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Sep 15, 2016

Papel Picado Tutorial, 2 Ways / Tutorial de Papel Picado de 2 Maneras

Growing up I was always involved in some sort of craft class or activity, it was a way to express myself and just be creative. I remember one of the things that we always around September and November was papel picado.

Creciendo siempre estuve involucrada en algun tipo de clase o actividad de manualidades, era una manera de expresarme y ser creative. Recuerdo una de las cosas que siempre haciamos cerca de Septiembre y Noviembre was papel picado.

The first time I made one was for the Dia de los muertos. We had to build this altar to honor de diseased and usually comes with a lot of decorations, one of them the papel picado.

La primera vez que hice papel picado fue para el Dia de muertos. Teniamos que construir este altar en honor a los muertos y por lo general tiene que tener bastantes decoraciones, una de esas es el papel picado.

For this papel picado you are going to use:
-Tissue paper, colors of your choice
-Exacto knife
-Liquid glue
-Pattern (Download below, click them and right click + save)

Para este tutorial vas a necesitar:
-Papel de china, colores de tu eleccion
-Navaja exacto
-Corte de carton
-Goma liquida
-Diseño (Bajalo arriba, dale click y guardalo)

1. Place a couple of sheets of paper all together on top of a cardboard piece and secure it with the pattern using the thumbtacks.

2. Cut the shadowed areas with the exacto knife careful enough to not rip the paper.

1. Coloca unas cuantas capas de papel de china juntas encima del carton y aseguralas con los alfileres.

2. Corta las areas sombreadas cuidadosamente con la navaja con cuidado de no romperlas.

3. Take each piece of paper and glue the wire by folding the top tab making a pocket, alternate the colors to have a more playful look. 

3. Agarra cada pedazo de papel y pegalo de tal manera que cuando dobles la parte de arriba se forme un bolsillo por donde pasara el alambre.

Here is the video for more detailed instruction.

Aqui esta el video para instrucciones mas detalladas.

Thank you for reading my blog.
Gracias por leer mi blog.


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