DIY 4th of July Fireworks Doornament “Wreath”

We’ve had a lot going on around here. Family visiting, day camps, play dates, community events etc. etc. etc. It’s all great! Truly, it’s a joyous time around here, but for my 4 year old, it can be a little overwhelming.

Yesterday, in the midst of an overwhelmed display of 4 year-oldness, I pulled Daphne outside to have a little mama time, and make something special for the upcoming fireworks viewing party we are hosting tomorrow.

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We had not updated our spring wreath, so we decided to make something for the front door- not a wreath, but like a wreath (ish) and we’re calling it a doornament – a door ornament. I grabbed some black cardstock (it had a little rip, but Daph didn’t care so neither did I), our glitter and glue. Note- glitter gets EVERYWHERE, if you didn’t know… so I did this outside!

 

Daphne decided to have the square paper turned to utilize the diamond shape, because- obviously. Then we got to the business of designing fireworks out of glue and glittering them up!

Tip- design and glitter each firework one at a time. That will help keep the different colors of glitter from “contaminating” the other fireworks.

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After the sparkling fireworks were done we punched holes in the side of the diamond and tied a ribbon through the holes. We hung it on the door, cleaned up our crafting supplies and admired our exciting new decoration.

Happy 4th of July to you and yours!

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