5 DIY Oscars party ideas


The 89th Oscar Academy Awards premieres Sunday, February 26, 2017.

Patrick Bullock, Staff Writer

1. Golden Oreos Created with Edible Spray Paint

(Source: Superette via Pinterest)

Turn America’s favorite cookie into a fashionable and thematic party favor.

What you’ll need:

  • Oreo cookies
  • Metallic gold edible spray paint (can be found at grocery or arts and crafts stores)


1. Spray the Oreo cookie with the metallic gold spray paint
2. Let the Oreo cookie dry


2. Oscar’s Bow-tie Napkins

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Set the table correctly with black bow-tie napkins!

What you’ll need:

  • Black Napkins
  • Black Fabric


1. Fold a square black napkin into thirds.
2. Pinch in the middle.
3. Tie a small piece of black fabric around the middle. Twist ties also work just as well!


3. Golden-Dipped Party Cups

(Source: Emma Courtney via Pinterest)

Turn plain plastic cups into stylish party accessories.

What you’ll need:

  • Spray-on Craft Glue
  • FolkArt Extreme Glitter – Gold
  • Plastic Cups


1. Apply spray-on craft glue to the bottom of plastic cups
2. Dip the bottom of the plastic cup into the golden glitter
3. Let the cup dry


4. Movie-Themed Popcorn Holders

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Pour your favorite candy or snack into these elegant cone-shaped, movie-themed holders.

What you’ll need:

  • Dollie Paper/Gold Foil
  • Tape


1. Role either dollie paper or gold foil into a cone shape
2. Tape the cone-shaped paper or foil
3. Pour your favorite candy or snack into the holder


5. DIY Oscars Made From Ken Dolls

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(Source: DIY Candy via Pinterest)

What you’ll need:

  • Ken dolls
  • Metallic gold spray paint
  • Wood plaques – one for each Ken doll
  • Acrylic black paint
  • FolkArt Extreme Glitter – Black
  • Strong craft glue


1. Strip the Ken doll of all clothing
2. Spray paint the Ken doll until it is fully golden
3. Use Acrylic black paint to paint the wood plaque
4. Drizzle the FolkArt Extreme Glitter onto the wet painted wood plaque
5. Use the strong craft glue to connect the wood plaque to the Ken doll