FORMcard is great for taking accurate impressions and can even be used as a mould. We will show how to use it to make a personalised keyring, with leaf imprints but you can use the same principal to create your own unique keepsakes!
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Step 1: Step 1: Equipment
To make this keyring you will need:
1. Glass jug of hot water
2. Glass plate or similar to work on
4. Metal spoon
5. A selection of leaves
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Step 2: Step 2
Drop your FORMcard into hot water.
Step 3: Step 3
Leave to soften slightly (you don't want it to lose the card form). Retrieve using a metal spoon, be careful as the material will be hot.
Step 4: Step 4
Place your FORMcard onto your glass plate.
Step 5: Step 5
Gently press your leaves into the surface of your FORMcard.
Step 6: Step 6
Ensure that all parts of the leaf have been pressed into the FORMcard. Remove each leaf gently.
Step 7: Step 7
Leave your FORMcard to cool completely.
Step 8: Step 8
You now have a beautiful, personalised keyring! Don't forget you can also use FORMcard to take impressions of all kinds of objects, it is perfect for making unique keepsakes.
Get your FORMcard here and see lots of other amazing creations.