Project - Vintage Street Party Paper Chains

What a retro classic! Brilliant printed paper chains, perfect for the kids to make - or make them up yourself (very therapeutic!).

Use 100-120gsm paper for these (or printer paper if you must) - as they'll only get thrown away afterwards!.

Print one side of the paper with the paper chains sheet using the borderless setting on your print options.

Print the other side of the paper with one of the backgrounds - we've used the red one here, again using the borderless print setting. If you forget to use the borderless setting, don't worry - just trim the white edges from the sheet with a craft knife and ruler afterwards.

Before cutting, add a length of 12mm double-sided tape to the back of one of the long sides of the sheet. 

Use a craft knife and ruler or a trimmer/guillotine to cut the paper chains into strips. 

Turn each paper chain so that it's tape-side up, then remove the tape-backing from all of the strips.

Finally, do the good bit - make up the paper chain!

Products used on the Vintage Street Party Paper Chains

Public Domain Image Library