Jillian from I Am a Homemaker shares a tutorial to help you get in on the faux animal head trend without the expense! Jillian started with a basic piñata from the store, removed the head and brightly-colored paper, recovered it with newspaper and Mod Podge, and then attached it to a plaque for display. Here’s [...Read More]
I am just loving this paper mache unicorn head that Ashley from Lil Blue Boo created for her little one’s playroom. It is unique and fun and really makes a statement! Ashley walks you through the entire process, showing you how she formed the head from newspaper, paper towels, and book pages. I love the look of the black and white text with the hot pink plaque. Didn’t Ashley do an amazing job?!?
If you like ornaments that are a bit quirky and deviate from the norm, then this octopus ornament by Emily at Lemon Yellow Journal is right up your alley. Here’s what she has to say: “I saw this little guy on the Terrain website, and thought it was so cute and totally doable! I used a small sized Christmas bauble, some newsprint, and some craft glue and went to town! I finished it off with some paint for the eyes, and now he’s happily perched on my tree.”
Gail from Purple Hues and Me had been eyeing a starfish bowl from the Z Gallerie for some time, trying to figure out the best way to recreate it. Amanda at House Revivals got Gail going with her paper mache starfish tutorial. Gail crafted several starfish and then attached them together to form her own [...Read More]
DIY starbursts have been crazy popular and run the gamut when it comes to design from chunky wood to spindly metal rays. Amanda from House Revivals used the art of paper mache to create her starburst mirror that was inspired by mid-century compass rose clocks and a Horchow mirror. This was also an ecofriendly project [...Read More]
Jaime from Prudent Baby added a homemade papier-mache table to her new back patio last summer. She formed the table and chevron pattern with cardboard and then applied a papier- mache pulp and plaster. Since it was going to be outdoors, Jaime sealed the table to protect it as much as possible from the elements. [...Read More]