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Last week I showed you how to make the invitations, so this week I'll show you a great way to carry through the theme of the party with banners — Flip-Flop banners, personalised for your little one.
To carry the beach theme through I bought lots of beach balls wholesale so they dictated the colour scheme, a bit off from the invitation, but perfect for a bright and playful party décor. I tried finding tropical-themed floral paper, but couldn't, and so had to come up with a great alternative.
For this project you will need:
*Clear floral cellophane wrapping paper
*Bright coloured cartridge papers
*Slipper templates from last week
You will then:
*Use large templates to mark out slippers on the coloured cartridge paper
*Cover with glue
*Carefully apply floral cellophane paper using a flat-edge tool or spatula to smooth in place
*When dry, cut out slippers, ensuring you cut out a 1 X 5-inch length flap at the heel, for attaching to lei (pictured)
*Create lettering for name and age (if using) and space sufficiently then print.
*Cut out individual letters and numbers using smaller slipper template
*Be sure that you mark left foot and right foot slippers and lettering
*Glue lettering to floral flip flop and then attach to lei, spacing each slipper equally
Voila! Your flip-flop banner: fun, bright and tropical for your beach-themed party.
Cut out each slipper with a flap (as seen in photo) to wrap around lei.
Attach letters of the
child's name to the floral
slipper and then attach
finished slipper to lei
with staples at the flap.
What you need
Print the letters and numbers you need. Cut out using smaller slipper template.
Glue floral cellophane to
cartridge with glue stick.
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