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This craft category is a huge collection of paper mache crafts! Handmade paper mache figures, DIY paper mache furniture, DIY seasonal paper mache decorations ( fall paper mache ideas, winter paper mache ideas ), paper mache crafts for occasions and holidays ( Christmas paper mache ornaments, Easter paper mache decors ), easy paper mache crafts for kids, paper mache tutorials ( paper mache for beginners ), newspaper and magazine upcycling, cheap homemade paper mache glue recipes .. and many other creative craft ideas about paper mache & paper mache crafts!
How to make paper clay from newspaper (paper clay recipe)
We fall in love with  this super quick and super cheap homemade paper clay! DIY paper clay is different from paper mache in that you create a clay like mass, instead of using paper mache paste and strips of paper. You can make this paper clay using shredded paper or newspapers. watch this nice and easy video paper clay making tutorial by RedTedArt and learn how to make your very own frugal paper clay! . . .
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DIY Car garage made from toilet rolls and cardboard boxes
In order to combat chaos, ease of cleaning, and the variety of fun, they decided to create a new place for the rich collection of their kids's cars, which now they share with you! Here's a brilliant craft idea of recycling garage made from toilet paper rolls and cardboard boxes. With this nice craft idea you can make a super fun and inexpensive toy for the boys and also teach them how to clean up the room after a fun play. Absolutely win-win! You can decorate the finished toy garage with acrylic paints or simply use wrapping papers to cover it (Imagine a red garage decorated with Disney's Lightning Mc Queen (Cars) wrapping paper! They will love it!) . . .
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DIY Easy paper-mache Easter egg favor box
For Easter this time make paper-mache polka dot eggs! This Easter craft / favor box idea is super easy, inexpensive (costs almost nothing) but it's also fun and a gorgeous way to gift small candies and presents at Easter!  She created the paper-mache Easter eggs using small balloons and tissue paper, then she filled them with candy and toys and sealed them shut. The egg can hold a surprising amount of candy! Also like a real egg you have to break the shell to get at what’s inside. You can make homemade paper mache glue from flour and water, and use other paper materials as base (such as matte newspapers) . . .
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DIY vintage spring egg decor with papermache and flowers
If you love vintage/skandinavian style gorgeous spring/Easter home decors you will love this super easy and inexpeansive craft  project! This papermache egg flower basket is super easy to make, and also very inexpensive, because you can use old newspapers and homemade papermache glue to make it (flour+water)! If you would like to use a real flower arrangement or a potted flower to decorate you papermache egg, simply put a mason jar inside: this way water won't ruin the paper and you can enjoy your gorgeous spring decor for a long time! You can paint or decorate the papermache eggs as much as you want and use any kind of colorful spring flowers you love the most! . . .
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Bon bon candy Halloween costume for kids with paper mache
Today we’re sharing another Halloween costume tutorial with you: a DIY bonbon candy costume! She painted a paper mâché ball and then added a cellophane wrapper to make a (literally) very sweet Halloween or dress up party costume. This DIY costume doesn't require special crafting materials just newspapershomamede paper mache glue (flour and water), colorful paints and cellpohane. You can use this creative costume making technique to create other ball shape costumes like a cherry / orange  or a fun disco ball! . . .
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DIY race track from cardboard and newspaper - paper mache
Enjoy the excitement of car racing by creating your very own city race track with upcycling some paper "junks"! To create this fun cardboard car race track you just need some cardboard,small (paper) boxes and tubes and newspapers! Brilliant craft idea for the kids! You can make a cheap (and non toxic) paper mache glue with flour and water  (search for "paper mache glue") or simply use any PVA (water soluble) glue. Use your imagination and create a unique car racing track in any shape and color that your kids want, or you can gift this cheap but fun handmade toy for any ocassion, they will love it! . . .
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3D texts and letters from cardboard
We love expensive looking decors made with only "junks". This 3Dimensional text  wall decor is one of these craft projects! Its super easy, uses only upcycled paper junks (cardboards,cereal boxes, and newspapers) and the finished product look like a unique, expensive home decor (which easily spice up any boring wall)! You can create your own personalised text with a simple text editor (if you haven't got a printer): type in your text,choose a nice custom font, zoom on for the desired size, put an A4 paper in your monitor and GENTLY draw the lines with a soft pencil (don't use markers!). (This copying method works best in darkened rooms). . . .
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Paper mache easter bowls (bunny and chicken) - easter kids craft
Are you looking for a cheap but fun easter kids craft idea? Try this one! These adorable chicken and bunny easter paper bowls are made with the brilliant paper mache technique! paper mache is a very easy , kid friendly technique based on a non toxic homemade water and flour paper mache glue. To make this gorgeous easter bowls you just need some newspaper, a little water and flour, and a nice balloon! You can create any other paper animal /creature bowls with this technique if you need one for your kids next party. (This paper bowl is perfect for candies, small treats, gifts or snacks) . . .
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DIY Deer halloween costume with paper mache antlers
For this year Halloween or for a simple dress up party make this gorgeous deer/fawn costume with paper mache antlers!  You can use any comfortable brown clothes instead of the unitard. . . .
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DIY paper-mache christmas ornaments
With this nice christmas craft tutorial you can create these gorgeous skandinavian / vintage style  winter decorations / christmas tree ornaments easily. You can upcycle your old plastic ornaments as a base, and you can create your own paper-mache glue with >>>this<< recipe easily (and cheap). Use old book pages, christmas wrapping paper leftovers or any kind of paper or fabrics. . . .
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Paper mache snowman - Olaf  from Frozen
This is Olaf from Frozen.  Making Olaf is a very fun family project and it's also very good for re-purposing old newspapers and magazines. The  Paper mache technique is very easy to learn, you just need some paper and a ( homemade ) paper mache glue ( oh and maybe a little bit of strengh or manpower :) .. ) . . .
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Homemade paper / paper mache glue ( with natural and cheap ingredients )
Thos homemade paper / paper mache glue will save you money on buying glue and you will know it’s completely safe for your children to use too. The glue can be stored in an airtight container in the fridge for 3 months! . . .
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