11 Fave DIY Super Bowl Party Decorations From Crafty Bloggers

Liz Alterman | Jan 9, 2015 Food & Party
11 Fave DIY Super Bowl Party Decorations From Crafty Bloggers

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Whether you are hosting a Super Bowl party because you love the game, just want an excuse to be social and eat lots of grease and cheese, or it's all about the halftime performance for you -- you'll want to get everyone in the spirit with some kickin' decorations

Why not tap your inner craft goddess this year? We reached out to 11 bloggers for their favorite, easy crafts to celebrate Game Day. Their ideas are so cool, impressive, and simple -- just wait to you see what you can whip together with a couple of feet of synthetic turf and some tape from the home improvement store!

We bet you can even bang a few of these out with the kids while you watch the games the next few weekends to see who's going to make the final cut.

Check out the table covering in #3 -- it's, like, brilliant!!

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  • Ticket-Style Invitations


    Image via evite.com

    Make sure your guests get a "ticket" to the big party with these customizable, do-it-yourself invitations, found at MakeYourOwnInvitation.com. The resemblance to actual tickets could even fool a scalper! 

    More from The Stir: 10 Crock-Pot Appetizers Perfect for Game Day (PHOTOS)

  • Roll Out the Green Carpet


    Image via AThriftyMom.com

    Stop by your home improvement center and pick up as many feet of indoor/outdoor carpeting as you like to roll out the "green" carpet for your guests. A little white paint goes a long way as you can mark off the yards to your front door. Aurora, of Dawn to Dusk Designs, suggests using a level to keep your lines even. Adding a banner or field goal to your door is an extra touch that's sure to get fans excited for your party!

  • Astro Turf Table Covering


    Image via Michelle Paige

    A little indoor/outdoor carpeting and some white electrical tape transform your average table into a festive buffet-ready football field. You can keep it as casual or as fancy as you like with this step-by-step tutorial from blogger Michelle Paige, who had lots of help from her handy son.

  • Pigskin Placemats


    Image via ChicandJo.com

    Faux leather fabric in pigskin chocolate and a little white duct tape are all you need to make these adorable football-shaped placemats, designed by Chic and Jo. These look amazing when paired with the table covering in slide 3. 

  • Football Utensil Holder


    Image via Rust & Sunshine

    Guests will have no trouble locating the cutlery when it's placed inside these adorable football holders! Michelle DuPuis, blogger and founder of Rust & Sunshine, explained how she crafted these clever caddies. 

    "I made a couple silverware caddies by painting two tomato cans with acrylic paint. I painted right over the paper label which looked a bit like leather once it was dry," she explains.

    We're grateful she forked over (get it?) this fun idea! 

  • Yard Line Pennant


    Image via ChicandJo.com

    String a colorful pennant banner behind your buffet table to add a little extra flare to your party. This idea, from ChicandJo.com, is a fun project to do with the kids. Cut some white masking tape into lines and numbers and have the little ones place them on your grass carpet triangles. Line them up along some white duct tape and you'll have a festive and reusable banner in no time!

  • Football Coasters


    Image via CraftKlatch/YouTube

    Fran, at CraftKlatch, offers a step-by-step tutorial on how to put together these festive coasters, which make a great party favor for guests to take home after your celebration. 

  • Decorative Helmets


    Image via GinaTepper/Facebook

    Start saving those gallon milk containers because craft maven Gina Tepper offers step-by-step instructions for making some super-cute football helmet decorations that look authentic but can be put together super-quick! Either choose your favorite team or celebrate the teams who'll go head to head in the big game.

  • Balloon Goal Post


    How adorable is this yellow goal post made of balloons, created by Katijill? The crafty mom says she borrowed a football lantern from a friend but you can purchase one from Amazon. (Pack of 3, $7.39) 

  • Penalty Flag Favors


    Image via DIYDiva/YouTube

    Give guests a fun party favor in the form of a penalty flag by grabbing a yellow napkin and sticking a treat, such as a popcorn ball, inside. Wrap it up with some string, preferably in the colors of your favorite team, and they're good to go!

  • Football Cupcakes


    You'll want to have a sweet treat ready to console fans whose team may have lost, and these adorable football cupcakes, created by Alissa of FunFindsforFamilies.com, will do the trick. Green food coloring and coconut create the turf-like top, while microwaving a Tootsie Roll for 10 seconds renders it maliable so you can easily shape it into a football. These will definitely take the sting out of defeat.

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