Pink Passion Accessories

Materials

  • Polyform Premo! Sculpey Oval Keychain and Purse Hanger; Oven-Bake Clay: Candy Pink, White, Blush

Tools

  • Polyform Sculpey: Clay Conditioning Machine, Acrylic Roller, Super Flexible Blade, Technique Design Block Tool
  • Parchment-lined baking sheet and oven
  • Beacon Adhesives Quick Grip Glue

Basic Supplies

spray bottle with water, craft knife, wooden skewer, wax paper

Directions

STEP 1

  • With clay conditioning machine on #2 setting, roll 1/2 package of each color clay into thin sheet. Sandwich thin sheets together and run through clay conditioning machine on #2 setting. Fold sheet in half; return to clay conditioning machine.

STEP 2

  • Roll clay into sheet on wax paper-covered work surface. Cut long sheet in half using craft knife. Stack two halves together and use acrylic roller to roll layers together, smoothing out air bubbles. Cut stack in half again and restack layers creating mokume gane stack.

STEP 3

  • Lightly mist the Technique Design Block Tool with water. Press Block Tool into clay stack using moderate pressure. Use flexible blade to remove patterned clay sheets from Block Tool.

STEP 4

  • Press keychain and purse hanger into patterned clay sheet. Smooth rough edges. Use craft knife to trim away excess clay. Smooth surface of clay with fingertip.

STEP 5

  • Follow manufacturer’s instructions to bake clay items on parchment-lined baking sheet in oven. Let cool completely.

STEP 6

  • Carefully remove clay pieces from keychain and purse hanger. Apply glue onto back of clay pieces; reposition in keychain and purse hanger. Let dry completely before using.

Tip

  • 1. Experiment with blended scraps of clay for multicolored keychains and purse hangers.
by Niki Meiners
Pink Passion Accessories
Pink Passion Accessories