Papier-mâché Art You Can Make

paper mache art therapy for adults

Greetings to everyone!   I hope the summer has been kind to you and you are all well.   The tribe and I are doing splendidly, each busy with work & life, in fabulous spirits and thankfully healthy!   After my July of lemonade sugar highs and wicked midsummer dreams - I am back at the helm of this handmade blog ready to steer it into some do-it-yourself goodness.  Follow along!

First up is DIY Papier-mâché project - or as we pronounce it, Paper Maché - which actually means chewed paper.  It is sculpting with a paste made of flour and water adding shreds of newspaper to bind with.  Create whimsical art for the home, wearable art, functional pieces for storage, or a craft to make and sell.

Be inspired by these articles and tutorials for paper sculpting art!

Create vintage inspired paper mache bangle bracelets with ornate gold touches using a ready mixed formula, from Evelines Design blog.

create vintage inspired bangle braceletes with ornate gold touches diy

Make paper mache sculptural animal head wall hangings , from Shelterness blog

learn how to make large animal head paper mache wall hangings

Craft beautiful gold leaf bowls with a tutorial, from Kelli Murray

delicate gold leaf paper mache  bowl tutorial

Sculpt a flock of paper mache birds with a tutorial, from Janet Tomlinson

anatomically correct bird paper mache sculptures diy

Enjoy this article about Artist's inspiration using Paper Maché as a medium making whimsical candlesticks, figurines from photographs, succulent plants, and more from

whimsical paper mache art from master makers

Get messy and get to it!   

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~ Tala


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