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Cut the board to desired size, if necessary.
Seal the board with undercoat.
Paint the board with Resene Magnetic Magic. This will require at least two coats, with three hours between them to allow the paint to dry. It is a good idea to try it out with magnets as you can apply extra coats if necessary.
Apply two topcoats in the colour of your choice. We used Resene Dizzy Lizzy and Resene Blue Jeans from the Resene KidzColour range.
Once completely dry, you can add the foam letters and other decorations. Remember that you are putting photos onto the board, so keep it simple.
Finally, add your photos and hold them in place using your rare earth magnets.
When washing out your brush after using the Resene Magnetic Magic, it is a good idea to use a plastic bowl, if possible, so the iron in the paint doesn’t get left sitting in a stainless steel sink.
words: Henrietta Vaughan
pictures: Lucent* Media
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