Gorgeous New Year's Decorations

New Year decorations with combine easy make accordion circle and your favorite plants.
You can enjoy in various way depending on arrangement!

You will need...

Materials:

  • A design paper (A4 size)
  • Plane paper (A4 size)
  • Cardboard (e.g. drawing paper)

Tools

  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Tape
  • Adhesive bond
  • Thin wire

-decoration items-

  • Plum flower (fake flower)
  • Eucalyptus leaf, Nandina leaf/seeds, Pine needle
  • New Year ornament (ornamental balls)
  • Mizuhiki ornament

Before you start

  • ・Print the design paper in advance.
  • ・You can print the design paper from your printer . The application "Epson Creative Print" is highly recommended to print a lot more of the patterns.

How to

1 Fold into accordion around 1.5cm wide from the edge of the short side of the design paper.
Cut off if the end is a valley fold.
Scissors:KOKUYO Co.,Ltd. Aero fit SAXA
2 Accordion-fold the white paper as well. Cut in half both design paper and white paper.
3 Glue the edges of 4 pieces of paper alternately.
Tape paste : KOKUYO Co.,Ltd. DOT LINER
4 Bind one side and fasten with tape.
5 Cut the wire into around 25cm. Make a loop in the middle and twist it.
Wind the wire tightly and make sure the loop is on the back side of the accordion fold paper, and then twist it.
6 Open the accordion fold into fan shape. Apply a larger amount of glue to the cardboard cut into a semicircle, and then paste it on the back side of the fan.
Tape it until dried. (Leave attaching the cardboard to keep a fan shape.)
7 Wrap the plants with wire and wind it on the top part of fan with wire.
8 Pass the wire into the back side of mizuhiki ornament and wind it to the fan. Insert the ornamental balls into the space between the wires.
9 Glue the plum flower, and then New Year decoration is complete.

-Arrange1-

Western-style decoration with soft colored ranunculus, hydrangea and some accessories such as tassels.

-Arrange2-

Mini accordion circles attached to straws and toothpicks add charm to the party dishes!

How to make a mini accordion circle

  1. Cut the design paper into your desired size and fold into accordion.
    (Paper size・・・Pick: 2cm width × long side of A4 size, straw: 3cm width × long side of A4 size)
  2. Paste both ends of the accordion fold together. If the paper is too short to paste, please attach the paper to make it longer.
  3. Paste a round paper on the back side with glue.
  4. Tape a toothpick or a straw.

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