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Learn to Make a Paper Mache Pinata
Making a pinata isn't as hard as you may think! The process may be tedious, but the steps are simple. First, learn how to make a basic pinata base out of paper mache. Once you've mastered the basic skill, you can easily DIY any pinata you'd like!Continue to 2 of 21 below.
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DIY Donut Pinata
Grab some crepe paper and begin cutting some fringe, as there is nothing like a giant donut pinata filled with candy to put a huge smile on everyone's face! This huge pinata can be made in one day with inexpensive materials such as cardboard and multicolored crepe paper to make a spectacular party game where everyone can take turns smashing the donut with a stick.Continue to 3 of 21 below.
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DIY Unicorn Pinata Makecover
Update your standard horse pinata into something more magical by adding additional crepe paper over the existing pinata to redecorate it to look like a unicorn instead for your next party.
View the tutorial at Oh Happy Day.Continue to 4 of 21 below.
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DIY Diamond Ring Pinata
Celebrate your friend's upcoming wedding by making a large diamond ring pinata to decorate for their upcoming wedding shower.Continue to 5 of 21 below.
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DIY Emoji Pinata
Put a smile on your best friend's face by surprising them on their birthday with an emoji pinata gift box to wrap their present. To personalize the pinata gift box, look through what emoji you and your best friend text each other most, and use that facial expression to decorate the box.Continue to 6 of 21 below.
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DIY Birthday Cake Pinata
Cut brightly colored crepe paper into long fringe strips to decorate sheets of cardboard to make a fun birthday cake pinata for the next birthday party you are celebrating.Continue to 7 of 21 below.
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DIY Shooting Star Pinata
Everyone at your next party can make a wish on your DIY silver and gold shooting star pinata which can be suspended from the ceiling. Unlike traditional pinatas this one is easy to open, just pull the string below the shooting star and the candy inside the pinata will rain down onto the floor.Continue to 8 of 21 below.
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DIY Pinata Letters
Spell out whatever you are celebrating with a pinata banner. You can easily customize your message for your event, from 1st year as shown for a child's first birthday to spelling happy anniversary or even congratulations for a graduation party your handmade pinata letters are a beautiful way to decorate for a party.Continue to 9 of 21 below.
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DIY Mini Unicorn Pinata
For your child's next birthday prevent kids fighting over their turn to hit the pinata by making an adorable multicolored mini unicorn pinata for each child that they can open to get the candy inside.Continue to 11 of 21 below.
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DIY Tropical Drink Pinata
Nothing says summer like a tropical drink on the patio or by the pool, and this giant tropical drink pinata would be a fun surprise at your next summer party. Just make sure you have plenty of candy handy as there is plenty of space inside this huge pinata so that everyone can get handfuls of candy once it has been opened.Continue to 12 of 21 below.
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DIY Gem Pinata
Set the table with individual DIY gem pinatas that you can make by covering a printed diamond template with tissue paper strips cut to have a fringe. The completed fringed gemstone can be placed at each place setting for inexpensive party decor for an engagement party or wedding anniversary.Continue to 13 of 21 below.
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DIY Ice Cream Cone Pinata
You scream, I scream, everyone will scream for this ice cream cone pinata. No matter the season, everyone loves ice cream and this party pinata would make the perfect centerpiece at your sweets tables at your party.Continue to 14 of 21 below.
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DIY Mini Pinatas
These mini pinatas are almost too cute to break.Continue to 15 of 21 below.
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DIY Lipstick Pinata
This giant lipstick pinata is the perfect decor for a bachelorette party and is surprisingly easy to make with red, gold and black crepe paper. The completed lipstick pinata also happens to make an amazing prop for selfies or group photos at the party!Continue to 16 of 21 below.
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DIY Pinata Numbers
Celebrate your friend's birthday by making them their own custom age pinata in stylish metallic fringe for them to break to reveal their birthday prize. The pinata numbers also make a great photo prop for birthday selfies, so make sure they get a photo of the pinata before they break it.Continue to 17 of 21 below.
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DIY Pinata Garland
What is more fun than a pinata? Having an entire wall filled with pinatas! String up a bunch of mini pinatas to make a brightly hued garland to decorate for any celebration. As these mini pinatas are super easy to make, you can have them stick on the colored paper fringe to the small pinatas which you can tie onto a string to make the party garland.Continue to 18 of 21 below.
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DIY Car Pinata
This handmade pink car pinata is almost too pretty to break. Surprise your special someone by giving them this pink pinata.Continue to 19 of 21 below.
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DIY Hair Themed Pinatas
For a beauty themed party, no one will ever forget start by decorating with an assortment of huge hair themed pinatas such as scissors, a brush, comb, and hair dryer for an amazing party backdrop that will leave all your friends in awe.Continue to 20 of 21 below.
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DIY Monogram Pinata
Instead of decorating with balloons and streamers for someone's birthday party hang up a custom monogram pinata with fringe detailing to personalize the party decor.Continue to 21 of 21 below.
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DIY Flamingo Pinata
Swap out the pink plastic flamingos in your yard for a bright pink flamingo pinata for your next patio party.