DIY Party Poppers

Anyone here who loves party poppers? I absolutely love them! Who can resist all those bright colored confetti spilling out when you crack them open? The best part is that loud crack, even though I am expecting it, it always manages to startle me. Have you ever wondered if you could make your own party popper?

The good news is that you can make your own. Are you ready to learn? Did you know that you need only ten minutes to make them? They are perfect for birthday parties, Christmas, New Year’s parties, graduation bash or any other fun celebration.

While browsing through the internet. I found out that kits are available to make those party poppers and they come with all the materials that you need to make eight poppers. You can check with your nearby craft stores.

How to make Party Poppers filled with confetti

Materials that you will need :

1. Toilet paper roll
2. Scissors
3. Confetti (stars and tissue paper)
4. Curling Ribbon
5. Cracker snaps
6. Tape
7. Fine crepe paper

Step 1 :
You can choose to buy confetti or make your own which is super easy as all you need to do is take your crepe paper and cut them into fringes and trim the fringes into little squares. Add your star confetti to add some extra sparkle!

Step 2 :

To make the poppers, take your scissors and cut the toilet roll into half.

Step 3 :

Cut the crepe paper into 10 x 7 piece. It is important to use a thin crepe paper as it will be easier to pop. Now place a cracker snap onto the crepe paper and roll it around your toilet roll.

Step 4 :

Trim any excess of the crepe as it might cause any inconvenience later and seal the rest with glue. To make it look classier, tie a ribbon around one end.

Step 5 :

It is now time to fill the toilet roll with confetti into the other end. Make sure that the roll is full of confetti but try not to overload it. At last, tie the other end with a ribbon.

Step 6 :

Turn the ends of the crepe into fans and trim the ends of your cracker snaps. The cracker popper should look like a big candy.

Step 7 :

Your party popper is finally ready to use. You can make as much as you need. Pull on of the party popper apart to watch it go POP!

DIY Cupcakes Toppers

Do you often find yourself eyeing cupcake toppers on Google or Pinterest? If you think that it is a really difficult task to make those toppers yourself then this article is going to change your mind. To be honest, cupcake toppers are very easy to make and do not cost much. If you really want to add your personalized touch to any birthday party or special event, you just need to show some patience and give way to your artistic side.

Nowadays you get a lot of toppers options online, you might as well come across a website where you can easily customize your toppers. Trust me making topper is a ton of fun. This article includes steps which you need to follow for the perfect cupcake topper.

Step 1 – Find

To start with your DIY cupcake toppers, you need to do some research. Find some printable cupcake toppers online. You get a lot of variety for all occasions. You just need to choose according to your celebration.

Step 2 – Print

Once your selection is done, its time to get your template printed on cardstock. It is easier to cut and durable as well.

Step 3- Trim

Once you are done printing your toppers, it is time to trim the edges of the cardboard so that when you punch out your toppers, they come out flawless.

Step 4 – Punch

Now you are all set to punch your toppers. You can easily find punching machine to get your job done faster. However, while buying this machine, make sure that the handle is appropriately long and it is better for easy squeezing. The best part of using is a punching machine is that you do not need to limit yourself to circles. You can opt for squares and other shapes as well.

Step 5 – Stick

It is now time to attach your lollipop stick! You can find these sticks in any nearby store in the bakery department. They normally come in two lengths, you can choose according to your preference. You need to stick your glue to ½ of your stick at the back of your topper just to make sure that it will last till the end of your function.

Step 6 – You are now all set

Now that you have all your toppers ready, you can get going and bake your favorite cupcakes. You can also insert the toppers in your flower decoration, cake or dinner tables. Now, you can indulge yourself into making your own cupcake toppers.