The best way to make paper fan decorations for the coronation

Planning a avenue celebration for the coronation and unsure the way to beautify it? Nicely, look no additional.

Create skilled trying decorations with just a few folded colored paper and wire. These paper fan decorations are the right craft undertaking to make forward of the coronation celebrations. Make massive ones, small ones, layered ones or mini ones!

They’re a fantastic paper craft which requires no earlier crafting data. These followers are fast and straightforward to make, and look so efficient in your avenue celebration tablescape!

Cheap and fast to make, they’re nice for brightening up your celebration house. Group collectively behind the buffet desk, string up within the window or door or grasp across the edges of a gazebo.

Use pink, white and blue, or no matter papers you could have at residence. It’s a fantastic one for utilizing up odd items of wrapping paper, too.

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What you might want to make paper fan decorations

Paper – we used three sheets of A4

Chalk pen or white paint

Bone folder or blunt knife



Double-sided tape

TIP: For the paper fan demonstrated within the video we used three sheets of A4. If you want to make smaller followers, reduce a chunk of A4 in half lengthways to make two lengthy strips and concertina as within the directions under.

The best way to make paper fan decorations step-by-step with photos

1. Take three sheets of A4 paper – we used two blue and one pink. Begin by folding alongside the brief edge by round 3cm, press alongside the crease. If the paper (or card) isn’t folding easily, you should utilize a bone folder or a blunt knife and press alongside the crease.

2. Flip the paper over and fold it over once more by 3cm, once more urgent down the crease. Concertina alongside so the entire sheet of paper is folded up. Don’t fear if it’s not good and utterly straight, your paper fan decorations will nonetheless impress!

3. Repeat steps 1 and a pair of with the opposite two items of paper, so you could have three concertinas.

4. Take one of many concertinas and, preserving it folded up, reduce a semicircle into both finish. Reducing by means of all of the layers of paper generally is a bit powerful, particularly in case you are utilizing card, so use a superb pair of sharp scissors. It will create the scalloped edge when it’s fanned out.

5. Open out the concertina and lay it flat in your work floor. Shake up a chalk pen, press it a couple of occasions on a scrap of paper first, then draw a white dot on every scallop in the direction of the sting. Should you don’t have a chalk pen you should utilize a bit of white paint or a unique color solely.

6. Minimize an extended strip of double sided tape and press it alongside one fringe of the paper. Peel off the backing then, lining up the second concertina, safe the 2 collectively.

7. Do the identical once more with the third concertina, lining them up neatly, so you could have one lengthy piece.

8. With your complete concertina folded up, fold the entire it in half so you possibly can roughly discover the center. Minimize an extended size of twine or skinny ribbon (in case you are utilizing this to hold it up ensure it’s actually lengthy), wrap the twine across the center, then tie a double knot on the again.

9. Minimize a strip of double sided tape and press it alongside the sting of the concertina. Re-fold the concertina in half so the 2 edges stick collectively. Gently press them collectively to verify they’re safe. It’s now starting to appear to be a fan!

10. Repeat this course of on the opposite facet of the concertina, sticking urgent the 2 edges collectively. Then gently fan out the folds so they’re all even and neat.

11. You may then use the twine on the again to hold the fan up on the wall. Select of various sized paper fan decorations and group collectively for a wow-factor show! Alternatively you possibly can tie one to the highest of a gift.

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