When we’re celebrating, we string these traditional paper-cut flags all around the restaurants, and what better reason to celebrate than, well, being at home. So follow our step by step guide below and bring a bit of colourful Mexican craft to your home.
Traditional papel picado is cut by hand into incredibly intricate designs and we have ours made for us thanks to the team at Montes and Clarke and the wonderful Sergio, one of the finest paper-cut artists in Mexico.
We’ve kept things simple to start off, but once you know how, go crazy and don’t forget to share your designs with us by tagging Wahaca on social.
To get started, you’ll need:
Coloured tissue paper