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Lit Flower by Kelly Sheridan for Shimmer 2020

In this video Salto artist, Kelly Sheridan shows how to make a beautiful Flower at Mainly using the contents of your recycling bin.

To make this flower you will need:

Foam - about 10cm X10 cm

1 Battery tealight candle

30 cm String / cord

A4 size card (iridescent or plain/ recycling)*

Just over A4 size of shiny/ iridescent wrapping paper

(* x2 if using plain card).

Equipment : Scissors, Double sided tape, Wide cello tape, Hole punch, Glue sticks, Pencils, Bluetac

If you need help with materials or the little T lights get in touch at

and we can give you the bits and bobs you need.

Make as many as you like. We want to see pictures of what you make so when you post use the hashtag #shimmerlight20 . Post them up to the Whitley Bay Carnival Fb page

Use the Flower to decorate your windows or gardens or bring it to pin on our giant St Nicholas.

He’s going to appear in Whitley Bay in the week of the 7th of December. Look out for further announcements as to where you will find him and the Shimmer Lites Light marshals.

Let’s make Whitley Bay Shimmer

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