Paper Mâché Bangle

22 Sep

So, I’ve seen a few of these paper mâché bangles about and I thought it was about time I had a go at it myself…

This one was for my friend Lola’s birthday – made with a simple geometric patterned origami paper.

I really enjoyed making it and I think I’m going to have another go for some christmas presents 🙂


2 Responses to “Paper Mâché Bangle”

  1. Bejeweled September 24, 2008 at 8:34 pm #

    I’ve seen them too and wanted to make one. Yours is BEAUTIFUL! What did you use for the bangle? Where did you get it?

  2. birdface September 24, 2008 at 9:14 pm #

    Thanks Bejeweled!
    I just used an old bangle that I had at home that I never wore.
    I used watered down PVA glue to stick the layers of paper and then I coated the whole thing in another thick layer of PVA to protect it.
    I think in future I might use a proper varnish on the top coat as this would be slightly more waterproof!


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