|Dryer Lint Paper Mache
This inexpensive recipe is easy to make and works in those plastic candy molds very well. Just allow enough time for drying.
1 cup of lint from the dryer
1 cup torn up tissue paper (want colored use colored tissue paper)
2 tsp. liquid starch
2 cups water
Mix lint, tissue paper, liquid starch and water altogether and blend until smooth in the blender
Pour into cheesecloth draped over a bowl and press out as much of the liquid as possible
Add to mold and press tightly
Let air dry
Remove from mold carefully and sand lightly
Now you can paint these up anyway you like ......they make wonderful Christmas ornaments sprinkled with mica flakes or glass glitter.
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