Posts Tagged 4th of July crafts

How-To: 4th of July Tassel Garland

Pom Pom How To

You’ll cheer for this festive how-to. Use these tissue pom poms for your 4th of July celebration or change colors for your own special event.

Materials Needed:

  • Tassel Garland How To
  • Silver, Red, White & Night tissue paper
  • Scissors
  • Cutting Mat and Craft Knife
  • Ruler
  • Silver Cord
  • Instructions:

  • (A). Open up one sheet of tissue and fold in half as shown in the PDF
  • (B). With tissue folded in half, make 1/4″ cuts with scissors or a ruler and craft knife through both layers, stopping about 3″ short of the fold
  • (C). Once all fringe is cut, open up sheet of tissue and rotate sheet
  • (D). Carefully roll tissue tightly from bottom to top, making sure the fringe does not become tangled as you roll. Fold rolled tissue in half and twist center leaving a loop for hanging. String tassels onto silver cord and hang
  • -Claudia
    Favorite PS colors: curry & fuchsia
    Latest Fave: Red & White Paper Straws

    4th of July Party Favor

    4th of July Party Favor

    Tiffany, in our Invitations Department, ignited enthusiasm for the upcoming holiday with festive 4th of July favor bags featuring Chicago’s famed Garrett Popcorn and a little Paper Source flair… or flare in this case.

    Using red and white paper straws, solid paper (in Night) and decorative cord, Tiffany created a mini firework adornment for a favor bag that pops. She showed off her sparkling personality with a little message printed on Paper Bag circle labels.

    Vintage subway posters – vote for your favorite!

    vintage poster craft

    Last week, Paper Source store locations used the Silhouette CAMEO Electronic Cutting Tool to create vintage-inspired subway art posters. Teams were provided with a list of phrases and words and were instructed to maintain a red, white, and blue color order from top to bottom.

    Check out nearly 40 inventive store window concepts, like this one, on Pinterest! We invite you to pin or like your favorite patriotic poster concept. A winner will be named on July 4th.

    Cheers to your red, white and blue inspiration!

    How-to: 4th of July Star & Ribbon Wands

    Looking to add a little pizazz to your upcoming patriotic party? Try your hand at these star-spangled wands that are sure to be a hit amongst your little ones!

    Materials Needed:

    Instructions:

    • Create your star wand by cutting and layering different colored star shapes and/or embellishing star shapes with adhesive gems and glitter tape as desired.
    • Cut ribbons in a variety of colors and lengths.
    • Tie the individual ribbon lengths to the top of the straw.
    • Secure embellished star shape to straw with glue dots.

    Fun to bring along to a parade, or to add some festive flair to your 4th of July celebration!

    -Claudia
    Favorite PS colors: curry & fuchsia
    Latest fave: Silhoutte CAMEO Electronic Cutting Tool

    How-to: Patriotic lei

    Patriotic Lei

    Don’t just decorate your home for the holidays… Adorn your party guests too with this festive 4th of July lei! It’s a great way to add a patriotic touch to anyone’s outfit!

    Have a happy AND safe Independence Day!

    –Annie
    PS colors: peacock & paper bag
    Latest fave: Spritzer Rubber Stamp Cleaner and Rubber Stamp Cleaning Pad

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