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Here’s a quick and easy way to make DIY confetti.  Gather up a hole punch, some colorful paint samples, and get to work.  So simple, yet so incredibly lovely.

DIY Star Confetti with a hole punch and paint samples

Inspiration is a funny thing.  It strikes at the most random times.  I was shopping with my 4-year-old and 2-year-old when a big display of paint samples did the trick.  Zap!

Why not use our star-shaped hole punch to make confetti?!?

The paint samples were so pretty and colorful.  And best of all?  FREE.

I stashed 10 of them in my purse and on we went.  (Shhh.  Don’t tell.)

When we got home I whipped up a quick batch of DIY confetti.  Such a fun activity and so satisfying to finish in less than five minutes.

DIY confetti made with a hole punch

Since then, my 4-year-old has been punching more confetti of her own and gluing what we’ve made onto other art projects.

I can imagine stuffing our DIY confetti into birthday cards and sprinkling it over tables for a party.  Since it’s 1-inch across, it’s easy to clean up and perfect for little fingers to play with.

While I used a star hole punch, you can certainly use a regular ‘ole circle punch, or any shape for that matter.  The same goes for paper.  Be creative.

DIY confetti stars

If you use paint samples, I recommend picking ones with as little text as possible so you don’t end up with a lot of words on your DIY confetti.  (I had to punch the middle of our paint samples because there was text on either side.)  I also love the idea of adding some neutrals to the mix, like grays and creams.  Don’t feel like you have to do all brights.

Although a bright rainbow combo would be nice.  As would a pink ombre or red, white, and blue theme.  Oh, so fun!

DIY Confetti

Materials

  • Paint samples (the paper, not the actual paint)
  • 1-inch hole punch (I used a star hole punch, but I think hearts would be really cute too.)

Directions

  1. Use your hole punch to punch your paint samples.
  2. Enjoy and use!

DIY confetti stars made with paint samples

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