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Paper crafts for kids: Patriotic lei tutorial

Holiday & seasonal crafts, Making flower, Paper crafts  |  September 14th 2011  |  0 Comment

Patriotic Lei

Don’t just decorate your home for the holidays… Adorn your party guests too with this festive 4th of July lei! It’s a great way to add a patriotic touch to anyone’s outfit!

Have a happy AND safe Independence Day!

PS colors: peacock & paper bag
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Materials Needed:

Patriotic Lei How-To PDF


        • Infinite Loops Trim Double Edge

    Paper Punch

    Star Hole Punch

    Text Weight Paper

         (Red, Night, Pure White)


        • Ladybug Sugar Coated

    12 x 12 Paper

        • Red Stripe

    Fabric Tape

    Baker’s Twine

    Guillotine Trimmer

        • Large

    Zots Dots

        • Stapler


          1. Punch infinite loops, trim along 11″ side of red, pure white and night paper. Cut bands of infinite loops in half measuring 51/2″ x 1″ and set aside.


          2. Cut simple bands from pure white paper, or a mix of colors, measuring 51/2″ x 1″. Stick red stripe fabric tape down center lengths of bands and set aside.


          3. Punch star shapes from ladybug sugar coated 12 x 12, or a mix of colors.


          4. Begin linking approximately 15 bands in a mix of color combos of infinite loops and simple bands dressed with red stripes. Secure to one another with a staple and cover each staple with a star.


          5. Tie ends of links with approximately 18″ of baker’s twine and pull over to head to wear!

    Source: blog.paper-source.com