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Monday, July 23, 2012

Take Ten to DIY...

I'm already planning Skyelynn's first birthday party. The theme is zebra stripes and I'll be accenting with bright colors. The kids and I went to the store to pick out some zebra party stuff when I saw these:

It's a tissue paper ball decoration. I put a couple in my cart and then decided to put them back. I have tissue paper, I have time, and I have kids that like projects. Right then and there I decided to make these myself. Guess what? They're really easy. 

Step one: Get some tissue paper. Lucky for us I save tissue paper from birthday parties. My husband doesn't understand why I do it, but why throw away something that can be reused? 


Step two: Look up instructions for making said decorations.


Step three: Follow directions. I found the instructions on a Martha Stewart website. 


Step four: Enjoy your new decoration. 

So, this didn't turn out as perfect as Martha Stewart's but I expected that. I'm not a perfectionist but it did turn out cute, right?

Step five: Teach your kids how to make them.






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1 comment:

  1. Great tutorial! Thanks for linking up on Saturday Show and Tell. I hope you'll be back again this week with some more of you great ideas.
    -Mackenzie
    http://www.cheeriosandlattes.com

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