Marbled Clay Assertion Earrings – A Lovely Mess

Hello, pals! Right here’s a bit of craft undertaking I accomplished lately: marbled clay assertion earrings. These are SO enjoyable to make and simple sufficient that it doesn’t matter what crafter degree you’re feeling you’re at, I do know you would have success with these. 🙂

This put up is sponsored by Sculpey, and I used the brand new Sculpey Soufflé clay for this jewellery undertaking. I cherished the sensation of this clay—it’s not sticky or messy and it’s very straightforward to work with. As soon as baked, it has a gentle end (virtually like a suede). It is available in tons of colours and doesn’t dry out (till you bake it), so it’s straightforward to work with and retailer.

The Sculpey Soufflé clay can be very light-weight, so it’s an excellent materials for small crafts and jewellery tasks like this. I even used a few of their jewellery design templates, so really any talent degree may make fun-shaped jewellery like this! Right here’s what you want.

Provides:
–Sculpté Souffle clay
–jewellery design templates (or you may create your personal distinctive shapes)
–clay rolling pin
-exacto knife or clay chopping instrument
-cutting mat
-jewelry rings, hooks, or posts (relying what you need to make)
-needle nostril pliers
-quick-drying, sturdy glue (if utilizing put up earring backs)
-parchment paper + baking sheet

You should purchase your clay by particular person colours or a spread pack like I’ve pictured beneath. There’s nothing like opening up a brand new craft provide like this, proper?!

Step One: Knead the clay after which roll into lengthy snake-like cylinders. You need to use as many colours as you want, however I’d advocate 3-5 when you’re not sure the place to begin.

Step Two: Wind the cylinders collectively and gently press into one massive cylinder.

Step Three: Roll out some, then fold over and wind the cylinder on itself.

Step 4: Press right into a ball.

Step 5: Utilizing your clay rolling pin, roll out into a skinny, flat plate.

Step Six: Use the templates to chop out your shapes (or you may freehand this). It’s also possible to use the ends of the pliers or the earring posts so as to add holes to the clay items, the place you propose so as to add rings or different jewellery items. However, when you neglect or are not sure, the clay will nonetheless be gentle sufficient to do that after baking as nicely.

Step Seven: Observe the bundle instructions to bake the items and permit to chill. Then add the jewellery {hardware} and also you’re able to put on your new items!

These are enjoyable to make for your self or they might be a very cute reward as nicely. Thanks for letting me share. Blissful crafting! xo. Emma

Credit // Creator: Emma Chapman. Pictures: Janae Hardy and Emma Chapman. Photographs edited with A Coloration Story Desktop.

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