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Cast Paper

Cast Paper

Young children will need assistance with the blender, but can do all the rest by themselves. Use for notecards, album covers, party placecards, bookmarks, etc.

You will need:

  • A blender
  • Scrap paper, can also add colorful dryer lint. Newspaper not recommended
  • Measuring cups
  • Water
  • Fine mesh strainer
  • Sponge
  • Hand towels or paper towels
  • Bowl
  • Decorative mold

  • Tear your paper into small pieces, add colorful dryer lint if you'd like.
  • Put about 1/2 cup of paper into blender with about 3 1/2 cups of water.

  • Blend on low speed for a few seconds, then on high for a minute or so.
  • When contents of blender becomes a slurry with fine particles, pour through strainer.

  • Drop the pulp from the strainer into the decorative mold.
  • Press the pulp into the mold gently, try to maintain an even thickness throughout.

  • Using the sponge first, then towels or paper towels, try to remove as much remaining water as possible.

  • You can let the cast paper dry in the mold, or gently peel it from the mold and allow to air dry.

  • Trim or leave torn edges.
  • Embellish with glitter, beads, craft jewels, etc., or paint with acrylic paints,eye shadow for a pastel effect, or iridescent or metallic powders.
  • Attach your cast paper sculpture to a note card, etc. with white glue, or frame it.

Unicorn Box Small To make a cast paper box, use a small plastic deli container as a form to shape the paper pulp. Gently press the edges of the cast design onto the shaped paper lid. After the box has dried, decorate with acrylic paint, glitter, 'jewels' and ribbons.

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