We challenged our crafty contributor Emma Haynes to get creative with faux jewels and come up with 5 DIY party ideas to dress up any celebration. Working with a limited budget and her own DIY savvy, Emma created fabulous looking place cards, table decor and favors that really impressed us with their beauty, functionality and inexpensive costs.
While you can dress up your dinner party table using all of these DIY ideas,
Place cards aren't always a necessity at dinner parties, but they are fun to break out when you're looking to turn an ordinary dinner into a special occasion. What's great about Emma's DIY jeweled dinner place card holder is that it can also double as a menu holder, making it perfect for sit downs or buffets. Read More
Votive candle holders embellished with faux jewels add sparkle to any table, whether it's your dinner table or end table. Read More
A leftover aluminum can gets transformed into a pretty vase with a bit of ribbon and faux jewel embellishments in this DIY party idea. We love how Emma repurposes a seemingly uninteresting object and turns it into such a fun centerpiece. Read More
Emma creates a themed table with coordinating napkin rings embellished with faux jewels. Though they make for a funky decoration at dinner parties we could see using these guys everyday! Read More
Anything that does double the work for half the price is a good idea in our book. For dinner with girlfriends, Emma created these place cards that also doubled as party favors. Read More