Air-dry clay is an awesome material to work with. And you can make almost any shape you can imagine using this great material. So it’s no wonder why fellow crafters love the clay so much. We wanted to honor this awesome material, so we made this cool list of 55 DIY air-dry clay projects for adults.
All these projects can easily be made and in just one afternoon and less. Plus, all these projects can be made for a budget-friendly price. Which is more than awesome, right (smiley emoji)? So buckle up ladies and gentlemen, the air-dry clay countdown is about to start. The number one on our list is awesome, beautiful, and easy to make jewelry bowls. These cute little bowls make a perfect gift for all your female friends and relatives. Another awesome project you can make in no time is this super cute clay incense holder. This project is super cheap to make and can be made without any hustle.
One of my favorite projects here is awesome and super cute clay wall planters. These little beauties can be made for a budget-friendly price and in just one hour or less. So you might wanna consider this project to freshen up your lovely living room a bit. Stamped clay bowls are so beautiful and this set makes a perfect housewarming gift for all your friends and family members. It is a great project that can be made in just a few hours and the end result is just so stunning. A mid-century ceramic hand dish is an adorable item. You can use this as a jewelry dish or just as an addition to your home decor.
Make these beauties in any colors you like and freshen up your lovely home a bit. So scroll down a bit to see if you can find anything that you like (I sure you’ll find more than one item, smiley emoji). Also, feel free to share and comment on our posts with your friends and family members. And if you decide to make one of these beauties, send us pictures of your air-dry clay artworks so we can enjoy them too (wink emoji).
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Make Air Dry Clay Jewelry Bowls
It is amazing to get crafty with the airy dry clay that can simply turn into any shape that can be dried in that easily even through an oven bake! Make the fantastic-looking jewelry bowls and dishes using air-dry clay, use a rolling pin and flatten your clay, and then cut the circles out of it, put them in a bowl to make the bowl shape, and then paint in your own way!
DIY Clay Incense Holder
Another great and brilliant clay project that everyone can do with great ease! Make also the clay incense holders at home using the air dry clay and they will rock for the aromatherapy! Flatten up the clay, put it in a bowl to take into a bowl or dish shape, and then put another clay ball in the center of the dish to hold the incense sticks! Decorate it with black polka dots and that’s it!
How to Make Air Dry Clay Ring Dish
Looking for spectacular ring dishes for your jewelry dresser? Then do make bizarre ones at home using the air-dry clay! Check out here the lovely given samples that will make you think like a genius for sure! Flatten the clay, cut out rounds using a copper cap, adorn it up with the letter stamps, and paint the sides in gold for accent side trimming!
Easy DIY Clay Votive
If you are willing to add some cool candlelight centerpieces to your party or celebration decor then do opt for these clay votives that are easy and inexpensive to make and comes with holes in the sides for an enchanting light emission! Again flatten the clay, cut out mini holes and wrap it around itself making a cylindrical votive!
Pretty DIY Air Dry Clay Wall Planters
You will find nothing more beautiful but these wallflower pockets or planters that are another great air day clay achievement! Do duplicate these wall planters if you are intending to freshen up your interior walls and spaces! Again go smart with the flattened clay to make these air-dry clay wall pockets! Full how-to tutorial here
How to DIY Stamped Clay Succulent Pots
Make also gorgeous-looking planters, pots, and vases out of air-dry clay would be a big pleasure to make at home without getting a bit expensive! Again use a clay roller and flatten your decided white or any other clay, stamp your final cut-out layer and then turn it into a cylindrical shape, add a bottom and make lovely succulent pots! Another great and outstanding clay project to do at home!
DIY Stamped Clay Bowls Using Air Dry Clay
One more eye-catching and outstanding air dry clay project to do at home without getting too expensive! Make also the air dry clay stamped bowls, will make awesome ring dishes and jewelry bowls! Stamp your flattened clay using stamps of choice and ink pad and then cut a big stamped clay circle out and put it in a bowl to take that shape!
Make Mid Century Ceramic Hand Dish
There is just no end to creative craft projects that you can do with the air dry clay and here is another one to grab your attention, make also the mid-century ceramic hand dishes at home that will be a piece of cake to make at home! Again stamp your hands on the clay layer and cut them out and decorate using paint and embellishments of choice!
How to Make Clay Wind Charm
Make also the visually pleasing indoor wind charms at home by going smartly handmade with the clay! Use a drinking glass to use as a mold to create mini clay plates with a hole in their center! Next, string them all the mini dishes and make awesome-looking wind charms! Pain the dishes in colors of choice and that’s it!
