Time Required :
About 30 minutes
Beginner
Beginner
You're new to the skills necessary to complete this project, or maybe you've tried them just once or twice before.

model magic® fall leaf clay impressions

This project is intended for kids ages 5+.
Step 1

Pinch off a small amount of Model Magic® and roll into a ball.

Step 2

Flatten the ball into an imperfect circle.

Step 3

Gently push your leaf (or leaves) into the Model Magic® and lift off to reveal your leaf impression.

Step 4

Use a toothpick to create a hole at the top to make a pendant. Set aside to let your clay pendant air dry.
TIP: Make sure the hole created is large enough to fit your cording. To make a connector-type pendant for a bracelet, make a second hole on the opposite side, across from the first hole. To reinforce the hole and make it stronger, once clay is dry, add a layer of Creatology™ glue around the hole on the back and let dry.

Step 5

Brush paint over your pendant to enhance your leaf impression(s). Let dry.

Step 6

Cut desired length of cording for your necklace (or bracelet).

Step 7

Thread one end of your cord through the hole and carefully tie a knot above the clay.

Step 8

Add a few natural beads to your cord on each side.
TIP: For the bracelet, add a bead and push it so it lays directly against the clay pendant, then tie an overhand knot next to the bead.

Step 9

For the double sliding knot closure, overlap the ends of your cording about 2" - 3" [5.1 cm - 7.6 cm]. Tie a knot with the end pointing towards the left, over the cording. Repeat on the left side. Add a bead or two to each end and tie a knot in the ends so they do not slip through the sliding knots.
TIP: You can also simply tie a knot. Determine desired length of the necklace or bracelet, tie a knot and cut the excess.

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