Fluff and stuff

cotton candy garland

In the land of sweet treats, cotton candy takes the cake. Here’s a calorie-free recipe on how to make a miniature cotton candy garland :)

 

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What you’ll need: Cotton wool squares, toothpicks, eye shadow or make-up blush, craft glue, darning needle and twine.

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1. Layer two pieces of cotton wool on top of one another.

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2. Roll up the pieces and apply a strip of craft glue at one end to secure the shape.

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3. Make small tears on the outer layer of the wool to fluff it up.

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4. Add colour to the wool by brushing on some make-up blush.

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5. Apply glue onto the tip of a toothpick. Push one-third of it through the centre of the wool. Repeat the entire process to make more “cotton candies”.

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6. With a darning needle and twine, thread the cotton candies into a garland. Use masking tape to hang the garland up on a wall, or tie the twine ends onto a pair of stable posts.

* Published in the Craftypedia column in Star2 (thestar.com.my) on August 14, 2013.

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