Adorable DIY Fluted Clay Trinket Dish
Cut out the round thin layers of the flattened polymer clay that can be put inside of any utensil or pot to take that shape! Here the clay rounds have been put in the fluted cake tins and to gain some outstanding trinket dishes, would also make great jewelry dishes for sure! Another easy-to-do clay project!
Cute DIY Air Dry Clay Leaf Bowls
Do wonders with the air-dry clay using your creative imaginations! Make also the leaf bowls that will be super unique and visually attractive and can also be used as enticing ring dishes! Check out the given sample air dry clay leaf bowls that are simply irresistible! Adhere the leaves on the flattened clay and then cut them out and next also remove the leaves revealing the leaf design curves and patterns on the clay! Next, put your clay leaves in a bowl for a curved bowl look!
DIY Clay Footprint Bowl Keepsake
You will love to do this clay project, especially when want to make the first entry of someone special to your home memorable! The idea here is simple to stamp the rolled clay with the feet of your beloved one and next you can paint the footprint in gold! Cut your finally finished footprint in a heart shape and place it in a bowl to take that shape!
How to Make Air Dry Mini Clay Pots
Bring also the game of making clay dishes to the next level by using copper paint! Simply make the air-dry clay bowls at home that you can then paint for custom patterns using metallic copper or gold paint! Get inspired by these sample mini clay pots or bowls that are super eye-captivating!
Easy to Make Marble Photo Holder
Mix up the white and black clay and then flatten for a marbled clay look! Cut out a little thicker round of your marbled clay, give a cut in the center and start using it as an accent photo holder, will also bring a marble touch to your targeted home spaces! Another outstanding clay project that even a beginner can do easily at home!
Easy DIY Clay Circle Garland
Garlands make the dashing party decors and they also rock as indoor home knickknacks! So, also make the outstanding garlands at home using the clay circles that can simply be string up like the beads and next can be put around any space as an enticing garland! Stare at the given below sample and do an experiment it painted clay circles!
DIY Glaze for Clay Crafts
If you take great pleasure in doing the clay crafts then you definitely learn to make the glaze at home that would be the first choice when you need to add colors to your clay crafts! Make use of water and acrylic paint to make the glaze that can simply be used with a paintbrush to jazz up your clay craft like these stamped circles!
Pretty DIY Unicorn Horn Ring Holder
Are you a big lover of fashion and jewelry? Then this clay project is only for you! Make also the unicorn horn ring holders at home that will also make an eye-catching art piece if you like to do so! Make the clay horns, paint and glitter them for a unicorn horn look, and then let it hold your rings beautifully!
DIY Geometric Colored Pencil Holder
The creative clay craft ideas are just never-ending! Make also the colored pencil holders for your desks and study tables and they will not take time to be at your hand! Turn the clay into a flat bottom dome and then make holes in it using pencils and that’s it! Paint and decorate in the way you like!
Make Stamped Clay Bowls
Lacking some cool and jazzy storage options in the home? Then hold your items of interest in a style by making these stamped clay bowls, which will be super quick and easy to make! Stamp your flattened clay and then cut the rounds out that can then be taken into a bowl shape using a bowl mold! Petty simple and easy peasy!
DIY Geometric Clay Necklace Pendant Tutorial
It really boosts your style to wear the necklaces and now you can also get crafty with the air dry clay to gain amazing good looks! Make the geometric clay necklace pendants and make them gilded for a fancy posh look! Make the clay hearts, create a geometric appeal by sculpting using an Exacto knife! Turn the clay heart into a pendant by making a square hole in it using a headpin and then make it gilded using gold leafing!
Easy DIY Air Dry Clay and Rope Pot
Make also the awesome pots and storage bowls out of the air dry clay, which would add a great storage option to your home! Make this rope and clay bowl that will make a beautiful fruit holding basket! Make a clay bowl with a line of holes all around the top! Next, make the bowl deeper by stitching the rope loops and that’s it!
Awesome DIY Air-dry Clay Bowl with Beads
It is super easy to make dishes and bowls out of the air dry clay and you can also personalize the clay bowls and dishes in various different ways using paint and other embellishments like beads! Have a look at this sample clay bowl that has been got dignified with the beads mod-podge all around! here also the inside of the bowl has been painted in gold for a ravishing chic appeal!
DIY Mason Jar Fairy House Using Air Dry Clay
Peek into creative details of this wonderful air dry clay craft, a very creative model of the fairy house made of recycled Mason jar and air dry clay! It would make great decor for any decorative mantle and you also need some faux flowers, moss, and pebble stones to make this irresistible decor, the DIY fairy house!
