Please feel free to call or email me with any questions or bookings
Queensway, Melbourne, Derbyshire, DE73 8FG
How long does it take?
I would usually say anything from 10 minutes to an hour. There’s no rush, I’m very happy for people to change their babies, feed babies or just enjoy a hot cup of tea here! Same applies to couples, families and dogs. A rare occurrence, but if I need you to come back to redo the mould for any reason, I’ll ask as quickly as possible and see you as soon as you’re available.
When will it be ready?
A typical time frame would be three weeks from the day of casting. From casting the mould (which I usually do on the same day) it takes two or three weeks for the plaster to fully dry depending on the size. During this time, I’ll perfect the cast with various tools and once it’s dry, it'll be painted in a colour of your choice and framed/mounted.
What should I wear?
For babies, preferably a baby grow without arms and legs. Adults, I’d recommend a top with roll up sleeves. The mould mix doesn’t stain at all and it isn’t harmful - it’s all relatively mess free.
Is it safe?
Yes. Alginate is used to make the mould mix and it’s very safe to use on skin, even baby skin. A lot of dentists use this to take moulds of teeth, so you may have seen it before.