DIY Glitter Bats for Halloween

DIY Glitter Bats for Halloween

Like a Bat out of Hell! But don't worry, these little glitter vampires only fly on Halloween; they're made of cardboard, easy to make and they're quite harmless.

Level of difficulty : Original & quick



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Overview of materials.


What We Need:

We need sturdy paper for the stencil, bat template, black cardboard, black glitter, small black feathers, scissors, pencil or crayon, tesa® multi-purpose glue, tesa Powerstrips® Poster, and tesa® double-sided tape.

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Make the stencil.


Cut a stencil from the sturdy paper according to the template. Trace the bat template onto black cardboard and cut it out.

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Trace the lines.


Use the tesa® multi-purpose glue to trace along the inside lines of the bat.

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Apply glitter.


Spread the glitter onto the wet glue. Blow away excess glitter and let the glue dry thoroughly.

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Fold the wings.


Then fold the wings according to the dotted lines on the template.

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Attach the feathers.


Attach approx. 4 cm of tesa® double-sided tape or a Powerstrips® to the body, remove the film and attach two feathers. Use tesa Powerstrips® Poster to attach the bats to branches and/or to the wall.

Enjoy your DIY glitter bats!


Have fun with your self-made glitter bats on Halloween!


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