4th of July Craft: Stars & Stripes Rocket Favors

Posted by Katy Weade
It's not too late to craft up these simple patriotic favors to celebrate the 4th!

Stars & Stripes Rocket Favors

Blast off your party with these cute & simple 4th of July favors! It's easy to turn construction paper & tissue into mini rockets and fill them with your favorite candy. Then decorate them with stars & stripes (of washi tape) and make your Independence Day party a blast!

Step 1: Cut a rectangle out of colored or patterned cardstock to desired size and then cut a piece of tissue paper to the same size.

Step 2: Use double-sided tape to overlap and adhere the two pieces together along one of the longer sides.

Step 3: Decorate the body of the rocket using punches, stickers or washi tape.

Step 4: Now apply double-sided tape along one of the shorter sides and roll into a tube shape, adhering in place.

Step 5: Cut a circle shape from cardstock and use scissors to cut a slit into circle, stopping at the center point.

Step 6: Bring together sides of circle, overlapping and adhering them in place to create a cone shape. Glue cone shape to top of rocket body.

Step 7: Turn over rocket and fill with candy. Gather tissue and tie closed using twine.

Use these little rockets as table top decor, add names for fun place cards or simply hand out to guests as a fun treat! Are you getting crafty for the 4th? Come join our Blitsy Insiders Facebook group and share what you're working on.

Happy 4th of July!


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