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Papier-Mache Decorations: Tools and Materials

Martha Stewart Living, October 2001

Tools and Materials
Empty jars
Wheat paste
Colored tissue paper
Clothespins and clothesline
Utility knife
Manicure or sewing scissors
Floral wire and floral tape
Cotton balls
Masking tape
Craft glue
Thirty-gauge wire
Black crepe paper
Protective gloves
White and black card stock

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Comments (2)

  • eoconnors 27 Sep, 2010

    Wheat paste is a natural adhesive. I found a recipe to make your own at But really, why not just use decoupage or watered down Elmer's Glue?

  • Amandakay 19 Sep, 2008

    What is wheat paste and where do you find it?