Face paint is great fun for kids most of the time and for sports fans on gameday, but who wants to buy so esoteric a product? You don't have to. Watch this video to learn how to make homemade face paint for you kid's next party or your superfan's next gameday.
Never Have I Ever (or I Never, depending on which coast you're from) is a fantastic drinking game that requires no equipment or coordination. Just a preferably mixed group of drinkers with secrets to hide. This video will explain how to play this perfect ice breaker game and get to know your friends better than you ever wanted to.
Impress your friends with this simple yet great way to serve a watermelon. Perfect for parties. You'll never create triangle-shaped slices of watermelon ever again with this hack. You only need a watermelon (could also work with other melons), a sharp knife, a cutting board, and some friends!
A dowager bun may not sound familiar to you, but you've probably seen more than a handful at fancy holiday parties and soirees. Dowagers are the widows of deceased landholder husbands. But while this is the grim origin of dowagers and "uptight" and high dowager buns, today the dowager bun is more an elegant statement than anything else.
This video shows the viewer how to apply a silver glitter French manicure, a great party look. The creator suggests doing this by first covering the top third of the nails with clear nail varnish. She then dips the still wet nail into a tub of cheap glitter, standard glitter purchase from a local craft store. The using a fan brush she removes the excess glitter. To finish the look she applies a layer of transparent topcoat. This step is essential as it stops the glitter from falling off and g...
Face painting can be onw of the best parts of a kids party. Find out how you can be a face painter in this free video clip series.
Save money on your kid's next party by making your own hats! These hats are made with newspaper, which makes them virtually free to create. Making your own hats is also a great activity to do with the kids at a party or anytime!
Maybe you are looking for a fun, festive, decoration for your next party or gathering, or maybe you've got a room full of balloons and you don't know what to do with them. Well, this video has answers. This video will show you how to make a balloon arch.
Napkins can either be dull sheets of fabric or paper that you wipe your extraneous pot roast red sauce on or fantastical works of art that put the finishing touch on your table decor.
Beer is the staple for sports parties, and few men would dare veer from the brewskis during a great football, basketball, hockey or baseball game. But let's face it, ale and lager can only go so far, and yes, even men like change every now and then. That's where AJ Rathbun comes in. In this video, he'll share his secret recipe for Football Punch, something that even the biggest beer connoisseur belly will love.
Why have a plain old barbecue when you can host an Oktoberfest? Make it authentic with these tips. You Will Need
Create lasting memories by organizing a well-planned family reunion. This video will show you how to organize a family reunion.
Ok, it’s not the biggest problem in the world, but an ice bucket full of water is a not-so-subtle hint that the party’s over. Make your cubes last until the final guest has had their fill. Watch this Howcast video to learn how to keep ice cubes frozen longer. You will need boiled water, large ice trays, insulation, like bubble wrap or cloth, and muffin tins.
Whether it's a simple picnic or an extravagant affair with a candelabra and linen tablecloth, many people say tailgating is the best part of the game. Tailgating, for those unaware, is throwing a parking lot party out of a car. You will need a vehicle, a cooking equipment, food, drinks, and hopefully some music. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to get ready for a tailgate party.
Do you like going to parties but hate hosting them because it is just too work? Watch this video tutorial from Better TV to learn how to host a back yard barbecue party like a pro. Get the help of your friends and delegate tasks too to make the BBQ more fun and less overwhelming.
Here are some camping and party tips for you would-be burners out there. Be prepared for some serious excitement around the water truck.
Stephen Linn, self proclaimed 'Ultimate Tailgater' give a 2 Minute Drill on hosting that quintessential stadium side affair. Here he walks you through the things to remember when you layout your tailgate party.
In this video, we learn how to create custom Yoshi loot bags. First, take some lime green paper bags and cut the top of them so they resemble the shape of Yoshi's eyes. After this, print out lots of Yoshi's eyes on a white piece of paper. Cut out the eyes from the paper and then put glue on the back of them. After this, glue the eyes onto the paper where they belong. When finished, let this dry and you will have a cute Yoshi bag to put little treats in! You can follow the template as well if ...
In this tutorial, we learn how to create super hero cape party favors. First, take a plastic red table cover and remove it from the package. Next, open it up and fold it in half twice, so you end up with a rectangle. Then, take scissors and cut a large triangle shape out of the material. When finished, open up the cover and it will be in the shape of a cape! Then, cut out some "s" for Superman signs and tape it on the back of the cape. Then, tie string around the top so it can be worn and you...
In this tutorial, we learn how to customize a pi–ata buster stick. First, choose a couple streamer colors that match the theme of your party. Next, roll the streamer around the stick, covering the entire stick. Tape down the end on both sides so the streamers stay on. Next, wrap a different color streamer around the stick and tape that down as well. You can also add on ribbon around the stick to make it more decorative. When finished, make sure everything is taped down at the end and you will...
