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Pinwheel Cupcakes

Make your cupcakes into festive pinwheels with strawberry and blueberry garnishes. Not only will these patriotic cupcakes add some pizzazz to your Fourth of July celebration, they are absolutely delicious. Click here to see...

Strawberry Kabobs

White chocolate dipped strawberries and blueberries create a fun and festive dessert for the Fourth of July. They are so easy to make and a perfect accent for any table setting. The white chocolate...

Safe Sparklers

Sparklers are a fun way to celebrate Fourth of July but these are a safe alternative for your kids. They are created from BBQ Skewers, multi-color star garland and silver duct tape. The white...

Patriotic Napkin Rings

These red, white and blue napkin rings can be used for a place setting or displayed on the buffet table. They are created from paper towel rolls covered with ribbon and star buttons. This...

American Flag Masks

American flag masks make great favors and are fun to create with your kids. Inexpensive plastic masks can be found at a local craft store. They are painted with acrylic red and blue craft...

Popping Fire Crackers

These safe firecracker favors are made from paper towel rolls and filled with bubble wrap. They are decorated with red, white and blue scrapbooking paper and ribbon. The fuse is made from a silver...

Mini-Grad Cap

  My daughter just graduated from kindergarten and I wanted to make her a cute little cap with a tassel to match her dress.  It couldn’t be too big or it would overpower her...

Knitted Bow

A knitted bow adds a heartwarming touch to a gift. It especially looks nice on a baby gift because of the softness of baby yarn. This is a perfect project for a person who...

Flower Garden Gift Bag

Give the gift of spring with this decorative gift bag. Crepe paper grass and fabric flowers transform a plain gift bag into a beautiful flowering garden. Gift bags are so easy and fun to...