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12 Victorious DIY's to Get Your House in Shape for Game Day

With only a couple days to game time, the clock is ticking on your big game party prep! Is your home ready for a crowd of cheering party-goers and guests to come get their game on?
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With only a couple days to game time, the clock is ticking on your big game party prep! Is your home ready for a crowd of cheering party-goers and guests to come get their game on? Here are 12 game-ready DIY's to decorate and prepare you home for the upcoming festivities, so get your game face on and get to it!

1. Mini Megaphones
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Project via Hometalker Paula @Frog Prince Paperie

Create disposable mini megaphones to cheer on your favorite team (Seahawks, anyone?), using this easy how-to!

2. Football Mantel
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Project via Hometalker Melissa @The Happier Homemaker

Get your whole house in game mode, with a mantel decorated to tackle the decor field!

3. Soda Coozies
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Project via Hometalkers Trish and Bonnie @Uncommon Designs

Let your guests enjoy an ice cold soda --skirmish style! Check out how easy it is to make these astroturf can coozies here!

4. Paper Pompoms
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Project via Hometalker Paula @Frog Prince Paperie

Great for your living room cheerleaders or for decorating the table, make your own paper pompoms!

5. Decor
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Project via Hometalker Lissa @Concord Cottage

Whichever team you're rooting for *cough*Patriots*cough*, hang their banners and symbols throughout your home, even in unexpected spots, like on a ceiling fan!

6. Decorated Plates
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Project via Hometalker Steph @Crafting in the Rain

Create your own themed plasticware, with this simple plate decorating DIY.

7. Corn Hole Boards
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Project via Hometalker Melissa @The Happier Homemaker

While the adults cheer indoors, give the kids a backyard game of their own, with these DIY corn hole boards.

8. Solo Cup Lights
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Project via Hometalker Keri @Shaken Together

A string of Christmas lights is all you need to create just the right mood for snacking, cheering, laughing, and sharing, with this fun and easy DIY.

9. Signs
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Project via Hometalker Marty @Marty's Musings

There's no need to break the bank for this event--try some dollar store details, like this chalkboard sign!

10. Goal Post
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Project via Hometalker Nicole @365(ish) Days of Pinterest

Rejoice and recycle at the same time, with this fun goal post decoration DIY from upcycled materials!

11. Color Scheme
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Project via Hometalker Jessica @Mad in Crafts

You've got the team colors, but here's how to use them to your advantage, to really give some life to your shindig!

12. Dessert Table
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Project via Hometalker Jessie Jane @Lily Shop

No party would be complete without a killer dessert table, and we must say, this one is a touch down!

Looking for more clever crafts and easy DIY's to get you pumped for the game? Check out Hometalk's #GameTime page right here!