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Watermelon Favor Bags

DIY watermelon party favor bags

I am bound to run out of ways to incorporate watermelons into DIY projects, but today is not that day! When I was browsing the dollar store a few weeks ago I spotted these vibrant paper bags in pink, orange and lime green. I knew they had to be mine because they would be perfect to hand out party favors in, but the plain bags were a bit boring. So when I started on my watermelon crafting kick I just knew I had to turn those pink bags into fabulous Watermelon Favor Bags!

150 SUPPLY LISTPink Paper Bag
Lime Green Tape, 0.75 inches wide
Dark Green Tape, 1.5 inches wide
Black Vinyl
Scissors
Treats, Candy and Prizes

Make a Watermelon Favor Bag!

150 TO CREATE

  1. Cut a long piece of dark green tape and adhere it to the paper bag, lining up the edge of the tape with the bottom of the bag, wrap the tape around the entire base of the bag. Repeat this process with the lime green tape just above the dark green tape.
  2. Using scissors cut your black vinyl into small squares, these will be the seeds of the watermelon. Adhere the black vinyl squares randomly to the pink area of the paper bag.
  3. Fill your bag full of treats, candy and prizes!

Make a Watermelon Favor Bag!

Make a Watermelon Favor Bag!

Make a Watermelon Favor Bag!

Make a Watermelon Favor Bag!

Make a Watermelon Favor Bag!

This project is also a perfect party/craft activity for little ones and might I suggest making a super-sized version of my Mini Watermelon Piñata, then the kids could use the Watermelon Favor Bags they crafted to collect the piñata loot in!

-Sarah

*See more of Sarah’s glitter and talent on her blog Weekend Pursuits and Instagram @sadiutori

Fruit You Can Wear

While it’s summer, I love to acknowledge it in every way possible and one of my favorite ways is by wearing lots of fruity things! Whether you want to cover yourself in head to toe fruit or just accessorize, this list has you covered:

Fruit you can wear

clockwise: Watermelon Nail Stickers // Pineapple scarf // Watermelon shirt  // Lemon studs // Pineapple shoes // Strawberry shirt // Bananas sequin sweatshirt // Fruit pants // Strawberry clutch // Citrus clutch // Banana skirt // Lemon laptop sleeve // Lemon dress // Pineapple skirt // Fruit shirt

Have you found anything fabulous and fruity lately? Are you as concerned with making summer last as long as possible as I am?

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Mini Watermelon Piñata

Make a mini watermelon piñata!

While I can assure you that if I threw a Fruity Fiesta, I would l-o-v-e to deck out the party with a super-sized piñata in every fruit imaginable, I am sure my party guests would not enjoy the lack of mingling room it would provide. Luckily, I can satisfy my fruit piñata craving, provide substantial room for mingling and give each guest a little something to take home with them, all thanks to these Mini Watermelon Piñata!

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1170X425 SUPPLY LISTPink, Light Green and Dark Green Crepe Paper, Streamers or Tissue Paper
Lightweight Cardboard (I used a Krispy Kreme box leftover from National Donut Day)
Mini Watermelon Piñata Template (link at bottom of post)
Black Card Stock
Double-Sided Tape
Clear Packing Tape
Hot Glue and Glue Gun
Fringe Scissors
Scissors
Hole Punch
Candy, Treats and/or Small Toys (to fill the piñata with, I used these sour watermelon candies)

Make a mini watermelon piñata! #fruityfiesta

1170X425 TO CREATE

  1. Print out the template, cut out the triangle shape, trace it on to the lightweight cardboard twice and cut out two triangles. Out of the lightweight cardboard also cut out several strips, approximately 1 inch wide.
  2. Assemble the piñata base. Using packing tape, attach the strips to one of the triangles to create a triangle shaped box, if you are planning to add anything to the inside of your piñata, now is the time to do so. Place the other triangle on top of the box you created and attache with packing tape.
  3. Using double-sided tape attach pieces of tissue paper/streamers/crepe paper to the piñata base to cover all of the cardboard. Cover the top two-thirds of the piñata base with pink, and the bottom third with dark green.
  4. Create the decorative fringe. Using fringe scissors, cut and fringe the streamers leaving approximately ½ inch of uncut steamer at the top, this space is where you will attach your fringe to the mini piñata. Note: If you are using crepe paper or tissue paper, you will need to cut the paper into 1½ inch strips and then fringe.
  5. Using a hot glue gun attach the fringed tissue paper/streamers/crepe paper to the piñata base, starting at the bottom with the dark green and working your way up to the top. I did one row of dark green, one of light green and the rest in pink. You want to place your first row of fringed tissue paper/streamers/crepe paper, so that it lines up with the bottom of the piñata, the rest of the fringed tissue paper/streamers/crepe paper you add, make sure the bottom of the piece you are adding is approximately ½ inch above the bottom of the last placed fringed tissue paper/streamers/crepe paper.
  6. Using a hole punch, punch out several dots out of black card stock, these will be the seeds for the watermelon. Attach the dots randomly on the pink area of the piñata.

Make a mini watermelon piñata! #fruityfiesta

Make a mini watermelon piñata! #fruityfiesta

Make a mini watermelon piñata! #fruityfiesta

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Make a mini watermelon piñata! #fruityfiesta

Make a mini watermelon piñata! #fruityfiesta

Make a mini watermelon piñata! #fruityfiesta

Make a mini watermelon piñata! #fruityfiesta

Make a mini watermelon piñata! #fruityfiesta

Make a mini watermelon piñata! #fruityfiesta

Make a mini watermelon piñata! #fruityfiesta

Here is the Mini Watermelon Piñata Template! I hope these inspire you to plan a fruity fiesta!

Sarah

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