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Make paper máché anatomical hearts
Turn recycled materials into beautiful paper máché hearts.

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  • How to make a piece of paper art. Paper Mâché Anatomical Hearts - Step 2
    Step 1

    E-6000 Glue
    Wood Blocks and Kebab Skewers
    Allure Dimensional Design Adhesive Paint
    Plastic Bags and Newspaper
    Americana Decoupage
    Vintage Images
    Americana Acrylic Paints
    DecoArt Metallic Lustre in Gold Rush
    Americana Decor Metallics in Antique Brass

  • Step 2

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  • How to make a piece of paper art. Paper Mâché Anatomical Hearts - Step 3
    Step 3

    1. Create a fist sized ball with a plastic bag
    2. Mix Americana Decoupage with a splash of water and use it to decoupage strips of newspaper around the plastic fist
    3. Wrap a large straw or create paper tubes with more newspaper and decoupage medium
    4. When the tubes are dry, cut them in 2" lengths with one end of each cut at an angle
    5. Glue them to the top of the fist with hot glue and add more paper over the hot glue
    6. Paint the hearts with Americana Acrylic in red
    *If the newspaper is too dark, paint the hearts white first before the red
    7. & 8. Cut out the vintage images, clip around the edges and decoupage them to the painted hearts
    9. & 10. Add shimmer to the hearts with the Metallic Lustre and then dot around the image with the Allure Dimensional Design Adhesive Paint in Gold Leaf
    11. 12. & 13. Glue the skewers into the wood blocks with E-6000, paint the tops and skewers black and the sides in gold
    14. Optional: Edge the blocks with a metallic gold pen
    15. Pierce and glue the hearts on the skewers

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