12 Quick and Simple DIY Football Party Ideas

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With so many opportunities to watch football throughout the year—from high school matches, to NCAA college games, to the NFL pro season—there's plenty of time to enjoy the game! Here are 12 football party decoration ideas to inspire a festive gathering.

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    DIY Game Day Beverage Station

    DIY Game Day Beverage Station
    Craftaholics Anonymous

    Football season is here! Are you excited? Before all your friends come over to watch the game, you can build this game day cooler using PVC piping, a beverage tub, spray paint, and artificial turf to have the perfect spot to keep all the drinks cool and in easy reach.

    DIY Game Day Beverage Station from Craftaholics Anonymous

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    DIY Goal Post Take-out Box

    DIY Goal Post Take-Out Box
    Design Eat Repeat

    Send your guests home with leftover party food by packaging up extra snacks in handmade goal post boxes that you can store food inside.

    DIY Goal Post Take-Out Box from Design Eat Repeat

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    DIY Football Field Table Cover

    DIY Football Field Table Cover
    A Night Owl

    Dress up your snack table with this super fun DIY football table cover, perfect for your game day party.

    DIY Football Field Table Cover from A Night Owl

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    DIY Super Bowl Commercial Rating Signs

    DIY Super Bowl Commercial Rating Signs
    Studio DIY

    Keep guests entertained during Super Bowl commercials by giving everyone a rating sign. After each commercial, have everyone rate it by raising their score. 

    These super easy printable signs can be attached to wooden popsicle sticks and are an easy way to keep everyone laughing.

    DIY Super Bowl Commercial Rating Signs from Studio DIY

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    DIY Printable Football Cupcake Wrappers

    DIY Printable Football Cupcake Wrappers
    Living Locurto

    Turn any regular tray of cupcakes, either homemade, or store bought, into the perfect sweet treat by making your printable football themed cupcake wrappers. 

    DIY Printable Football Cupcake Wrappers from Living Locurto

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    DIY Football Treat Box

    DIY Football Treat Box
    Bugaboo City

    For an original way to serve up snacks while watching the game, make these DIY football treat boxes by painting oval paper maché boxes with white, green, and brown craft paint. Once the game is over, pack them up with leftover snacks and send off guests with some food to take home.

    DIY Football Treat Box from Crafting Cheerfully

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    DIY Super Bowl Bingo

    DIY Super Bowl Bingo
    Studio DIY

    Help keep kids entertained while watching the Super Bowl by making bingo cards. They can play by looking out for the objects on the card while watching the big game.

    DIY Super Bowl Bingo from Studio DIY

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    DIY Football Drink Sleeve

    DIY Football Drink Sleeve
    Love The Day

    Any bottled drink can become football themed by covering the label with a sleeve that you can print out and wrap around beverages on game day.

    DIY Football Drink Sleeve from Love The Day 

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    DIY Football Mason Jar Cups

    DIY Football Mason Jar Cups
    The Country Chic Cottage

    Update your cups by transforming mason jar mugs (or just regular mason jars) into football themed cups perfect for serving beer or soda.

    DIY Football Mason Jar Cups from The Country Chic Cottage

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    DIY Game Day Balloons

    DIY Game Day Balloons
    Studio DIY

    For some quick and inexpensive decorations, prepare your game day decor by drawing on inflated balloons with a white paint pen.

    DIY Game Day Balloons from Studio DIY

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    Easy Game Day Printable Art

    Easy Game Day Printable Art
    Lil' Luna

    Add some free printable football art to your home. You can print and frame each one in one in an extra photo frame, these are perfect for decorating for the game. You can also leave them up all year round if you'd like.

    Easy Game Day Printable Art from​ Lil' Luna

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    DIY Glitter Football Helmets Cupcake Toppers

    DIY Glitter Football Helmets Cupcake Toppers
    The Sweetest Occasion

    Do you have old plastic football helmets that do not match the colors of the team you are watching the game for? If so, break out the glitter and cover them with sparkle to make some fun cupcake toppers.

    DIY Glitter Football Helmets Cupcake Toppers from The Sweetest Occasion