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By Stephanie Thompson
People Editor 

Residents create paper mache vases


Stephanie Thompson

Kathy Forman puts more glue onto her balloon before putting more tissue paper on it.

On Friday, the smell of glue was filling the craft room at the Mission at Castle Rock Rehabilitation Center.

As residents were busy working on their craft projects, Kathy Elliott was busy instructing them on what to do next.

Bowls of glue were seen at each work station. The residents would dip a paintbrush into the glue and then paint it onto a balloon. The balloon was stuck to a plastic cup, which held it in place while the residents worked on them. Once the balloon had glue on it, the residents would place strands of tissue paper over the glue. Elliott said it is paper mache, but with tis...

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