4th of July firecrackers {tutorial}

Happy Monday!  I’m over at Lil’ Luna today so you can pop over {HERE } &
see what I’m sharing….but I wouldn’t leave YOU without a quick & easy tutorial, too!


I know you have seen these cute little firecrackers all over blogland!
I was actually inspired by a set I saw over on Pick Your Plum a few weeks ago!
I wasn’t quick enough to get a set so I did the next best thing…I made my own!

You’ll need: 3 blocks {all 1×1 inch cubed} 7 in, 5 in & 3 inches tall
red, white & blue paint, wire, washi tape, glitter paint, wood stars from Plaid, raffia

fireworks tutorial1. After I painted my blocks, I drilled a small hole in the top just big enough for my wire to fit into.
2. Then I put some washi tape {from Pick Your Plum} around the top of each block.
3. Put the wire in the hole & curled it with a pencil.
4. Then I painted the stars.  I used some glitter paint from Folk Art.
5.  Then I just used a little piece of washi tape to stick my star on the top of the wire.
6.  Then I tied a raffia bow around the top…just under the washi tape.  That’s it!


Aren’t they cute? Smile

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  1. Those are super cute! I need to get crackin'… pun intended… I have ZERO fourth decor!

  2. Those fireworks are adorable! 🙂

  3. Those are sooo cute!! You're so creative 🙂 Hope you have a wonderful rest of the day! Hugs, Holly

  4. Seriously, stop!! These are so cute you are being arrested for too much creativity!!!! Love this idea and a great fun project to do with the kiddos! LOVD tidings, Lilly

  5. Very cute and easy! I would love for you to share this (and any other creations) at Pin It and Win It Wednesday @ http://www.cheapcraftymama.com!

  6. Wow! You have been crazy busy, girl!!

  7. So cute!! I almost bought them from PYP too but didn't. Love your rendition. Thanks for the tutorial!

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