Mini Magnets

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Looking for an original and thoughtful gift? These personalized mini magnets will bring a smile to anyone's face.

Instructions

1. Using the Mini Picture Template (above), lay out the pictures you want to use. Close-up images with contrast work best. Cut out the 1" x 1" photos.

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2. Make the molds for your resin magnets. Follow package instructions to measure out the two components in the Easy Mold Silicone Putty. Mix well.

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3. On wax paper, press magnets into the center of each ball of Easy Mold. Flip the balls over to keep from sticking to the paper. Reshape if needed.

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4. The molds will set after 25 minutes, and you can remove the magnets .However, the molds must cure for 24 hours before the next step.

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5. Measure out equal parts Castin'Craft EasyCast Clear Casting Epoxy resin and hardener.

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6. Pour the resin and hardener into a plastic cup and mix vigorously for one minute. The mixture will bubble when thoroughly mixed.

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7. Spray your molds with Castin'Craft Release Spray. Apply two coats. Allow to dry.

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8. Lay a 1" x 1" photo in the bottom of each mold. Fill each mold up to the rim with resin. Fill all molds at the same time. Use a toothpick to pop any bubbles that rise to the surface.

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9. Allow the resin to dry for at least 24 hours. Then pop out the resin cube.

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10. Remove the backing from the ProMAG Adhesive Magnets, then attach the magnets to the backs of the resin cubes. Press firmly to ensure a secure fit.

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11. Fun and functional, Mini Magnets can be displayed alone or in groups. Give them to family and friends as reminders of fun times!