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NAILED IT OR FAILED IT: How To Make Your Own Fireworks (Without Explosions)

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Wow! It's been awhile since Eric, Jon, and I have been together for a Nailed It Or Failed It Segment, which means we have to end this week with a BANG.

On Friday, June 30th on WQAD News 8 at 11am, I showed the guys - and all of you at home - how to make your own fireworks in a safe, non-explosive way. All you need is paint and poster board. You can make three different kinds of fireworks with three different items - a dish brush, bendy straws, and paper towel rolls. Click above to see how we did and click below to see if we were successful, as well as how to make a fun and festive star-spangled sangria:

If you want to see a full schedule of all the fireworks displays around the area, click here.