Ice Cream Scoop Magnets With Polymer Clay

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By General Crafts Contributor Amy from the Etsy Shop DangerousRainboCraft.

Make ice cream scoops in you favorite flavor that are easy to make and melt free. It’s never too early to start your Christmas DIY projects. These would make perfect locker magnets for your BFF!

What you need:

Start by flattening a thin sheet of brown clay. Pre-bake for 5 min at 265 F. After it has cooled chop it up into small chips (use red clay to make strawberry chips and a pink ice cream base for a strawberry scoop).

Combine the brown chips into your clay leaving some chips for later use.

Break off about 1/6 of your clay and place it aside. Roll your larger amount of clay into a ball and then slightly flatten the bottom.

Take the clay you set aside and roll it into a long cane. Wrap the cane around the main part of the ice cream and trim. Take your left over chips and press them into your scoop at random till you are happy with the look.

First, texture with a toothbrush by gently pressing the bristles into your work.

Next, texture just the cane part of the scoop. Use a needle to scrape at the clay in small circular motions.

Bake for 20 minutes at 265 F. Glue on a magnet and enjoy.

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About Amy

Amy will be sharing with us polymer clay tutorials, tips, and techniques, as well as an occasional general craft project. She is always thinking of something new and fun to create. She loves painting, drawing, origami, and clay sculpting. Amy is a mother of 2 beautiful girls who lives in central IL. Her hobbies include spending time with her family, crafts (of course), reading, spending time outdoors, and watching 80's and Disney movies. Amy loves to live life colorfully. Her motto is "anyone can craft". She is excited to be able to share tips and tricks with her fellow crafters. Amy is always happy to receive comments and answer any questions regarding her blog posts. Check out more of Amy's jewelry and buy some for yourself at her Etsy shop, DangerousRainboCraft.

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