Quick craft tutorial - How to make Paper Ghosts!!

It's Halloween tomorrow, which is by far my favourite craft excuse season! We really hope you loved having a go at this months Day of the Dead papercraft box, but if you are after something a bit more cheap and cheerful, why not have a go at making these super easy but completely adorable paper ghost decorations! All you need is a couple of bits and bobs and about the same amount of time it takes for a kettle to boil!

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You will need:

2 sheets of tissue paper


Marker pen

That's it!

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To start with, screw up one of your pieces of tissue paper into a tight ball.

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Next, take your second piece of tissue paper and place over the top of the ball, twisting at the base of the ball, as pictured.

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Tie a piece of string around the twisted base You can either knot and snip, or leave the string long if you would like to hang your ghost!

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Give your ghost the gift of sight! Simply use a marker or felt pen to add some eyes.

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And that's it! How long did that take, like 30 seconds? Make a bunch of them, because ghosts need friends too.

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Any other cunning ideas of for quick Halloween crafts? Share to @Makerlycrafts or join in the chat over on our Facebook Group!

Happy Halloween x

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