If you need something creative to do at home, these air dry clay ideas and tutorials will give you some inspiration! Whether you want to make your own jewelry, mini planter or you’re looking for a kids craft… you’ll find something here that I’m sure you’ll love! Let me know what you think
Here are the ones I like:
Stamped Clay Bowls
Source: Alice & Lois
Air dry clay is super versatile and you can use it to make lots of things. If you don’t know what to make next, here’s a great idea… You can make some stamped bowls like these! They’re simple but you could easily customize the lettering to match them fit your style. Love these!
DIY Terracotta Air Dry Clay Earrings
Source: Fall For DIY
Do you love unique, handmade jewelry? I gotta admit there’s something about making your own. If you don’t want to spend a lot on handmade accessories sold online, give this tutorial a try. It shows you how you can make four different earrings using terracotta air dry clay
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Clay Cactus Ring Holder
Source: Little Red Window
All that jewelry and not enough place to store them equals CHAOS! From earrings to necklaces to rings… everything tangled in a perfect mess. The best way to organize your jewelry is by using special organizers for each type of jewelry. This tutorial shows you how to make a cactus ring holder with air dry clay. It’s super-cute and holds your rings perfectly
Leaf Clay Dish
Source: The Best Ideas For Kids
If you’ve been in the DIY world for some time, you know that fall is the perfect time for making leaves and nature-related crafts. This leaf clay dish is the perfect project to start the season with. It looks really nice and stylish and would make a great handmade gift for your relatives or friends!
Air Dry Clay Beads
Source: Make & Fable
It seems that beads are taking over this year. You can find them anywhere, from necklaces to keychains everything inbetween. Here’s a tutorial that teaches you how to make beads from air dry clay in three different shapes and create your very own necklace. Plus, the splatter paint is such a fun way to decorate it!
Mini Swan Clay Craft
Source: A Kailo Chic Life
If you are looking for the sweetest desktop accessory in the world, this mini swan may be it. It’s made of Crayola air dry clay and you can use it as a decoration, mini organizer, or planter. You can even use it as a coins or rings holder. With so many different options, its really up to you!
Clay Sugar Skull Bead Necklace
Source: Lets Do Something Crafy
With no bake clay, you can make tons of different crafts… from jewelry to home decor. If you like working with it to create unique and useful crafts, this sugar skull bead necklace project is for you. You can create one or more of these necklaces with the help of your kids. It’s easy and would be the perfect activity to try out if the kids are getting bored at home
Decorated Clay Bowl Craft
Source: Gathering Beauty
Use your weekend to create the most stylish and unique bowls you’ve seen. These stamped clay bowls with a floral design are great home decorations. The best thing about them is that there’s no baking or firing, and they are very easy to make. Isn’t that awesome?
Make Your Own Hanging Clay Planters
Source: Design Love Fest
Are you looking for an idea on how to organize your small plants? What about mounting them to the wall? These DIY air dry clay wall planters are the perfect solution for your tiny flowers and plants. Plus, if hanged in your living room, they make wonderful home decorations! Love it!
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Geometric Colored Pencil Holder
Source: Lines Across
Geometric shapes are IN right now and I’m loving it. You can find them in the home decor, jewelry, carpet designs, lamps… pretty much everywhere. If you love the geometric look, here’s an easy DIY project. This colored pencil holder is made of air-dry clay and its pretty simple to make. This is another one that would be a great project for the kids to make at home!
DIY Herb Garden Markers
Source: Sustain My Craft Habit
Are you always looking forward to spring and summer? Uhhh, same here! Everything blooms, nature comes alive, and the weather gets warmer. If you are organizing your home garden to welcome the spring properly, these marbled garden markers, made of air dry easy-sculpt clay, will help you a lot identify all your herbs!
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Make Your Own Air Dry Clay
Source: A Bubbly Life
Want a stylish and interesting decoration for your home? This air-dry clay craft may be the one for you! Using cornstarch and baking soda, you can create this amazing hanging craft with bead and rainbows. It’s easy, fun, and you can work on it with the kids
Fourth of July Tea Light Holders
Source: Deline Ate Your Dwelling
Celebrate this 4th of July with your friends and family, surrounded by magical lights. You can create these simple tea light holders using air dry clay and a few other items. They are easy to make and make a perfect decoration on your table!
DIY Air Dry Clay Christmas Ornaments
Source: On Sutton Place
Tired of hunting for Christmas ornaments every year? In that case, you can make some on your own. All you need is some air-dry clay, a few cutter sets in different shapes, alphabet stamps, and a couple of other items. I love the way these turn out!
Mini Vase Magnet Craft Tutorial
Source: Oh So Pretty
Whether you are looking for a cute gift or want to decorate your home, these mini vase magnets are such a great idea. They’re very easy to make as all you need is air dry clay, magnets, flowers, and a few other supplies. Follow this step-by-step tutorial to learn how to make them!
