Casted Flower Magnets

By  Amy Wagner  for  Scene-A-Rama

  • Casted Flower Magnets
  • Closeup View


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


  • Craft glue
  • Paintbrushes
  • Small and large plastic containers
  • Masking tape
  • Toothpick
  • Newspaper (to cover work surface)
  • 1. On covered work surface, pour moon sand into large plastic container. Smooth sand flat.
  • 2. Apply masking tape around back of each button. Press button into sand, creating impression.
  • 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.
  • 4. When completely dry, use toothpick to remove button from sand. Gently brush sand off plaster impression.
  • 5. Paint plaster button impressions in paint colors of choice. Let dry. If desired, glue beads or crystals on plaster button impressions.
  • 6. Glue magnet on back of each plaster impression.
  • Note
  • 1. Adults, help kids when using plaster.