Beautiful and durable, crepe paper lends itself to countless applications. Glue bands of it to a bunch of eggs, affix tiny crepe blooms, and pile them in a bowl for a simple, elegant display. You also can use the paper to create lifelike flowers with egg centers. Or add crepe ears to an egg and watch it turn into a bunny.
A delicate-looking wreath that creates the magical effect of candles flickering in the snow is easy to make and surprisingly sturdy. Wreath frames are strung with twinkling lights that are nestled in frothy, doilylike paper bouquet holders known as "Biedermeiermanschetten."
These woodland favors are made with pinecone boxes disguised as birds of prey. The textured ridges resemble feathers, and crepe-paper embellishments finish the owl's menacing look. This version has a waxed-twine loop for hanging; you can also make a similar standing owl.Before you begin, learn how to work with crepe paper.Print the Owl Templates