Right now I'm obsessed with all kinds of backdrop ideas for a party. From balloons to streamers, foliage, garlands and installations! This fun Birthday decor can be so versatile. They're a fantastic focal point and often used as photo backdrops or for photo booths, buffet tables or simply to add to the party theme and atmosphere. Sometimes these displays can be great to hide something you don't want your guests to see.
For this post, I've also created a new Birthday bunting download. Party buntings are one of my most popular free printables in the Library. This new bunting however is definitely the best one so far, in a gold foil effect with some gorgeous coordinating patterns. You can download it direct from the link above or scroll further to see exactly what I'm talking about.
Below I've listed some of my favourite backdrop ideas for parties. I've focused mostly on DIY backdrops or those that can easily be reproduced. I love maximum impact with minimum effort because let's face it… there are so many things that go into a party. There's absolutely no time to waste. Scroll on for more, you'll also find links to those that have a tutorial.
How can you not love the colour in this fun backdrop? Yay Rainbow Balloon Streamer Installation from Feeling Floaty Balloons
A great use of simple balloons to create some fun party decor. Zig Zag Balloon Garland from Oh Happy Day
The use of stands in backdrops has really extended the things you can do with balloons, dried flowers and more. The colours in this garland are gorgeous, you can get the kit and instructions from Inspired by Alma
This is a nice simple foil balloon backdrop idea that I featured in another of my posts. You can get the supplies for your heart wall display from Blush Bazaar.
I'm not sure if that's a clear or silver ribbon running through the rainbow but I love it! Rainbow Streamer with Clouds from Big Ass Balloons
In love with the shine and fullness of this amazing backdrop. From Jump the Broom
Create simple party decor by trimming different colour foil backdrops to make your own custom backdrop! From I Spy DIY.
This sparkle backdrop would look amazing behind just about anything! You could also add your own balloon installation or something similar to it. I found these kits in a range of colours over on Etsy from Decor and Boutique
There are so many hoop tutorials out there (yup, I have one also!). I've seen them made from hula hoops too which are a great idea on a large scale. These hoops were decorated with eucalyptus and flowers then attached to the wall. You could also hang them. Can you see the sweet subtle theme of this party? Courtney from 12th and White created this Mini Mouse party for her daughter (hence the wreaths in the shape of mouse ears).
I love the uniqueness of this inflatable party garland. Created for a “Party Like it's 1999” 21st Birthday (awesome party theme too!). Some great party decor for those summer soirees. Beach Ball Inflatable Party Garland from Posh Party Bebes
What an impressive summer backdrop! The House that Lars Built have the template and tutorial on how to create this show stopper! Tropical Leaf Hibiscus Party Backdrop
Dried flowers are everywhere right now, this is an easy and subtle way to incorporate them into your next party. From Oh How Charming.
This is one of my favourite backdrop ideas for a party. So easy to assemble but very effective. Paper Plate Backdrop from Oh Happy Day
My absolute favourite material to use, paper! It's so easy to come up with simple (seemingly endless) ways to decorate. From Paper and Stitch
Have some childhood fun with this backdrop idea for your next party. Making paper chains was always so much fun when I was young. Get the tutorial from The House that Lars Built.
I created this DIY for a unicorn party, it was so easy. It's also one of the most visited party DIYs on my blog and Youtube channel. Get the full tutorial for a Crepe Paper Streamer Backdrop.
And there you have it, amazing Birthday decor with these 16 super fun backdrop ideas for a party. Many of these options can be used for baby shower decor, bridal showers, wedding photo backdrops and more. Don't forget to grab your gold foil Birthday bunting printable. I'd love to see them in use! Tag me @avisualmerriment on Instagram or Facebook.
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