Confetti Photo Booth Backdrop


Create a confetti back drop for a photo booth. Great for lots of different occasions!Lula turned 7 last month and she requested a tea party for her birthday. It was a small group of girls and I tried to keep things simple by not going overboard on decor and food. We did set up a little photo booth and it was such a fun little activity! I decided to create a photo booth backdrop that wasn’t specific to the tea party so that I can use it again for future events and parties.

 

confetti8I used an old white sheet and some acrylic paint to create the confetti background.

confetti7I just made random giant brush strokes.

 

Confetti photo booth backdropThen I kept adding colors until I liked the way it looked.

 

DIY confetti photo booth backdropI made a garland out of bright colored doilies. They folded in half over a piece of twine and then I just glued them shut with a glue stick.

 

Create a confetti photo booth backdrop for parties out of an old sheet!We had dress up clothes and a big frame for props.

 

Create a confetti photo booth backdrop for parties! So easy!So fun!
I also wanted to share some photos from the rest of the party.

DIY Vintage tea party birthdayI used some vintage tablecloths from my mom as well as 2 different vintage tea sets.

 

DIY vintage tea party birthdayI found the little wooden spoons at Marshalls and just had to get them. Aren’t they adorable?

DIY Vintage Tea Party Birthday

 

We kept the food super simple with just a few little things

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tea party7I found the tiny paper cups at Dollar Tree and put pink goldfish in them.

 

Tea Bag Cookies for a tea party birthdayAnd I made these tea bag sugar cookies dipped in a glaze. I found lots of different examples of these on Pinterest, so this was definitely not my idea but they turned out so cute!!

I also am kicking myself for not taking any photos of our craft! I bought different plain white tea cups at the thrift store and the girls decorated them with paint Sharpies and then I sent home instructions for the parent to bake the tea cup. They loved it!

We will not be doing a big themed party like this one every year for our girls. In fact this was Lula’s first “friend” party. We usually just have a low key family day or just invite grandparents over. But I think once they are in school, every other year I will let them have a party with a few friends. I do love the decor and planning aspect, so I’m sure between my 3 girls I will be coming up with ideas for one party every year. 🙂

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