The stunning First Edition Kaleidoscope papers are perfect for
making crafts for your next summer party. Use the free printable templates to
make your own version to suit your party theme or special event.
What You Will Need
First Edition Kaleidoscope 12” x 12” Paper Pad
Card Party Straws, Split Pin, Lollipop sticks
Dovecraft Scalloped Scissors, 3D Foam Squares, Double Sided
Assorted twine, sequins, 2 mini pegs, Ric Rac and grosgrain
First Edition Tag & Varsity Alphabet Die Sets
Cut a piece of First Edition 12” x 12” Kaleidoscope paper
into a 12.7cm square and use your free pinwheel template to cut into the paper. You can use the Dovecraft scalloped scissors to cut the paper to create an
interesting feature. Pierce the corners and centre of the pinwheel where there
is a circle on the template. Gently bend each pierced corner into the centre of
the paper and use a split pin to keep each section together. With a card straw,
flatten one end and pierce a hole at the top and feed the pin through it.
Long Snack Box
Cut your chosen piece of First Edition 12” x 12” double
sided paper down to 30.5cm x 22.3cm and with your free printable template, cut
and score as followed. To finish you can stick the sides together or as we have
done, use mini pegs to clip the smaller panels together, a great instant bowl.
Snack Box with Dividers
Cut a piece of the First Edition 12” x 12” Kaleidoscope
paper into a 24.5cm square. Follow the snack box template for your cut and
score guidelines. To create the
dividers, two piece of the same First Edition 8” x 8” Kaleidoscope papers to
24.5cm x 6cm. On the centre panel, cut a 3cm slit in the middle to half away
down so you can slot the dividers together. Use double sided tape to stick the
panels together and stick the dividers to the side of the box.
Party Treat Bag
Cut a piece of 8”x 8” First Edition Kaleidoscope paper to
27.2cm x 17cm. Across the paper, score and fold it at 1.4cm, 11.4cm, 13.9cm,
14.3cm,24.2cm & 25.7cm. To create the base for your card, score and fold
3cm from the top of the paper. Cut the sides of the square panels at the top of
the paper. Fold the cut side panels inwards and cover with the larger panel.
Fold the remaining panels; ensuring the bottom panel is stuck on top of the
winged panels. At the opening of your gift bag, whole punch so you can create a
ribbon handle. To finish, stamp the ‘Let’s Celebrate’ stamp onto a contrasting
piece of paper and cut to 6.3cm x 4.8cm and stick to bag with foam pads.
You can also make a smaller Party Treat Bag with our free printable template here.
Cut five 3.4cm x 4cm triangles in the same First Edition
Kaleidoscope paper. With contrasting paper from the same pad, die cut the word
‘Party’ using the First Edition Alphabet Varsity Die. Stick on top of a 24.5cm
piece of green Ric Rac ribbon using glue. Flatten the top of the card straw and
then stick the ribbon bunting to the flattened bit of the tube.
Cut 2 pieces of green First Edition Kaleidoscope paper to 6.8cm
x 10.3cm. Cut a curve on one side of the papers to create a lollipop shape.
With a lollipop stick, add the lollipop paper to each side using double sided
tape. We have then cut a piece of the multi coloured glitter paper to 6.8cm x
5.5cm and cut into the paper to create a ‘melted’ effect, cutting the excess
from the top to make the lollipop shape.
We have then decorated the glitter paper with sequins. To finish, we
have cut a smallest tag from the First Edition Tag die set and attached it to
the lollipop stick with a piece of twine tied into the a bow. These would make
cool party invites or fans on a warm day!
Alternatively, you can add several ‘flavours’ to your paper
lollipop by layering 3 different papers
on top of each other or you can use Dovecraft scalloped scissors and cut some
of the lollipop off to look like a piece has been eaten.
We would love to see what you make with these handy
tutorials and free printable templates, simply upload and share your crafty
party makes in the project gallery.