It's Clay Time! 10 DIY Clay Crafts You'll Love

After much hemming and hawing, I finally gave my hand a try at crafting with clay last week! I don’t know why I found it so intimidating for so long, but it was just as easy as everyone says it is. All you need to get started is oven bake clay, which you can find at just about any craft store, and you can craft up anything from jewelry to mobiles to vases. Click through for 10 DIY clay crafts you’ll love – it’s clay time!

  • It’s Clay Time! 1 of 11
    It's Clay Time!
    Click through for 10 DIY clay craft ideas that you'll love!
  • Clay Bead Necklace 2 of 11
    Clay Bead Necklace
    This project was actually my first foray into clay crafts! It's so simple. You just need jewelry closures, paint, clay and leather cording.
    Get the how-to at The Sweetest Occasion | Photo by Alice G. Patterson.
  • Faceted Clay Rings 3 of 11
    Faceted Clay Rings
    I love these super pretty faceted clay rings, made simply from clay and liquid gilding.
    Get the how-to at Poppytalk | Photo by Lovely Indeed.
  • Gold Nugget Earrings 4 of 11
    Gold Nugget Earrings
    Another super simple jewelry project, these gold nugget earrings make such a statement while being so inexpensive to make!
    Get the how-to at Lovely Indeed.
  • Clay Nursery Mobile 5 of 11
    Clay Nursery Mobile
    This nursery mobile is too adorable for words! You just need clay, a craft knife, a pen and twine!
    Get the how-to at Creature Comforts.
  • Clay Charms 6 of 11
    Clay Charms
    I think these clay charms are so pretty - they're perfect for braclets, necklaces or keychains!
    Get the how-to at Design Mom.
  • Clay Table Numbers 7 of 11
    Clay Table Numbers
    These super simple clay table numbers are perfect for weddings!
    Get the how-to from The Sweetest Occasion | Photo by Hank + Hunt.
  • Clay Ring Dish 8 of 11
    Clay Ring Dish
    So perfect for your nightstand or dressing table, this heart-shaped ring dish is so pretty! All you need other than clay is gold gilding.
    Get the how-to at Lovely Indeed.
  • Clay Ornaments 9 of 11
    Clay Ornaments
    While designed as holiday ornaments, I love these monogrammed dangles for favors or as gift tags!
    Get the how-to at The Proper Pinwheel.
  • Clay Planters 10 of 11
    Clay Planters
    Spring is here and gardening is on my mind so I am completely charmed by these pretty clay planters!
    Get the how-to at Henry Happened.
  • Clay Petal Vase 11 of 11
    Clay Petal Vase
    I am obsessed with this idea for dressing up an ordinary white vases with a gorgeous flower made from clay!
    Get the how-to at Centsational Girl.

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