4 Steps to Creating an Easy DIY Photo Booth


A photo area with a fabulous backdrop design, plus a cool photo booth app is a great way to get your party started!

Get inspired and take this opportunity to explore your creativity.  Add some POP to your party by making your own photo-op stop.  Design something unique, something stylish and something that says PARTY OVER HERE!

So, put on your thinking cap and pour on the OOMPH!  Go ahead....get creative.

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4 Steps to Creating an Easy DIY Photo Booth:

STEP 1 - Create A Backdrop

The easiest way to create a backdrop is to use a wall in a well lit area.  You can use fabric, crepe paper, balloons or my favorite...wrapping paper.  Just tape or pin your material to the wall.  Keep in mind that you will need at least 6' tall x 8' wide  of wall space.

Click HERE or HERE to get inspired by a few of my favorites I found around the web.


STEP 2 - Grab A Few Props 

Props and costumes are part of the fun! Place props on a small table next to the photo area.  Boas, large plastic glasses, tiaras, cowboy hats, whatever you can find at home or purchase from the dollar store.  

Custom Photo Props by Party Elements. Click image to download photo prop sign for FREE.


STEP 3 - Download Evite's Photo Booth App

Now you need a great photo app.  Our friends at Evite.com have released a new photo booth app that's to die for.  Turn your iPad into a touchscreen photo booth. Evite Photo Booth allows you to bring the fun of a photo booth to their party on an iPad. You can choose from a number of designs, borders, and filters to customize the look and feel of you photo booth. Taking photos is fast and seamless. It is easy to save and share the photo strips to friends and family during or after the party. It's fun and easy to use. Just download the app on your IPad and let the selfies begin!

STEP 4 - Call your friends and have a party!


{ This post was a partnership with Evite. I was compensated by Evite for my time in developing this post. All opinions are my own. }


DIY: Halloween Glittered Zombie Hand with Ring Pop

Party with Style: Halloween

Zombie Hand

The dollar store is DIY Central for me.  They have the coolest stuff to create fun, easy and stylish Halloween decor.  

Today, we are dressing up a skeleton hand with glitter and a Ring Pop!


  • Mod Podge
  • Sponge Brush
  • Glitter
  • Paper Plates or Foil Pans
  • Plastic Zombie Hand (Dollar Store)
  • Ring Pop (candy ring)


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  1. Cover work surface with paper or use a foil pan or paper plate.
  2. Use sponge brush to apply glue to hand.
  3. Cover hand completely with glue.
  4. Sprinkle glitter over hand.
  5. Let dry a little and repeat until desired look.
  6. Place ring pop on finger and display.

Using Clear Vases and Containers for Simple Centerpiece Designs

85077faf98800b8264cdae737c9bb6a5Decorating with clear containers is a simple, yet elegant way to create a fabulous centerpiece designs.

Using fruit, such as lemons, limes or oranges, in a clear vase helps stabilize tall arrangements and adds color and texture to the mix.  

Select a clear glass vase and add a pillar or floating candle. Choose décor filler, such as sand, rocks or glass pebbles, that will complement your design.