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Wall of paper bats tutorial

Hello lovelies, I hope you all had a lovely weekend.

I spent the weekend spending far too much time on my Haunted House gingerbread house, but it is nearly finished!

So today I wanted to share with you my wall of paper bats...

After hanging my Halloween banner, skull and bones paper garlands on the wall opposite the window, which I showed you on Saturday. I felt like that the back wall needed some decoration. I had remembered seeing lots of lovely pins on Pinterest of walls adorned with paper bats which got me thinking that might be just what my back wall needed. So I designed the pattern and started cutting out lots of bats. I loved how they looked but they needed some extra sparkle, what doesn't?

So with a little silver glitter glue and some bluetack, my wall of bats is complete.

Here's how I made them, with free downloadable pattern...

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How-to step by step

  • Paper bat tutorial

    Step 1

    Start by downloading the free paper bat pattern, print and cut out. Place pattern on to black card and trace round the edges.

  • Paper bat tutorial

    Step 2

    Using a ruler and bone paper folder or perforator score the fold lines.

  • Paper bat tutorial

    Step 3

    Cut out bat and fold the wings, use a small hole punch for the eyes. I used a combination of folds in different directions so my bats were not all identical.

  • Paper bat tutorial

    Step 4

    Using a small paint brush apply glitter glue to the bats body

  • Paper bat tutorial

    Step 5

    Using a small paint brush apply glitter glue to the fold lines on the bats wings

  • Paper bat pattern

    Step 6

    Leave to dry

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wall of paper bats

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