Numbered Clay Tags

I saw some cute clay tags made by Vintage Sky
I thought I'd try them with my own spin.



I started out with some white, air drying clay.




This started out as a mother-daughter project.

We rolled out the clay...



and used a medicine cup to cut out little circles.


  

We smoothed the edges...


  



And used a straw to cut little holes in the clay.







While the clay was still wet we used a stencil and black craft paint to add numbers to the clay.




We used a stamp to make some of the tags with a fleur de lis and the word Paris.



(This was right about the time I lost my
12 year old helper, she found something better to do...)

Now to add texture to the tag I pressed a piece of fabric into the clay while it was still damp.


 

 I put them on a drying rack and let them dry overnight.



In the morning I gave the tags a spray of Perma Clear Acrylic, front and back, for protection. 

Then I added the string.



I went around the house tying these tags to different things to give you an idea of great places you might want to hang a tag.



On a candle...



On a trellis...



On an old book...



To decorate a bowl...



or on a tea pot...

And my personal favorite, on baskets...





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Homeroad

I am Susan, the author and creator at Homeroad. I am a wife of 28 years, the mother of 4 daughters, and the grandmother of 4 grandsons. I am a DIY Blogger and a part time PreK teacher.

Comments

  1. These are really nice looking! I am adding them to my "to do" list.

    http://kidscatsclutterandklutz.blogspot.com/

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  2. Love them! Super cute and so easy! Thanks for linking up again this week!

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  3. oh I like this project, it looks simple enough for me to try! Thanks for showing how you did it!

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  4. hiya , love this project , i always new crayola was not just for kids , its for big kids too x
    tfs
    http://emilysnan.blogspot.com/
    xmaggiex

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  5. Cute idea...now I've got another project added to my list. Thanks for sharing.

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  6. Those are really awesome. Air dry clay - now that I could handle. Thanks so much for linking up to my Swing into Spring party. Hope to see you again tonight when the link opens at 8pm EST.

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  7. OMG! LOVE IT! I'm sure my 3 year old would have tons of fun with that too, but I'd probably have to just give her some clay to play with (and destroy) while I do the best. Great Idea, thanks!

    New follower from the thrifty thursday blog hop. Come check me out at www.thriftymilitarymommy.blogspot.com

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