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GIVEAWAY: Win 16 Personalized Star Wars Lightsaber Invitations from Inviting Inventions

Mikie M, the woman behind Inviting Inventions, who created this awesome Star Wars Party and these two fantastic Star Wars tutorials on how to make R2D2 cups and lightsaber napkin wraps, is doing a giveaway!

She will be creating 16 handmade personalized Star Wars lightsaber invitations for one of our lucky readers just like these...

Pull on this little tab and...

...watch the invitation come to life!!

 

Amazing, Mikie!!

If you are the winner, all you'll do is send Mikie your party info, and she will design and send 16 handmade invitations right to you! How cool is that?!

To enter the contest, just "like" Inviting Inventions on Facebook, then come back here and leave a comment saying you did just that. Easy peasy!

We’ll pick the winner at random on Thursday, July 14th at 10:00PM (PST).  Any entries after that won’t be considered, sorry.  We will use random.org to generate our winner and will notify you by email.

DIY Tutorial - How to Make Lightsaber Napkin Wraps for your Star Wars Party

Mikie M created this amazing Star Wars Party for her son’s 6th birthday. She made a ton of the decorations herself.

Last week I posted the tutorial she put together for her cute R2D2 cups. This week I'm posting the tutorial she made on how to create these cool lightsaber napkin wraps (including the file for the lightsaber handles).  Thank you, Mikie!

Moms of Star Wars fans, Mickie has totally hooked you up!

Supplies:

  • Napkins - red, blue, lime green or purple (use all one color or a variety)
  • Cardstock - either a medium gray tone or white
  • Paper cutter or scissors
  • Tape - regular or double sided
  • Silverware - this is optional but does make it easier to keep the napkins in the shape of a lightsaber

Step 1 Print lightsaber handle image on cardstock and cut out with a paper cutter or scissors.  You can download the lightsaber file here. There are 6 handle wraps per page.

Step 2 Place silverware in a stack about an inch from the edge of the napkin.  Silverware should hang down past the bottom of the napkin. Fold the napkin over the silverware and continue flipping the silverware until it is completely rolled up. Without silverware simply roll the napkin up.

Step 3 With the napkin edge facing up, place the printed lightsaber handle half way over the napkin and wrap it around the bottom of the napkin.  The bottom of the handle should cover the bottom of the silverware.

Step 4 Use tape to secure the handle around the napkin.  You can either use double stick tape or regular tape to secure the handle edge to the other side.  Make sure the top and bottom of the handle line up.

Step 5 Your lightsaber napkin is now ready!  Be sure that the seam is placed face down on a table or towards the back if in a basket or other container. If you want to make a double lightsaber you can unfold the napkin once and place the handle wrap in the middle.

 

Thank you, Mikie for this fabulous tutorial.

If you haven’t already checked out Mikie’s Star Wars party, please take a look. It's really inspiring.

Also, stay tuned for Mikie's upcoming giveaway where you could win a set of these amazing handmade Star Wars invitations designed by Mikie herself.

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