Easy DIY Paper Mache Bowl | Papier Mache Decor
I have been eyeing up all the pretty white, pottery esq type bowls on Pinterest and Instagram lately. So when I learned these were paper mâché bowls! I was intrigued. Could I make only myself?
I remember my mom making paper mâché when we were kids and my memories of it were that it was a disaster hah. So I was skeptical but I watched a ton of tutorials and figured I would give it a shot.
One thing I modified was instead of using newspaper or regular paper like all the tutorial I watched I used toilet paper instead.
This dramatically cuts down on the time spent waiting for your newspaper to break down into a clay/paste after being soaked in water. And I also prefer the end result as I didn’t paint mine like a lot of people needed to because of the black ink bleeding into the paper.
And I am sure we all have a little extra toilet paper lying around … am I right?!
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You will need:
A bowl for your mold, and a smaller bowl if you plan to make a stand for your bowl to sit on like my original project. Attach the small bowl on the bottom of your other bowl with painters tape.
If you do not use a separate bowl and just glob a bunch of paper mâché on the bottom of your original bowl it will most likely mold because it will not dry properly.
2 mixing bowls
1/2 cup white glue
3 tbsp salt
1.5 cups flour
1 roll of toilet paper
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