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6 DIY Paper Fan Decorations

By Soraia Martins September 24, 2021, 2:20 pm

No matter how little you plan to spend on a huge party or a small family gathering, there is always something that goes way over budget when you are trying to throw the best celebration ever. However, you can make things at home that are inexpensive and can turn out perfect for your decoration plans.

Paper fans are definitely the go-to decoration if you are looking to get your hands on a fun project for your birthday party or some Christmas ornaments. Get some beautiful paper in every color and pattern you can, and find some inspiration for some DIY paper fan decorations as you read on.

Birthday Backdrop

Pink DIY paper fan backdrop Source:

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Paper fan decorations are a gorgeous way to turn a plain wall into a colorful work of art. With just a few sheets of paper, a pair of scissors, lots of imagination — and a little help from someone that has done this multiple times before — you can make your birthday party memorable with your own DIY paper fan backdrop.

Easter Garland Decorations

Colorful DIY Easter paper garland Source:

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Are you planning to have your home decorated for Easter? Try making some DIY paper garlands to hang over a buffet in your dining room, where you will place your Easter desserts or over the doorway to the backyard, for example. These lovely, egg-shaped paper decorations will undoubtedly be the talk of your Easter get-together.

Fall Season Decorations

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When days get shorter, and pumpkins start spreading everywhere, you know the fall season is here. One way you can celebrate this time of the year — amazing for some, dreadful for others — is by choosing some chestnut and rosy-brown paper and spend some time working on these origami paper flowers to hang around the house.

Christmas Snowflakes

Christmas paper snowflakes decorations Source:

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Christmas is perhaps the best season to go all out in terms of decoration around the house. Every corner begs for something merry, so these Christmas paper snowflakes definitely come in handy when planning such a wonderful season. Grab some white paper and scissors and start practicing.

Minimal Festive Ornaments

Minimalist festive paper ornaments Source:

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If you are a minimalism enthusiast and are trying to come up with a couple of different decoration details for the festive season, why not try creating these gorgeous lantern-like papercrafts with neutral colors? They still look joyful and merry but with sleek lines and hues. This easy step-by-step tutorial will help you set up and make these lovely DIY ornaments.

Wedding Decoration

Red folding paper fans on white seats at wedding Source:

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When planning for a wedding, a couple of details cannot be left out, particularly if it’s scheduled to happen on a scorching hot day. Of course, you probably won’t be able to guess the exact temperatures, but we can guarantee a folding paper fan will be second to none in terms of outdoor wedding must-haves. Get your wedding planners on board and show them this tutorial to keep everything running smoothly.


In addition to being a perfect complement to any decorations you are planning for your birthday party, the upcoming fall season, or even Christmas time, DIY paper fans are great to keep your mind busy and your hands creative. With the help of the countless tutorials online today, you will have no trouble setting up your next celebration with fantastic paper fans, garlands, and any other paper decoration you can think of.

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