A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: Join us for fun, contests and discussions on Craftster's Facebook page!
Total Members: 303,137
Currently Running With Scissors:
683 Guests and 24 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop

Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Papier maché hen for Easter / With Pictures  (Read 1352 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
« on: March 20, 2005 04:50:21 AM »

Hey all!!

Easter's coming!!

I made a papier maché hen!!

Do you like it?

Mary Bell
« Reply #1 on: March 20, 2005 01:56:35 PM »

It is absolutely adorable - you did just go out and buy a premade paper mache!!? I am impressed - seems like a lot of work so you must enjoy it...
« Reply #2 on: March 20, 2005 11:17:42 PM »

No, I actually did the whole thing myself, with strips of paper and PVA glue (with water) over a balloon. The tail is made of a piece of cardboad and the neck and head of rolled up newspaper. The last coat is made of paper tissue.

One regret though, I should have left the tail white.

It's true it is quite a lot of work. Not that it is difficult (the most difficult part is covering the head), but you need time to let the coats of paper and glue dry. But it's real fun!!
Mary Bell
« Reply #3 on: March 21, 2005 01:24:43 AM »

I meant to say you didn't - which was meant to indiate how impressed I was...sorry!! I love it and I am impressed that someone would do it all themselves...
« Reply #4 on: March 23, 2005 05:42:59 PM »

That's great!  And I like the tail pink.

I love the circle designs, too.
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Jump to:  

only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search

your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
Quick Little Charming Christmas Photo Shoot
How to Hack a Canon Camera Using CHDK
Differences Between Raw or JPEG Format
Compact Digital Camera Buying Guide
Kodak Zi8 Pocket Video Camera Review
Latest Blog Articles
Tute Tuesday: Witch Hat Fascinator
Beware! Black Cats!
Meatless Monday: Pickled Peppers

Comparison Shopping

Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...

Follow Craftster...

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2015, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.