It is that time of the year again, when Red, White and Blue are not just colors any more. They mean, pride, honour, courage, love and peace. Every year I plan on making something to celebrate these feelings for our little girl, but the long holidays, festivity, vacation - all contribute to being busy and we end up going for fireworks and be done with it. Not this time.
I have been into making wreaths for our door for seasons and festivals these days, so I decided to DIY one for Independence Day too. When it comes to crafty DIYs I need them to be simple and easily involve our little girl, so trust me with this one, it falls into the category easily and elegantly.
-- Ring ( Base of Wreath)
-- Paper Straws in Blue or Red
-- Glitter paper/ Cardstock Paper
I have already proclaimed my obsession with hoarding paper straws before. Do check out the vases I made with pretty straws before, here. I had the perfect blue, white straws for this occasion in my stash. The Ring is an old broken mirror frame which is close to my heart and I refuse to let go of any part that I can hold on to. If you don't have a ring like this, cut one out using thick card board. Easy.
To make the stars, I cut out red and silver glitter paper in star shape and glued them on to the straws.
That's it. Tie a ribbon and hang up.
Did you like this little project? Don't you think its perfect to engage the kids and have a proud moment?
Happy Independence Day in advance to all those celebrating.
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