It’s birthday season at our house – over the course of 6 weeks we have 9 birthdays in our immediate family. Keeping up takes a lot of energy, a bit of planning and a creative use of our resources. This easy centerpiece, for example. It is a quick DIY project even the kids can do, using items you already have around the house.
You will need:
- scissors or paper cutter (this one is similar to the one I use, my affiliate link-wink)
- paper (most any type or color will do)
- pencil or pen
- straws or craft sticks or chopsticks or twigs
- container of some sort (vase, cup, can, jar)
1. Cut paper into strips 1/4″-1/2″ wide.
2. Tightly wrap each strip of paper around a pen or pencil, add a bit of pressure then release, allowing curl to slip off loosely.
3. Pull slightly on each curl to lengthen and tape one end of each curl to the end of a straw or stick.
4. Place in vase and voila! stand back, admire, and let the party begin!
And now it’s time for this week’s Hearts for Home Blog Hop!
Last week’s most viewed post was from Meghan at First Comes Love – click on the image below for a peek at her terrific reading list for boys.
I think I must have missed a meal when I sat down to take a look at last week’s participants because these delicious posts are the ones that stood out to me – Enjoy!
Recipe for Orange Bundt Pound Cake at Sumee’s CulinaryCinnamon Breakfast Squares from Sweet Silly Sara
Sweet & Salty Strawberry Watermelon Salad at Intelligent Domestications
Chick-Fil-A for a 9 year old daughter’s birthday at My Captivating Life
Mix & Match Salad Chart at The Sunny Patch
Lemon Bar Flag at Melding Magic
Get the Kids Involved in Cooking with Raddish Kits at The Learning Table
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