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Luau Party Set

By: Debbie Saenz
Debbie Saenz
Debbie Saenz
My name is Debbie Saenz and I’ve had a passion for creating art ever since I was a young child. Through the years, I’ve enjoyed working with many different art mediums and I’m always excited to learn new techniques. My heart’s desire is to inspire people through my art. My latest passion is mixed-media…It’s like a melting pot of all the mediums I love! Come learn more about me and my creative journey on my blog, A Creative Life, at: http://debbiesaenz.typepad.com
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Supplies

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Parisian Pink, 2 oz.
Item #2233
Premium, all-purpose acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home décor. Superior coverage. Exceptional brushability. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are certified AP non-toxic, water-based, and acid neutral.

$1.59

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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Calypso Sky, 2 oz.
Item #524
Premium, all-purpose acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home décor. Superior coverage. Exceptional brushability. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are certified AP non-toxic, water-based, and acid neutral.

$1.59

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Wicker White, 2 oz.
Item #901
Premium, all-purpose acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home decor. Superior coverage. Exceptional brushability. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are certified AP non-toxic, water-based, and acid neutral.

$1.59

Mod Podge ® Sparkle, 8 oz.
Item #CS11211
Add a touch of sparkle to your decoupage projects! Waterbase formula dries fast & clear, holds tight, protects and gives a smooth finish. Great for all-around crafts and kid's projects. Mod Podge ® is an all in one decoupage glue, sealer and finish.

$7.29

Other Supplies
Alphabet stencils 5"
Raffia or a grass skirt cut to 6½” from the top
1 or 2 sprigs of summer flowers in bright colors (3 different sizes)
11 adhesive rhinestones
Raffia strands
Wooden napkin rings
Paper maché sandal boxes
White lunch bags
Eyelets (10 for banner; 1 for each party bag tag)
Striped 12" x 12” scrapbook paper (2 for banner; 1 sheet for each set of 1 party bag - Paper maché sandal box - napkin ring and invitation)
Scrapbook paper with large flowers to coordinate with striped paper
5 sheets of bright colored cardstock (for banner)
Pink scrapbook paper with coordinating paper (for tags: 1 for each party bag and 1 for each invitation)
4” x 5.5” blank white notecards

Instructions

Banner 

  1. Attach raffia pieces together by tying to make one long piece (or cut grass skirt leaving 6½” from the top).
  2. Using the stencil letters for ALOHA, trace (connecting spaces in letters) onto striped paper and cut out.
  3. Using colored cardstock, cut out four 4½ ” x 5” pieces and one 4¾” x 5” (for letter H).
  4. With Mod Podge, decoupage letters to cardstock pieces; dry and give all pieces a top coat; dry.
  5. Add 2 eyelets to top corner of each letter piece.
  6. Remove silk flowers from flower sprigs and remove plastic centers; decoupage to letter cards; add rhinestones and give entire flower a second coat of Mod Podge.
  7. Place the letter O in the middle of the banner and pull a piece of raffia up through each eyelet hole.
  8. Place the letters L and H on the raffia banner, spacing about 1½” from the letter O and pull pieces of raffia up through the eyelets as you did with letter O; continue with letters A and A. 9. Tie each piece of raffia piece into a bow, connecting each letter.

Goodie Bags

  1. Using a lunch bag as a template, cut out pieces of striped scrapbook paper to cover the front of each bag; decoupage in place with Mod Podge.
  2. Cut out flowers from scrapbook paper, 3 for each bag; decoupage in place; overlapping; dry.
  3. Place a rhinestone in the middle of each flower and decoupage entire front of bag with a top coat; dry.
  4. After adding goodies, fold top portion of bag (approx. 1”) toward the back and crease; punch two holes 1½” apart centered at top of bag (approx. ½”) from top crease.
  5. Make tags by cutting pieces of pink paper or cardstock to 3¾” x 1¾” (this will be the back border piece) Cut top pieces using orange cardstock to 3½” x 1½”; glue together with a glue stick then decoupage entire tag to give a matching sparkle finish.
  6. Write “LUAU” on tag and attach an eyelet on the top corner.
  7. Feed 2 or 3 strands of raffia through the back of the bag into each hole then attach the tag and tie into a bow and trim raffia.

Sandal party favors

  1. Basecoat entire box Wicker White; dry. Paint box Calypso Sky; dry.
  2. Cut a strip of striped paper (the lines should run vertically) the height of the sandal without the lid; decoupage in place with Mod Podge; dry.
  3. Cut out a piece of striped paper approx. ¼” smaller than the top of the sandal. 4. Paint Parisian Pink dots around the top sides of the lid; dry.
  4. Give the entire outside of the sandal a top coat of Mod Podge; dry.
  5. Attach the flower with hot glue and add the rhinestone and give a coat of Mod Podge; dry.

Napkin Rings

  1. Basecoat napkin rings Wicker White; dry. Paint rings Parisian Pink; dry.
  2. Cut out a strip of striped paper (to fit around the ring) ½” smaller than the width of the ring leaving ¼” of the edge visible. Decoupage in place with Mod Podge; dry.
  3. Attach the flower with hot glue and add the rhinestone and give a coat of Mod Podge; dry.

Invitations

  1. Using a blank card as a template, cut out pieces of striped paper to cover the front of the invitations; decoupage in place.
  2. Cut out flowers from your floral scrapbook paper and decoupage to the top portion of each invitation leaving room for the tags.
  3. Make tags by cutting pieces of pink paper or cardstock to 3¾” x 1¾” (this will be the back border piece). Cut top pieces using orange cardstock to 3½” x 1½”; glue together with a glue stick then decoupage entire tag to give a matching sparkle finish and hot glue a raffia bow to upper left corner.
  4. Write “It’s a Luau” or any other invitation message on the tag. Decorate edges and attach to bottom portion of invitations just overlapping the flower. Trim any corners of your tag that extend over the front of your card. Write your party information inside the card.
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