How To Make Paper Mache Paste. Make this project for any party especially birthdays. Add a bit more water if its too thick.
Do this first before you make the paste so that the paste doesnt set while youre cutting paper. Mix one part flour with one part of water eg 1 cup flour and 1 cup water or 12 cup flour and 12 cup water until you get a thick glue-like consistency. Cover a balloon with this paper-mache mix and let it dry.
You can apply the paste on a brush or a sponge or with your fingers until you have covered the surface of whatever form you have moulded with your paper.
How to Make Paper Mache Paste Using Only Glue and Water. While the water is heating up mix ½ cup 1125 g of flour ½ cup 120 ml of cold water and ¾ teaspoon 13 g of salt together in a bowl to create a thin paste. This is so simple you only need to stick to a basic ratio of mixing up the glue and the water. If you are in a high humidity area add 1 teaspoon of salt to prevent mold.