Tag Archives: Paper Mache

DIY Mixed Media Ornaments

By Guest Blogger Nicole from kinueko.

Nicole Austin is an artist, instructor and designer living in Tempe, AZ.  She teaches mixed media art to people of all levels and interests at in-person workshops, art retreats and online.  Sharing her love of mixed media art continues to be her passion and she truly believes that everyone has the desire to create and develop their own unique style.

Looking for a unique way to add a POP of color to your holidays this year?  Here is a quick and easy tutorial for making beautiful, bright, DIY  ornaments!

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CREATE Paper Mache Letter Fun – Part 1

Explore several ways to decorate paper mache letters and spell CREATE in rainbow colors. Today’s posting will cover ways to embellish the C-R-E of CREATE with the Red – Orange – Yellow colors of the rainbow.

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Faux Concrete House Numbers

Make a cool and natural looking house number plaque in no time with a fun tutorial on Think Crafts.

I live in a duplex without house numbers on the doors, which can be very frustrating for people delivering packages. It turns out that I have very expensive taste in numbers and couldn’t bring myself to spend over $50 on numbers for a house that isn’t permanent. I finally came up with a relatively inexpensive and fun DIY idea and I love the result!

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Kids’ Crafts: Celebrate Earth Day

Teaching kids how to be more sustainable by Reducing, Reusing and Recycling is part of our daily routine. By now my little ones correct me if they see me being careless about water usage or throwing something away that could be useful. Earth Day crafts are a great way to celebrate the Earth and our home and brainstorm more ways that we can preserve our resources and protect the environment. Join me and my little ones in our celebration with these great tutorials for Earth Friendly Crafts!

I’ve been looking for a new paper mache project to make with my school aged nieces (5 and 7). This project is beautiful and interesting to make but it’s also a great opportunity to answer questions they might have about our planet, how it differs from the other planets, what kinds of resources we have and what we can do to protect and conserve them.

Paper Mache Globes Housing a Forest

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