New Year’s Craft: 1930s Style Crepe Paper Hat Tutorial

Difficulty Cost Time Age Person Event
$1 to $25
30 Minutes
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In the 1930s, festive handmade crepe paper hats were all the rage. Although the pointed party hat is the standard in our time, why not give a nod to the past as you look toward the future with these easy and fanciful hats for New Year’s Eve?

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You Will Need...

  • 1 sheet 20"h x 25" crepe paper (with grain running vertically)
  • 2 strips of crepe streamer in a complimentary color, 1 3/4" x 25"
  • 1 strip of posterboard, 1 1/2" w x 24"l
  • Tacky glue
  • Scissors
  • Stapler
  • Glue gun (optional)
  • String or heavy cord (approx. 4") to tie off tassel
  • Embellishments such as scrapbook or Dresden borders, rosettes, feathers, rhinestones, etc.



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