Sunday, May 18, 2014

DIY Patriotic Party Favors

With Memorial Day just a week away many people are planning family gatherings and picnics. This fun party favor project is a Martha Stewart creation that we absolutely love. These will look great on any picnic table, and the kids will love them!

  • Rocket Crackers Clip Art
  • 8 1/2-by-11-inch heavyweight matte paper
  • Double-sided tape
  • 8-by-5 1/2-inch pieces of white tissue paper
  • White twine
  • Hot-glue gun
  • American Starlights Candy

  1. Step 1

    Print the Rocket Crackers Clip Art onto paper using a color printer; cut out the shapes.
  2. Step 2

    Place the rectangular clip art blank side up. affix double-sided tape to 1 long edge. Fold a piece of tissue paper in half (so it measures 4 by 5 1/2 inches). Place the tissue fold at the bottom of the card stock, pressing it to the tape to secure.
  3. Step 3

    Roll the card stock and tissue into a tube, and secure with double-sided tape. Cinch the tissue at the bottom of the rocket, and tie it with twine.
  4. Step 4

    Roll fan-shaped clip art into a cone; secure with hot glue. Place candies inside rocket. Use hot glue to attach cone to body.

Source: Martha Stewart Living, July 2011

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