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Summer Lemonade Party

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When life gives you lemons, throw a party!  With this Summer Lemonade Party kit from Fiskars, you'll be ready to turn any sour day into a sweet one!  This kit has great ideas for decorations, treats, beverages, and more.  This is a great theme for a birthday, block party, or just a great reason to get together with friends and family.

Lemon Party

Materials:

  • Fuse Creativity System® Starter Set from Fiskars
  • Medium Design Set 101890 - Curvy Square from Fiskars
  • Corner Squeeze Punch (1/4 Round) from Fiskars
  • 1/4" Circle Hand Punch from Fiskars
  • 1/16" Circle Hand Punch from Fiskars
  • Retractable Fingertip Detail Knife from Fiskars
  • Premier No. 5 Micro-Tip® Scissors from Fiskars
  • Classic Stick Rotary Cutter (28 mm) from Fiskars
  • Napkins
  • Straws
  • Cardstock
  • Glue
  • Magnets
  • String
  • Stapler
  • Cork Sheets (thin)
  • Tissue paper

 

Instructions:

  1. Beginning with the invitation, two shapes combined together with a brad make for a fun, spinning message.
     
  2. Using Fuse, create one yellow and orange scalloped lemonade square and one solid pink scalloped square.
     
  3. Print out invitation text onto lighter pink cardstock and round corners with squeeze punch; glue to center of pink square.
     
  4. Place both squares together and poke brad through center of lemon to connect.
     
  5. Add “you’re invited” paper strip to front of invite to complete.Include a save-the-date magnet with your invitation.

    Lemon Party
     
  6. Format text on computer leaving room for the lemonade design at left.
     
  7. Press printed cardstock onto self-adhesive magnetic paper.

    Lemon Party
     
  8. Run sandwich through Fuse to cut, ink, emboss, and complete.
     
  9. Set a festive mood at your party with a dramatic banner.
     
  10. Run assorted colors of cardstock through the Fuse to cut and emboss the lemonade design.
     
  11. Punch the top corners with a 1/16 inch hand punch to string.
     
  12. Add letters spelling out SUMMER.

    Lemon Party
     
  13. Fold more assorted squares diagonally and staple onto banner for scalloped flags.
     
  14. Cupcakes are not only a party staple, they can serve as a dramatic centerpiece when adorned with whimsical pinwheels.

    Lemon Party
     
  15. Run assorted non-adhesive craft foam through the Fuse to create scalloped squares.
     
  16. Add a slit at the center with a craft knife.
     
  17. Cut from each corner toward center as shown.
     
  18. Using 1/16 inch circle hand punch, punch one side from each corner as shown.
     
  19. Run brad through each corner hole and through center hole to secure.

    Lemon Party
     
  20. Hot glue pinwheels to lollipop sticks to insert into cupcakes.
     
  21. Another fun topper option is a pennant flag. Simply cut a flag from assorted lemonade letterpressed squares and adhere to toothpicks, bamboo skewers, or lollipop sticks.

    Lemon Party
     
  22. Class up inexpensive beverage napkins with Fuse. Run several napkins through the Fuse at the same time without ink. Tip: Add a sheet of printer paper between the napkin and cutting mat for a clean release and impression.

    Lemon Party
     
  23. Continue decorating your party with this one shape and die by adding flair to the table. Run thin cork sheets through the Fuse for matching drink coasters!

    Lemon Party
     
  24. Dramatic tissue flowers are super easy and inexpensive.

    Lemon Party
     
  25. For each flower, cut eight scalloped squares from a single color of tissue paper. You can cut more than one flower worth in one pass.
     
  26. Layer eight squares together, alternating the direction each time as shown.
     
  27. Staple at center.
     
  28. Gather the first layer up to the center squeezing the bottom of layer by the staple as opposed to the top.

    Lemon Party
     
  29. Repeat with each layer, scrunching up at the bottom only of each layer.
     
  30. Fan out flower once all layers are complete.
     
  31. Hot glue flower to cardstock strip glued or stapled into a napkin ring.
     
  32. Cut out embossed designs to further accent your party.
     
  33. Cut out lemon from embossed lemonade design.
     
  34. Punch 1/4 inch circle hand punch at center to insert straw. For thinner straws, cut an X at center with craft knife to insert.

    Lemon Party
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