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How To Paper Mache Teacups

Are you an avid crafter? Do you enjoy trying a variety of different crafts? Perhaps you’re a tea lover! Why not create these adorable paper mâché teacups? These make the perfect decoration in any kitchen or as a gift.

The first thing you need to do when creating these adorable tea cups is to print off the teacup pattern found here.

Next you need to make sure you have all the supplies on hand: acrylic paint, mod podge, thin cardboard such as pizza boxes of cereal boxes, thin paper or newspaper, salt, flour, and water.

Once you have gathered all your supplies it’s time to start making these adorable paper mâché teacups.

The first thing you need to do is print and cut out the teacup template.

Secondly, you need to trace the teacup template onto your thin cardboard.

After you have traced the teacup template you need to cut it out.

Start by bringing the bottom sections together and taping them.

After you have taped your teacup together, it’s time to brush one layer of mod podge onto the teacup and press your paper on it. Continue doing this until you have made three layers.

At this time you need to make paper mâche.

Apply to layers of your paper mâché to your teacup and allow it to dry thoroughly.

Glue the handle onto the teacup and allow the glue to dry.

Finally, finish your teacup by painting it any color or design of your choice.

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