Easy Ways to Make Communion Decorations by Yourself

If you’re looking for some First Communion decoration ideas but don’t want to spend a lot of money, there are plenty of easy ways to make your own decorations. Whether you’re planning a small family party or a big celebration with friends, these simple crafts and favors are sure to bring the party together in style!

Decorative Balloons:

If you have a special theme for your party, you can make use of a variety of different balloon designs. For example, you could use a mix of blue-white and pink-white balloons to create a cross or chalice. Or, you could add some coloured metallic balloons for a more elegant look.

Message Bottles:

If your guests are particularly religious, you can give them a personalised memento to take home with them. These corked message bottles are a cute and simple way to give a gift that lasts a little longer than a candy or trinket. Living Well, Spending Less has a tutorial showing how to create them.


These simple bookmarks can be made with a wide range of materials and are a great gift for adults as well as kids. You can make them on thick paper and laminate them or you can also make them out of wood strips. If you choose to laminate them, they can be framed and displayed in your home, so you can give them as gifts or place them on tables at the event.

Treats and Trinkets:

Are you looking for a simple but sweet way to thank your guests for coming to your Communion party? These little treats and trinkets are a wonderful way to say “Thank You” for coming, and will be something they can keep as a memento of the day.

You can use a variety of materials to make these little favours, including beads, buttons, ribbon and even scrapbooking paper! You can also use stickers or other craft materials to make them look more personalized.


Are your loved ones quite into candles? If so, then you might like to get them some pretty little communion candles. They can then be used to light their way through the church ceremony or to help them relax in the evening after a long day of celebrating. These candles from Coupon Closet are a great idea, but you can also make some more creative ones yourself.

Flower Packets:

If you’d rather go for a more environmentally friendly option, you can make these fun little flower packets for your guests to take home with them. Simply decorate an envelope, include a variety of flower seeds and provide your guests with instructions for planting their flowers.

*Bouncy Castle Alternatives:

If you haven’t got a big enough garden or are finding that the weather is causing problems, it’s a good idea to back up your plans and hire a bouncy castle. This can make a party a lot more exciting, even for kids! It’s a great idea to book one early as they tend to be popular and will book up quickly.

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