Whether you’re rooting for the Hawks or the Pats — or maybe you’re just in it for the commercials — a fabulous Super Bowl party is a combination of the best game-watching equipment and creative DIY touches. No football party is complete without an awesome sound system, so take advantage of great deals from some of your favorite stores, like Best Buy, to help you save on home theater essentials, from TVs to audio equipment. Once you have the perfect entertainment setup, add personalized touches with DIY decor, games and party accessories. Need help with the DIY part? Well, we’ve got you covered with 18 of the best Super Bowl party DIYs.
1. Confetti Poppers (exclusive to The Good Stuff!)
Find instructions on how to make this exclusive to The Good Stuff candle DIY here!
2. Football Photo Booth
Source: Hostess with the Mostess
Guests can ham it up during halftime with this referee striped photo booth. Throw in sports fan finger silhouettes, football helmets, and other fun accessories (like pompoms) for posing.
3. Football Beers
Source: Frosted Petticoat
This is a quick way to make your party libations appropriately themed. Just a little white tape and some ribbon turn dark beer (or soda) bottles into sippable footballs.
4. Glitter Foam Fingers
Source: Studio DIY
What’s a football game without foam fingers? Make these miniature versions decorated with Mod Podge and glitter so guests can wear a few at once, or stick them into table decor.
5. Stamped Snack Bags
Turn plane paper bags into snack holders that are both chic and sporty. All you need is football and letter stamps (you could also use a pen).
6. Astro Turf Coozies
Source: Uncommon Goods
Keep your beers or sodas cool and your fingers warm with grassy coozies that evoke the football field. The only construction required is cutting and gluing.
7. Pom Pom Banner
Source: Living Better Together
Nothing says football party like a pom pom banner hung over the table. Make one in your team’s colors out of yarn and ribbon.
8. Mini Football Cornhole
Source: The Country Chic Cottage
The perfect way to keep your fingers busy during downtime. Use cardboard, paint, and tape to make a game of mini cornhole, complete with tiny felt footballs.
9. Football T-Shirt Party Favors
Source: Box Play For Kids
Regardless of who wins, guests can take home a cheerful souvenir. GIve out your favored team’s t-shirt wrapped in a football-decorated toilet paper roll.
10. Penalty Flag Napkins
Source: Hostess with the Mostess
Maintain the game day theme down to every last detail with yellow “penalty flag” napkins. Place them in a simple pale and label them with a vintage printout.
11. Balloon Goal Post
Source: Kati Weyer
You can make this festive football wall decor for less than $2. This goal post is made out of yellow poster board and a package of yellow balloons; tacks are used to hang them up.
12. Football Field Table Cover
Source: Hello My Sweet
This table-turned-football field is made out of an outdoor area rug. Just add spray paint to designate the field markings.
13. Football Candy Pouches
Source: Craftaholics Anonymous
Give fans a sweet something to snack on, tucked inside a pigskin-esque wrapper. Simply sew together two pieces of brown cardstock, and draw the laces on with white marker.
14. Mason Jar Football Vase
Source: Yesterday on Tuesday
Add a touch of floral to your football decor with this clever vase. Spray paint a mason jar and candlestick holder brown, glue them together, and decorate with strips of Duck Tape.
15. Commercial Score Cards
Source: We Heart Parties
Admit it: you’re just as excited about the commercials as the game itself. You and your guests can rate them with these easy-to-make score cards, made out of paper, jumbo popsicle sticks, and metallic Sharpie pens.
16. Helmet Cupcake Toppers
Safety first! Make these paper football helmets using two sizes of hole punchers, glue them to toothpicks, and stick them into cupcakes (or your dessert of choosing).
17. Ticket and Touchdown Invitations
Source: Joya Baby
Use a simple design software like Illustrator to make invitations that echo old school game tickets. A white pen and a ruler turn green envelopes into football fields.
18. Football Candy Wrappers
Source: The Nerd’s Wife
Candy bar party favors will leave guests with a taste of something sweet regardless of who wins. Use construction paper to dress them up as footballs or referee shirts. If you don’t have time to make your own, use the free printable.
You can ensure your Super Bowl Sunday is one to remember, whoever emerges victorious. Get creative with simple everyday materials to add little touches, from decorated beer bottles to ballooning goal posts, that will make it an evening full of football fun.
And be sure to check out these ideas for the an amazing tailgate tablescape. Guests will end the evening with a smile on their face, whoever takes home the trophy.