Paper Mache Crafts

Create your own beautiful home décor and other items with paper mache crafts. We have all the detailed instructions to create paper mache letters, paper mache boxes and much more. Click on any of the craft ideas images below for detailed instructions and supply lists.

Make Your Own Monogram DIY Bookends


I’ve mentioned in other posts that I love when an item is both decorative and functional!  My daughter’s room has been transformed from a preschooler’s room to a “big girl” room now that she’s started kindergarten. And she needs a bookend to help keep all her books from falling over.  I used her initial and the colors in her room to make these pretty monogram DIY bookends. Supplies needed to make your own monogram DIY bookends: Paper Mache Letter. Beanbag {Read More}

Back to School Countdown Calendar


Summer is winding to a close and school will be starting before you know it.  Relish those last days of summer fun with this back to school countdown calendar.  We have added a fun activity to each day for you to do with your kids.  Make the countdown calendar, add the activities of your choice, then let them start each day with a fun surprise activity.  This is a great way to end summer on a fun note for little {Read More}

Anthro Inspired Initial Wall Art


I wanted a little something to brighten up my craft space. I found some wall art letters at Anthropologie that I fell in love with. At 16 bucks a letter they were just a tad bit out of my price range. So I decided to create my own wall art letters inspired by that bright and bold design I liked! Ready to make a few wall art letters of your own? Supplies needed to make your own Anthro inspired initial wall art: Mod {Read More}

Extra Large DIY Letter Home Art


My extra large DIY home art is perfect for those on a budget that need a WOW factor in their home.  Make this large scale home art easily and add to any room in your home.  Don’t love the word “HOME?”  Vary it up to the word of you choice.  Perhaps “LOVE” is more your style?  Or “WOW?”  Whichever word you choose, follow along with the instructions below on how to customize this home art to your style. Supplies needed {Read More}

Pottery Barn Teen Knockoff: Dipped Wall Letter Art


When we saw this super cute dipped wall letter art from Pottery Barn Teen we immediately fell in love with the look…but not the price! So we found a way to get the same look for a fraction of the PB Teen cost. With some paper mache letters, tape and a little paint, you can create your very own dipped wall letter art and add a personal touch to any room! The cool thing about this wall letter project is that {Read More}

Fabric Crafts: Vintage Fabric Wrapped Ampersand


I have a deep and abiding love for vintage fabrics. They are so pretty and colorful, and I love all their sweet florals and patterns. And since my previous job was as a graphic/website designer, I have a thing for typography too. This giant Spring fabric crafts wrapped ampersand is the perfect blend of those two loves! When I saw the giant paper mache letters that Consumer Crafts carries, I just knew I had to wrap one up in pretty {Read More}

DIY Embossed Monogram Letter Decor


Last year, I made a marquee letter for my second son, and of course, my other kids wanted their own monograms to display in their rooms.  My oldest son wanted his to be different from his brother’s, so I had to come up with a new letter decor idea.  Since he has a car themed room, I decided to embellish his monogram with gears and make it look like a machine.  I think I was successful!  Here’s how you, too, {Read More}

Valentine’s Love Notes & Heart-Shaped Gift Boxes


When I was a kid, my parents gave me (and my siblings) Valentine’s. It was usually just a small gift, a token of their love. Isn’t that sweet? Despite the negative rap this holiday gets, I still think it is a great time to share little mementos of affection. With that in mind, I came up with this inexpensive, little Valentine’s love notes and gift box idea. It’s a simple and cute gift that’s sure to sweep your loved one off {Read More}

How To Organize Your Craft Supplies With Paper Mache Boxes


Many of us start the new year with the resolve to get organized.  My biggest “disaster zone” is my craft table.  It’s always cluttered with supplies I haven’t yet put away.  In an effort to tame the clutter, I made some simple, inexpensive storage pieces that will keep my crafting supplies within easy reach but also make them easy to put away quickly. Today, I will show you how to organize your craft supplies with paper mache boxes! For this {Read More}