Advice 1: How to make a cast of child handles at home

The desire to save the most pleasant moments of our lives prompts us to take photos, shoot videos, which through time can admire. But you want something to feel. Today it has become popular to order casts of children's handprints and feet, but they can be made independently.
You will need
  • - gypsum, which is not below grade G-7
  • - any suitable paint in the can to cover the finished mold
  • - alginate
Instruction
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If you want to make a mold of the nursery pens at home, you should prepare the following materials: gypsum, which is not below grade G-7, any suitable paint in the can to cover the finished mold, and alginate (this powder is used in dentistry for making impressions of your jaw and teeth). It is sold in dental stores and equipment, as well as via the Internet. For the manufacture of the cast take a three-phase alginate, at a time when it hardens it will be necessary to pull the handle from the solution, it will change color.Lay baby to sleep during the manufacture of the cast he pulled a handle, and you could use his mind.
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Cook of alginate and water solution. For makeup it is best to use plastic container. Take a glass of water (part 1) and powder (1.5 parts). Pour the alginate into the water, but not Vice versa! Stir with a mixer. If the mixture bubbles, tap capacity on the table. These manipulations should be carried out quickly because alginate high speed solidification.
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As soon as the mixture begins to change color, dip the handle of the child to the ground. Wait about a minute until the solution hardens and becomes a bit like rubber. If applied on the surface of the solution, hand it will not stick, then he froze. We can assume that you managed to make a cast of child handles at home.
4
Gently pull the handle of the baby from a frozen supply so as not to break form for a future cast.
5
Prepare a mixture of plaster and water. Pour the plaster in warm water. Bring to a density that resembles thick cream. Tap the table to release any air bubbles. Pour the ready mixture into prepared earlier form of mold. Let the mixture fully harden.
6
Originalbuy carefully separate the mass from the container and clean the plaster from the gel pen. The finished mold of necessity, adjust with fine emery paper. Secure the workpiece on the base (plaster). Paint the finished product with paint and, if desired, arrange some fun things.

Advice 2: How to make a plaster cast of a child's pen

The kids are so cute and touching that I want to capture a memory every minute of their childhood. And parents do it all: shoot lots of pictures, keep diaries, and record medical data, protect children's drawings, etc. Another way to capture a child is to make a mold of the handle. Stores sell special kits for this. But there is a method much cheaper. You can use regular plaster or cooked with your own hands a salty dough.
You will need
  • - capacity to measure the ingredients;
  • water;
  • Sol;
  • - flour;
  • - a rolling pin;
  • oven;
  • elements of decor;
  • - paint.
Instruction
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Take the container to measure. You can choose, for example, Cup and it measure out all the ingredients. You will need: one Cup salt, two cups of flour and Cup of water. All this must be thoroughly mixed until a homogeneous mass. The result should be a very stiff dough.
2
Roll out the dough. The end result is a layer, whose thickness should be about two inches. This is blank for future cast.
3
Make a cast handle crumbs. Be sure to clean and dry the palm of the child need to push the billet-dough. It will leave a mark (if desired next you can do an imprint on the legs, and you can make two palms).
4
Determine the shape of the mold. He may be in the form of sun, clouds, heart-shaped, etc. Need to trim the edges of excess dough. If this impression needs to continue to hang on the wall, it is necessary to make a hole for ribbon using straws for a cocktail. But it cannot be located too close to the edge.
5
Make the decoration of the mold. If you plan to use additional decoration, you need to push at the edges of the dough coffee beans, cereals, beads (but not plastic because they will melt), etc.
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Preheat the oven and place a cast. The temperature should be one hundred to one hundred twenty degrees. The dough should be in the oven for two to three hours. Then a mold is to be removed and cool.
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The obtained color cast. If desired, the obtained mold can be colored with paints, and the top varnish. For memory on the reverse side you can write the date of manufacture. The impression can be take the form of a picture and place it on the wall. He for many years to decorate and remind him of the happy childhood of your kid.
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The older the baby, the harder it is to hold for the manufacture of the cast. Therefore, you should stock up on books, interesting toys and other things that will help keep the crumbs in place.
Note
Although Russia is a new business, however, it is rapidly gaining market. It has become fashionable to have a home for the sculptures, it raises the prestige of the hosts, causing surprise and delight guests. In many cases the couple bought songs of lovers ' hands, and to keep baby hands and feet moulds is becoming a good tradition.
Useful advice
On our website in the description section of the product is an instructional video that demonstrates how to make a mold of the legs or imprint of little arms and legs. The child is older he will gladly take part in this exciting process. Frames Baby Art allow you to decorate the children's casts in a variety of ways.
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