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How to make poptart magnets

Adorable back to school locker decor ;) yummy looking little poptart magnets!

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Start with a ball of tan/ecru polymer clay

Start with a ball of tan/ecru polymer clay

Roll it out as thin as possible

Roll it out as thin as possible

Cut 2 matching rectangles

Cut 2 matching rectangles

Mix translucent and red clay

Mix translucent and red clay

Pink :)

Pink :)

Roll it out very thinly

Roll it out very thinly

Cut into a smaller rectangle than the tan

Cut into a smaller rectangle than the tan

Make a clay sandwich

Make a clay sandwich

Press down

Press down

Smooth the edges together

Smooth the edges together

Texture with a brush, aluminum foil etc

Texture with a brush, aluminum foil etc

Result!

Result!

Get some orange pastel power onto a brush

Get some orange pastel power onto a brush

Dab it onto the tart until it looks like this

Dab it onto the tart until it looks like this

Make some icing by mixing TLS and white clay

Make some icing by mixing TLS and white clay

Try your best to get it neatly on top - this part's a mess! Then use a dotting tool to make little indents along the edges

Try your best to get it neatly on top - this part's a mess! Then use a dotting tool to make little indents along the edges

Use clay or oil pastels for the next step.

Use clay or oil pastels for the next step.

Scrape off tiny bits of every color

Scrape off tiny bits of every color

Sprinkle on top of the white

Sprinkle on top of the white

Cut out a corner to look like a bite. Now it's all set to bake!

Cut out a corner to look like a bite. Now it's all set to bake!

Bake at the appropriate temperature and let it cool. When cool, you can choose to glaze it or not, then cut a strip of magnet and glue it to the back. Voila, adorable little poptart!

  • Polymer clay
  • Clay tools
  • Magnets