HAPPY MONSTER FACES

 

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YOU WILL NEED :

Assorted sizes of flat pebbles
Black craft paint
White craft paint
Assortment of different colored craft paints
Something to protect your workspace
Paint brushes
Google eyes ( optional)
Magnets (optional)
Glue to glue on eyes ( I use a dab of Dap Caulking )
Toothpicks ( to apply caulking or glue  onto rock where google eyes will be placed)
Glue gun n glue sticks if you plan on turning into magnets to use on refrigerator or school lockers or other metal surface.

INSTRUCTIONS:

1. Wash rocks and allow to dry.

2. Paint rocks color of your choice allowing first side to dry then flipping rocks over, paint the other side.

3. Once dry, with toothpick place dab of glue or caulking onto rock where you will be placing eyes.

4. Place google eyes in place.

5. Using black paint, dip toothpick in place and draw mouth.

6. When mouth is dry, again using toothpick or small paint brush , draw teeth where you would like them.

NOTE: If you do not have google eyes you can dip handle of paintbrush into white paint and dot where you want happy monsters eyes to be.once dry, dip toothpick or smaller brush handle into black paint and make pupils for eyes. If you want to make eyes appear as if they are shining, once black dries, take toothpick and draw an apostrophe to the right of the pupil.

May use as desk ornament or add magnet . Very cute when given as set of three or more different colors and expressions. Inexpensive gift for family members or co-workers.

Have a blessed day!

 

EASTER BUNNY MAGNET

 

YOU WILL NEED:

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Flat Wooden clothespins without springs
White craft paint
Black craft paint
Pink craft paint ( you can mix red and white to make pink if you have no pink paint)
Grey craft paint ( you can mix white with drop of black to make grey)
2 small white Pom poms
Hot glue gun and glue sticks ( NOTE :CHILDREN SHOULD NOT USE GLUE GUN TO AVOID  BURNS)
Roll of magnetic strips
Wire muffin cooling rack
Small and slightly larger handled paintbrush

INSTRUCTIONS:

1. Paint entire clothespin, inside and outside, both sides, with white paint. Give a second coat if desired. Set aside on wire rack to dry.

2. Take handle of small paint brush and dip into grey paint and dot two eyes.This will later be dotted with white and then with black. Let dry.

3 .Make pink stripe in centers of each ear. And a pink dot using handle of brush dipped in pink paint.

4. Make bunny smile with black or grey paint.  Take care to leave  enough room for placement of pompoms. ( see photo)

5. Cut a piece of magnetic strip and hot glue to the back of bunny’s head only.

6. Dot grey eyes in center using the handle of small brush using white paint. When dry, use toothpick to make smaller dot in eyes using black paint.

7. Hot glue two pompoms side by side for bunny’s cheeks.