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Papier Mache Paste Recipes

Papier Mache Paste #1

Ingredients:
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 5 cups lightly boiling water

Method:

Mix flour into the water until mixture is thin and runny, stir into boiling water. Gently boil and stir for 3 minutes. Cool before using.

Papier Mache Paste #2

Ingredients:
  • one part flour
  • one part water

Method:

Mix flour and water in a bowl until you get a smooth consistency. Use.

Wheat Flour Papier Mache Paste

Ingredients:
  • 1/2 cup nonrising wheat flour
  • 1/4 cup powdered resin glue
  • 1/2 cup warm water
  • 1-1/2 cups hot water
  • 4 drops oil of wintergreen

Method:

Mix the flour and resin glue in a saucepan. Slowly pour in the warm water. Then add the hot water and stir vigorously. Cook over low heat stirring until paste is smooth,thick and clear. Should be used in 2-3 days.

Dryer Lint Papier Mache Paste

Ingredients:
  • 3 cups lint from your dryer
  • 2 cups water
  • 2/3 cup wheat flour
  • 3 drops oil of wintergreen
  • newspaper

Method:

Put lint and water in a large saucepan. Get all of the lint wet. Add flour and stir constantly so lumps won't form. Add oil of wintergreen. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly,until mixture holds together and forms peaks. Pour out onto several thicknesses of newspaper to cool.

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