22 Bright and Colorful Cinco de Mayo Crafts You Can Make Now
Recycled Sock Cacti
Don't toss your old socks! Create a DIY party centerpiece with these quirky and colorful cacti. A few simple stitches are all it takes to transform patterned socks into a darling dessert scene. Embellish your finished cacti with pom-poms and fabric flowers.
Paper Flower Crown
This Cinco de Mayo craft is perfect for kids. Simply use cupcake liners to create a festive DIY flower crown. During your fiesta, let each child wear their custom creation in true Frida-style.
DIY Swizzle Sticks
Dress up your Cinco de Mayo margarita with a DIY drink stirrer. To make, glue cut cupcake liners onto brightly colored plastic sticks. We'll cheers to that!
Bright Paper Flowers
It wouldn't be a Cinco de Mayo party without a bouquet of bright paper flowers. This colorful paper craft starts with muffin tin liners and just a bit of glue. Finish each bloom with a pom-pom center.
DIY Cacti Artwork
Create a piece of art that's perfect for Cinco de Mayo. Stencil and stamp your way to a cute piece of custom artwork. It adds a hint of southwest style to your space during party time.
Yarn-Embellished Serving Basket
Dress up a plain silverware storage basket with brightly colored yarn. This DIY party decoration doubles as a festive serving vessel long after Cinco de Mayo ends.
Party hats do double duty on this festive Cinco de Mayo pinata craft. This DIY Cinco de Mayo game starts with a plain paper lantern. Dress it up with fringed tissue garland and upcycled cone hats, and you're good to go!
Bold Yarn Banner
Set the scene for your Cinco de Mayo party with a handmade yarn banner. Choose your favorite bright colors, and customize it to fit your party space.
This DIY garland gets the party poppin'. Create a string of mini pinatas and let guests pop them open during the fiesta. This Cinco de Mayo craft for kids is a great way to gift guests with fun party favors.
Sure, you can buy pinatas but they're so easy to make! This fun Cinco de Mayo craft is perfect for kids. Once you master our basic instructions to make a pinata, customize them with any shape and decoration you like. Fill them with party favors like candy, small toys, and stickers.
DIY Mini Felt Cacti
Paper Utensil Pockets
This fiesta-ready craft starts with plain white paper! Use stamps or our custom design to decorate letter-size paper. Fold the paper in half and secure it with a piece of colorful washi tape. Add each colorful set to your Cinco de Mayo table.
Crepe Paper Flowers
DIY Cactus Terrarium
Dress up your terrarium with a hint of southwest style. We'll show you how to assemble this cactus terrarium for your next fiesta. It makes a stunning centerpiece. Try making mini versions as fun Cinco de Mayo party favors.
Cactus Party Balloon
This dressed up party balloon is pretty, not prickly. Transform a plain green balloon into a fun piece of Cinco de Mayo decor with black marker and pink pom-poms.
Tissue Paper Flowers
Don't stress over your Cinco de Mayo decorations! Hang these bold tissue paper blooms around, and you're prepared for a fiesta. They're ready in just minutes and add an instant party vibe to any space.
Dyed Cloth Napkins
Host a fabulous Cinco de Mayo feast complete with hand-dyed cloth napkins. Vintage linens are transformed for a fiesta when overdyed in rich colors.
Hand Painted Maracas
Shake up some fun with these cute and colorful DIY maracas. To make, simply use acrylic craft paint and unfinished maracas. Look for them online or at party supply stores. Allow to dry in tall containers like water glasses to prevent smudges.
Southwestern Stamped Rug
Start the fiesta the moment guests step through the door. Create a custom southwestern-style rug with our free stencil and a plain jute welcome mat.
Confetti Strip Garland
Don't toss that leftover colored paper! Transform it into a festive party garland. This easy party DIY is ready in just minutes and can be customized with any colors you like.
Decorate a Cinco de Mayo garland with these clip-on butterflies made from cupcake liners and wooden clothespins. Swap out the watercolors in our easy craft instructions for brightly colored markers and a little glitter to add a vibrant touch to these easy Cinco de Mayo crafts for kids.
Crafted Succulent Centerpiece
Not the best at keeping plants alive? No worries! These faux succulents are made from felt. Create a Cinco de Mayo centerpiece in no time with our simple instructions and printable template.