Paper Mache Tips and Tricks

This paper mache tips section is where we pass on all of those little tricks we've learned through trial and error or experimentation.

For example, we show you how we avoid decorating disasters after having had a few of our own. (And oh boy, some of them have been corkers.)

Want to know how to prevent your precious work of art from warping? This is the place to be.

Not only do we share our own experience here, we'd like to share yours too. If you have any hints or tips you'd like to pass on fill in the form on this page to share them on the site.

Paper mache is a very personal thing as just about anything goes. Experimenting is a great way to find new methods and techniques that work well for you.

Anything you think might help someone else to create something great is what we want to hear about. Even if it sounds obvious to you, it may be just what someone else needs to know to get past a creative block.

We're learning new things all the time and we'll certainly share any cool new stuff we learn with you on this page.

So, on to what we think are good little hints for you.

Our Hints and Tips

Remember, if you have something that works well for you, it might help someone else out too. Fill in the form below and share it with us. Unless it's your big secret, of course ;)

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The wonderful thing about paper mache is that there's always something new to learn.

If you have any tips or tricks that you've picked up along the way we'd love to hear from you.

You can share your insights and strokes of genius here.

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Magic Bucket Tip 
Okay, it's not really magic, but it works a treat. I have a special bucket that I use to hold my work still when I'm working on rounded shapes such as …

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