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Hold on to sunny summer memories with pebble magnets!

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You can source image transfer paper from most craft stores, but follow the manufacturer’s instructions to make sure you insert your paper into the printer correctly, and use the right substance to apply the decal to the pebble. Flat pebbles will give you the best results!

You will need:
  • Smooth flat pebbles
  • White acrylic paint
  • Paintbrush
  • Image transfer paper
  • Your own designs/Clipart images
  • Pure turpentine (or whatever is recommended with your transfer paper)
  • Clear matt varnish
  • Magnets
  • All purpose glue
  • Scissors
What to do:

Paint the pebbles white, giving them two or three coats of paint to get an even finish.

Print your images onto the chalky side of the transfer paper and allow to dry for at least 30 minutes. Cut the images to size, when soak in a bowl of water for about a minute, or until the image comes away from the backing paper.

Paint the pebble with a coat of turpentine. Carefully position the image onto the pebble, smoothing out any air bubbles. Leave to dry, then secure the transfer by applying a coat of clear varnish.

Once the varnish has dried, apply the magnets to the backs of the pebbles using strong multipurpose glue.

Now your magnets are complete!

Post them online and #AmbulanceWishRocks to show us!

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