Paper Plate Dia de los Muertos Ornaments Use paper plates. Mine are from the dollar store. Cut out the design from the plates. You will need 2 cutouts and a strip of ribbon per ornament. Hot glue a looped ribbon to the top-back of one cutout. Add hot glue to the back. Top with the other cutout. Now you have a double sided ornament. Use glitter glue sticks or glitter glue to decorate. Add decorations around the outer edge. Attach gems to highlight the design. Gather paper or silk flowers. Glue flowers to the design. Hang on a tree, make a garland or hang as decor.