I cut a large cardboard "1" from a diaper box. I painted the front turqoise. Then glued 45 turqoise cupcake liners to the cardboard with Tacky Glue. I took each paper and stuck my finger in the middle twisting slightly. If there are gaps, it's ok because the background is painted. I glued a small loop of ribbon at the top to hang onto the wreath hanger. Then added the big red bow!