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Every year for Christmas my family has a different theme. Dunno how that started, but one year was underwear, one was plants, and 2007 was Disney. I'm not a Disney fan, but my mom and I spent a couple weeks working on a *giant* papier mache Mickey Mouse head. So, I had papier mache on the brain when I was trying to think of presents to make my boyfriend, because I'm poor. Had a Pringle can stump leftover from a some bangle bracelets I almost made, so that became the base of the green shroom. The top is papier mache over a wad of newspapers with the Pringle lid stuck inside. A few days later my mom and I were done Mickey and had half of a papier mached balloon leftover from making his snout. So that became the dome of the larger red shroom which I made for my friend Nate. The red one has a coffee can for a base. The paint for the bases was leftover from Mickey; apparently that's the color of paint you get if you go into Home Depot and ask for a can of "Mickey Flesh Paint".

Posted by Kris B. from Burrillville, Rhode Island, United States • Published See Kris B.'s 2 projects »


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Apricot · Sacramento, California, US
Sweeeeet ;]
Jet H.
Jet H. · Haarlem, North Holland, NL · 108 projects
they are so sweet, awesome!
leslie l.
leslie l. · El Centro, California, US
hi this are really good i wanted to know if you could tell me step by step to do this project.. im making my sons birthday party of mario and would like to make this as centerpieces thank u
Haruka xz
Haruka xz · Puebla, Puebla, MX · 16 projects
estan geniales!!!!

this is really cool!!

good work!

CO + K User

soo cute XD you could probably use them as piggybanks too if you cut a slit in it
KieraMD · London, GB · 6 projects
Im Defo Making These
Laura R.
Laura R. · Manchester, England, GB · 32 projects
I LOVE these!
Kirsten B.
Kirsten B. · Las Vegas, Nevada, US · 40 projects
Awsome! I'm huge fan of those games.
kermit · Maastricht, Limburg, NL · 8 projects
hihi 2 cute mushrooms Happy
JessayahX · Frankfurt, Hesse, DE · 26 projects
haha...I love the saints around the mushrooms...
And the 1Up mario mushroom look really great...awesome work ^^
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