Tuesday Tutorial - Patriotic Candy Poppers

Patriotic Candy Poppers
For last month's Whisker Graphics Design Team project, I created patriotic treat bags using their Bigger Bitty Bags.  This month, I am at it again, this time using the bags to create patriotic candy poppers!

Patriotic Candy Poppers materials

You'll Need:
heavy crepe paper sheets
2" X 6" cardboard tubes (find at your favorite craft store)
striped Bigger Bitty Bags 
candy or other small items to put inside cracker
double sided tape

Patriotic Candy Poppers crepe roll

1.  Place double stick tape on a cardboard tube, then roll across a piece of crepe paper to secure.  Attach a piece of tape over the crepe paper to secure to the tube.
2.  Trim the crepe paper ends down to about 4" long.

Patriotic Candy Poppers

3.  Twist one end of the crepe paper and tie with ribbon, then fill roll with candy or other small items.

4.  Twist the other end of crepe paper and tie with ribbon. and secure with ribbon, tie in bow.
5.  Trim a Bigger Bitty Bag to 7 ½" on the long side, wrap around the crepe paper tube and secure with tape.

So easy, right?  The perfect way to celebrate your next patriotic party in style.

 I know...you are running out to make some right now.

Patriotic candy poppers for your next party

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