Sunday, 14 August 2011

Papier Mache Bowls

Handmade Monday 29
I haven't blogged for ages, my eyesight is now getting better so I'm back! I have been busy crafting though and have made some papier mache bowls. I will be putting up a tutorial on my website to show how I made these. I have completed a couple of commissioned pieces too, though I haven't sorted the photo's yet. I have also been trying to get a facebook page up for my business which has been a nightmare. It must be my age as my teenage daughter managed to sort things out for me in the end. 

Pinks and purple
In a nut shell
Copper tones

All three bowls together
 I hope you like them, they are fun to make and I enjoyed the process. Now I'm going to have a look at Wendy's Blog 1st Unique Gifts to see what everyone else has been up to for Handmade Monday. Do pop over and have a look at all the other fantastic crafts. If you are crafty too you can join in.


  1. They're fab. I love that copper toned one! Glad to hear your eyesight has been improving. Hope it continues. x

  2. I've always wanted to have a go at one of these so I'd be interested to see your tutorial. These bowls are great just goes to show how you can make the same bowl look so different depending on the finishing technique. Glad your eyesight is better

  3. The colours are so vibrant, well done and happy crafting

  4. Lovely bowls. I find fb difficult to manage too and still learning it.

  5. That takes me back, haven't done papier mache for years. I used to love it. I particularly like the one with the rough torn edge, looks very effective.
    (found you from Handmade Monday link)

  6. Great bowls, I'm in the process of making a few as a commission for a shop to display small crystals etc.
    I'm really glad that you are back to crafting and the eyesight is improving.
    I was in a bit of a pickle with my facebook page at first but it gets easier the more you use it.

    Jan x

  7. I'm now following you on FB, I just 'searched'
    Mia's Craft Ideas and found you x

  8. Thank you for all your lovely comments. Picto thank you for following me on FB my daughter obviously knew what she was doing. I do say ask a teenager whilst they still know everything, trouble is when it comes to FB it's probably true!

  9. I love this craft! I must add it to my to do list :)

  10. The copper toned bowl is so classy. Remember dabbling in paper mache at school and getting myself in a right mess, so have only admiration for your craft :-)


    Blue Forest Jewellery

  11. I'm with Alison, your bowls are great - but I can only imagine the mess I would get in, leave that skill to you.

    Hoping all stays well with your eyes.
    Lynda x

  12. Those bowls are lovely.
    I love the colours you have used, so bright and summery. xxx

  13. I love the bowls, very clever and I'll make sure i look at the tutorial :)

  14. these are lovely. Good to hear you're able to craft and blog again :)

  15. These are gorgeous. I've done lots of paper mache, but may I say, these are some of the nicest I've seen!