In this video, we learn how to make Mario Party star coin decorations. First, trace templates for the star coin onto a large piece of gold paper. You can get these templates from CoolPartyBlog. After you have traced the entire outline, retrace using a permanent marker, you want your lines dark and full. Continue doing this for all of the coin stars. Now, take the star template and trace it into the inside of the circles with the permanent marker. When finished, add glitter paint or loose glit...
In this clip, get quick tips to enhance your breakfast party. In this clip, learn all about decorating with a light, morning theme so that your guests will feel at home.
AMICLUBWEAR created a tutorial on how to host a tea party based on "Alice in Wonderland". The video begins with a step by step instructional on how to make tissue paper "flowers" as decorations for your tea party. The tissue papers are layered in opposite colors, after which the tissue paper is accordion folded and tied together using a pipe cleaner. Afterwards, the tissue paper is carefully extended layer bay layer and shaped into a flower. Next, there was a tutorial for making the "EAT ME" ...
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to throw a cocktail party. This video provides many tips on how to prepare for a cocktail party. To have a cocktail party, you should have enough seats for at least 20% of the guests. Arrange your furniture into a U-shape to allow people to move in and out easily. Set out a variety of food and snacks. You may choose to have candles. Create a music playlist that will lasts the entire party and that everyone will enjoy. Set up trays around the room for ...
In this video tutorial you will learn how to decorate for a party using household stuff. The materials you will according to the hosts are wires of all sizes and colors (whatever you'd like), beads (the bigger the easier), a drill, an ice bucket, and indoor outdoor lights. With these materials you can learn how to decorate a ice bucket, and your stemware. Its very fun and easy according to the hosts and they will guide you step by step sharing there ideas and ways to decorate these items so t...
In this video you learn how to make fun, creative, and cheap decorations for Halloween. You learn how to make Halloween "Koozies" and how to make a Halloween tree. This video shows the materials you'll need to make each one. The materials you'll need for the "Koozies" are 1/4 yard fabric, ribbons and boas, a glue gun, candy and craft bags. The materials you will need to make the Halloween Tree are parchment paper, craft glue, raffia, ornaments, small branches, a black marker, and a vase. The ...
How to create Mario power up mushroom pouches in six easy steps. Use cardboard as a template. Fold peach felt in half and cut around the template. Cut half circle out while holding template and felt in place. Make a mushroom head template for the mushroom caps/tops. Fold red felt in half to cut around the edges. (Do same for the green mushroom). Make a circle template to use as the spots. Use white felt for the spots and start following the template. Use black felt for the eyes and start to p...
With Tim Burton's revival of Alice in Wonderland, throw one of the hottest parties in town with a "mad tea party" themed party. Recreating one of Alice in Wonderland's most famous adventures is a great theme for all kinds of celebrations. Set the scene with these suggestions.
Hosting a Halloween party and looking for some inspiration? ThreadBanger's Decor It Yourself is here to help with a few spooky ideas that can be thrown together at home and for cheap! Projects include eerie terrariums, adding red to the eyes in your portrait wall art, and bloody-ing up your shower curtain like a scene out of Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho.
Take a break from the city and treat your friends and family to some good old-fashioned fun. You Will Need
Alcohol can be the most expensive party supply item. Follow these guidelines so you won't run out or spend more than necessary.
It’s time to celebrate! What better way than with a bubbly brunch? You Will Need
Why justify the cost of buying a corsage from your local florist? Make an affordable corsage yourself that reflects your personal style.
Learn how to be a good host. Party-planning can be tricky, but you don't have to be Martha Stewart to be a good host.
March Madness—the period when college basketball teams compete for the championship—is a perfect time to throw a party. Learn how to throw the best March Madness party around with tips from Howcast.
To start the year off right, Meg shows us how to keep all of our friend's and family's birthdays in one neat place. Plus, the crucial elements needed to throw a killer DIY b-day bash!
Originating in Harlem in the 1920s, a rent party is a fun way to stave off eviction. You will need a place to party, food and drink, musical entertainment, paying guests, party flyers, a hat to collect donations, and lots of beer. Fact: The going rate for a Harlem rent party admission was usually 25 cents, plus extra for the homemade concessions sold in the kitchen or hallway.
Make a spider queen face painting design! Learn how to use face paints as eye makeup and spiderwebs in this free video series about face painting ideas.
Body painting is a fun and exciting way to explore your artistic abilities. Learn to paint SpongeBob SquarePants from a body painting expert in this free video series.
Face painting a lion is a fun way to explore your artistic creativity and spice up a party. Learn to paint a lion using face paints from a face painting expert in this free video series.