Two sizes of round or
oval paper Mache boxes
Acrylic Paints: black, bittersweet, and fleshtone
Flat brush #10
One package of orange chenille stems
Yellow card stock
Glue gun and glue sticks
Two brass paper fasteners
Black sharpee pen (optional)
Scissors or wire cutters
Nail or screwdriver
Paint bittersweet stripes on sides of both box lids.
Paint bottom of larger box and tops of lids black. Paint black stripes on
sides of lids. Paint bottom of smaller box fleshtone. You may
need a second coat on everything. Let dry. Paint black face on
smaller box (you may prefer to use a sharpee pen for the face).
Let dry. Apply 2 coats of acrylic varnish.
12 chenille stems from package and wrap each one around
a 1/4" dowel to form a spring. Leave 1/2" on each end straight.
Cut 1 in thirds, and cut the rest in half with old scissors or
Hot glue the straight ends to the top of the small lid with the
three short pieces in front for bangs. Glue hat on top of small
Place smaller box bottom on center of large box lid.
Poke 2 holes through both pieces with a nail or small
Secure together with brass fasteners. Put lids on boxes.
Punch several stars from card stock and glue to
bottom of large box and some to the hat
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