Friday, June 11, 2010

4th of July candy filled firework!

Next to Halloween, the 4th is my favorite holiday! I whipped something up today that is so simple and so fun!

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Wrap some cute 4th of July paper around a empty toilet paper roll

Stuff some (i used a small cellophane bag), but you could use a sandwich baggie if you would like, into the top of the toilet paper roll.
I just like the stiffness of the cellophane.

Once you have the bag placed in the top and stuffed down, put in your candies.

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Loosely tie some jute around the baggie

Place some fun wire twisties in the top and tighten the jute in a knot

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I glued a big wooden star to the front!
Whip these out while your waiting for the fireworks to start! The kids will love the fun surprise inside!


Sam said...

Hey! That's great!

Mom undecided.

Jessica said...

Hi! Stopping by from New Friend Friday! Love this post- I may have to try it myself! I'm now following with Google Friend Connect. Come visit us at!

Jen @ said...

Cute project! That will be so fun for the fourth!


BeaderBubbe said...

here from creative people....

Ready Set Create said...

What a great Idea! So cute and I Love it!
♥ Aleesha

Living on Love and Cents said...

Great idea! Thanks! I found you on NFF! You can follow me at if you want. I look forward to reading more! Also check out my freebies and my giveaway while you are there!Thanks! ~Heather

Coupon Clippin' Daddy said...

Found your blog through Follow Me Friday. I'm your newest follower.
Visit my site if you get a chance.

Have a GREAT weekend!

daniii♥ said...

Those are adorable! Great idea!

(visiting from nff)

willoughbywhimsy said...

Seems difficult to find new 4th of July treat ideas, but you have come up with quite a sweet-clever idea!! Timing is perfect too, as I have about 6 empty TP rolls on-hand. Thanks bunches for sharing!

Bethany said...

Great idea! So simple and cute! Thanks for posting.

Deborah said...

Love this!! What a spectacular idea. I'm definetly getting started on this one for your neighborhood 4th of July celebration. Thanks for sharing. You have such wondeful ideas -- luv reading your blog.

Alison said...

This is SO cute! I adore the idea. You're getting me in the 4th of July spirit!!! Have a fabulous weekend!


Hoosier Homemade said...

What fun! I think even my teenagers would like these!
Please join us over at It's A Blog Party, where you can link up your posts all week long!
Thanks for sharing!

Kristi Flanagan said...

So, so, so cute! I'd like to invite you to plant your creative seeds at my blog party on Fridays: Plant a Punkin Seed at Punkin Seed Productions!

Hope to see you there.

Punkin Seed Productions

sportzmom said...

so fun!

Colleen @ MuralMaker&More said...

Oooh, I love this! I'll have to tear the rolls away from my mom's boston terrier, though. She loves ripping them apart - the dog, not my mom ;)

Would love for you to link this up to Fab Finds for the Fourth. Starts tomorrow and 2 following Thursdays.