- Plaster of Paris
- Plastic Spoons
- Non-Stick Cooking Spray or Vaseline
- Jewelry Findings
Use plastic spoons, spread lightly with vaseline or spray on the non-stick cooking spray. Fill the spoon with the plaster of paris (mix using manufacturers directions). Use the back of a butter knife to level it off. Set it aside until completely dry, this should take a few hours (once again, see the manufacturers suggestions).
Once the plaster is dry, slide your oval shape out of the spoon. Use red and black paint to make it into a ladybug!
If you are making a necklace, I have found it is easy to use a 2 inch Headpin (this looks like and extra long straight pin without the pointed end). Use a needle nose pliers to bend down the end of the headpin with the flattened edge so it looks like a loop. Insert the straight end of the headpin into the plaster before it drys, covering all of the headpin except the loop you made.
To make a pin, simply use a hot glue gun or tacky glue to attach the pin back onto the back of your lady bug.
This can also be made into a magnet!
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