Hey everyone! With July coming up soon, it usually means one thing! Picnics and fireworks - at least here in the States! I wanted to do a fun little 4th of July project (and I know that you can really change this to be whatever you want -- graduations, promotions, whatever!)
I found that the O in the Stars Alphabet made a great pattern as well. I stamped that repeatedly on my acrylic piece and my red cardstock. If you take a closer look at the card, you'll also see that I have just stars... simply masked the O out and used just the star in the middle. Easy peasy! Makes this alphabet set super versatile! I know since everyone has tight budgets these days, versatility is key!
Ok, so I made my own little "test tube". Super easy! Just stamp your acrylic (really whatever paper you want - I just think acrylic is fun fun fun!) with whatever designs you so please and roll into a tube of sorts. Get your glue dots ready and seal the edges so that it stays in a tube form. Create fun little tops and bottoms with your paper and ta da! You can stuff it with all sorts of candies and goodies! Tied the top with a little ribbon and other fun embellishments.
I didn't stuff mine since the hubster ate all my red candies before this shot and I haven't had time to get to the store - but I also thought leaving it empty would give you the true view of the sides as well.
Leave a comment and let me know what crafty things you have in place for 4th of July! (Or Canada Day if you're Candian or tell me about your country's national holidays! I love hearing about it!)