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DIY Fourth of July Treat bags

Posted by  ·  July 3, 2013  ·  Last Updated: May 12, 2016

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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  1. Susan
    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
    Is there a winner already?
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    Wednesday, July 10th, 2013
    I am unable to get the code to work as well! Can I get the code as well? I hope it's not to late!
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    Wednesday, July 10th, 2013
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  7. Erin
    Wednesday, July 10th, 2013
    Hi, I would love this! I am thinking of buying it but can't seen to get your code to work. Can you please give me the link for the design/cutter bundle? Thanks
  8. Monday, July 8th, 2013
    Btw, I love your site. It gives us endless ideas in making family occasions fun and unforgettable one.
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    My daughter is soon to celebrate her 4th Birthday. This will be a great tool in making her day one of the most memorable one. That is why am dying to have this Silhouette Portrait.
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    Sunday, July 7th, 2013
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    Sunday, July 7th, 2013
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  15. Michelle
    Sunday, July 7th, 2013
    Adorable place setting! I love following your craft ideas and kid activities. Thanks for sharing your creativity. Mom's like me need your ideas.
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    Sunday, July 7th, 2013
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    Sunday, July 7th, 2013
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    Sunday, July 7th, 2013
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    Sunday, July 7th, 2013
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    Sunday, July 7th, 2013
    Thank you for this opportunity to win one of these. I usually get along fine handcutting shapes and stuff but the time isn't allows really worth it.
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    Sunday, July 7th, 2013
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    Sunday, July 7th, 2013
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    Saturday, July 6th, 2013
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    Saturday, July 6th, 2013
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    Saturday, July 6th, 2013
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    Friday, July 5th, 2013
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    Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013
    I would make a lot of cute things for my classroom and for home. Thanks for the opportunity to win.
  33. Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013
    Great giveaway! Thanks for a chance to win! Darling 4th of July treat bags! So bright and pretty!
  34. virginia h
    Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013
    What a neat looking picnic help. I would like to use a sillouete .
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    Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013
    I love how cute those stars are! I would love this!
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    Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013
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    Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013
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    Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013
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    Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013
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  40. Elizabeth O.
    Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013
    Absolutely adorable!!! Thank you for sharing! Have a wonderful and safe 4th of July!
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    Monday, July 1st, 2013
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    Monday, July 1st, 2013
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