Rocket Party Favor

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Whether you’re heading off to a park to celebrate the 4th of July or gathering in a backyard for a cookout these rocket party favors are a fun and festive way to bring some red, white, and blue to your celebration of our country’s independence.  They look really cute as table centerpieces or placed on or beside each plate {or just the kid’s plates}.  They’re so quick and easy to make even the kids can help out with this project.  Win, win.

I got the idea from here, but adapted it all to my liking.  {Sorry about all of these pictures.  It was a very cloudy day so all of the whites look yellowish/brownish/grayish.}

Here’s what you’ll need:

:: empty toilet paper rolls
:: scrapbook paper ~ patterned or/and solid
:: double-sided tape or regular tape rolled
:: tissue paper
:: string
:: glue gun or white glue
:: candies

Here’s what you’ll need to do:

1. Measure and cut the scrapbook paper to fit around the toilet paper roll and tape or glue it in place.
2. Cut out paper for the cone top using this template {here} or make your own, roll it to make a cone shape, and tape the edges into place.
3. Run a thin bead of glue around the top edge of the toilet paper roll and position the cone over it, allow to dry.
4. Cut a piece of tissue paper and lay a few candies at the center.

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5. Fold the tissue paper over, roll it up, and tie below the candies with the string.

Rocket Party Favor 46. Insert the candy roll into the rocket tube and then trim off the flare to the length you want it.

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That’s all there is to making some of these cute rocket party favors.
Are you going to make some?  I would love to see photos of how your’s turn out.

This tutorial was featured on:
Wait ‘Til Your Father Gets Home
Becoming Martha
Sweet Bella Roos
Happy Hour Projects
White Lights On Wednesday
Gingerly Made
Do Small Things with Love


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22 Responses to Rocket Party Favor

  1. Foodie in WV June 20, 2013 at 5:53 am #

    What a cute idea! These would be perfect for a 4th of July party!

    • Lori June 24, 2013 at 3:59 pm #

      I know ~ very cute for July 4th parties. I’m glad you think so, too.

  2. Leilani June 20, 2013 at 8:49 am #

    How charming! Or should I say, Charmin? haha 😉 Will store this idea away. I really want that taffy. Where did you find taffy with that festive wrapping?

    • Lori June 24, 2013 at 3:58 pm #

      Well howdy, Leilani. 🙂 Haha about the Charmin! I bought the taffy in the bulk section of our local Winco grocery store.

  3. Maureen June 20, 2013 at 11:13 am #

    So cute! That could easily be adapted to July 1st (Canada Day) as well! Will be watching fireworks with a few cousins and their youngsters and will have to make some to bring along!

    • Lori June 24, 2013 at 3:57 pm #

      Yes, Maureen, you totally could. That would be fun for the children. Let me know how you like them. 🙂

  4. Ginger June 25, 2013 at 5:34 am #

    Thanks for linking up to Gingerly Made’s Show & Tell party last week. You’ve been featured!

  5. Michelle June 26, 2013 at 8:34 pm #

    How totally fun! Best use of tp rolls ever! These would be really fun at an outer space/rocket party, too! Thanks for linking!

    • Lori June 26, 2013 at 9:27 pm #

      I hadn’t thought of that but it sure would be fun at a little boy’s space party. How fun. Now I’m wishing I had a little boy to throw one for. 🙂

  6. nancy June 27, 2013 at 10:17 pm #

    Thanks for sharing this wonderful project–I am excited to be featuring it today! The new link party is up today, so link up anything you have been posting about! And we will be featuring FROZEN TREATS next week, so if you have any FROZEN TREATS–please share them and we will be happy to feature them! Can’t wait to see what you have to share!

  7. Robin July 1, 2013 at 7:25 pm #

    What a fun idea! My kids would love making these and sharing them with their friends. Thanks for stopping by and linking up to Fluster Buster’s Creative Muster Party! Looking forward to seeing what you’re going to link up next week.

    Robin @ Fluster Buster

  8. Lori June 24, 2013 at 3:55 pm #

    Thank you for featuring these rocket party favors.

  9. Lori June 24, 2013 at 3:54 pm #

    Thanks for the feature!

  10. Lori June 27, 2013 at 6:57 am #

    Oh, thank you so much for the feature. I really appreciate it ~ it was a lovely surprise to wake up to this morning. 🙂

  11. Lori June 27, 2013 at 6:56 am #

    Thanks for featuring these Rocket Party Favors in your July 4th round-up. You’ve featured lots of fun ideas to help with the Independence Day celebration.


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