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Create beautiful flowers that look like porcelain, using silk flowers and Plaster Of Paris. Use them alone or add them to other items to create lovely home decor.

Posted by Virginia B. from Fayetteville, Georgia, United States • Published See Virginia B.'s 8 projects »
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  • 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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