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Magic Crafts

Updated on May 21, 2019
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Deborah is a craft enthusiast. She particularly enjoys creating crafts with a special theme.

Magical crafts!
Magical crafts!

Stories of magic are an inspiration to the imagination. For those who want to craft an item from their favorite legend or story, here are three DIY examples to craft a magical piece of fantasy.

Magic Wand

Wand!
Wand!

A magic wand is a nice addition to one's collection of trinkets.

You will Need:

  • Wood Dowel
  • Roundish rock
  • Paint (Two colors of your choice)
  • Hot glue
  • Pen top (optional)
  • Jewelry wire
  • Glitter
  • Mod Podge

Wooden dowel is perfect for wand.
Wooden dowel is perfect for wand.
Pen top is optional.
Pen top is optional.

Step 1

Paint rock and Dowel. Paint the pen top as well.

Paint dowel and rock color of your choice.
Paint dowel and rock color of your choice.

Step 2

Wrap wire around top of dowel. Hot glue at spots.

Wrap wire around top of dowel.
Wrap wire around top of dowel.

Step 3

Glue rock to back on end of dowel.

Glue rock on top of dowel.
Glue rock on top of dowel.

Step 4

Hot glue pen top to the other end of dowel. Also put a dot of glue on tip of pen top.

  • This step is optional. The wand may be made with rock and wire without adding the pen top.

Hot glue pen top to end of dowel. You may add squiggly lines to give effect.
Hot glue pen top to end of dowel. You may add squiggly lines to give effect.

Step 5

Paint other color on end of dowel around pen top, and on the wire around rock. Be sure to let paint dry.

Paint around pen top and wire another color of your choice.
Paint around pen top and wire another color of your choice.

Step 6

Paint top of rock with some mod podge and front of pen top. Then sprinkle glitter on it.

Paint top of rock with mod podge and sprinkle glitter.
Paint top of rock with mod podge and sprinkle glitter.

Step 7

Let dry!

Magic Wand!
Magic Wand!

All done! Enjoy this glittering wand.

These are simpler wands. I painted the dowels black, and Hot glued gemstones on the tops.
These are simpler wands. I painted the dowels black, and Hot glued gemstones on the tops.

Dragon Stones

Here be Dragons!
Here be Dragons!

Dragons stones can come to life from your favorite fairy tale.

You will need:

  • Stones
  • Paint
  • Mod Podge
  • Glitter

Step 1

Paint stones! Let dry.

Paint river rocks gold.
Paint river rocks gold.

Step 2

Paint the middle of them with mod podge. Sprinkle glitter on them.

Paint one side with  mod podge and sprinkle glitter.
Paint one side with mod podge and sprinkle glitter.

Step 3

Let dry!


Dragon Stones!
Dragon Stones!

Mermaid Tears Jars

Mermaid Tears!
Mermaid Tears!

This DIY Mermaid tears craft is a lot of fun for a beach party or little mermaid theme. It is also a nice choice for pirate and fantasy room d├ęcor.

You will need:

  • Mason Jar
  • Salt
  • Seashells (small and big ones)
  • Party beads
  • Hot glue
  • Glitter
  • Cardstock
  • Black watercolor paint
  • Jewelry chain (or yarn)

Party beads make the perfect mermaid tears. I chose blues and greens for this craft. The glitters may be any color.. I picked white, blue, and green glitter.
Party beads make the perfect mermaid tears. I chose blues and greens for this craft. The glitters may be any color.. I picked white, blue, and green glitter.

Step 1

Fill mason jar almost half way with salt.

Fill jar almost half way with sea salt.
Fill jar almost half way with sea salt.

Step 2

Cut one strand of party bead necklace into jar. Let each bead fall in jar. Sprinkle glitter in with beads and then mix beads and glitter into the salt.

Mix in beads.
Mix in beads.

Step 3

Cut another necklace of party beads and sprinkle more glitter and stir in.

Sprinkle glitter on salt.
Sprinkle glitter on salt.
Drop beads in jar.
Drop beads in jar.

Step 4

Cut a label out of cardstock. Cut the edges curvy and jagged if you wish. Paint the words Mermaid tears and paint edges with black water color paint. Let paint dry.

I cut this a little smaller, and added more black around edges.
I cut this a little smaller, and added more black around edges.

Step 5

Mod podge label on to jar with mod podge.

Mod Podge the label on to jar.
Mod Podge the label on to jar.

Step 6

Glue seashells on to mason jar. Glue large seashell on top of jar, and glue little seashells next to the label.

Hot glue Seashell on to the top of lid.
Hot glue Seashell on to the top of lid.
Hot glue little shells next to label.
Hot glue little shells next to label.

Step 7

Wrap jewelry chain around jar above seashells. Adds a pretty effect!

Wrap jewelry chain around jar.
Wrap jewelry chain around jar.

All done! Your very own mermaid tears.

Enjoy these magical crafts!
Enjoy these magical crafts!

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