Monday, January 31, 2011

DIY Goal Posts


We are getting ready for a birthday/super bowl party. I thought what better decoration than Goal Posts on our food table! I wanted an inexpensive decoration, because I am all about being thrifty. So we are at Home Depot – my new favorite store. And I walk buy this then PVC piping. PERFECT!!!!

So I pick up 4 pieces – 2 feet long, and I think they were ¾ inch. So I went over to the joints….And thankfully someone came up to me and told me I was looking in the wrong spot. So he gave me a two 90 degree joints, and a T one. They fit perfect. Then I ran back over and got yellow spray paint. The total was about $8 – and that was with a lot more spray paint than I will ever need. The piping was only like $5 I think.

So – I took one of the tubes, cut it in half. And then assembled it. Then my husband asked – how are you going to make it stand….hmmm…good question! So I got a 2x4 I had laying around, cut it in about 6 inch sections (3 of them), and drilled a hole with the only hole bit I could find. It fit – but was a little big – so I improvised, took a baby wipe, and put it on the bottom and put it in the whole – PERFECT!!!

Next week I’ll have pictures up of what it looks like as part of the party theme. But I wanted to get it out for all of those who want a cheap, cute decoration for your super bowl parties. I am going to hang a banner that says “Game Time” between the posts.

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Skip To My Lou
Sumo's Sweet Stuff
D├ęcor Mamma

DIY Show Off Project Parade

Dittle Dattle
Making The World Cuter
The Girl Creative
Keeping it Simple
Mad in Crafts
It's so overy Cheri
Sew Chatty
Coastal Charm


  1. thanks for your sweet comment! glad to help with inspiration! i LOVEEE your diy party detail!! this would be so cute even for a little boys football or sport party theme. great job!

  2. I love your idea!!! and what a great DIY job!!!
    Looking forward to see more!!

  3. What a cute decoration idea!

    My husband just made a scaled size PVC goal post for our son's birthday present to practice his place kicking. He absolutely loved it.

  4. I made one of these for Brad for his Birthday years ago.. It was full size and in the backyard for a long time! They loved it!!! Small size is an awesome idea!

  5. such a great idea! Going to feature this tomorrow for Whimsical Wednesday at Thanks for the idea!



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