Lucy Morgan

How To Make A Cloud

When you are taken over by a desire to change something in your house, you start looking for a variety of original solutions. If you want to make instant changes or bring fresh colors, then why not think about hanging clouds!

You need the following materials and tools:

  • Cotton wool in unlimited quantities (it all depends on how many clouds you want to create);
  • Starch;
  • Water;
  • A glass;
  • A pot or ladle (a plate with a wide neck);
  • Tea spoon.

Firstly, you need to prepare the paste:

  1. Pour a glass of cold water in a pot;
  2. Evenly mix two teaspoons of starch;
  3. Put the pot with the starch on fire, constantly stirring a hazy liquid;
  4. Do not bring the mix to the boil and stir all the time;
  5. When the mash gains consistency similar to sour cream, put it aside from the heat and let it cool.

Now, let us make the clouds:

  1. It is necessary to form clumps of wool, any size you want;
  2. Prepare another container with a wide bottom for dipping the clumps;
  3. Next, pour a little glue to cover the bottom and start rolling your clumps in this creamy liquid;
  4. Do not soak the cotton clumps – just coat them lightly in the glue;
  5. Combine the clumps with each other to form the clouds.

If you want the clouds to have a finished look, you should put the wet clouds on a flat surface and let them dry, turning them from time to time.

These clouds will become a wonderful decoration of the nursery or bedroom. Hang them on a rope from the ceiling and enjoy the lightness of feathery clumps.


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