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Faux Ceramic Beads and Ornaments

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It's time to start (or past time) the Holiday rush to get ready for selling opportunities. Last year I made a few ink stamped poly clay ornaments and they all sold very quickly. This year I wanted to further those faux finishes. These ornaments were made with white Sculpty III clay. Rolled, stamped, baked, painted, baked, sealed. Also tried out a few stamped tile beads to experiment with in some jewelry.
I love the ceramic tile look of them and will definitely make many more for the selling season.


Poly Clay, cookie cutters, liquid poly clay, alcohol inks, satin varnish

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  1. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    SO very cool!!! I have been playing with Sculpey III myself and am still learning some of the tricks. I LOVE what you have done–especially the tiles! I have to try this!

  2. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    These are so awesome, I love them all! You do such wonderful work with the poly clay.

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    Beadaholic1 says:

    Love these! I love to work with PC too….the designs and possibilities are endless!

  4. Elis Mom
    Elis Mom says:

    These are so neat! I love them all, but the birdie one is my fav!

  5. Asia
    Asia says:

    Loving them, especially the tiles :D

  6. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    Just love them!!

  7. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    The tiles are fantastic! What a great idea and sure to be a fast seller! They are gorgous all by themseves! I often see a great color combo of beads that I want to work with but have no focal. Its amazing that you can make your own. I’m not familiar with Sculpty clay, is it difficult to work with? You mentioned baking it twice, is the second time because you painted it?

  8. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    PS – What does “rolled” mean? Like with a rolling pin?

  9. Crazy Beader
    Crazy Beader says:

    These are amazing – - would you consider doing step-by-step instructions for them ??? Also, how large are these ? Would love to try this – - -

  10. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    I remember the ones from last year. These are even better! I really love the little tiles.

  11. Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked says:

    Thanks so much, everyone!
    Quick answers for Gail Layne….Yes, rolling as in a rolling pin. If you’ve made sugar cookies before these will be easy. And Sculpty III is one of the softer of the polymer clays, so it is to work with. They are about 4 inches in length.

    And as for a step by step tutorial, here’s the one I used for these ornaments. I’m thrilled that someone else had the foresight and generosity to already write one…and it’s a good one, too! Faux Ceramic Pendants. I adapted it to make these cookie cutter ornaments.


  12. Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked says:

    Sorry, I didn’t get the entire link copied for the tutorial!

  13. Peggy3
    Peggy3 says:

    Awesome. I checked out the tut you referenced and hope to try it some day ;)

  14. nutz4beadz
    nutz4beadz says:

    Fresh baked these are wonderful, love the designs.
    I have tried working with the clay, but pfffft on my designs. Perhaps I need to try again.

  15. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    Thanks for the info and the link!

  16. SquirrelGirl aka Angela
    SquirrelGirl aka Angela says:

    These are really great!, Thank you for the link, I’m going to try it.

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