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Fake Coal

Edible fake coal

Homemade Christmas Coal recipe

Versions that can be thrown safely

  • Sponges and thick paint
  • Chunks of scrap polystyrene. Paper mache. Pva. Paint (Gloss black will catch reflections)

Version to make larger lumps of coal

Take some recycling - plastic milk bottles, newspaper, card etc squish it altogether and bind with gaffa tape ( pref the eco variety ) cover the lump in recycled paper and paint with black paint mixed with pva - or if in a hurry and no time use black bin liners to cover the lumps -very light and cheap and recycled - can make small or large

Existing stock

There are also a lot of large chunks of fake coal in the warehouse available for use, contact Creative team