Can’t find the perfect party hat for the big bash? Don’t fret! Make your own DIY birthday hat in no time using this tutorial for how to make a party hat out of paper! It’s super easy using the provided party hat template!
As you all probably know by now, there is a big birthday party to be had. Baby girl is turning one. Of course, she must have a party hat. I would not settle for your typical birthday hat you can buy at a party store. Those are fine and dandy, but no, no, no. I wanted something that she would really hate me for later in life. That’s how I roll. So, along with all the other DIY party decorations, I made this birthday party hat for her.
Yes, this should do. This birthday hat was surprisingly VERY simple to make. Here’s how to do it…
How to Make a Birthday Hat
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- Birthday Hat Template (can be found here)
- Cardstock Paper in Color / Patterns of Your Choice
- X-Acto Knife
- Hot Glue Gun
- Items for decorating the hat (optional) – I used a pom pom maker to make pom poms for embellishing the hat.
- Ribbon or Elastic String
Print the party hat template noted above, then cut out the template.
Place the template over the paper you are making your party hat out of.
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Susan D says
Your daughter is so cute! I can’t believe she wore it, my daughter won’t even wear hair clips.
I think I am going to get me a Pom Pom maker with a coupon because making them on a fork is not the easiest.
April Hoff says
Cute hat + cute little girl = cuteness overload! 🙂 Love it!
oh my–so cute! I had no idea such a thing as a pom pom maker existed! Learn something new every day 🙂
Heather @ Southern State of Mind says
So sweet! Hope she has a great first birthday!
Amy Eliz says
Wow, this is adorable 🙂
Ana Dziengel says
Sweet! I love the pom poms!
Hi! Found you at Diana’s party – the hat is so cute and very professional looking for a fraction of the cost. Your daughter is adorable – but I think she will LOVE you for this hat!
Jamie Alanna says
Adorable Jenna! What a fantastic idea!!
amy mayen says
I pinned it! I had an epic fail party hat attemp a while back…next time I’ll try the link on your post! Visiting from Diana Rambles
Hollie - TheSevenYearCottage says
Adorable hat!! Adorable baby girl! I hope she has a lovely first birthday!!! I am visiting from the party “Anything Blue” at the dedicated house! I would LOVE for you to link this party hat up to my Monday link party “Party In Polka Dots!” http://www.piggyinpolkadots.com It would be a great fit for my party and cake blog!
Shannon Eyer says
This is adorable! My daughter’s first birthday is in July, and I’ve not been impressed with any of the party hats in stores, so this is perfect! Thanks for sharing!!!
Diana - FreeStyleMama says
Jennifer @ Delightfully Noted says
Kate Grono says
That’s just gorgeous! & I’m sure she will LOVE you for it later in life 🙂 Found this on piggy in polkadots linky
Trish - Mom On Timeout says
Too, too cute!! Love this idea Jenna! Pinned and featuring tonight! Thanks so much for sharing at Mom On Timeout
marty (A Stroll Thru Life) says
Oh how precious is she, love the hat, what a creative idea. Thanks so much for joining Inspire Me. Hugs, marty
Kathryn Ferguson Griffin says
Oh, goodness, she is too cute! I miss those days. The hat looks great on her. Thank you for sharing this at the Anything Blue Friday party at The Dedicated House. Hope to see you again on Friday. Toodles, Kathryn @TheDedicatedHouse
Angie Generose says
How cute! My daughter’s birthday is on Saturday – I can’t wait to make this for her! Thanks for sharing at my link party last week 🙂
Angie @ Easy Living Mom
[email protected] Willow Pond says
Adorable little girl + adorable hat = absolutely adorable pictures! Thank you for sharing it at to What We Accomplished Wednesdays. Have a great week!
How much yarn should I buy to make one of these hats? I just ordered the pom pom maker, but i’m at a loss as to what kind of or how much yarn to buy. I have no idea what I”m doing! Help! Thanks!
You won’t need much at all. One of “spools” or “bunches” or whatever they call them will be more than enough!
Super cute party hat and baby! Pinned.