DIY 5 de Mayo party decorations

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Are you looking for an inexpensive way to make some cute 5 de Mayo decorations?  This is a quick and easy idea.  I hope you like it!

I recycle almost everything. I am to the point of needing another closet to store all of my cans, jars, cardboard, etc….LOL  My husband was just asking me the other day if I am ever throwing anything in the recycled bin…ha!

Here’s what you need:

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coffee filters crafts

recycled cans

Paint your recycled cans.  Let them dry.

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I folded the coffee filters in half 3 times.

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I used 10 filters to make each flower. Tied them with curly ribbon.

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Opened up the coffee filter and cut into some strips:

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I wrapped the cans with the ribbon scraps.  I used my hot glue gun.

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Lightly spray paint the flowers any color you wish.

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Here’s what they look like all set up on my “Nachos” bar.

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Be sure to stop by to check out all the 5 de Mayo party ideas on a budget.

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I will share a tutorial on how to make the easy 5 de Mayo banner tomorrow.

Do you have any crafty 5 de Mayo decorations you’d like to share?  Leave a comment with the link to your blog.

Happy crafting friends!!


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