Maracas – decoupage

How To Make Decoupage Maracas

This project takes 3-4 days to complete. But we think you will agree – they are magnificent! A resounding success!

Click this link to download the full step-by-step instructions. How to make decoupage paper mache maracas

You can also make painted paper mache maracas.

You Will Need

To get started with this project you will need:

To get started with this project you will need:

  • 2 balloons
  • Newspaper, white paper, cardboard
  • Uncooked grains like rice, or corn, or beans
  • 1 tablespoon flour, 2 tablespoons water
  • Paint

And tools including:

  • Scissors
  • Pot
  • Glue
  • String
  • Paintbrush
  • Patience!

Remember, paper mache needs to dry overnight, so this is a 3 day project.

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