Tissue Paper Feathers for Easter

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In Sweden we have a tradition to decorate birch twings for Easter. Ordinary twigs are dressed in brightly colored feathers and placed in a vase to brighten up our homes. Today we make our own feathers out of tissue paper and wire. Check it out!Tissue paper feathers 6

You need tissue paper in different colors, thin steel wire, glue stick, scissors and glitter glue.

Tissue paper feathers 7 1. Start by bending a leaf out of a piece of wire. Make sure to keep a fairly long stalk, it will be used to attach the finished leaf on the twigs. Cut a piece of tissue paper that is larger than the wire leaf. Put glue on the edges of the tissue paper and fold it over the wire.

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2. Decorate the leaf with glitter glue and let it dry.

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Can you tell Freja likes bright colors? When the glitter glue is dry, it’s time to put the feathers on the twigs. Beautiful, colorful and with a forecast of spring.

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The feathers are delicate and beautiful, especially when the sun shines through them. Lucky for us that the light is coming back to our northern latitudes.

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