STRING OF HEARTS
These paper hearts make fantastic hanging decorations.
1. Cut out long strips of paper, Use a punch to create a pattern on paper edge.
2. Fold strip in half; glue the inside of the paper at both top and bottom V-shaped points to create a nice, curvy heart.
3. If you want more hearts hanging on the same row, create hearts in halves before joining them to a central stem.
ON THE RIGHT NOTE
Use Post-It notes to create the writing on the wall. Against a sea of one-coloured Post-Its, a second colour can form words or your monogram.
I’M YOUR FAN
Add interest to your venue using paper craft. Accordion-fold paper to create windmills that make a striking wall feature.
Okay, so technically, you don’t make the streamers, but, you can make them prettier. make horizontal cuts, each about 5 to 8mm apart, along the edge of the entire streamer. These will make the streamer twirl and curl. A few of these make a fantastic backdrop.
LIGHT ME UP
Make a modern architectural statement on your dinner table with candle screens. Accordion-fold medium-thick art paper and turn it into a “screen” to surround a votive candle.
This article was first published in Her World Brides June – August 2012.