I’m throwing an intimate New Year’s party and need a New Year’s Eve party hat for each of my guests. But I don’t want your typical cone hat. I want my guests to wear crowns.
And you know what ~ crown party hats aren’t that easy to find. Unless you are okay with super-cheesy, kiddy ones.
So, I decided to make these easy diy New Year’s Eve party hats (crowns).
They’re super simple to make and take no time at all. In fact, they are a great diy project while watching your favorite show.
DIY New Year’s Eve Hat Supplies
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- Gold cardstock paper
- Crown pdf printable
- Gold gem sheet
- Elastic cord or thin ribbon
- Glue, tape & scissors
How to make your New Year’s Eve party crowns.
Download my crown pdf template. Then print it out on your gold cardstock.
Each template makes three crowns.
Note: Don’t use standard copy paper for your diy New Year’s hats, as the paper is too thin and flimsy. Cardstock from your local craft store will work best.
Cut out your crowns.
You will want to decorate your diy New Year’s hats before assembling them.
I found adhesive gold sequin sheets at Dollar Tree which I used to embellish my crown. I just cut them into strips and attached them along the top of the crown.
Of course, you can use other embellishments of your choosing: glitter, puffy paints, embossing powder, metallic markers, etc.
Since these crowns are to be worn for New Year’s Eve, I want them to have some bling as if they had jewels on them.
*Tip: if you want to use your crowns as New Year’s Eve place cards, write the names of your guests on them before assembling them.
Step 3 – Assembling your diy New Year’s Eve crown
If you will be attaching an elastic cord, so your hats can be worn, measure about 12” and cut. Then tape each end about 2” from the sides of the crown.
Now overlap the back section of the crown, so it looks like a continuous ring of crown tips.
Glue in place. (I found that using a paperclip to hold it together until it dried worked well)
Done! Aren’t your diy New Year’s Eve party hats too cute!
Yes, they’re small, but that’s what adds to the fun and whimsy of these diy party crowns. Your guests won’t feel ridiculous wearing them.
Check out how great they look being used as New Year’s Eve place cards on my New Year’s tablescape.
Double duty ~ place cards and a party crown. Love it!!