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Fireworks Pens

Fireworks Pens

Total Time Needed: 30 Minutes or less

Modern John Hancocks will enjoy signing their important documents with these jangly pens, whose starry arms are reminiscent of bursting fireworks.


  • Wired star garland in various colors (available at craft and party stores)
  • Duct tape
  • Pen
  • Small jingle bells


1. For each, cut the wired star garland into nine pieces, each 6 to 8 inches long.

Fireworks Pens - Step 2

2. Trim the tinsel stars from the last inch of each piece. Line up the trimmed ends on the sticky side of a 1-1/2-inch length of duct tape. Leave 1/2 inch of tape free on each side, as shown.

3. Wrap the tape around the top of a pen. Slide small jingle bells onto the ends of the garland lengths, bending the tips around the bell loops to secure them. Splay the garland to resemble exploding fireworks.