Lamasa is a Spanish kitchen craft. It is similar to working with sugar dough as in icing and cake decorations. Lamasa can be used to make name plates, photo frames, etc. Here we have used this simple yet beautiful art to make labels for storage jars in the kitchen. They will surely lend an artistic look to your kitchen shelves!
the lamasa dough you will need the following
cup corn flour
cup fevicol (or any type of wood glue)
tsp zinc oxide
small tube white oil paint
quick (strong adhesive)
How to make the dough:-
a sheet of foil over a kitchen table and grease it with some baby oil for
kneading the dough.
make the dough mix together corn flour, fevicol, zinc oxide, glycerin and
lemon juice in an aluminum pot and heat over a low flame stirring
continuously with a wooden spoon till it forms a soft dough. Switch off
the gas. Transfer it to the greased foil.
the dough is still warm, knead it over the foil.
the dough is smooth, add 1 tube of white oil paint and knead again.
the dough into 3-4 parts and wrap each portion in the plastic wrap.
each portion of the dough using food colours.
the dough is soft add corn flour and if it is dry add a little baby oil.
in air tight containers
Roll the coloured dough with a rolling pin.
Then cut the desired shapes using cutters.
Paste them on a jar using glue gun or fevi-quick.
them to dry on the jar for 5-7 days.
with a thin coat of clear varnish for a glossy look.