FaveCrafts.com

Menu

Free Offer
Project Ideas for All Occasions From Paper to Fabric Volume 1 eCraft Creations

Make your own paper creations with 21 free projects from Craftwell and FaveCrafts. Find one-of-a-kind projects for home, gift-giving, and more - all in this free eBook.

Bonus: Get our newsletter & special offers for free. We will not share or sell your email address. View our Privacy Policy

Polymer Clay Chocolates

By:

Who doesn't love a sweet treat? Make Polymer Clay Chocolates from Candace Jedrowicz - this free craft tutorial is fun and guilt-free!

Polymer Clay Chocolates
 

Materials:

  • Empty chocolate box (start eating!)
  • Aleene’s Original Tacky Glue
  • Sponge brush
  • Any metallic rubbing compound like Rub N Buff
  • Brown and dark brown polymer clay
  • Chocolate paper cups
  • Pasta machine or rolling pin
  • Tissue blade or craft knife
  • Hot glue gun
  • Red marking pen or red acrylic paint
  • Variety of gems, earring parts, letter brads, etc.
  • Wide wired ribbon
  • Focal photo for the lid
  • Candle and matches
  • Paper towel and/or wet wipes
  • Optional – Polymer Clay Chocolate Hump Molds for molding your chocolates available at the Cool2Craft Marketplace

Instructions:

  1. My box had a bow on the front, so I removed it. Next, I transformed the box lid with the Aleene’s Burnt Brown Bag technique.

    Polymer Clay Chocolates
     
  2. After you use a paper towel or wet wipe to clean off the soot, it should look similar to this.

    Polymer Clay Chocolates
     
  3. I used copper and green metallic paste, skimming the surface and touching the highlights.

    Polymer Clay Chocolates
     
  4. I used a Tarot card – The Empress – as the focal point for the lid. I’m appreciating her archetypal symbolism. I “aged” the card with sandpaper and a copper stamp pad. As an artist, I aged myself the same way! This rich and sparkly ribbon was the perfect accent to the image. If you are creating a self portrait, use an image that resonates with you. It could be a photo of you, or something from a magazine, etc.

    Polymer Clay Chocolates
     
  5. Paint the box base with red acrylic or marker. Or finish it in whatever finish you like. I loved the velvety look of the marker! I used these polymer clay hump molds to get consistently shaped chocolate pieces. You can make your own or purchase mine at the Cool2Craft Marketplace. Put enough chocolate papers in to fill the box. That’s how many chocolate pieces you’ll need to make.

    Polymer Clay Chocolates
     
  6. Roll out a chunk of polymer clay large enough to cover the hump mold about 1/8″ thick. Put a tissue or piece of tissue paper over the hump mold (so it will release easily) and lay the rolled out clay over it. Gently stretch the clay down over the mold until it touches your work surface. Cut away the excess clay and remove it carefully. Hold the shape as you would hold a cracked robin’s egg – very carefully. Continue to trim the clay until it looks just right. The very bottom does not need to be perfect. Set the piece in a chocolate cup to test the look.

    Polymer Clay Chocolates
     
  7. The square and rectangle shapes will work best if you miter the corners. Use a tissue blade or craft knife to cut a small triangle from each corner. Put the new edges together and blend carefully.

    Polymer Clay Chocolates
     
  8. I used a cookie cutter to create the heart shaped chocolate. You could use any shape at all. Cut the top and then cut a strip to wrap around the inside of the cutter to shape the chocolate walls. Remove the strip from the cutter and put the top on. Gently blend the top edges over the sides. Bake the clay according to the directions.

    Polymer Clay Chocolates
     
  9. Brush the chocolates with a satin finish sealer if desired.

    Polymer Clay Chocolates
     
  10. Glue the chocolate shapes in their cups and move them around in the box until they look just right. Use the hot glue gun to secure them in place. I used the glue gun to secure the ribbon ends under the lid, as well.

    Polymer Clay Chocolates
     
  11. Use every surface of the box that will be visible in the finished piece.

    Polymer Clay Chocolates
     

Your Recently Viewed Projects

Love these projects? Get MORE delivered to your Inbox – FREE Click Here!

Ratings & Comments (0)

All fields required.

Rate & Comment

I have not made this yet so I cannot rate it.
Cancel Reply to Comment

Newsletter Signup

Free Newsletter!

Subscribe to our newsletter dedicated to providing the very best healthy meal ideas, cooking tips, healthy recipes & special offers.

Please Wait

Thanks for signing up

Sorry, we could not sign you up.

Something worth saving?

Register now for FREE to:

  • SAVE all your favorite crafts
  • ADD personal notes
  • QUICKLY reference your crafts

 

Connect With Us

Facebook Google Plus Instagram Twitter Pinterest
Twitter Blog Email RSS

About Us Advertise Contact Us FAQs News Keyword Index Privacy Policy Subscribe Terms of Service Unsubscribe

---- 1 ----

close

Images from other crafters

There are currently no images from other crafters.

Was This Helpful?YesNo