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Learn how-to make plaster of paris flowers in #TechniqueTuesday with Virginia from Artsy VaVa.


  • How to mold a clay flower. Plaster Of Paris Flowers - Step 1
    Step 1

    Cut the flowers leaving a little of the stem to hold onto.

  • How to mold a clay flower. Plaster Of Paris Flowers - Step 2
    Step 2

    In a clean container, mix the Plaster Of Paris according to the directions on the package. Dip the flowers into the mixture.

  • How to mold a clay flower. Plaster Of Paris Flowers - Step 3
    Step 3

    Allow excess mixture to drip off flowers.

  • How to mold a clay flower. Plaster Of Paris Flowers - Step 4
    Step 4

    Lay flowers on wax paper and allow to dry completely.

  • How to mold a clay flower. Plaster Of Paris Flowers - Step 5
    Step 5

    When adding the flowers to other items, cut the stems as close to the flowers as possible.

  • How to mold a clay flower. Plaster Of Paris Flowers - Step 6
    Step 6

    If desired, paint the surface that you want to add flowers to with a color that matches the flowers. The flowers may be painted also.

  • How to mold a clay flower. Plaster Of Paris Flowers - Step 7
    Step 7

    Make plenty of Plaster of Paris flowers! You'll want to add them to everything!

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