15 Helpful Birthday Party Decoration Ideas to Plan an Amazing Party

Today i will share with you some of the very helpful birthday party decoration ideas that will help anyone who is planning for a perfect birthday party. You may be planning for a child or any adult, these ideas are general and helpful to all. 

Planning a birthday party, whether for children or for adults, can prove to be extremely stressful. However, if you have planned this party properly in advance, the stress on the final day of the party can be reduced greatly. One of the most important aspects of the party which needs to be carefully planned in advance is the party decorations.

If you get your decorations right, you would not only be able to impress and excite your guests as soon as they enter the party venue but through careful planning, you can also ensure that the serving of food, playing games and other activities at the party all happens in an organized and systematic manner.

It is the party decorations are important not just for leaving a good impression on the minds of the guests, but these decorations, if planned in such a way, can make the birthday boy or girl feel like a King or a queen, thereby, making the birthday and the party extra special for him or her.

There are numerous factors like the theme of the party, the budget for the party, space available at the party venue, etc., which need to be taken into consideration while deciding on the party decorations. However, at the end of the day, you will have to use all your creative skills to come up with some innovative and new birthday party decoration ideas.

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Finding it hard to think of the perfect decoration ideas for your birthday party? Below are some very special party decoration ideas, which are sure to liven up your party venue and the set the mood perfectly for a fun and exciting birthday party.

Balloon Art

Balloon Art party

Using balloons for party decorations is one of the oldest decoration ideas for parties. However, the way these balloons are being used today for decoration purposes makes them still a hot favorite party decoration item. The choices in the shapes of the balloons have also increased manifold. Therefore, today, you can buy balloons in varying sizes, in different cartoons shapes, different colors, and shades, etc.

You can choose to buy simple, yet colorful balloons and tie them together to create a balloon entrance gate, or you can use them for writing the age of the birthday boy or girl, or in many other different and creative ways to enhance the beauty of the party venue.

Shower Of Streamers

Shower Of Streamers

Streamers are yet another very common decoration item used at parties. However, these streamers can be twisted, braided and winded to take different shapes, and thereby create something decorative and interesting with them. these streamers are available in many different colors and paper styles and therefore, help in making the party venue appear vibrant and colorful.

Candy Necklaces

Candy Necklaces

This may sound weird, but it is a very sweet and fun way of decoration. You can attach many candy necklaces available in the market together to form one big candy necklace, which can then be placed all around a table for decoration purposes. The different colored candies give the table a cheerful and colorful appearance. Mostly, these candy necklaces are used for decorating the dessert counters at the parties.

Paper Lanterns

Paper Lanterns

Paper lanterns add a lot of grace and class to any party decorations. Depending on the theme of your party, you can pick paper lanterns of different colors and patterns. From white and gold patterned classy lanterns to fun, colorful lanterns with cartoon figures made on them, there is a huge variety of these paper lanterns available in the market. The dim light coming from these lanterns helps in creating a cozy and comfortable feel to the party venue.

Origami Décor

Origami Décor

The simple and plain pieces of paper can be converted into beautiful pieces of art and use for decorating the party venue through the skill of origami. These origami decorations are easily available in the market, and if you have the creative skills in you, you can even create origami hangings and other decorative items at home as well.

Other than the simple origami wall hangings and other decoration pieces, there are many intricate origami decorations, like origami box lights, etc., are also available in the market, and when used for birthday decorations they really help in making the party venue look bright and vibrant for the party.

Photographs

Photographs

When throwing a theme party, photographs really help in highlighting the theme of the party. For example, if you are celebrating a milestone birthday, like the 16 birthday of a girl, 50th or 60th birthday of your parents, etc., decorating the venue with their pictures, starting from their birth, is always an interesting idea.

Besides this, even if you have a theme like jungle theme, safari theme, etc., you can always use photographs of real jungles and safaris for giving your venue the feel of being in an actual jungle or on a safari. Thus, photographs can really help in accentuating the theme of a birthday party.

Fancy Garlands

Fancy Garlands

Usually when we think of garlands we, generally, think of a garland made of flowers. However, using a flower garland for a birthday party decoration may not be appropriate. Hence, for decorating a birthday party venue, you will have to use other special garlands.

You can use a garland made with the photographs of the birthday boy or girl, you can use a nautical anchor garland, letter garland, made by cutting out small letters from a cardboard to spell out a special birthday message, flag garlands made from small colorful paper flags, light garland made with small lights, etc. These garlands generally help in highlighting a particular space at the party venue.

