Decorative shapes with crepe paper

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On the site powerfulmothering.com we have found a brilliant idea how to make colorful decorative shapes. They are both beautiful for decorating the walls and doors of the refrigerator, and interesting to children when you create them together.


Step 1

rolls of colorful crepe paper

The basic material, of course, is the crepe paper. Use several different colors of crepe paper. The more colors the better.


Step 2

colorful crepe paper cut into squares

Crepe paper can be in the form of circles, triangles…

Cut the crepe paper into small squares. Of course, you do not have to cut the squares only, experiment with other forms.


Step 3

mixing glue for wood with water

The adhesive must be fluid so the colors from crepe paper could be spilled across

Now in a smaller bowl mix the glue for wood and water in relation 1: 1. We will use that mixture to glue a crepe paper.


Step 4

gluing crepe paper on a cardboard

glue a crepe paper to a cardboard or a harder paper

On a cardboard or stiffer paper or paper with a glossy surface that does not absorb too much water, apply a  mixture of water and glue, glue a piece of crepe paper and go over it again with a brush so that the crepe paper is completely soaked with glue and settled. Repeat this procedure until the entire piece of cardboard is covered with the crepe paper. In doing so, watch that crepe paper of different colors overlap. Be careful not to put two sheets of paper of the same color next to each other. The aim is that the surface is colorful.


Step 5

Crepe paper pasted on cardboard

drying for 24 hours

Repeat this procedure until the entire piece of cardboard is covered by the crepe paper. At the same times try to make that crepe paper of different colors overlap. Be careful not to put two sheets of paper of the same color next to each other. The aim is that the surface is as colorful. Leave it all to dry for 24 hours.


Step 6

decorative shapes with crepe paper

When the glue has dried, cut out of the cardboard prepared this way some interesting shapes. With these decorative forms with crepe paper, you can decorate the door of the refrigerator, the walls of children’s rooms and the like.

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