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Yes, people will think you are weird, but that’s ok!
(Photography by Auxy Espinoza)

Posted by Mark Montano Published See Mark Montano's 279 projects » © 2019 Mark Montano / Simon & Schuster · Reproduced with permission.
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  • How to make a paperweight. Baby Head Paper Weight - Step 1
    Step 1

    Mix your plaster of Paris in your flexible plastic cup about 1/4 cup at a time so you don’t make too much.

  • How to make a paperweight. Baby Head Paper Weight - Step 2
    Step 2

    Fill your doll head with the plaster

  • Step 3

    Let dry

  • Step 4

    Place on your newspaper workspace

  • Step 5

    Spray with black paint

  • Step 6

    When dry, spray with water and immediately spray with the gold spray-paint

  • Step 7

    Let dry

  • How to make a paperweight. Baby Head Paper Weight - Step 8
    Step 8

    Place on a pile of papers or just on your desk to spark some interesting conversation.

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n k.
n k. · Germany, Pennsylvania, US · 24 projects
WOW! I think I'll make a H.R. Giger inspired version as soon as I find a (free) doll head somewhere Happy
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devesh g.
devesh g.
lovely
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little miss blackbird
little miss blackbird · 51 projects
i LOVE it .....
i guess i will have to steal one of my cousins dolls ;P
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Louise Quatorze
Louise Quatorze · Vlaardingen, Zuid-Holland, NL · 22 projects
Hilarious & functional at the same time GJ!
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allie a.
allie a. · Los Angeles, California, US · 15 projects
I made this one long before I joined this site. ... but of a bronze doll statue.. I got your book for my birthday It's amazing!
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Merquinn
Merquinn · Chicago, Illinois, US · 22 projects
I need weights for my patterns so they don't get everywhere and this is perfect I love it <3
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♥.Pe@chy=]
♥.Pe@chy=] · Southern, Virginia, US
i wonder what goes on in your mind...i wish i did=]
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♥.Pe@chy=]
♥.Pe@chy=] · Southern, Virginia, US
i wonder what goes on in your mind...i wish i did=]
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Mina
Mina · U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado, US · 6 projects
LOVE IT!
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Suzi P.
Suzi P. · 12 projects
i think if i would make this i would get nightmares about baby heads....
its creepy, but nice too. i an odd kinda way.
how do you think this up?
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