Kids' Birthday Party Ideas with Paper

Use scrapbooking supplies to craft everything from party invitations to birthday cards to party favors.

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    • Craft Pretty Party Invitations

      Design by Vicki Boutin

      Start the birthday party off right with fun handmade invitations. This invitation pulls to reveal the details of the party inside. Remember, a bulky invitation may require extra postage. Check with the post office before sending!

       

      SOURCES: Cardstock: Prism Papers. Patterned paper: BoBunny Press (red stripe, multicolor stripe), Sassafras (aqua alphabet), Scenic Route Paper Co. (white grid). Font: Fancy Free (downloaded from the Internet. Die cuts: QuicKutz Silhouette (circles, stars, card, scalloped border). Ribbon: Creativity Inc. Stamps: Hampton Art (Kelly Panacci "celebrate"), Papertrey Ink (dotted circle). Ink: Ranger Industries. Pen: Sakura of America. Punches: Marvy Uchida (small circles). Adhesive: Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L.

    • Design a Party Banner

      Design by Vicki Boutin

      Welcome guests with a creative party banner. Use die cuts to quickly and economically create uniform-size shapes and accents.

       

      SOURCES: Cardstock: Prism Papers. Patterned paper: BoBunny Press (number), Scenic Route Paper Co. (white grid). Stickers: American Crafts. Die cuts: QuicKutz Silhouette (banner, circles, stars). Stamps: Papertrey Ink (dotted circle). Ink: Ranger Industries. Adhesive: 3L.

    • Create Clever Party Name Tags

      Design by Vicki Boutin

      These fabulously fringed name tags will make every partygoer feel special. Create fringe by slicing tissue paper. Simply handwrite each child's name on the front of a to personalize.

       

      SOURCES: Cardstock: Prism Papers. Patterned paper: BoBunny Press (multicolor stripe, yellow dot), Scenic Route Paper Co. (white grid). Die cuts: QuicKutz Silhouette (circles, stars). Buttons: Creativity Inc. Stamps: Papertrey Ink (dotted circle). Ink: Ranger Industries. Pen: Sakura of America. Punches: Marvy Uchida (small circles). Adhesive: Scrapbook Adhesive by 3L.

    • Make Playful Party Hats

      Design by Vicki Boutin

      Celebrate in style with paper cone hats. For a playful look, add a pom-pom topper created from tissue paper. Use a store-bought hat to make a pattern or search the Internet for party hat templates. Remember to give the adhesive a few hours to set before wearing the hats.

       

      SOURCES: Cardstock: Prism Papers. Patterned paper: BoBunny Press (birthday phrases, green pattern, yellow dot). Die cuts: QuicKutz Silhouette (circles, stars). Stamps: Hampton Art (Kelly Panacci "it's my party"). Papertrey Ink (dotted circle). Ink: Ranger Industries. Adhesive: 3L.

    • Personalize Store-Bought Party Favors

      Design by Vicki Boutin

      Add a personal touch to party blowers. Punch a hole on either end of a paper strip, then slide the party blower handle through both holes. Layer cardstock and patterned-paper shapes on top of the paper strip.

       

      SOURCES: Cardstock: Prism Papers. Patterned paper: BoBunny Press (birthday phrases). Die cuts: QuicKutz Silhouette (circles, stars). Stamps: Hampton Art (Kelly Panacci "it's my party"), Papertrey Ink (dotted circle). Ink: Ranger Industries. Adhesive: 3L. Party horns: The Dollar Store.

    • Customize Cupcake Holders

      Design by Vicki Boutin

      Use scrapbooking supplies to create cupcake holders and toppers. Layer paper over the cupcake liner after baking. Create the topper using a lollipop stick.

       

      SOURCES: Cardstock: Prism Papers. Patterned paper: BoBunny Press (orange stripe, numbers, yellow dot), Scenic Route Paper Co. (white grid). Die cuts: QuicKutz Silhouette (cupcake wrapper, circles, stars). Buttons: Creativity Inc. Stamps: Hampton Art (Kelly Panacci "make a wish"), Papertrey Ink (dotted circle). Ink: Ranger Industries. Adhesive: 3L.

    • Design Inexpensive Party Favor Bags

      Design by Vicki Boutin

      Give kids a little bit of fun to take home with them. This colorful bag is simply created from a paper bag and fun patterned papers. For a special touch, have your child write a little "thanks for coming" note to slip inside each bag.

       

      SOURCES: Cardstock: Prism Papers. Patterned paper: BoBunny Press (red stripe, birthday phrases), Sassafras (aqua alphabet). Stickers: American Crafts. Die cuts: QuicKutz Silhouette. Stamp: Papertrey Ink (dotted circle). Ink: Ranger Industries.

    • Create a Quick Party Favor

      Design by Vicki Boutin

      Send party guests away with a simple and sweet favor. Layer scrapbooking supplies on top of a lollipop wrapper. Add a special thank-you message to personalize.

       

      SOURCES: Cardstock: Prism Papers. Patterned paper: BoBunny Press (birthday phrases), Scenic Route Paper Co. (white grid). Die cuts: QuicKutz Silhouette (circles, stars). Stamps: Hero Arts ("just for you," "thank you"), Papertrey Ink (dotted circle). Ink: Ranger Industries. Adhesive: 3L.

    • Next Slideshow Handmade Birthday Cards

      Handmade Birthday Cards

      Dress up a simple birthday card with these adorable and easy handmade tips.
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