ready for some more red white and blue?
or are your eyes red, your skin pale white and your fingers blue from pinning every independence day food and craft that your pinterest board's about to burst into fireworks?
ok maybe not fireworks but perhaps sparklers?
and speaking of sparklers,
how much fun are those things?
it is a MUST we have sparklers for the 4th!
and at 2 bucks a pop at walmart,
it's easy to get a few boxes of the firey wonders.
so with sparklers on the mind and seeing my overabundance of red, white and blue stuff in my craft room, i went to work on creating a patriotic centerpiece.
it's easy to make really!
ignore the centerpiece thing in the pic above since i ended up not using it.
no really, step one:
leave the sparklers in the little bag it comes in and see how snugly they fit into the straw.
it's the absolute perfect size and there is no trimming involved or shoving the sparklers in the straws.
it was kinda weird-it was like they were made for each other!
i used this sparkle printable from lindi's love the day.
and lastly, step four:
and this optional step just so you can use up more confetti and justify the need for buying it in the first place:
then step back and check it out.
it's a centerpiece!
it's a favor holder!
it's a toy for the little ones!
it's a novelty for the adults!
it's a ________ (opportunity to fill in the blank)
whatever you think it is, it'll make you see
red white and blue,
you know, since there's not enough of it in blogworld...