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Decorative Instrument

Decorative Instrument:

Size of paper needed to make the project: 16” x 20”
Approximate Crafting Time: 1 hour

Whoever said you couldn’t embellish a musical instrument must not have known what could be done with glitter paper!  Use the Glitzy brights stack to embellish guitars and more, using them as a home décor item, party decoration or centerpiece. 

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  • DCWV 16”x20” premium paper stack: Glitzy Brights
  • DCWV Butterfly template
  • Musical instrument
  • Screwdriver
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Paper Crafting Adhesive 
  1. Remove extra hardware from the instrument as needed.
  2. Trace the shape of the instrument onto the back of the glitzy paper. Cut out the shape and adhere it to the instrument, trimming if/where needed.
  3. Use the butterfly template to cut as many butterflies as desired.
  4. Fold the butterfly wings up. Adhere the bodies of the butterflies to the instrument.
  5. Reattach extra hardware if applicable. 
  • This would work best for retired instruments being used as décor pieces.
  • Flat surfaces would be easiest to work with if covering the bulk of the instrument.
  • Use this idea for embellishing a frame, clipboard, canvas, and more!