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diy faux marble place card holders

11.13.13

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it’s another holiday table diy! WOO YAY!

i love anything marble — so thought it would a little marble accent would add a touch of class to even the un-classiest table.

marble place card holder materials

materials

white polymer clay
dark grey polymer clay
a cookie cutter in the shape of your choice
a knife or clay cutting tool
clear glaze spray

marble place card holders diy

where are all the process shots?! there really aren’t any. also because i hate touching my camera when i have clay hands.

directions

step one . condition your white clay and get it warm, then add little bits of the grey and mix in until you see a marbled pattern — then stop before it gets too warm. make as many balls are there are guests.

step two . flatten and get them to a similar height (mine are kinda all over the place). use your cookie cutter and carefully remove each piece. fix up any blemishes with a blade or a wet finger.

step three . let the pieces cool down and then cut deep slits into each.

step four . bake at 275F for 18 minutes or so. once cool, take them outside and spray with the glaze. i sprayed them about three times over the course of a few hours. just spray until they have a glossy marble-like finish.

step five. write out your guests names onto thick paper and stick em in the slots! (haha.)

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37 comments on “diy faux marble place card holders”

  1. Where did you get the hexagon cookie cutter? What size is it? Love the marble, love the ideas, but I WANT that cutter!

  2. Hi! Im really interested to make this but I only have a microwave oven at home which does not allow me to adjust the temperature. Can I use non-bake, air-dry clay to do this project? Will the effect turn out to be the same too? 🙂

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