Clay Plant Holder

Yesterday I pulled out my Polymer Clay and went a little crazy making three really fun projects!  The next two Friday’s I will share the other two.  Can I tell you how long I have had this clay sitting around waiting to be enjoyed… a long time.  And once I just got it out and started playing with it, I didn’t want to stop.  It’s so simple and fun to work with.  Today, I am sharing how to create this simple and modern Hanging Clay Plant Holder.

Simple and Modern DIY - Hanging Clay Plant Holder, Delineate Your Dwelling

 

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supply listPolymer Clay
Sharp Clay working tool
Clay Rolling Pin

Clay Plant Holder supplies
To create a marbled effect, I used a small amount of four different colors.  First, remove pieces from each color and start warming and kneading in your hand.

Once the clays are a bit more pliable, use the rolling pin to start flattening them out.  I would flatten the clay and then fold it over a few time and flatten again.  This helped to create more marbling.  I learned about this technique from Rachel at Lines Across.

Cut a thin strip of clay about 8″ long.  I had to piece two sections together to get the length I needed.

Clay Plant Holder steps
Then, it’s as simple as gently folding the clay into a tear drop shape and connecting the top of the clay strip together.  Follow the baking directions for your clay.  I put mine in at 265F for about 35 minutes.

Clay Plant Holder unbaked
Once my clay had dried, I looped a piece of string around it and it was ready to hold my air plant!

Hanging Plant Holder
I have so many air plants and never enough surfaces and containers for them all, so this is this modern clay holder is the perfect solution.

Clay Plant Holder
I love the organic green marbling effect.

Clay Plant Holder

Simple and Modern DIY - Hanging Clay Plant Holder, Delineate Your Dwelling
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