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10 DIY Ways To Throw The Best Birthday Party Ever

August is the best (summer!) and worst (back to school!) month to have your birthday, so you may as well DIY it right!

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1. Invite your friends.

Print 'em out, or write 'em out, and stitch 'em to some pretty fabric!
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Print 'em out, or write 'em out, and stitch 'em to some pretty fabric!

2. Decorate your space.

Did someone say doughnut...balloons?!
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Did someone say doughnut...balloons?!

3. Set the table.

So you don't have a big backyard to throw your birthday party in, nbd. Bring the backyard to your table instead!
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So you don't have a big backyard to throw your birthday party in, nbd. Bring the backyard to your table instead!

4. Hang some garlands.

Pretty paper cutouts can double as decor even after the par-tay is over.
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Pretty paper cutouts can double as decor even after the par-tay is over.

5. Make a photobooth space.

Giant paper flowers are the perfect backdrop to make major iPhone photo memories with your nearest and dearest.
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Giant paper flowers are the perfect backdrop to make major iPhone photo memories with your nearest and dearest.

6. Assign seating.

Because not all of your friends are besties...
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Because not all of your friends are besties...

7. Add the swag bags.

They may really truly love you, but everyone comes to a party hoping to get some free stuff.
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They may really truly love you, but everyone comes to a party hoping to get some free stuff.

8. Top the cake.

It's your party and you'll make a big, glittery birthday cake topper if you want to!
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It's your party and you'll make a big, glittery birthday cake topper if you want to!

9. Print out some party favors.

Turn those floral backdrop iPhone photos into lasting (useful) memories by printing them out and turning them into magnets!
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Turn those floral backdrop iPhone photos into lasting (useful) memories by printing them out and turning them into magnets!

10. Make yourself queen for a day.

You deserve it, birthday girl!
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You deserve it, birthday girl!