DIY Glitter Bats for Halloween Decoration Idea

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.

Difficulty Level Original & quick
Duration 10
Bat alert in the corner! But don't worry, the little glitter vampires only fly on Halloween; they're made of cardboard - and they're quite harmless.

DIY Glitter Bats for Halloween Video

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We Need:

Sturdy paper for the stencil Bat template - Download below Black cardboard Black glitter Small black feathers Scissors Pencil or white crayon tesa® multi-purpose glue tesa Powerstrips® Poster tesa® double-sided tape

How We Do It:

Overview of materials.
01What 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.

Make the stencil.
02

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

Trace the lines.
03

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

Apply glitter.
04

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

Fold the wings.
05

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

Attach the feathers.
06

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