Thursday, December 31, 2015

New Year’s Eve Favors

2016 is right around the corner, which means it’s time to party–and we have the perfect party favors you can make for your guests! They’ll even complement the Kaleidoscope party décor we shared a couple of weeks ago. Pull out your Cricut® and Kaleidoscope paper packet for this one, and get ready to create these lil’ show-stoppers:
These will be the life of the party even before they’re opened! First, pick your favorite Kaleidoscope paper design. Bright colors and festive designs make Kaleidoscope an easy choice for this type of project.
Next, cut your Cricut® shape out of your chosen paper using the Artiste cartridge. The Artiste cartridge also comes with a handy instructional booklet that will show you how to fold it into its 3D shape!
Last, bling it up! Add some sparkle with glitter paper, shimmer trim, and sparkly embellishments!
As fun as these popper-like favors look on the outside, you can make them even MORE fun by putting surprises inside before sealing them shut. When your guests are ready, they can rip open an end to find a special treat—maybe a few pieces of candy, a “fortune” for the new year, or even a little toy! Just like that, you’ve got a fun, unique gift everyone will enjoy!
To finish off your popper, we’ve got an extra fun idea— confetti! Pull out your triangle border punch, and cut out pieces of Kaleidoscope paper, glitter paper, cardstock, or all of the above! The hole in each end of the popper is big enough that you can insert the confetti even after assembling the popper.
Pop on over to our Kaleidoscope party décor post to finish off your party plans, and enjoy creating these paper poppers! :)
B1484 My Acrylix® Jennifer’s Hand, X7202B Kaleidoscope Paper Packet, 1385 White Daisy Cardstock, Z1829 Black and Grey Glitter Paper, Z2105 Black Exclusive Inks™ Stamp Pad, Z1799 Silver Shimmer Trim, Z1986 Pink Shimmer Trim, Z1752 Sparkles Clear Assortment, Z1997 Triangle Border Punch, Z3170 Cricut® Artiste Collection, Z3167 Cricut® Artistry Collection, Hole Punch
Cricut® Shapes:
8″ 3D object <BdayBoy> (p. 68)
1¾” Layer <I> (p. 18)
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