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Easy DIY New Year’s Eve Party Hats

Your New Year’s house party isn’t complete with our easy New Year’s Eve party hats tutorial!

We’re always super sad to see the holidays end, so that’s why we love to make a BIG deal out of New Year’s Eve. We fully celebrate Christmas right up until New Year’s Eve and insist on sending off our favorite season with a bang! It’s our last holiday hurrah after all! Since we don’t typically go out on NYE anymore now that the kiddos are here, we like to party hardy at home. That means good food, great drinks and party gear galore. If you follow us on Instagram, you already know how much we love funny hats. So, let’s talk DIY party hats, shall we? 

Did you know that it’s pretty darn easy to make your own oh so fabulous party hats? Well, it is! Even those who weren’t born with the craft gene, will find this New Year’s Eve craft doable. And here’s why…You simply repurpose an old party hat by adding some card stock and, voila, you’re ready to welcome the new year in style! Read on for this simple tutorial’s instructions…You won’t believe how fast you can whip up party hats your whole family will love!

repurposed party hat

DIY New Year’s Eve Hats

Materials:

Glitter polka dot card stock
Old party hat (You can also find inexpensive ones at dollar stores.)
Larger silver glitter pom ball
Pencil
Scissors
Hot glue gun

Directions:

1. Open up the old party hat and remove the string.
2. On the back of the card stock, trace the hat into the card stock.
3. Cut the traced hat out.

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4. Fold the new hat into a cone, and hot glut the ends together.
5. Hot glue the glitter pom onto the top of the hat.
6. Tie the ends of the elastic into a large knot (try 5 times on each side).

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7. Cut a small hole on the bottom of each side of the hat.

diy party hat
8. Slide the elastic knot on the inside on the hat on each side and add a dab of hot glue to make sure it holds.

pom hat
9. Next repeat the process to make as many party hats as you need!

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Easy DIY New Year's Eve Party Hats

These easy DIY party hats are perfect for your at home New Year's Eve party!

Materials

  • Glitter polka dot card stock
  • Old party hat (You can also find inexpensive ones at dollar stores.)
  • Larger silver glitter pom ball

Tools

  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Hot glue gun

Instructions

    1. Open up the old party hat and remove the string.

    2. On the back of the card stock, trace the hat into the card stock.

    3. Cut the traced hat out.

    4. Fold the new hat into a cone, and hot glut the ends together.

    5. Hot glue the glitter pom onto the top of the hat.

    6. Tie the ends of the elastic into a large knot (try 5 times on each side).

    7. Cut a small hole on the bottom of each side of the hat

    8. Slide the elastic knot on the inside on the hat on each side and add a dab of hot glue to make sure it holds

    9. Next repeat the process to make as many party hats as you need!

More New Year’s Eve Party Ideas

Now that your New Year’s Eve party hats are ready, I’ve rounded up a few more ideas to make your at home NYE celebration extra special. I’m talking about festive cocktails, tasty appetizers and plenty MORE New Year’s Eve party ideas! Just because you’re staying in doesn’t mean you can’t have a perfectly fabulous New Year’s Eve in my friends!

So, let us say goodbye to 2019 and welcome the new year in style shall we? Personally, I am more than ready to say hello to 2020! This year has been filled with trials and tribulations, but we made it through and I can’t wait to see what the new year has in store for us! I have no doubt that plenty of good times are on the way…

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