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Egg Carton Paper Mache Bowls

By: Sherrie Ragsdale

This project features these great brands:

  • Mod Podge Decoupage Finishes and Formulas Logo
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At a Glance:

Project #17386 Skill Level: Beginner
supplies

Plaid Supplies

Mod Podge ® Matte, 8 oz. - CS11301

Number Needed: 1 $7.49
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Mod Podge ® 3-piece Decoupage Brush Set - 10615

Number Needed: 1 $9.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Other Supplies

3 Large Egg Cartons
Plastic Wrap
Small Bowl
Food Processor
Napkins
Small Tub
 

instructions

  1. Tear egg cartons into small piece and soak in water in a small tub overnight.
  2. Place the soaked pieces of the egg cartons into the food processor and fill up to the maximum level. Blend until you have a paste.  This should make one small bowl.
  3. Remove from food processor and squeeze the excess water out as much as possible. 
  4. Add ½ of the bottle of Mod Podge into the paste and knead the mixture until it is completely mixed.
  5. Place the plastic wrap on the inside of the bowl and mold the mixture to the bowl.  Allow to dry for 3 days.  Once dry remove from bowl.
  6. Remove all the layers of the napkin leaving only the printed layer.  Mod Podge the napkin to the bowl using the large Mod Podge Brush.  Allow to dry.

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Decorated candles using Mod Podge ® or Royal Coat ® Decoupage Finish are meant for decorative purposes and not for illumination. Many of the decorations would catch fire and be hazardous if the candle were burned. However, if you are using a wide pillar candle and the decorations do not go to the top of the candle, it can be burned down slightly to create a well, then a votive candle inserted into the well. A new votive candle can be inserted when the old one is finished. Use extreme caution and good judgment when burning candles that have been decorated.
First check to see if the napkin is 2 ply. If so, separate and lay aside. Brush Mod Podge directly on the your surface. Carefully place the printed napkin on the surface and lightly blot down with a dampened sponge. Start blotting in the center and work to the edge. Once it is in place, let dry. After about 30 minutes lightly apply a top coat of Mod Podge.
  1. Apply a coat of Mod Podge® to the inside of the form and allow to dry slightly. Place the Napkin design where desired and gently rub it flat with your thumb.
  2. Cover the image with a second very thin coat of Mod Podge®, beginning in the center and brushing out. Allow to dry thoroughly.
  3. Add special sponging or spouncing effects, as desired, around the design and let dry.
  4. Paint the whole inside with a light color of FolkArt® Acrylic Colors. If you want to use a darker color inside, first paint around the Napkin design with a light color, let dry and then add the darker color.
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