crepe paper

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n crepe paper paper with a crinkled texture; usually colored and used for decorations
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Usage

In literature:

Shelves lined with red crepe paper which was now faded and torn and concentrically spotted.
"Main Street" by Sinclair Lewis
The room was decked out with colored bunting and twisted crepe-paper streamers.
"Tom Swift and the Electronic Hydrolung" by Victor Appleton
Most of them had petal pillow tops made from brilliant crepe paper touched with silver and guilt.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
Crepe paper may also be used, or water-color paints.
"Make Your Own Hats" by Gene Allen Martin
In fact, she had the lilies of the field lookin' like crepe paper imitations.
"Torchy As A Pa" by Sewell Ford
Elise can do wonders with crepe paper and the glue-pot.
"The Lilac Lady" by Ruth Alberta Brown
Sadie's baskets of crepe paper were really very pretty, and these filled with Elizabeth's holly cakes were one of the "successes" of the evening.
"The Torch Bearer" by I. T. Thurston
Corn-stalks, crepe-paper, candles, and favors worked wonders with the usually ugly room.
"The Girl Scouts' Good Turn" by Edith Lavell
Black and yellow cheese cloth or crepe paper makes very effective and inexpensive decorations.
"Games For All Occasions" by Mary E. Blain
As for that box flounced with bright crepe paper, it was ignominiously heaved to one side.
"The Rich Little Poor Boy" by Eleanor Gates
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In news:

If this recipe leaves you with extra crepes, layer them with waxed paper, roll them up and freeze them in a plastic bag for up to one month.
Ahlstrom has issued a proposal to start a cooperation procedure at its Kauttua plant in Finland regarding temporary layoffs of personnel in its crepe paper production.
The potential layoffs are targeted to adapt the production volumes of crepe paper to match the current demand and stock levels, Ahlstrom said.
Decorations featured sideshows, booths, a trick photographer and multi-colored crepe paper streamers and balloons.
The smile breaks out upon entering the theater and seeing the high school gym set all decked out for the senior prom, crepe paper draped from the basketball hoops, and construction paper flowers covering trophy cases.
In colors of intense red and orange or gentle pink and salmon, these beauties with crepe-paper-like petals have bold, blue-black centers.
Patterned paper: (Sew Plaid from Nifty Notions collection) Doodlebug Design Sticker: (yellow chipboard flower) Crate Paper Fibers: (yellow stitched ribbon) A Muse Studio Other: (pink, red crepe paper.
To attach flowers to shoes , wrap stems around shoe clips, tape crepe paper leaves to stems, and hot-glue flower bases to clips.
Nora and Delia Ephron join Martha to make Venice-inspired bird masks using crepe paper to make frilly feathers.
Before you begin, learn how to work with crepe paper.
Crepe-paper folds, 20-inch-by-7 1/2-foot, in Black, by Cindus, from MisterArt.com.
Since they're made from crepe paper, you won't have to worry about the needles dropping off these holiday trees.
Treat your kids to a sweet little mystery toy or candy wrapped up in one of these cute little DIY crepe-paper spheres – a perfect parent project to say 'I love you'.
For party favors or treats on Halloween night, fill crepe-paper pumpkin pouches with tiny toys and candy eggs.
Supply your kids with green and red crepe paper, aluminum foil, and masking tape.
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