Silver Floral Designs

Materials

  • Polyform Sculpey Premo! Oven-Bake Clay: Silver
  • Silver keychain or 18" silver chain

Tools

  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paints: Lamp Black
  • Silver paper clip
  • Silver jump ring
  • Parchment-lined baking sheet
  • Oven

Basic Supplies

scissors, ruler, toothpick, aluminum foil, paintbrush, newspaper (to cover work surface)

Directions

STEP 1

  • Adults, help kids when baking clay in oven.

STEP 2

  • On clean work surface, remove clay from package. To condition, roll clay in hands until soft, bending and rolling until pliable. If clay cracks, keep conditioning.

STEP 3

  • For necklace, roll six 1/4" balls. For keychain, roll six 1/2" balls. Flatten five balls and form into petal shapes. Flatten remaining ball into circle shape (for flower center). Press petals around flower center. Roll skinny snake; press around flower center (creating dimension).

STEP 4

  • Use toothpick to add details on flower centers and petals.

STEP 5

  • Open paper clip; bend end back and forth to break off, leaving small curved portion. Insert curved portion in top of flower.

STEP 6

  • Follow manufacturer's instructions to bake flower on parchment-lined baking sheet in oven. Let cool completely.

STEP 7

  • On covered work surface, dab paintbrush in Lamp Black and lightly brush indentations on flower, creating antiqued look. Use paper towel to wipe excess from flower. Let dry.

STEP 8

  • Attach jump ring to paper clip loop. Attach charm on keychain or silver chain length.
by Linda Valentino
Silver Floral Designs
Silver Floral Designs