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DIY vs Buy: Party Decorations

Should you make your own or buy decorations?  Our Pros and Cons lists will help you decide!

Do-it-Yourself Decorations

PROS

  • Save $$$
  • Nice touch of character
  • Customize for YOU
  • BIG impact with small touches
  • Memorable & intimate experience
  • Affordable & easy resources available
  • Made by a loved one
  • Promote your business or a friend’s
  • Self-pride

CONS

  • Time consuming
  • May need helpers
  • May not have the skills
  • Pricy craft supplies
  • May fuel high stress levels

 


Buy Decorations

PROS

  • Less time consuming
  • Professional edge
  • Can purchase homemade products
  • Support local suppliers
  • High-quality (generally)
  • Additional time that can be spent elsewhere

 

CONS

  • Expensive
  • Immense variety of options online
  • May not support local
  • Not as personal