DIY New Year’s Eve *Crackers*


Here’s a neat idea for this New Year’s Eve. If you’re hosting a get-together or dinner party consider this thoughtful treat for your guests — a homemade party cracker! Danielle and Centsational Girl share how.


This decorative tube (an empty paper towel holder in this case) is usually filled with little knick knacks (paper crowns, fortune messages, small toys…) and is wrapped in bright shiny colors. Tradition holds that two people pull from each end of the cracker until it *pops*, emptying out the contents.


{DIY New Year’s Eve Cracker}

Paper towel tube, fine-tip pen (like a sharpie), ruler, box cutter, lightweight wrapping paper or crepe paper (cut into 7.5” x 12” strips), glue gun (low-temp), 2 end frames (light weight card stock, cut into 1.5” x 7.5” strips), 2 cable ties (twist-ties or lightweight wire will work as well), scissors, trinkets or baubles, ribbon, embellishment


Be sure to check in on the entire DIY instructions here! This is a really neat project and a great tradition to begin with your family and friends!

Be sure to check out Danielle’s blog (the guest blogger on Centsational Girl) here as well!


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