This is a Fun Fun New Patriotic. Craft. Paper Dynomite for the 4th of July or any patriotic holiday.
I saw the inspiration on Pinterest, but the items were to buy not make. This is how I made my versions.
I used a Silhouette but could not upload the cutting files. (not allowed ) The links are to my .pdf files which you should be able copy and past to Silhoutte to make your own cutting files
numbers cutting templete
Letter /number cutouts -holiday embellishments I used heavy glitter papers
Silver cupcake liners with white inside
Hot glue gun and glue sticks
Holiday festooning, mylar sprays,
holiday garland and /or stiff floral wire 18 gage or better.
Decorative stars 3” (1) and 2” (3-4)
Large board circle 3” and 1- 1/2 to 2”
Optional- small piece of foam or cork
Decorate the paper
Write or stamp Celebrate—“Happy 4th” — something like that
-To use the Preamble to the Constitution- find and internet copy. I reverse printed it on plastic report cover and pressed the ink into the wrapping paper.
Cover the tube with the paper – I used tacky glue
Cupcake liners were the easiest to use- Twist the center and flatten to desired diameter
Hot glue this for a secure hold
Attach to tube “front” with hot glue -Add flags or ribbons
Assemble the fire burst or streamers use a stiff piece of wire garland and glue the wire stays of the festooning to one end. Clear about 1/2” of the other end of the garland to stick into the lid.
Use a skewer to put hole in top and assemble the top,
Secure the wire with hot glue and a small piece of cork or foam if needed for stability.
Add additional embellishments as desired.