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5 December 2015, Saturday

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DIY Christmas Decorations

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Reuse and Recycle this Christmas

The festive season is usually a time of eating too much food, drinking too much, and excess merriment. This year why not reduce and reuse by making your own DIY Christmas Decorations? These simple Christmas decorations will save you a trip to store (that means not having to listen to Jingle Bells in the aisles!) and you will be able to give your green boxes a second life.

Christmas Gift Tags

What you will need:
– Any Fry’s Box
– Colourful Ribbons
– Scissors
– A pencil
– A punch
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Using your pencil, draw out the shape that you’d like your tags to be on the inside of your Fry’s box.

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Step 2:
Cut your shape out.
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Step 3:
Punch a hole at the top of your shape. Try to get it as centered as you can.
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Step 4:
Tie a bow at the top and you’re done!
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Festive Fry’s Wreath

What you’ll need:
– Any 2 Fry’s boxes
– A cardboard box
– Multi-Purpose glue
– Scissors
– A pencil
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Step 1:
Draw out a leaf shape on the back of one of your fry’s boxes. You’ll need quite a few leaves so repeat this process until you think you have enough.
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Step 2:
Cut out all your leaf shapes.

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You should end up with quite a few leaves like this:

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Step 3:
Draw a circle with a smaller circle in the centre on the cardboard box.

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Step 4:
Cut out the circle as well as the circle in the centre.
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You should end up with something like this:
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Step 5:
Add glue to your cardboard circle.
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Step 6:
Glue all your leaves onto the circle.
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Step 7:
Tie a bow to the bottom and you’re done!

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Christmas tree decorations:

What you’ll need:– Any 2 Fry’s Boxes
– Multi-purpose glue
– Pliers
– A pencil
– Scissors
– Bendable wire
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Step 1:
Draw 12 circles onto the back of your Fry’s box and cut your circles out as neatly as possible! We know this is easier said than done though!
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Step 2:
Wrap the wire around your circles and glue the circles closest to the wire together.
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Step 5:
Fold out all of your circles and tie a ribbon on the top… you’re done!

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And there you go! Reuse and recycle this Christmas with Fry’s.

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