Glittered Paper Mache Village

Glittered paper mache village

What You'll Need:

Small Paper Mache House
2 Medium Paper Mache Houses
6’ Cord with 3 Lights
White Paint
Paint Colors of Choice
Diamond Dust
Mod Podge
Sponge Brush
X-ACTO Knife
Garland of Choice

Courtesy of Darice®
Difficulty Level: Intermediate
Approximate Time: 2 Hours (Not Including Dry Time)

How to Make a Glittered Paper Mache Village

The twinkly lights and sparkly snow of this Glittered Paper Mache Village will bring back fond memories of snowy, white Christmases past. Paper mache crafts like these are perfect for home decor displays on a table, counter top or mantle. Gather your family together and start a new tradition of creating these paper mache houses together.
  • 1 Cut hole for lights

    Cut holes in the back of each house. Each hole must be large enough to place the lights in.

  • 2 Paint inside the house

    Paint the inside of the houses white.

  • 3 Paint roofs & chimneys

    Paint the roofs and the chimneys of each house the desired color.

  • 4 Paint house exterior

    Paint the outside of each house the desired color.

  • 5 Let dry

    Let all of the houses dry completely.

  • 6 Add glitter

    Cover the inside and outside of each house with Mod Podge and sprinkle each side with Diamond Dust.

  • 7 Install the lights

    Install the lights and wrap the garland around the houses.