Let me be clear: I’m no Demi Moore, and I’ve never thrown a pot in my life. Still, whenever I craft with clay, a little piece of me can’t help but wish that Patrick Swayze will come through my front door, anxious to give me a few pointers. Alas, my schoolgirl fantasy will never be realized, but I can still work with clay!
Polymer Clay Figures
Clay is a great medium for making figurines, because there are so many color options. There’s no limit to what you can create with clay. Plus, polymer clay figures are as durable as they are adorable. One of the cutest polymer clay projects on FaveCrafts is the Angel of Crafting.
This winged guardian is made out of odds and ends you can find around your home, such as screws and steel wool. Whenever you feel uninspired, the Angel of Crafting reminds you that you’re creative enough to make something out of nothing.
Here are some more examples of the clay projects that await you on FaveCrafts:
I have a tendency to lose track of my cooking supplies right when I’m in the middle of making soup. You can upcycle an old vase into a utensil organizer with the Pretty Petal Kitchen Caddy. Learn how to use polymer clay cut outs to create a floral or fish scale design. This project sticks to plain white, but you can add vibrancy to this craft by using different colors of clay.
There are tons of options when it comes to clay home decor. Check these out, too:
If you’re looking to glam up your jewelry collection, try some of these polymer clay ideas. These polymer clay jewelry projects are simple, inexpensive, and fun. You can learn how to make dazzling DIY clay beads to use on earrings, bracelets, and more. Check out our tutorial on Glitter Clay Beads to learn the secret to keeping glitter from rubbing off on your skin.
Here are a few more examples of the clay jewelry projects you can find on FaveCrafts:
I’ve only scratched the surface of polymer clay projects in this post. There are tons of polymer clay craft ideas on FaveCrafts that suit your every need. These Faux Tie Dye Coasters are the perfect example.
Tie dye remains popular, especially with children, and it’s not just for fabrics. You can imitate tie dye using practically any material, including (you guessed it) clay. These Faux Tie Dye coasters are polymer clay projects that the whole family can help create. Your kids can lend a hand by blending colors for each coaster. Don’t forget to break out these funky coasters at your first summertime bash!
You can also find projects like these on FaveCrafts:
For even more great ideas on how to use polymer clay, check out our roundup of 24 Polymer Clay Tutorials: Polymer Clay Jewelry, Decor, and More.
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