The factor I like probably the most about as we speak’s DIY is it’s versatility. This little piece appears nice as a easy decoration or paperweight, but additionally doubles up as a photograph or card holder. It mainly appears nice wherever you select to place it and no matter you wish to put in it.
I’ve used a enjoyable little hack I found whereas writing my guide, Homemade Pottery. Utilizing a mixture of completely different clays to get this enjoyable impact, which is midway between speckled clay and a terrazzo look. It’s additionally extremely straightforward and an effective way to make use of up leftover items of air dry clay. Hold studying to seek out out extra.
- Air dry clay
- Polymer clay
- Foil baking tray
- Craft knife
Earlier than beginning this venture you’ll have to dry out a small piece of air dry clay. Roll out the clay as thinly as attainable and go away it till it’s exhausting. Break up the clay into small piece. You should utilize a blender to do that rapidly.
Work 60g of polymer clay in your fingers till they’re heat, tender and simple to form. Divide the piece into two.
Roll each items below your fingers to make tube shapes. They need to be barely longer than 15 cm. Sprinkle the air dry clay items over the clay and gently roll till lined and the floor is clean.
Measure 15 cm and minimize off the surplus with a knife.
Gently bend each items into an arch form. Clean over the within of the arch along with your fingers.
Line the arches up collectively and gently press to connect on the backside of the arch. If you wish to use this as a photograph or card holder place a small piece of card between the arches as you bake.
Bake within the oven utilizing the directions on the packet.
I’d like to see in the event you make this your self! Ship me your pictures on Instagram @fallfordiy