I’m a huge hockey fan, but so many of my friends are football fans. Whenever I ask my friends if they’re free to do something on Sunday, the answer is “No, gotta watch the game!” So I decided if I want to see them, I’ll have to join them and what better way than to throw a party!?! And of course you have to have themed party decorations, so I’m sharing how to make a DIY Superbowl Football Party Bunting Garland using astroturf.
These are super easy to make, add a ton of festivity to your party, AND you can use it again when Superbowl Sunday rolls around in February!
You’re going to need a few supplies: astroturf, scissors (don’t use your fabric scissors, astroturf is nasty stuff and you don’t want to mess them up), stencils, white paint, hole punch, scrap paper newspapers or magazines, and twine. You can purchase astroturf at most home improvement stores for about $10-15 for 5-6 feet which is PLENTY of astroturf and then you can use the leftover to make coasters, drink cozies, or a table runner.
- First, you need to cut the astroturf into large triangles using your ruler, marker, and scissors. Mine were 7″ across at the top and 10″ long down each side.
- Next, use your stencils, spray paint, and some scrap paper (I used magazines and catalogs) to paint white stripes and numbers onto the triangles. I used old magazines pages to block off both sides of the triangle so I could paint the white stripe down the middle and then after it dried I used other (clean) magazine pages to block off all around the number stencils so I could spray paint the numbers on either side of the line.
- Then punch holes into the upper corners of your triangles using a hole punch (or a drill gun – I think that’s what I used because I couldn’t find a hole punch) and thread some twine through the holes.
- Finally, hang your astroturf football bunting garland and enjoy!
Finally, break out some chips and dip and enjoy a relaxing Sunday and the football game! If you’re looking for more ideas for football-themed parties or your Superbowl party, click here for dips, decorations, etc.