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How to Make a Clay Medal for Dad
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How to Make a Clay Medal for Dad

Difficulty Beginner
Budget £10 - £30
Time 1 hr +
Give your Dad the medal he deserves by creating one out of air dying clay! Personalise using stamps, and paint a metallic colour of your choice. Tie a coloured ribbon through the hole you've created for the perfect Father's Day gift. Read the tutorial below to see how it's done!

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How to make

Step-1

Roll out air drying clay onto a non-stick surface until 2cm thick.

Step-2

Use the cookie cutter to cut a small circle out of the clay.

Step-3

Use the pencil or skewer to create a hole 1cm into the clay – ensure this is large enough for the ribbon to fit through when dry.

Step-4

Use the pencil or letter stamps to spell out a message for the person you’re creating the medal for.

Step-5

Leave to dry overnight.

Step-6

Paint the dried clay white using acrylic paints.

Step-7

Once dry, paint the clay with a metallic coloured acrylic paint of your choice, or spray using spray paints available in store at Hobbycraft.

Step-8

Once dry, thread the ribbon through the hole, and tie at the end.

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