10 Amazing DIY Party Backdrops That Will Wow Your Guests

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Looking for fun ways to make your party table pop? Here are amazing DIY party backdrops that will wow your guests time and time again.

diy party backdrops

We all know the cake usually takes centre stage at parties but make way because DIY party backdrops are taking over. 

It’s clear that party backdrops are the perfect statement piece for any party table. They can turn your drab display into a fab one, with only a few items. Of course, we’ll show you how you too can take your table from mediocre to extraordinary, without breaking the bank. 

We’ll show you amazing DIY party backdrops that might even inspire your guests to make their own. These party backdrop ideas are easy to put together and will have you looking like a professional party planner in no time! 


1. Minnie Mouse Flower Backdrop from The Celebration Stylist 

If you love Minnie Mouse, you’ll love this flower backdrop from The Celebration Stylist. Grab your glue gun, foam board and faux flowers to create this showstopper. You can create a template to match your theme or even use a number template.

easy diy party backdrops

2. Rainbow Party Backdrop from Craftiness Is Not Optional 

How sweet and dreamy is this pastel rainbow backdrop from Craftiness Is Not Optional? You can create this backdrop with a few colorful tablecloths and some tissue pom-poms for a cloud effect. You can use this backdrop idea for a unicorn, rainbow or even a paint party.

diy party backdrop plastic tablecloth for rainbow party or unicorn party

3. Washi Tape Buildings by Tell Love And Party

Tell Love And Party created this super building backdrop with washi tape, and it really was the hero of the party table. Use your imagination and create your own design with washi tape. 

washi tape buildings diy backdrop for birthday boy

4. Balloon Flower Numbers by A Joyful Riot

Create your own balloon number backdrop with this clever idea. All you need are some balloons, your favorite flowers, and you’ll take your party table to the next level. A Joyful Riot has an easy tutorial.

Tutorial to create balloon flower number DIY party backdrops perfect for a tea party

5. Giant Balloon Party Backdrop from The TomKat Studio

Use giant balloons to create a beautiful focal point for your party table. I love how this giant balloon backdrop from The TomKat Studio coordinates perfectly with all the partyware. It makes for a great photo backdrop and adds that extra wow factor. 

giant balloon backdrop ideas for birthday boy

6. Paper Fan Cat Backdrop by Smash Cake SoCal 

A puuurfect paper fan backdrop from Smash Cake SoCal. You could create any animal you prefer or leave the paper fans plain for a more grownup look. Learn how to make a paper fan with this tutorial.

paper fan cat party backdrop ideas

7. Paper Streamer Party Backdrop by A Visual Merriment

This steamer backdrop from A Visual Merriment makes such a statement. I love the touches of gold ribbon, it really brings the party table to life. This backdrop works perfectly for any party theme, just switch up the streamer colors.

paper streamer backdrop ideas for birthday party

8. Watercolor Party Backdrop from Ice Cream Off Paper Plates

You don’t need to be an artist to create this watercolor backdrop. All you need is some watercolor paint, paper, and your imagination. If you aren’t good at drawing, don’t paint the leaves. This party backdrop from Ice Cream Off Paper Plates is a great idea to use for any party theme.

watercolor birthday party backdrop design

9. Confetti Backdrop from Life Sweet Life Blog

This super simple confetti backdrop from Life Sweet Life Blog is such a fun idea. Grab some poster board, confetti, and glue, and you have yourself a backdrop. Could it get any easier than that?

simple confetti birthday backdrop ideas

10. Balloon Arch from A Subtle Revelry

How gorgeous is this balloon garland from A Subtle Revelry, and it’s so easy to make? Gather your balloons, needle and fishing line to make this backdrop. It will be the talk of the party.

balloon arch DIY party backdrops



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