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Summer Party Décor Crafts - Safari Ltd®

Summer Party Décor Crafts

School is out, and summer is filled with promises of good times with our favorite people. We’ve got three hot summer crafts to help add a bit of flair to your festive get-togethers or as activities for casual craft nights.


Light Up the Night Jars

Oh, those glorious summer nights! Campouts, cookouts, outdoor movies, sleepovers, firefly catching…summer nights are full of fun with family and friends. Themed jar lights are a festive way to add a little extra lighting to any party or nighttime activity.


  • Clear containers (glass or plastic jars-as many as desired)
  • Safari Ltd. TOOB figures (So many themes to choose from!)
  • Twist On/Off Tea Lights or a small battery-powered string of LED lights
  • Hot Glue or Gorilla Glue (To secure light and figurines)
  • Various decorative items (rocks, moss, acrylic jewels, mini trees, streamers – depends on your theme)


  1. Hot glue (twist on and off) tea light to the underside of your jar lid.
  2. Add decorative items and Safari Ltd. TOOB figurines in the desired configuration at the bottom of the jar. Hot glue into place if desired.
  3. Turn on the light and set in the desired location.
  4. See the video tutorial on Safari Ltd. Instagram:
  5. Enjoy!


Party Garland

Garland adds a finishing touch to any party décor. Choose your theme and create one-of-a-kind decoration for your summer soiree!


  • Thick string, ribbon, or even a rod/stick/pole
  • Safari Ltd. TOOB figures
  • Tassels, pom-poms, and other themed decor item ideas: felt (to make circles or other shapes), faux flowers/leaves, pinecones, mini trees, etc. (optional)
  • Small eye hooks (optional)
  • Scissors


  1. Measure out a length of rope/ribbon for your main garland (length depends on how long you want it) and cut it to the desired size.
  2. Lay out garland rope and place Safari Ltd. figures and other décor items along the length to determine how many are needed.
  3. Hot glue or loop string around figurines & additional décor items for hanging. Another option is to screw eye hooks into the top of Safari Ltd. figurines for hanging. (See this DIY video for using eye hooks with figures and also for making pom poms: Safari Ltd. DIY Keychains
  4. Add stringed items to garland rope. Secure each in place by tying or with a drop of hot glue.


Themed Wreaths

Wreaths are an easy way to add a festive welcome to your home. The possibilities are endless. The base of this craft can be done with so many different items, and the add-ons are only limited to your imagination!


  • ¾ piece of a thin pool noodle (other options: plastic diving rings, wreath frame, picture frame, or even a heavy-duty paper plate.)
  • Duct Tape (to hold pool noodle in a ring shape)
  • Safari Ltd. figurines
  • Ribbon, yarn, tulle, strings of beads, faux plants, and/or other additional themed decorative items
  • Hot glue and/or floral wire


  1. Decide on a theme for your wreath: patriotic holiday, seasonal holiday, jungledinounder the seafairyfarmspace, etc.
  2. If using a pool noodle, cut the noodle in half. Bring ends together and tape with duct tape to form a ring. If using a heavy paper plate, cut the center out of a plate and leave only about a 2-3 inch thick outer ring.
  3. Add base decorative items, such as tulle, vines, clothe, etc. These can be tied or wrapped around, hot glued, or wired to the frame.
  4. Hot glue or wire Safari Ltd. figurines and additional decorative items to wreath.
  5. The wreath can be hung or laid flat as a centerpiece.

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