Casted Flower Magnets

Materials

  • Scene-A-Rama Casting Plaster; Moon Sand
  • Decorative buttons, various sizes
  • Acrylic paints, in colors of choice
  • Embellishments: beads, crystals, etc.
  • Adhesive-back magnets

Tools

  • Craft glue
  • Paintbrushes
  • Small and large plastic containers
  • Masking tape
  • Toothpick
  • Newspaper (to cover work surface)

Directions

STEP 1

  • On covered work surface, pour moon sand into large plastic container. Smooth sand flat.

STEP 2

  • Apply masking tape around back of each button. Press button into sand, creating impression.

STEP 3

  • Follow manufacturer’s instructions to mix casting plaster and water in small plastic container. Pour plaster into each button impression. Let set for 30 minutes.

STEP 4

  • When completely dry, use toothpick to remove button from sand. Gently brush sand off plaster impression.

STEP 5

  • Paint plaster button impressions in paint colors of choice. Let dry. If desired, glue beads or crystals on plaster button impressions.

STEP 6

  • Glue magnet on back of each plaster impression.

Note

  • 1. Adults, help kids when using plaster.
by Amy Wagner for Scene-A-Rama
Casted Flower Magnets
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