Paper Mache Mannequin
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Paper Mache Mannequin

Mannequins like these can be turned into jewelry holders or just created as a piece of visual art.

Designed by Darlene Kearns, courtesy of EK Success®.

Uses Recycled Items: No
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Material List

  • EK Success® Herma® Dotto® Permanent Dot Adhesive - Pink
  • EK Success® Cutterpede® Straight Edge Trimmer - Pink
  • EK Success® Cutter Bee® Scissors
  • EK Success® Jolee’s Flowers (2)
  • K&Company™ Specialty Paper Pad, 12"x12" -
  • Decoupage Medium
  • Low Heat Glue Gun
  • Paper Mache - Mannequin
  • Feathers
  • Trim with Beading
  • Ribbon
  • Charm
  • Wooden Candlestick
  • Wooden Wheel
  • White Spray Paint
  • Distress ink
  • Sealer

Project Instructions

Cut a variety of sizes of paper strips and squares. Decoupage papers to paper mache mannequin. Let dry completely.

Hot glue feathers to bottom portion and all the way around the paper mache mannequin. Cover top edge of feathers with beaded trim using hot glue.

Take candlestick and hot glue wooden wheel to top. Spray paint the candlestick. Let dry completely. Apply distress ink to candlestick and spray with sealer.

Remove adhesive from back of flowers and add to shoulder of mannequin. Embellish with leaves and butterflies from paper pad.

Attach charm to ribbon and place around the neck of mannequin.


In this project leaves and butterflies were cut from the paper pad and used.