How to Make Mini Planter
Perk up your home spaces by adding hanging planters would be the natural decor station there! Again clay is here for a big rescue, make also the cost-efficient hanging clay planters at home using the air-dry clay! Create clay layers by using a clay roller and then turn them into round cylindrical shapes to gain planters, poke holes in the sides using wood skewers for adding hanging rope! Here the finally finished clay pots have been embellished with additional clay letters and heart shapes!
Adorable DIY Clay Decanter
Make also the interesting products for your drink party routines using the air dry clay! Make this clay decanter for your indoor bar and the idea here to cover the whole patron bottle with the clay and next you can paint it in the way you like for custom design patterns! A super easy to do clay project and full details here
How to Make Moon Phase Wall Mobile
Make also interesting wall hangings and wall decors out of the polymer clay and if you need to look at some inspiring projects in this case to hack some ideas then have a look at this moon phase wall mobile, made of a wooden dowel, clay circles, and string! Use appropriate tools for drilling holes and to cut out the clay rounds!
DIY Air Dry Clay Faux Succulent
As you can easily mold the air dry clay into any shape so you can almost faux anything with it and now you can also make the great looking faux succulents out of the air dry clay that will be a great addition to your pots and vases! Make the petal clay layers, stack them for the faux succulent look, and then paint in your favorite succulent colors!
Make Air Dry Clay Nautical Decor
Give an instant facelift to your home decors by giving a touch of nautical decors and you can make outstanding air dry clay nautical decors at home in just no time! Cut the fish shapes out of the clay using a fish cookie cutter, paint the navy color stripes on them and then punch a hole in their top and hang on your favorite wall using nautical rope!
Make Marble Air Dry Clay Candle Holder
Make the cardboard cones with copper couplings fitted in their tops and then layer the white clay around them and make lovely air dry clay candle holders! Marbleize your clay candle holders using the nail-polish water and then make them hold the beautiful candles, will make outstanding light decor for your dining table!
Quick DIY Faceted Clay Tea Light Holders
Grab the polymer clay balls, make their bottom flat and then do a little geometrical sculpting of them using an Exacto knife and then fit the tea lights in their tops and make great looking faceted clay tea light holders, would be an elegant addition to your dining table and coffee table and can also be used as great home decors!
How to Make Air-dry Clay Planters
Also, go with your creative hands only and make instant gorgeous clay planters, would be super quick to make for sure! Grab the clay and take it into a bowl shape using your hands only no mold! Then cut the excess edges and then also add a random cut pattern on the outside of the planter using a knife and you are done!
Make Air Dry Clay Art with Sculptural Fish
A quick solution to upgrade your interior wall decors is to add a lovely art frame and also make fab ones at home! Peek into details of this clay fish art, which will bring tons of nautical appeal to your wall! Cut the fish out of the clay using a fish cookie cutter, paint them and then glue on the painted frame! Add a piece of wallpaper for a charming background!
DIY Marble Air Dry Clay Display Trays
Add a lot to your home decors by going smart with the air-dry clay! Combine the black and white clays and flatten them, cut a hexagon shape out using a hexagon template, and use it as an accent display tray on your desk or anywhere in your home! It would also make a great jewelry dish if you like to do so! Decorate it more the way you like!
Easy DIY Air Dry Clay Bowls
Accomplish your bowls and dish needs nicely and cost-efficiently using the air dry clay, which will also allow you to create personalized home utensils you have always wished for! Get inspired by these sample air dry clay bowls that come with blue accent lines, go stunning with the white appeal of the clay!
DIY Four Leaf Lucky Clover Dish
Once you make the layer of your air dry clay, you can simply cut any shape out of it using the according to templates! Here the lovely shamrock leaves have been cut out from the flattened clay, accentuated with the accent gold lines, and have been curved for a bowl-like shape and make great ring dishes as you can see! The perfect lucky clover dishes to make at home!
Pretty DIY Air Dry Clay Ombré Nesting Dishes
Make also the cool-looking nesting dishes and trays at home that will be a big pleasure to serve the refreshments to your beloved ones! Again grab your clay flattening tools and flatten the clay, add the scrapbook stickers and then cut the shapes out and place them in bowls to let them dry well, use the matte mod-podge as a great adhesive!
How to Make Clay Trinket Bowls
If you wearing jewelry to maintain your good looks and styles and they you will also love to store your jewelry in a style and these clay bowls or dishes would be an ideal choice! Cut the big circles out of the flattened clay, paint their sides and edges in gold and then take them into a bowl shape using a custom mold or a bowl and you are done!
Cute DIY Geometric Clay Coasters
There are many of us who love geometrical decors, so presenting here the geometric clay coasters for all the geometric patterns lovers! Make these clay coasters in seconds just by drawing custom geometrical patterns on the clay rounds!
