For the month of July we, Eileen Hull's, Inspiration Team, will be sharing our creative ideas for Party Decor using Sizzix Dies. You’ll find ideas for storage, centerpieces, favors and more that you can create with your favorite Sizzix dies for your next party, BBQ or bash.
Having 4 young grandnephews and grandnieces - ages 2 through 6 - when I think 'Party' it's always KIDS Party! So today I created a treat jar that I think kids will just love, especially since there are frogs in it!!!
Because I filled the jar with gummy frogs - I wanted to a make a flower that would look like a lily pad - so I got out Eileen's Romance Flower die. I wanted it a light and airy flower - so I used white and green tissue paper. I took a sheet of each color - folded it up to fit the size of the die, laid both pieces over the die - and was able to cut multiples of each color (8 of each size) with one swipe!
I layered 3 pieces of each size in each color onto a green velvet brad.
Then I spritzed water onto the bloom and folded up one layer at time.
I kept spritzing water as I folded up the layers - then I hit it with my heat tool just a bit to dry it so it wouldn't flatten out.
I glued my 'lily pad' to the top of the jar and wound two pieces of twine between the two bottom layers and just let them hang over the edges to give a little visual texture and motion.
I tied a multi loop bow out of wrinkled seam tape around the back jar hinge
(just some more green 'stuff' growing in the frog pond!)
This jar is a small one cup/half pint size - you could make one for each child or just have a few on the table filled with various colorful candies!
So, I ran a field product test with almost 6 year old Landon, and almost 4 year old Mila.
They thought the jar was pretty cute, with the lily pad on top, the tag and the frog charm -
but really LOVED the gummy frogs.
Mila's final word on her review - "ribbit"
So please remember to check out Eileen Hull's blog for more creative party decor all this month!
I'm also linking to the following:
Ink: True Black - PTI
Paper: Simply Chartreuse - PTI, green and white tissue paper from stash.
Accessories: Romance Flower Die - Eileen Hull/Sizzix, Label die from Perfect Patches Die Collection - PTI, wrinkled seam tape - Prairie Bird Boutique Etsy Shop, twine, frog charm - Michaels, green velvet brad - Making Memories, water spritzer - Ranger, heat tool, half pint jar - Michaels.