1. Draw your own small carousel horse or use our free template (you can sign up below to receive the download). 2. Color and add details with fine point markers, watercolors, and colored pencils. 3. Cut out your carousel horse. 4. Start to decorate your carousel base with paint pens, watercolor, and stickers. 5. Cut a small entry point on the top of your carousel base (flip your cup drinking side down). 6. Insert a straw through the slice. Now you have a carousel pole that can drop and rise! 7. Hot glue your horse onto the pole. 8. Fold a toothpick into the center of a 4" piece of washi tape. 9. Cut your ends in a < shape to create a flag. 10. Push the sharp end of your toothpick into the center of a pom pom. 11. Glue your pom pom and flag to the top of your carousel pole. 12. If you want a canopy shape on the top of your carousel horse, swap your flag out for a drink umbrella!