Tuesday, January 3, 2012

1st project for 2012- making clay tags

Happy New Year to you all!
We had a great night seeing in the New Year, and enjoyed a BBQ with friends.
After a bit of a sleep in and a slower start to the 1st day of the year, i had a go at making
clay tags. something i've wanted to do for ages!

although they are nowhere near the standard of shop bought ones,
i had so much fun making them.

what you need:

*air dry clay (i got mine from Craft Riot for $7.99 for a 500g bag)
*cookie cutters (on special for $7.99 down from $14.95!)
*a selection of stamps (i found an alphabet set in Kikki K and got some cute animal
*stamps from TYPO that were reduced also)
*rolling pin
*skewer to poke holes through the top of tags
*cake racks for drying
*ribbon & string for hanging

500g clay made 22 tags. that's about 36 cents each!

let them dry overnight.
thread ribbon or string using a skewer to poke it though
a perfect finishing touch for a gift.

i made this one by lightly pressing an old doily over the clay
this one was made in the palm of my hand with the last
little bit of leftover clay.
i think it's my fav ;)
i will definitely be making more.
and next time i think i'll buy the larger bag of clay!

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  2. They look great! Thanks for telling us how to make them.
    Liz @ Shortbread & Ginger

  3. These are so cute. I have all the stuff to do these, I just haven't found the time!

  4. Oh these are just wonderful. I need to try this. Right now I am still cleaning and trying to get this place back in shape. Thanks so much for joining TTT. Hugs, Marty

  5. Hello,
    i woke up with the same idea; try to realize some clay tags. But I had really no idea what I need. Thanks for telling us.
    Best regards from northern Italy.

  6. I have pinned tags to do this year! Yours are so cute!

  7. Cute tags - I have been meaning to try making some of these for awhile. Maybe this will spur me on to actually do it!