f1is008a ~ Fireworks
Set 1 Fireworks Fancy Sparklers
Required tools and
X-acto knife and fresh
A thin metal
straight-edge ruler. Make fold lines by pressing
against edge of the ruler.
white craft glue that dries clear
Small piece of aluminum
foil to use as a glue pot
Small artist's paint brush to
colored craft paint
1. Paint the
wood sticks that accompany the kit.
2. Place the end
of one of the tissue paper sheets about .5" down the
end of a wood stick. Roll the complete length of
tissue tightly. Repeat the following steps for all 8
3. Place a dot of glue
to the end of the tissue and press against roll to
hold roll securely.
4. Place a dot
of glue to the outside of the tissue roll about 1/8"
above the bottom edge of tissue. Place the end of a
fancy sparkler head on the glue. Wrap the head
around the tissue roll to the end.
5. Place a dot of glue
to the blank inner surface of the end of the fancy
sparkler head and press to secure roll.
6. Clip the excess
tissue roll off the end of the fancy sparkler--about
1/2" or so. Refer to the photo for visual guidance.
7. Take the
small detailing scissors and clip down the tissue
tube in about three evenly spaced clips. This
produces the long tissue fringe at the top of the
fancy sparkler. Play with the ends in order to give
the fringe some volume.