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Here’s a fun and unique idea for pool party decorations! Pool noodles are easy to find and you can buy a bunch without spending too much of your party budget. Believe it or not, this was actually a very quick project to put together! Here’s how:
DIY Pool Noodle Garland
Monofilament (fishing line)
Large Needle (I used a paper crafting needle)
To make this quirky garland, I just used a knife to slice the pool noodles crosswise, then sewed the circles together using the clear monofilament. That’s all there is to it! Quick, easy and cheap – my favorite type of craft !
Funny side note – I actually thought I invented this idea until I did a Google search and saw tons of them !
Last summer, I threw a backyard beach party for my son’s 5th birthday. We don’t live near an actual beach, so we improvised with an inflatable water slide, kiddie pool, slip ‘n slide, bubbles and lots of water toys! I found tons of ideas on Pinterest for beach party snacks and decorations, too. The cake was inspired by three different recipes: Teddy at the Beach by Betty Crocker, this Hawaiian Beach Cake, from Family Fun and this Kit Kat Cake!
Everyone loved this cake, and it was very easy to create! I just made two round cakes, frosted them with blue icing, and added Kit Kat bars around the outside of the cake, secured with ribbon. Next, I added brown sugar to half of the top of the cake to create a sandy beach. I used some decorative plastic palm trees and a drink umbrella to complete the beach scene. Finally, I crowded in lots of Teddy Graham beach bums ! Some were floating in fruit ring inner tubes, while others sunned on the beach on fruit-by-the-foot beach towels.
If you’re looking for a fun cake idea for your next beach party, you’ve got to try this !