DIY Fourth of July Treat bags

    Posted by  ·  July 3, 2013

    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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      Sunday, June 14th, 2015
      The Silhouette file you included was a file for rhinestone stars, not the one shown above. Is there any chance I could get the right file?

      Thanks, Susan
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      Wednesday, July 10th, 2013
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      Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013
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