We offer you step by step instructions how to makevoluminous numbers with your own hands for a birthday or party. They will not leave indifferent any child, and with them you can make a wonderful photo session. Workshops on the manufacture of figures for both children and adults, from very simple to more complex. There are also many design options: napkins, paper, cloth or glitter. But in fact, such decorations do not fitonly for a children's holiday. Party, corporate, new year, hen party - is there no reason to decorate the room with the original huge inscription? The content of the article:
Unit for a year - for beginners
Very simple workshop for those who have never done needlework.
Also below in the photo are several sizes - ready-made diagrams and drawings for the number one. You can take a little more or less, at its discretion.
Bulk digits made of cardboard
This master class is for a more advanced level, and we will need at least 2-3 hours to produce such a voluminous figure. Necessary materials:
- Thick cardboard
- Stationery knife
- A pen
- Scotch tape or duct tape
- Crepe paper
Creation of volumetric digit construction
- Put two pieces of cardboard together. Draw the selected number (or letter), and then cut two layers of cardboard at the same time with a clerical knife.
- We advise you to put a few extra layers of cardboard on the bottom so as not to cut the floor or table. In this case, the size of the digits in height is 50 cm.
Step 2: Side strips In the previous step, we cut the front and back of the digit, and now we need to cut the side. To do this, you need strips of cardboard 10 cm wide. Step 3: Connecting the cardboard parts Using tape or tape, fasten the cut out figures with side strips along the seams. For strength, do it not only from above, but also inside. Step 4: Bending on the bends When you get to the bend, simply bend the strip of cardboard so that it lies in the shape of the number. In such places you can more strengthen the structure with scotch tape. TIP: Creating a design is very simple and takes about 20 minutes. If you want to make the numbers stronger and more durable, you can reinforce them with a layer (or two) of paper and glue. To do this, apply the adhesive to the strips of paper and paste around the cardboard structure. The design and decoration of numbers
Figures can be filled with candy!
- Carefully cut a hole at the top of the figure to place candy inside.
- Also make two small holes through which stretch the rope for fastening.
- Then attach the cut part of the number back to the same place. Consider the correspondence between the weight of candies and the strength of the structure, so that they do not fall out by themselves before the bat hits the number.
- Ideas and Tips Some additional tips:
In the above master class, we decorated the figures with crepe paper, but, of course, this is not the only way to cover the cardboard structure. Let's look at other possible design options. Additionally, you can do - as in the photo below, a detailed lesson on the link.
Corrugated paper decor
The process of making numbers with corrugated papersimilar to working with crepe, but it will almost certainly be immediately at hand at home if you have small children. Of course, it is better to use double-sided colored paper. LIFEKHAK: You can glue and white office paper, and then paint it with watercolor or spray can. You can also add color tape, which will decorate the figure and will additionally hold the paper. TIP: If you have a dense multi-colored napkins, they can also be cut into a fringe and used for decoration.
From paper napkins
For the manufacture of such flowers, we again need crepe paper or the easiest way to take paper napkins. Step by step instruction decor letters:
ATTENTION: Flowers can be in one color or in different colors, harmoniously combined with each other. The more flowers, the more volume will be created.
Glue with cloth
Fabric strips are also suitable for the design of volumetric letters, and it can be glued without pulling, but making small folds, forming additional volume.
- Glue take - PVA and silicone
A fabric flower of contrasting color will wonderfully suit for additional decor.
New Year's rain
Rain can be used not only as a decorationChristmas trees or premises for the new year, as we have become accustomed to do. For the decoration of numbers, it is especially convenient because it is already cut into a fringe, it remains only to glue to the cardboard construction.
Glitter or Glitter
When decorated with sparkles or glitter, the numbers for the birthday are less voluminous, but they sparkle and shine. So here as someone like more. How to make these figures birthday:
Tip: after glitter coating, apply varnish on top so that they do not crumble onto the floor and remain on your hands when you touch them. Do not forget - this article contains ideas!
Figures from photos
Creating numbers for anniversary or wedding anniversaryYou can make a design with the help of small photo cards with images of the most significant and happy life moments. It will be much more original for a framed photo or wall collage and will definitely surprise and delight the heroes of the occasion. You can also decorate with beautiful clippings from magazines or cards.
Bulk numbers can be simply painted usingbrush or spray. Just pay attention to the fact that after gluing the cardboard construction there is an adhesive tape on the top and after painting it can be seen. Paint: the best option is acrylic paint. TIP: Therefore, for a more accurate result, we initially recommend sticking paper on top of the cardboard, but using double-sided tape to make a flat surface. Let these numbers, regardless of the chosen method of design, give joyful emotions to you, birthday men and all guests of the party, because this is their purpose! Successes!
Figures for boy
A few design ideas for a boy: simple and tasteful Unit for girl For girls, you can show imagination and make numbers in the form of their favorite heroes unicorns or princesses.