Banners

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Banners are a great way of shouting out that it is a birthday party and everyone is expected to have loads and loads of fun here. You can place a huge banner right at the entrance gate with the happy birthday message printed on it. The messages printed on the banner can be anything.

You can choose to write a simple happy birthday message on them, or you can write something funny on them. You can even use the message on these banners to let everyone know what is the theme of the party.

For example, for a birthday party with a carnival theme, you can have a banner which says, ‘Welcome to the 5th Birthday Carnival Of Jenny’.

Guiding Signages

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These signages not only make it easier for the guests to find their way around the venue but if designed creatively, they actually make the party interesting. For example, the signages at the food counter can give each food item an interesting name, thus, enticing all the guests to try out each and every dish. Wood, paper, stones, etc., many different materials can be used for creating and decorating these signages. The placing of these signages is very important. You want them to be visible and yet they should not overpower the rest of your party decorations.

Party Supplies

Party Supplies

If you are throwing a party, you will have to arrange for a lot of party supplies like napkins, plates, spoons, cups, etc. In this regard as well, there is a huge choice that is available in the market. If you are throwing a classy party for the elders, you can actually arrange for crockery made with bone china or crystal, however, if you are looking for more fun and less expensive options, you can go in for the paper supplies.

Even in the category of paper supplies, you have a huge variety and designs available in the market. You can even get customized supplies, with the name or the picture of the birthday boy or girl printed on these supplies for the party. The choice of supplies is very crucial for the overall décor of the party since everywhere you look at a party, you will be able to see these supplies either being used or lying around. Hence, they just have to be pretty.

Party Poppers

Party Poppers

Party poppers help in making the special moments in a party even more special. Therefore, irrespective of whether the party if for small kids or for the elders, make sure that you arrange for these party poppers to go off at the right time, and create an uproar at the right moments.

Photo Booths

Party Photo Booth

In the parties these days, having a photo booth has become a must. Your party decorations cannot be complete without arranging for an interesting photo booth. The décor and design of the photo booth should be kept in accordance with the theme of the party.

However, it is important to ensure that the photo booth provides a nice backdrop for the pictures taken there and also, the lighting in and around the photo booth should also be such that it enables clicking of good pictures.

Neon Decorations

Neon Decorations

Neon lights, neon sabers, neon confetti, neon headbands, wristbands, etc., there are many different neon products which are available in the market. Use of these neon products for party decorations can give your party a really funky and modern feel. These neon products are generally used for parties for the youngsters.

Enhancing The Natural Beauty

Enhancing The Natural Beauty

If you are planning to throw a party in your garden, backyard or any other open space, it is important that you keep your party decorations to a minimum, and let nature do its magic. You should only try to use decorative items which would help in enhancing the already present natural beauty of the space.

For example, you can put a few lights on the shrubs and trees to draw focus and attention towards them, or you can place candles all over the venue so that even when a little dark, everyone is able to see the beauty surrounding them, etc.

Rustic Decorations

Rustic Decorations

Another very great idea for party decorations is to use the old and traditional furniture and other stuff present in your home for the party decorations. This old furniture will help in bringing a rustic feel to your party and this look is something which is really in these days.

Table Decorations

Table Decorations

The table decorations need to elegant and in keeping with the theme of the party. Therefore, if you have used balloons for the decoration of the rest of the party venue, the same should be used for the decoration of the tables as well.

However, while decorating these tables, you need to keep in mind that there is enough space left on the table for the supplies and food to be placed and served on them. The color and pattern of the table covers should also be selected as per the theme and the rest of the decorations being done at the party.

A lot of time and energy should go into the decoration of these tables, as these tables are going to be the most eye-catching and used thing at the party.

Party Hats And Other Accessories

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The guests are the heart of any party. While you cannot control what your guests are going to wear to your party, you can make sure that they look part of the theme of the party by giving them hats, capes, bands, etc., right at the time of entering the party and make it compulsory for them to wear it all through the party.

Thus, when all the guests at the party run around wearing the Batman cape, the entire feel and look of the party starts to resemble the Batman cape, irrespective of how good or bad the other party decorations are.

Tables, chairs, food stalls, fun stalls, etc., each and everything at a birthday party needs to be decorated to match the theme of the party and at the same time look attractive and fun. The above ideas are some of the most commonly used and popular ideas for decoration of a birthday party, however, you can use your own creative skills to use the above ideas in an innovative way to make the decorations at your birthday party look unique ad special.