Holiday DIYs

‘Tis the season for crafting! You’re not the only one adding more pins to that DIY board as the holidays approach. We challenged our favorite bloggers to create some fun, easy DIYs with nothing but a box of crazy-festive crafting supplies. Check out what they came up with and try them out on your own!

This DIY is brought to you by Hanna from Pearls & Scissors. Read on for her instructions on how to make paper glasses for your next holiday party photo booth (hey, we’ve got instructions for that DIY, too!).

DIY Photo Booth Sunglasses

I love the holidays because it gives us a good reason to get together with friends and family and have a good time. Whether it’s sipping eggnog, dancing around the Christmas tree, or goofing off in front of the photo booth camera, what’s not to love? That’s why I’ve got the perfect DIY for that last activity with these easy-to-make crazy paper glasses.

No party is complete without a photo booth, and no photo booth is complete without some crazy fun props, so here’s my take on it!


diy paper photo booth sunglasses

  • card stock in holiday-themed patterns
  • pair of sunglasses (how about these?)
  • cardboard
  • pencil
  • scissors
  • glue
  • embellishments (ribbons, star confetti, stick-on stars, or whatever strikes your fancy)

Step 1

diy paper photo booth sunglasses

Start by drawing the glasses template on the non-patterned side of the card stock using a pair of sunglasses. Add about 0.5″ to both sides of the frame for gluing purposes later on. Trace as many pairs of sunglasses as you’d like!

diy paper photo booth sunglasses

You can leave the glasses as is, with no lenses, or you could draw the lenses in and cut those out as well. Either way makes for some pretty rad paper glasses!

Step 2

diy paper photo booth sunglasses

Glue the frame handles to a piece of cardboard to make them sturdier. Once glued, cut them out.

diy paper photo booth sunglasses

Step 3

Start decorating your specs!

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Add some stars to the corners of the frame or to the center of the frame for some star-eyed action. You could add star confetti to the rims, or just glue on a cute little bow to look merry and bright!

Step 4

diy paper photo booth frames

Once you’re done decorating, glue the handles on to the frame and press down to secure.

Step 5

diy paper photo booth sunglasses

Finally, hop in front of a camera and start making faces because that’s what it’s all about, right?!

Happy Holidays!

Hanna of Pearls & Scissors

Check out more of our blogger DIYs here: 

DIY Festive Shades | DIY Wreath + Ornaments | DIY Ugly Sweater Shades | DIY Sunglasses Ornament | DIY Party Favors

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