Model Air™ Terra Cotta Air Dry Flowers
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Model Air™ Terra Cotta Air Dry Flowers

These easy to craft clay flowers are perfect for any decor and can be bundled together to make a beautiful bouquet.
Craft Time: 60+ minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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 Sculpey® Clay Tool Starter Set, small

Sculpey® Clay Tool Starter Set

 Craft Smart® Acrylic Paint- 2oz., small

Craft Smart® Acrylic Paint- 2oz.

 

Material List

  • Model Air™ Air Dry Modeling Clay – Terra Cotta
  • Sculpey® Clay Tool Variety Set
  • Sculpey® Acrylic Roller
  • Cookie Cutters – Flowers, Circles and Assorted Shapes
  • Dowel Rods, ¼" (5)
  • Acrylic Paints – Dark and Light Green, Blue, White, Yellow and Orange
  • Paintbrush
 

Project Instructions

Start with clean hands and work surface area. Good work surfaces include wax paper or disposable foil. Wash hands after use.

Paint three dowel rods Dark Green and the other two Light Green. Set aside to dry completely.

Using the acrylic roller, roll clay out to a 3/16" thick sheet. Cut out five base shapes using the flower and circle cookie cutters. Cut out three flowers and two circles.

Press a dowel rod into each of the base shapes.

clay flowers on dowel rods

Using the acrylic roller, roll clay out to a 3/16" thick sheet. Cut out five more shapes using a slightly smaller cookie cutter than your base shapes. Sandwich the next shape over the dowel rod.

Using the acrylic roller, roll clay out to a 3/16" thick sheet. Cut out five more shapes using a slightly smaller cookie cutter than your second layer shapes. Layer more shapes on top as desired.

Add texture details with clay tools as desired.

Allow to dry completely. Paint as desired or follow finished photo for inspiration.

clay flowers after painting

Tips

Add ribbons around the stems and gemstones to the flowers for a mixed-media look