Polymer clay is one of the most versatile crafting media available. From chic wall art and home décor to handmade jewelry, polymer clay is a readily available, easy-to-use option. Before you begin crafting with Sculpey® clay, be sure you have aluminum foil to create armatures, a clay blade, and a toaster oven or a standard home oven for baking your creations.
We hope to inspire you with our how-to guides and polymer clay community projects so you can find the perfect undertaking for your entry into the world of polymer clay.
8 Wildly Creative Sculpey® Project Ideas to Try at Home
After browsing Sculpey® projects, you may still be eager for innovative ideas. The possibilities of what you can create are limitless. Check out the following Sculpey® project ideas for further inspiration:
1. Mixed Media Jewelry
When you think about polymer clay jewelry, you may feel the entire piece has to be sculpted out of clay. Try switching up your approach by mixing in ribbon, polymer clay charms and metal beads to create beautiful bracelets.
2. Create Embellishments for Cards, Frames and Scrapbooks
Sculpey® clay comes in a wide array of colors and styles, making it the perfect medium for creating frames for photos, borders for homemade cards and embellishments for gifts, scrapbooks and planners. Use your choice of Sculpey® polymer clay, Liquid Sculpey® or creative molds to bring your vision to life.
3. Transform or Embellish Existing Objects
You can use Sculpey® to embellish existing items in your home — like coffee mugs! Try adding some polymer clay decorations to a plain coffee mug for a truly personalized gift or decorate a pair of sunglasses to make them one of a kind. The possibilities for creating with clay really are endless!
4. Make Your Own Christmas Ornaments or Refrigerator Magnets
Ornaments and magnets are some of the most fun and straightforward Sculpey® projects you can take on. To turn your clay work into refrigerator decorations, simply glue magnets to the back of your creations once they've baked.
5. Decorate Your Home
There are so many ways to decorate your home with polymer clay, whether with adorable succulents or making coasters and trays to add some style and function to your décor!
6. Make Jewelry
Many people already know that they can make a wide array of jewelry pieces out of polymer clay. Browse our featured projects to see what other artists have created, including earrings, bracelets, necklaces, chains, rings, pendants and more!
7. Create a Unique Phone Stand
Design a one-of-a-kind polymer clay stand to hold your phone while it charges! Check out projects like this Original Sculpey® Granite Raccoon Cell Phone Holder, Bake Shop Fox Phone Holder and Sculpey Souffle™ Narwhal Cell Phone Holder with Horizontal and Vertical Options.
8. Make Miniature Versions of Food and Adorable Figurines
One of the most fun ways to experiment with Sculpey® clay is to make adorable figurines and mini food items!
Try Your Hand at a New Sculpey® Project Today
We're committed to inspiring you with innovative project ideas that light up your creativity. Sculpey® offers the highest quality polymer clay on the market, and with proper storage, Sculpey® oven-bake clays will remain workable for all your future craft ideas. We hope our featured projects have sparked some ideas for your studio.
Ready to start creating? Browse our clay lines and products page and get crafting today!