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  • Paper mache letters - painting

    I've seen some paper mache letters in my local hobbycraft and want to paint my son's name for his bedroom.

    What do you think will be the best and long lasting way to do this?

    Might do HOME for the living room as well.

    Cheers

  • #2
    Re: Paper mache letters - painting

    I would put a coat of cheap and cheerful plain emulsion first, to provide a base and it will probably soak some up. Then top coat of eggshell/satin, for a good solid finish and durability for dusting.

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    • #3
      Re: Paper mache letters - painting

      Not letters.. but a hobbycraft paper mache project:
      http://www.hobbycraft.co.uk/Pages/Id...a.aspx?id=1203

      They suggest using spray paint to paint the paper mache...

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      • #4
        Re: Paper mache letters - painting

        How about decopatching it?

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