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13 Fun (and Functional) Oven-Baked Clay DIYs

Oven-baked clay — also known as polymer clay — is a crafting staple beloved for its versatility. Use it to create everything from custom beads and dollhouse furniture to jewelry dishes and vases.

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Polymer Clay Fairy Garden Succulents

Oven-baked clay is a non-toxic, PVC-based clay that comes in a variety of colors and types depending on your skill level and project. Cure your sculpted creations by baking the clay at home on a cookie sheet.

You can used oven-baked clay in a variety of projects, like these tiny succulents for your fairy garden or a child's dollhouse. Even the pots and soil are clay!

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DIY Terrazzo Polymer Clay Coasters

Jump on the terrazzo train with oven-baked terrazzo pattern coasters. This DIY practically makes itself.

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Oven-Baked Clay Bugs

Brighten up your potted plants or garden with these friendly oven-baked clay bugs.

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Photo: Stuart Tyson/Studio D. From: HGTV Magazine.

DIY Polymer Clay Photo Holder

Display your favorite photos with a polymer clay photo holder. Customize the piece further by creating brilliant colored swirls in the clay or by shaping the wire into a pawprint, dog, bone, triangle or anything you can dream of.

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