DIY Textured Clay Planter
Love those fancy textured planters you’ve seen online? They are really stylish and decorative… but, they cost a lot. If you don’t want to spend a fortune on planters, you can create ones at home. The best part is that you don’t have to bake the clay in the oven. Let it dry and plant your favorite succulent or house plant!
Air Dry Clay Rainbow Craft
Source: Alice & Lois
You don’t have to wait for rain and sun to see the enchanting rainbow. Now, you can have little rainbows at home. These tiny adorable rainbow ornaments are made of air-dry clay and paint. Hang them on the wall or down from the ceiling (if possible), and enjoy the view!
Clay Coil Hearts
Source: Artful Parent
If your kids are getting cooped up in the house and always on their phones… this craft tutorial is the perfect project to try out! These beautiful air dry clay coil hearts are a great activity your kids will enjoy making. Then, hang it on the wall and show off their artwork
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Embossed Clay Star Craft For Kids
Source: Gathering Beauty
Christmas is all about family, love, and gifts. But, it’s also about decorating the Christmas tree and your entire home. If you want unique decorations this year, these embossed air dry clay stars are a perfect choice! Check out the tutorial to learn how to make them
Clay Bunny Craft For Easter
Source: Lovilee Blog
Preparing for Easter? There’s nothing more interesting than looking for the perfect Easter decorations and planning the eggs’ design. But, if you want to make some decorations on your own, these air dry clay bunnies are what you need. I mean, Easter is all about bunnies, chicks, and eggs, right? So, gather all supplies and get down to work!
Air-Drying Clay Garden Gnomes for Kids
Source: Rainy Day Mum
If you’re in need of a fun and easy rainy day craft project for the kids… this clay project may be the perfect one for them. These little gnomes are super cute and they’ll love creating some using air dry clay! Of course, you’ll be there to supervise and help them if needed
Seashell Necklace With Clay
Source: Moms & Crafters
As the seasons change, fashion changes, too. If you are preparing for the summer, you are certainly looking for some summerish accessories. Here’s an idea for a necklace you can do yourself. This seashell pendant necklace is made of air-dry clay and perfectly goes with any summer outfit!
Easy Homemade Air Clay Recipe
Source: Lily Ardor
Christmas time is a crafting time. It’s the perfect time to create some magical ornaments and decorations. If you are looking for a DIY project, this star garland may be the one for you. You can wrap it around your Christmas Tree or hang it on the walls. I mean whats better than string lights and stars?!
Air Dry Clay Alphabet Plates
Source: Flash Bugs Studio
If you are looking for an interesting project you can do with your kids, this alphabet air dry clay plate is the one for you! The plates look really cool and can be made in various colors and designs. They’re a perfect art project or a home activity on rainy days
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DIY Lacey Clay Containers
Source: Design Mom
No matter how much you try to organize your jewelry, somehow, it always gets messy. That’s why you need some containers to store everything in. While you can find some organizers online, the best ones are pretty expensive. If you want to have some without breaking the bank, you should check out this DIY air dry container project!
How to Make Fantasy Dragon Eggs
Source: Adventure In A Box
Are you and your kids fans of Harry Potter, A Game of Thrones, or How to Train Your Dragon? Then, you’ll love this dragon egg project. If you have ever wondered what dragon eggs look like, now it’s your chance to create some according to your imagination. Who knows? A baby dragon may hatch out of one of them lol
Air Drying Clay Cones
Source: A Happy Home In Holland
Whether you are looking for an Easter branch display or just want to organize your decorative (artificial) flowers, this project is for you! Using air dry clay, you can create stylish cones you can use to put your flowers in and hang them on the wall. Regardless of how you use it, the end result looks awesome!
Geometric Clay Necklace Pendant
Source: Delia Creates
Pendants are one of the must-have pieces! If you think the necklaces sold in stores aren’t worth the price, you can make one yourself using air-dry clay. This geometric pendant project is easy to do and I love the gold look!
DIY Air Dry Clay Planter
Source: My Husband Has Too Many Hobbies
If you have flowers and plants and want to add a few more but don’t have enough planters, here’s how you can make one or two or more using air-dry clay! I love the simplicity of this project while still making something super useful
DIY Evil Eye Wall Hanging
Source: Fish & Bull
It’s believed that an evil eye charm can protect you from bad energy. If you believe it or just like the whole design, here’s a DIY project you can make in a free afternoon! This evil eye wall hanging decoration is made of air-dry clay and string, and some other supplies. It’s easy to make and looks enchanting on the wall!
Sea Shell Creatures With Clay
Source: Crafts by Amanda
Are your kids interested in exploring sea life? Maybe they have watched Finding Nemo or a similar movie and now, they want to know more about the creatures living in the deep blue waters. You can teach your kids about them by creating these creatures using seashells (that you might have from your last vacation) and air dry clay. Each of you can create their favorite creature and have lots of fun!