Home    Subscribe    Write for Us    FAQ    Contact    HubGarden    Login
Share your decor ideas for a share in the ad revenue. Click on Write For Us.

Kitsch Robot Gift Tag

by Jane (follow)
Craft (32)      Mould (3)      Wrapping (3)      Silicone mould (1)      Kitsch (1)      Gift tag (1)     
My daughter was given a pack of Hama melting beads recently which are lots of fun. I confess I also got rather hooked on them and 'borrowed' a handful to try moulding them in the oven. The result was these kitsch moulded characters which I made into some fun gift tags. I think the characters could also be stuck on to blank greeting cards or craft magnets to make some kitsch accessories around the home.



Robot mould, silicone robot mould, robot mold,


Materials
Hama beads or other melting beads
Silicone mould
Oven
Scissors
Sand paper
Strong glue
Plain gift tag



Robot mould, silicone robot mould, robot mold,
Colourful Hama beads


Method
Lay out the silicone mould on a baking tray. Fill the moulds with Hama melting beads.



Robot mould, silicone robot mould, robot mold,


Put the tray in the oven at 200 degrees for about 20-30 minutes (or until fully melted).



Gift tag, unusual gift tag, robot gift tag, robot craft ideas


Let the tray cool then pop out the plastic characters.
My beads melted up the side of the mould so left a rather wavy surface on the back of the robot. I trimmed these pieces off with scissors and gave the back a quick smooth off with sand paper to give a flat surface.



Gift tag, unusual gift tag, robot gift tag, robot craft ideas
I trimmed these wavy bits off with scissors and sanded to give a flat back




Gift tag, unusual gift tag, robot gift tag, robot craft ideas


Stick the plastic robot onto the gift tag with some PVA glue or hot glue gun.



Gift tag, unusual gift tag, robot gift tag, robot craft ideas


Have you made these? Please do share a picture of your creation in the comments forum.

Categories
#Mould
#Silicone mould
#Kitsch
#Gift tag
#Wrapping
#Craft
I like this Article - 8
[ print friendly ]
More Articles by Jane
I recently visited the property in Devon
11 likes
Create an easy nature-inspired place card decoration for the dining table
4 likes
Fresh holly, yew, mistletoe or any foliage with bright red berries make beautiful natural Christmas ...
1 like
Create some easy Christmas tree place cards for your Christmas party table
8 likes
Here's how to create your own wood block picture
8 likes
Create some quirky candles from egg shells
8 likes
view all articles by Jane
Articles by Jane on Other Hubs
This fun monster card makes an ideal birthday card for a toddler or preschooler
6 likes
Here's how to make a lion mask out of felt - no sewing required! Time: 30 minutes plus drying...
4 likes
This is a quick and easy threading activity, perfect for little hands
6 likes
ID: 18108
[ Submit a Comment ]
Categories
 
Copyright 2012-2018 OatLabs ABN 18113479226. mobile version