Making things festive for fourth of July can be easy and cost effective...and a little quirky too!
Here is a fun, easy project for the 4th of July and it's green too...a Paper Medallion Banner!
You will need:
-A computer for printing out your letters (spelling out your message)
- Cereal box
-Newspapers (like your local Gazette) a sheet for each letter
- Red and Blue rolls of crepe streamers
- glue gun
|crepe paper ribbon, newspaper, stapler (glue gun not shown)|
|begin folding at bottom of newspaper rectangle...back and forth|
|...just like a fan or an accordion...|
|Fold in the middle|
|... staple at the top to keep "fan" in fan shape...|
|make two fans per medallion, make one medallion per letter....|
|staple both fans together to create a medallion...|
|center and trace a circle around letters you have printed from the computer...|
|trace and cut out same size circle out of your cereal box cardboard....|
|start folding and stapling crepe ribbon around cardboard circle....|
|finally cut out letters and attach with hot glue to your "medallions"..|
|Alternate colors for a festive touch...|
|hot glue letter medallion to center of your newspaper medallion..|
|with a hole punch, punch a hole at the top of each medallion, string with twin, hang and enjoy!|
Happy 4th of July!!!