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This Mom decoupaged a dresser with a picture of her dad as a youngster for her own son’s room. Genius!
pic via fb
- Before starting your project, clear a large area and cover with garbage bags or several sheets of newspaper. Paper mache is a very messy project!
- Allow each layer to dry completely before adding another layer, will keep the layers strong as well as prevent mold growth.
- Add a bit of salt to your recipe if it’s a project you plan on keeping for awhile. The salt will help prevent mold growth.
- Adding a small amount of white glue to a basic flour & water paste will give the paste some strength.
- Acrylic paints are a good choice for painting dried projects, for best results make sure each coat of paint is fully dry before painting another coat.
- Make sure the item is completely dry before painting or spraying with varnish or a sealant, the paper material may bubble a bit underneath if you don’t.
1 cup Flour (2 parts)
1 1/2 cups Water (3 parts)
1/2 TBS salt (optional)
1/4 cup white glue (optional)
8 ounces pecan halves
25 caramel squares, unwrapped (about 1 heaping cup)
1/4 cream or half-and-half
about 16 ounces roughly chopped chocolate, melted
sea salt, optional for sprinkling
- 1 egg white
- 1/4cup agave nectar
- 1teaspoon celtic sea salt
- 1teaspoon cinnamon
- 2 cups pecans
Use a Barbie head, paints with a very fine paint brush, glue on some jewels, add a keychain – and you’ve got your very own! Or buy one HERE
- Photos of your choice
- Circle punch – 1”
- Mod Podge Gloss
- Mod Podge Dimensional Magic
- Flower cabochons
- Bottle cap jewelry findings
- Jump rings
- Bracelet blank
- Jewelry tools or pliers
- Charms to spell out “M-O-M” or any other names or words