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Treasure stones

 

  • Clear glass stones
  • Clear glue
  • Miniature pictures (magazines. mailers, music club stamps,etc...)
  • White thick paper

 

**These will magnify whatever you place them on

**Decide what picture you want to use by placing stones

    over pictures until you are happy

**Any small image, color, design, or words  will work.

 

--Once pictures are selected

--Glue image on paper

--Let dry

--Place glue on flat side of stone

A dot should do

--Place on image

--Push down

--Some glue will ooze out (this is okay)

--Let dry

--Trim off excess paper

 

 

Variations-

--Use thin plastic (that you can cut like shrinky dink plastic) instead of white paper

--Glue a magnet on the back

--Try different color stones—use them if you can see image

 

 

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Glass stones or gems can be found in different shapes.
Look for them at Walmart, Dollar store, or local craft store.

Traditional treasure stones

 

  • Candy molds (Thick)
  • Plaster of paris
  • Paint brush
  • Emery board (coarse and fine grit)
  • Optional :Solid shortening

 

 

--Follow plaster of paris directions

--Pour into candy molds

--Use paint brush to etch designs or words before plaster is completely dry

--Dry aprox. 15 min

--Ragged or rough edges, use emery board to sand down edges

--Paint or coat with craft glue for a glossy finish

 

Optional: Coat candy mold with solid shortening

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