A simple and fun craft material that my girls played with for years, Sculpey was the material used to create all kinds of three dimensional objects – tiny little pigs, bears, and cats. This year the easy to work clay took on a new form and purpose.
You can do the rolling either with a small plastic rolling pin or a pasta maker. (Don’t use the pasta maker you have in your kitchen; purchase a small one at your local craft store.)
To get the quotes onto the flat pieces create them on your computer and print them out – careful – you don’t want them to come out backward. Flip the image over before printing using MS Paint. (This is the image editor that comes with the windows operating system – simple to use and all that is needed for this low tech project.)
Carefully place the paper image on the piece of uncooked Sculpey ink-side down. Press the paper onto the Sculpey to ensure that every piece of the image is touching the clay. We found letting it sit for a while was helpful, or using a spoon to gently press the paper.
Keep the paper ON THE CLAY and bake as usual – 20 minutes in a 275 degree oven. Gently peel the paper off and there is your image. For magnets – let cool and stick round craft magnets on the back using super glue.
Wrap, give, feel the love. ~~~ Remember to click the image to see it larger on your screen!