Crafts 101: Crepe Paper Streamers and Garlands

streamersWhat is crepe paper? Crepe aper is a tissue paper that’s coated with a sizing agent and then ‘creped’ to make gathers.

Paper streamers come in a range of pastels or colors, in addition to white and black. It might or might not bleed. This collecting or ‘creping’ could be applied to other kinds of paper. It’s the backing for several types of tape.

You did not know you were decorating with masking tape if you taped the crepe paper streamers up, do you?

Streamers are not just used for parties. It may be utilised in costuming, or at creating craft blossoms. In producing the floats which people see in holiday parades for accessories of all sorts and it’s used. It’s used in appliques and newspaper sculptures. Paper may be employed to decorate Easter eggs by simply letting it bleed on the egg and adding a little water, and it’ll absorb the colour creating designs and some patterns that’s a step apart from the method that was dipping. You will have to understand you’ve got a lot of options.

It may be used when it’s cut up into little squares to create images. The eraser end of a pencil then dipped to a little bit of household adhesive and is used to form the squares. Placing it and dipping the paper to pay the end of this pencil desired. It has to be placed to make the desired result. However, since paper is cheap this is a excellent way to entertain kids.