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DIY Fourth of July Treat bags {Silhouette Giveaway}

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We host a breakfast before our Fourth of July Parade every year. It is a chance for us to get together and put the finishing touches on our parade float. I am always trying to think of fun festive touches! This year I am placing wooden cutlery and a napkin in a striped bag embellished with a star.

4th of July cutlery bags

I used blue baker’s twine, striped mini treat bags, wooden cutlery, napkins and star cut-outs.

fourth of july silverware holders

How to cut star buttons on the Silhouette

Silhouette Star Cutting File

Open the star cutting file I made with the Silhouette Design Software.

silhouette stars

Cut stars on 8 1/2″ X 11″ red cardstock.

stars cut with the Silhouette

Place napkin and cutlery in bag and tie on a star. You have a quick and useful way to make a festive table for the Fourth of July!

Fourth of July Table Setting


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