How-to: Piñata Letters

Host a fun backyard party with these customized piñata letters from HGTV Magazine.

Party Letters

Fun Party Letters

Photo By: Marko Metzinger/Studio D View original photo.

Marko Metzinger/Studio D

Materials Needed:

  • 12" papier-mâché letter, $5, joann.com
  • 81' crepe paper streamers in kiwi green, $1 each, partycity.com
  • crafts knife
  • candy
  • glue stick
  • scissors
  • eye hooks
  • superglue
  • string

Step 1

Cut a flap on the top of each hollow papier-mâché letter with a crafts knife. Fill with candy. Tape flap closed.

Step 2

Use a glue stick to affix crepe paper to the letter.

Step 3

Fold strips of the same color crepe paper in half. Use scissors to snip 1/2-inch-wide fringe on the folded edge. Glue on fringe. Trim excess.

Step 4

Screw one or two eye hooks into the top of the letter. Add a dab of superglue to secure, and let dry. Tie on a string and hang.

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