Easy Paper Mache Bowls
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Here are our paper mache bowls, made with the help of dollar store colanders. I love how the inside is … Read More

Paper Mache Bowls and Colanders
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I’m happy to have found the perfect form for my Paper Mache Bowl class. The dollar store came through again … Read More

Paper Mache Cardboard Letters
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You can make your own paper mache cardboard letters and help recycle some trash at the same time. No need … Read More

Paper Mache Leaves from Germany
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Wow, look what was just shared with me! An amazing artist from Germany took my very ordinary post about paper … Read More

Instant Paper Mache Tiles
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Years ago I bought a huge supply of instant paper mache, thinking it was going to be my quick answer … Read More

Paper Mache Cartons, Painting Day
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These beautiful cartons started off as old plastic Model Magic containers two weeks ago. After two layers of paper mache, … Read More

More Paper Mache Ice Cream Cones
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With a little assistance, this project can be done in two classes. Last week my afterschool kids put paper mache … Read More

Starting Paper Mache Ice Cream Cones
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Time for one last paper mache project after school. Here’s a photo that explains how these ice cream cones are … Read More

Paper Mache Owl
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I have to say that new art products available today sometimes make all the difference. These owls were decorated with … Read More

Pumpkin Art Made from Trash
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This pumpkin art truly turns trash into something beautiful. Use old bags for the soft inside, rubber bands to make … Read More

Shiny Mache Ice Cream Cones
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Here they are – paper mache ice cream cones all gussied up with a shiny finish. My favorite glossy finish … Read More

Paper Mache Ice Cream Cones 2
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It was painting day for my afterschool paper mache class. I was a bit pressed for time, so I had … Read More

Paper Mache Crayon
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 The crayons are done! If you have been following me on Instagram, I’ve been posting progress over the past 4 … Read More

Paper Mache Pencils
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My afterschool Paper Mache class wrapped up their pencils today. Made from 36″ mailing tubes, paper mache, duct tape and … Read More

Soup Can Paper Mache Owl
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My favorite purchase during a trip to Haiti was this paper mache owl (top right) that I’m told is painted … Read More

Coffee Can Totem Pole
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This was my solution to finish off my coffee can totem pole project, going with the kind of “wooden” look … Read More

Paper Mache Eggs
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I love springtime crafts that more or less imitate nature. I experimented with covering plastic fillable easter eggs with paper … Read More

3D Paper Mache Letter
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If you like those cool 3D paper mache letters seen at Pottery Barn, but not crazy about the price, make … Read More

Paper Mache Bowls
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My after-school paper mache class just finished their bowl project, and I love how they turned out. The key is … Read More

Paper Mache Houses
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Here’s a recycling paper mache project idea turned out really well last month. Empty Goldfish cracker boxes (used for our … Read More

Plastic Bag Mache Pumpkin
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This pumpkin is made from about 40 plastic grocery bags, some Saran wrap, 3 rubber bands, newspaper, paper towel and … Read More

Giant Paper Mache Nutcracker, Part 2
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My giant paper mache nutcracker is now ready to be covered with a layer of white paper towels. The outlined … Read More

Giant Paper Mache Nutcracker, Part 1
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This giant paper mache nutcracker is made from heavy cardboard cartons that contain the pouch-type juices. The boxes are all … Read More

‘Ugly’ Paper Mache Monsters
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This is a new project I just tried out with my afterschool paper mache class. It’s based on those super … Read More

Paper Mache Pumpkin from Plastic Bags
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This paper mache pumpkin truly turns trash into something beautiful. Use old bags for the soft inside, rubber bands to … Read More