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Cinco De Mayo: How To Make Handmade Paper Decorations

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Cinco De Mayo is a festive holiday to celebrate!  An easy way to add festive colors to your decor is to make handmade decorations.

Supply List:

  • Color paper/cardstock
  • Hot Melt Glue Gun
  • General Purpose Clear Mini Glue Sticks
  • Non Stick Glue Pad
  • String
  • Scissors
  • Craft wood
  • Ruler/paint stick

Paper Garland

The first step is the cut out a bunch of cacti from the green paper. You can either find a template online or use your creativity to cut them free hand. We suggest cutting multiple sheets of paper at a time to be more efficient. Set aside.

To make pinwheels take one piece of paper and use a ruler or a paint stick to help lineup where to fold. Make one fold the with of the paint stick then flip the paper over to make the same fold the on the opposite side. Continue until you have done this to the entire piece of paper. This will make your paper look like an accordion. While folded, fold in half and cut into two smaller halves.

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To assemble the pinwheel take the ends on the same side and match them up, crease at the middle point. Apply hot glue to one half of the paper and glue the halves together. This will fan half of your pinwheel. Repeat this process on the other side until you have a complete pinwheel. Apply small amounts of hot glue at the touching points inside of the pinwheels to secure it.

 

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Use a different color than your pinwheel and cut out a circle. Glue this circle in the middle of your pinwheel as an accent.

Make multiple pinwheels for your paper garland alternating the colors and cacti. Use your hot glue gun to then glue the paper decorations on a piece of string. Make as many as you need to fill up the desired length of your string.

Table Centerpiece

What is a party without a table piece to match your garland? This added touch will impress your friends and family.

Choose the color you want to make a large fan with. Fold two pieces of paper just as you did when creating the pinwheels except do not cut it in half when you complete the folding. To assemble the fan, take the ends on the same side and match them up, crease at the middle point. Apply hot glue to one half of the paper and glue the halves together. Repeat this process on the other piece of paper then glue the two pieces together to create one large fan.

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Take another color and create a small fan, folding the paper to resemble an accordion and cut in half like the pinwheels. Glue one side together to create a fan.

Apply hot glue to the piece of craft wood and glue the bottom of your large fan to it. The wood will act as an anchor and hold your fan down. Using the same color, glue extra pieces of paper to cover the piece of wood.

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Take the small fan and glue the bottom to the face of the base on the large fan. When you set up the large fan it will look like a stage for the last step! Glue a single cactus in the middle to display on your fanned out stage and you are set!

Place your paper crafts in your party room and celebrate Cinco De Mayo in style!

 

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Automatic Shut Off Dual Temperature Hot Melt Glue Guns – Mini and Regular Size

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Introducing our New Ultra Series Glue Guns!
Designed to ensure safety, peace of mind,
and consumer convenience. Delivers 50
percent more power than standard glue
guns and features a revolutionary auto shut
off feature that shuts off your glue gun after
30 mins of non-use.

• 3 models: 20, 60, or 100 watts, all dual temperature
• 50% more power than standard glue guns
• 30 minute auto shut off function to ensure safety
• Ergonomic rubber trigger and handle design
• Dual temperature switch for high and low applications
• Power light
• Side fins allows the gun to lay safely on its side,
preventing glue back up
• Detachable sturdy wire stand

*Enhanced Safety Features:
Auto Shut Off
Insulated Nozzles
Side Fins
Safety Fuse

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Motorized Hot Melt Glue Guns – Motor Driven Feed

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The Motorized Glue Guns deliver the power, speed, and control needed for all repetitive maximum output gluing applications. The powerful motor pushes the stick with ease. The continuous feed allows exact dispensing with low operator fatigue. The auto reverse feature prevents unwanted dripping of glue.

NO COMPRESSED AIR REQUIRED

Output & Performance

A maximum no load pushing speed of 11-17 inches per minute improves your productivity. It also has a 5.5-11.6 lb/hour glue output depending on the model you choose.

 

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