These Pirate Party centerpieces are easy to make and the perfect addition to your pirate party! A few simple elements and the free printable make it possible to make several of these quickly and easily.
For our party we placed them on tables on the “Land Lubber’s Dry Dock” to add to the festiveness for those who weren’t participating in the water games.
Be sure to check out my tips for printing printables here if you are new to working with printables.
For this project you will need:
Fleece Fun’s free printable (download below)
Glass bowls from the dollar store
1/4 inch natural rope (can be found at any home improvement store)
Hot Glue Gun and Glue sticks
Paper Straws and/or Bamboo Skewers
Pirate Party Centerpieces Tutorial
Step 1 – Wrap the bowl.
Please read through all the directions before beginning this craft.
Use hot glue gun to finish the end of the rope so it won’t fray.
Taking clean glass bowl, add a line of hot glue to it and then place on rope.
Continue to add glue and then wrap rope, around the bowl 3 times.
Cut of end of rope.
Step 2 – Add fun items
Add sand until it fills the bowl 2/3 of the way up.
Then add coins, shell a pirate compass, etc. for interest.
Step 3 – Add Flags
Print up the free printable.
Cut out the flags and fold in half.
Glue skewer in the crease and fold flag and glue into place.
Put into pirate centerpiece – You’re finished!