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Party Garland!

This month’s  Floracraft® challange is FloraCraft® Make It: Fun® Foam Balls

with the theme CELEBRATION!!! (so many different shapes and sizes!!)

make it fun

I knew instantly that I wanted to do a garland of some sort..but a realllllly colorful one! cause I love color.

styrofoam garland and cupcake stand

You just need some tissue paper and  glue! supplies I poured out the glue so I could dip my paint brush in it…then painted on a coat on the balls. paint on glue

cut a square of tissue paper and placed glue ball in it and wrapped! Since the tissue paper is thin it will really stick well…but you can add little glue here and there as needed! tissue paper balls

I took a big yarn needle…threaded it with bakers twine and popped it through the ball to make a cute garland! needle through the ball styrofoam wrapped balls for a party garland

garland Okay…I wanted to hang this garland on a cake…

so I made one…

and it ended up turning into this… 6a00d8341e126453ef0115724389c9970b-500wi

It was NOT pretty. I mean…i still ate it. But not photo ready!

So instead took some FloraCraft® Make It: Fun® Foam wreaths  in two different sizes and wrapped them in poster board and ribbon to make a fun cake stand! (they actually have cake stand ones HERE) but I just worked with what I have!!!

cake stand with styrofoam wreath forms

Added a few random elements by cutting out Make It: Fun Foam® Foam Sheets with the heated Florcraft® StyroCutter® Plus (melts thorugh it like BUTTER! You can see it in action HERE on my giant flamingo!

cut out banner shape

It’s three pieces…glued together and painted!

celebrate banner

I also did a number 7…that I wrapped in WASHI tape!

number 7 wrapped in washi tape

ball party garland

cake stand They are so fun…and you can totally customize to your party decor!

customized to your party


source Mini Snow Cone Cake Topper at GingerSnapCrafts.com #party #partyideas #makeitfuncrafts_thumb[1] source



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About Kimbo

Kimbo blogs at A girl and a glue gun--where she puts her hot glue gun to good use (as well as her vinyl cutter and sewing machine) She loves all crafts and is thrifty (the nice way to say she's cheap) So she is constantly trying to come up with fast and easy projects that won't break the bank! She lives in Idaho with her hot husband and 3 kiddos.