Cute Container

Cute Container

 

Materials Needed:

 

Step 1:

Slab

Open the package of Lumina Clay and center it on the Clay Roller Kit. Roll all the clay out to form a 1/4” thick slab.

Cute Container

 

Step 2:

Circle Shapes

Cut out three circles: two large and one small. Use the Activ-Tools: Geometric Clay Cutters Set or similar cookie cutters.

Cute Container

 

Step 3:

Rectangle Shape

Cut out a long rectangle: 1” wide by the length of the diameter of the large circle shape. Use a ruler to measure and help achieve a straight edge.

Cute Container

 

Cute Container

 

Step 4:

Bottom

Join the rectangle shape to one of the large circles. Gently bend the rectangle to fit on top of the circle. Use a little water to join the pieces together. Smooth both pieces with a flat ended tool and finger tip to form one piece.

Cute Container

 

Cute Container

 

Step 5:

Lid

Join the small circle on top of the large circle. Rough up the clay with a few lines drawn in the center of each piece with a pointy tool. Then use a little bit of water to join the two pieces together. Smooth both pieces together with a flat ended tool to form one piece.

Cute Container

 

Cute Container

 

Step 6:

Decoration

Add additional clay pieces to create a decorated lid. Any subjects may be added: a heart, smiley face, flower, etc.

Cute Container

 

Cute Container

 

Step 7:

Air Dry

Separate the lid from the bottom of the container and allow the clay to air dry for 24 hours to a firm consistency.

Cute Container

 

Cute Container

 

Step 8:

Paint

Use acrylic paint to paint the container.

Cute Container

 

Step 9:

Varnish

Seal in the paint with a matte or gloss varnish.

Cute Container

 

Step 10:

Dry

Allow the varnish to dry 24 hours before placing the lid on the bottom to avoid the pieces from sticking together.

Cute Container
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