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 Decoupage Papermaché Moose or Elk

Decoupaging items can be really fun and relaxing. This paper mache moose was perfect for the project and stands proudly in the window sill to greet Christmas passer-byers on the street.

 

 

Decoupaged Papermache Moose 330

Time required: about 1-2 hours because of drying time

Difficulty Level: Easy

Material List for this Moose/ Elk:

Paper Mache Moose or Elk
- paper mache moose such as the one in the picture above

Paper Used for Moose 250
- decorative paper such as the example above

- gold paint for antlers and hoofs
- decopatch glue (this glue not only works excellent with the decopatch paper, but also has a shiny finish)
- flat paint brush for applying paper
- round paint brush for painting antlers and hoofs
- gold ribbon and golden jingle bells
- glass nugget for eye

Instructions:

1. Tear your paper in many small pieces.

Tutorial Decoupage Moose 250
2. Start adding decoupatch glue to an area of the moose and then add the paper over the glue. Brush glue over the paper to seal. Continue adding glue and paper to the moose until all areas except the antlers and hoofs are covered.

3. Use gold paint to paint the antlers and hoofs. It may be necessary to add a second coat if the first coat does not cover appropriately.

 

 

 

Decoupaged Papermache Moose Detail
Close-up of the moose

 

 

 

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