Monday, September 5, 2011

DIY: Clay Jewelry Dish

Happy Labor Day!  I hope everyone is enjoying a day off from work!  I'm going to spend it grilling with my family and John's.  It should be a great time!

I want to share with you a little project I did yesterday.  I have been looking for a way to prettify my jewelry storage, and so I made a jewelry dish out of Sculpey clay.  I used to make Christmas ornaments every year out of Sculpey and I had bunches of extra packages lying around.  I found a little tutorial for jewelry dishes out of Sculpey which I modified to fit the materials I had around the house.

I chose an iridescent blue clay for the dish and rolled it out with a glass jar on a piece of wax paper.  For my texture, I used a hair pin with a pretty design.  Instead of a paper bowl, I used a small pyrex dish to form my dish.

I popped it into the oven, and once it was cooled I sanded the rough edges with a very fine sandpaper and applied a high gloss finish.  I think it turned out great!

I have a bunch of other ideas for texture/color combinations. . . . Maybe I'll be making lots of these for Christmas this year :)  I hope you enjoy the day off, do you have any fun plans?


  1. That's really pretty. It turned out great. What a neat idea for a jewelry holder.

  2. Thanks! I'm pretty excited with how it turned out, especially with the gloss. The pictures don't do it justice!


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