons

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Who needs helium? Hang balloons upside down by strings for a really cool effect.

4 Streamer Rainbow

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Use streamers in every color to create a fun rainbow on the wall and ceiling.

5 Dramatic Table

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These balloon and streamer decorations perfectly frame the number and the cupcakes on the table.

6 Hanging Palm Trees

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Streamers, leaves and balloons come together to create these trees for your next luau.

7 Pastel Color Scheme

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All these pastel colors are perfect for a bridal shower or baby shower.

8 Paper Chains

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Use a needle and thread to create this paper circle chain that makes the perfect garland.

9 Glow Sticks

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Glow sticks in a large vase full of water is fun for a teen's birthday party or a school dance party.

10 Sweet Surprise

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The sprinkles in the candle holder is a fun variation on the standard sand or marbles.

11 Hanging Vases

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These tiny vases stuffed with single blooms are a great idea for a wedding reception.

12 Collage of Your Favorite Photos

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You can make any letter or number you want to with photos of the guest of honor at your party.

13 Ceiling Centerpiece

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Bringing the streamers to the middle of the ceiling and covering with balloons is a fun way to decorate so the decor stays out of reach of little hands.

14 Huge Balloon Bouquet

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You won't need a ton of decorations if you go with this dramatic balloon display above the table.

15 Ombre Paper Chain

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The paper chains of your childhood just got a grown up boost. Use varying shades to create the ombre effect.

16 Party Decoration Pompoms

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This looks like a party I want to go to! Lots of colors makes this display super fun.

17 Black and White Photographs

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The brightly colored yellow balloons are perfect for emphasizing the photographs.

18 Bubbles

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You can sew these large bubbles together using your sewing machine, then hang them on the walls of your party.

19 Tulle and Lights

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Create this stunning piece by tying tulle around a string of Christmas lights.

20 Table Decor

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This is the perfect decor choice if you are setting up several tables at your party. One one each table unifies your decor.

21 Wrap Tulle around Balloon

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What better way to add elegance to the humble balloon than to cover it with tulle and add some flowers.

22 Doorway Decor

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Your guest of honor will love making a grand entrance through this balloon door.

23 Minimal Color Palette

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Make a real statement by sticking with just two colors throughout your party decorations.

24 Red Carpet Party

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This fun piece provides decor, but also gives your guests a fun place to take photos.

25 Rainbow Vases

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These party decorations are simple, but they add a lot of impact.

26 Party Banner

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A fun banner brings the table design together and draw the eyes toward the treats.

27 Star Banner

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Much like you would with the circle banner above, you can sew these stars together for a really cool streamer or banner.

28 Character Party

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Balloons, plain colored paper plates and construction paper make great mediums for creating a character party like this Sesame Street one.

29 Bowtie Silverware

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You can mix and match napkins and ribbons to coordinate with your color scheme and theme.

30 Pool Noodles

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These colored pool noodles make a great rainbow on the ceiling.

31 Balloon Photo Holders

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Tie photos to the of end balloon strings for a really different and fun party display.

32 Dollar Store Finds

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Use dollar store beach balls and straw skirts to decorate on the cheap.

33 Ribbons on Vases

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Tying ribbon around a simple glass vase lets you coordinate them to match the party.

34 Fall Party Decor

Pumpkins and leaves are perfect for this fall party.

35 Fill Balloons with Glow Sticks

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A glow stick in your balloons cast a fun glow around the room during your party.

36 Confetti Filled Balloons

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You can also fill clear balloons with confetti for a fun display.

37 Flowery Letter

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This would be perfect for a little girl's birthday party, a baby shower or a bridal shower.

38 Fancy Straws

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Adding paper cutouts to striped straws is a fun idea for any event.

39 Princess Party

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Lace, fancy frames and vintage dishes come together for this totally girly decor display.

40 Strawberry Balloon

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Plain balloons make the perfect canvas for any number of fruits and vegetables.

41 Black, Red, and White Mouse Style Garland

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Don't stop with circles or stars - you can make a garland out of any shape you want.

42 Face Wall Decor

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Some simple paper shapes can easily be turned into this cute monster face.

43 Mason Jar Centerpieces

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I think these would look great on the tables during a wedding reception.

44 Rosettes

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These would look cute in the garden during a backyard summer party.

45 By the Sea

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Colored streamers, balloons and paper cutouts make this cute and totally original display.

46 Arrows

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Use arrows to point the way if you're having a party at the park.

Everyone loves having a party and decorating is one of the most enjoyable parts. What's your favorite decorating item?

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