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Quilled Paper Boxes - Project #93

Time: 2 Class Periods
Difficulty: Moderate
Cleanup: Soap & Water

Papier Mache Boxes
Acrylic Paint
Paint Brush
Quilling Paper Strips
Quilling Tool
Tacky Glue
Print Page

Practice quilling techniques and decorate papier mache boxes!


  • Step 1
    Paint your papier mache box with acrylic paint.
  • Step 2
    Choose desired paper color and cut the quilling strip to appropriate length with scissors. Insert paper between prongs and twirl around the quilling tool until entire strip is used.
  • Step 3
    Form rolled paper into desired shape with your fingers. Adhere end of the strip to the side of the shape with Tacky Glue.
  • Step 4
    Use a toothpick, paper clip or paint brush to apply glue to quilled shape and adhere shape to box.
  • Step 5
    Repeat Steps 2-4 until the top of the box is entirely covered. Sides may also be decorated!

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