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Circus Cuties for Parties and Gifts
Oh, how cute - who doesn't love a circus? This is the perfect decoration for a Circus Theme party. Or you might just need packaging for a sweet little boy or girl. These Circus Cuties are versatile. They could just as easily be cupcake toppers, a banner, or party favors.

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  • How to make a paper model. Circus Decorations - Step 1
    Step 1

    Make the fringe first. Alternate layers of crepe paper. Glue them together using a stripe of glue down the middle. Use scissors or pinking shears to cut fringe on both sides of the glue line.

  • How to make a paper model. Circus Decorations - Step 2
    Step 2

    Glue circus image to straw. Wrap fringe around straw with a ring of glue and cut off the excess. It will look a little flat - scrunch and fluff it!

  • How to make a paper model. Circus Decorations - Step 3
    Step 3

    To really make these versatile and reusable, attach the straw to the gift bag with a paper clip. It also helps them to stay right where you want them.

  • How to make a paper model. Circus Decorations - Step 4
    Step 4

    My clown got some extra bling in the form of glittered stars. Can't get enough glitter! Making a coil in the wire gives you a little something to put the glue on. It seems that hot glue works best. Make another coil on the bottom of the wire and hot glue it to the back of the clown.

  • How to make a paper model. Circus Decorations - Step 5
    Step 5

    These little cuties are ready!

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