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Rocket Favor Packaging

Send your guests to the moon with these lively rockets. They make playful favor packages for an Independence Day bash or a child's summer birthday. And constructing them is a snap -- no rocket science required.


Source: Martha Stewart Living, July 2011


  • 8 1/2-by-11-inch heavyweight matte paper

  • Double-sided tape

  • 8-by-5 1/2-inch pieces of white tissue paper

  • White twine

  • Hot-glue gun

  • American Starlights Candy


  1. Print the Rocket Crackers Clip Art onto paper using a color printer; cut out the shapes.

  2. Place the rectangular clip art blank side up. affix double-sided tape to 1 long edge. Fold a piece of tissue paper in half (so it measures 4 by 5 1/2 inches). Place the tissue fold at the bottom of the card stock, pressing it to the tape to secure.

  3. Roll the card stock and tissue into a tube, and secure with double-sided tape. Cinch the tissue at the bottom of the rocket, and tie it with twine.

  4. Roll fan-shaped clip art into a cone; secure with hot glue. Place candies inside rocket. Use hot glue to attach cone to body.

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