I used bottle caps (mostly from Mike’s Hard Lemonade and Leinenkugel’s Honey Weiss), Polymer clay (white sculpy original and liquid clay), pearl-ex powders, and a cutter made from the metal top of a pencil that holds the eraser (the ferrule). Oh, and magnets – they weren’t attached when I took the pictures.
For some reason I felt the need to bake the base layer to cure it then add the TLS and bake it again. That was not a good idea. The super thin layer of clay at the bottom burnt and the top layer of TLS never got perfectly clear. Also, the TLS is not self-leveling so you can see the pour lines which I do not like.
Next time I will make the bottom layer, cure it then top it all off with resin to make it shiny and glass like. In fact, depending on what hubby is up to, I might do that tonight.
My daughter had a blast playing clay with Mommy – helping cut out little hearts and rolling clay through the pasta machine.
And here’s a pic showing how shiny they are. Taken about halfway through the curing of the resin.
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