Papier Mâché Bowl

Posted on May 8, 2014 in Blog Archives, Project Archives | Comments Off on Papier Mâché Bowl


A blue bowl with a bright center. Empty out your pockets!
A great catchall for collectibles found at the end of the day.

White glue

Shredded paper strips



Saran Wrap

Blue painter’s tape

Craft paint (2 colors)

Black marker

Here’s how:

Select a bowl for your size
Wrap Saran Wrap tightly around outside of bowl
Use painter’s blue tape to secure wrap inside of bowl
Dip shredded paper strips into mixture of water and glue
Apply wet strips, crisscrossing over outside of bowl until completely covered
Let dry overnight
Trim top edge
Paint all of bowl with gesso
Paint one color inside and a different color outside
Using black marker, draw a design