Easy to Make Geometric Clay Jar
Lacking some cool storage options in the home to store custom accessories and items of interest! Then do make the gorgeous-looking geometric bowls, dishes and even the jars at home using the clay! Make the random bowl out of the clay and then do sculpting of it using an Exacto knife for a geometrical faceted appeal!
How to Make Succulent Pots
Planters work great when you need to make your spaces look natural like the gardens! So, also make the good-looking planters at home using the clay, an interesting sample here is this clay succulent pot that would not be a big hassle to make and would just cost you almost nothing! Another great clay project to do at home!
DIY Faux Mini Doughnuts Tutorial
Also, make the toy food items for kids in the play kitchen by going smartly handmade with polymer clay! Please call your fun-loving kids with these faux mini doughnuts that have been made to inspire and to please all the cooking loving kids! Roll the clay and then make a donut shape with that rolled length, paint for faux frosting and icing!
Make Clay Art
Make also the beautiful bowls, trays, and dishes at home using clay and it would also be super easy to add great design textures on them before they get dried! Checkout here lovely given samples that have been left unfinished is looking damn gorgeous! Use the wood grain texture mat, crochet doilies, and lace with custom art patterns to add artful design textures to your clay utensils!
DIY Air Dry Clay Wall Planter
There are various interesting air dry clay achievements done to boost the interior home decors and here we are going to share the most loved one, build also the wall hanging planters out of clay that can be painted in any color and can be made in any custom shape matching your wall decors! Do duplicate this given lovely sample, made to inspire!
Amazing DIY Clay Bunny Bowls
You can get inspired by anything lovely and cute and can create a clay bowl according to that! After making the lovely shamrock and heart-shaped clay bowls, now also make the super cute bunny bowls at home will beautifully hole your items of storage and will also make darling desktop organizers!
Make Faux Concrete Jewelry Cones
One of the most loved jewelry organizers are the cones that beautifully hold and display the rings, bracelets, and bangles and the very good news is that you can also make them at home using the air dry clay! Make a cone by folding a custom cut piece of cone and then paint it for a dipped or color block appeal and that’s it!
Inexpensive DIY Clay Knobs
I talk about finishing a piece of furniture for some gorgeous good looks, we do tend to add visually captivating handles and knobs to it, this especially the case while building or renovating the old dressers or chest of drawers! So, also make expensive-looking clay knobs at home without getting a bit expensive! Add up the clay accent on the existing knob hardware, do sculpting of it using a knife and then spray paint it in gold!
Easy to Make Marbled Clay Bowls
It is super easy to make great-looking bowls out of the clay and it is a big breeze also to create a custom appeal of them! We would like to explain it more with the example of these marbled clay bowls that have been marbleized with nail polish water and would make great accessory holders and cute ring dishes!
Easy DIY Clay Beads Necklace
Just like the wooden beads and any other beads, you can also make decorative clay beads that you also opt for to do all kinds of bead projects! Here the decorative clay beads have been strung up to make gorgeous-looking necklaces and it would be super easy to make and decorate the clay beads! Here the clay beads have been decorated with paint using a paintbrush!
Make Lacey Clay Containers
Have you learned to make beautiful vases, bowls, and dishes out of clay? If yes, then time to bring this game to the next level by adding beautiful textures, use also the lace and doilies to add outstanding design textures on your clay bowls and dishes, and check out some interesting samples given below that are sure to be loved by all! Use these clay containers as vases, pencil holders, and custom accessory organizers!
Pretty DIY Marble Clay Standing Clock
Mix the clays of different colors before rolling then flatten them up with a rolling pin, this will make you get the marbled clay! Cut a big round clock face out of it, fold the very bottom side of it to the backside so it will give a flat base that will help the clock stand alone on a flat tabletop! Next, add the clock hands and clock kit and you are done!
Cute DIY Cactus Ring Holder From Air Dry Clay
The creative clay crafts are just never-ending and here is another great one to amaze your senses! Again a fabulous ring holder is here that will also make a great art décor for your spaces! Make a ring dish and a cactus plant using the air dry clay then glue the cactus vertically in the center of the dish and start using it as an accent ring holder! Paint in the way you like!
DIY Graphic Napkin Rings
The amazing clay crafts continue to inspire your creativity! Make also the beautiful graphic napkin rings at home that will be a big pleasure to look at! Flatten the clay, cut the clay strips out and then wrap them around a cardboard tube to take the ring shape! After they get dry well, paint graphic art on them using black paint and a thin tip paintbrush!
DIY Whale Phone Holder Craft
This is here one of the most cutest and creative clay craft that will make a darling gift to all smartphone lovers! Make the air-dry clay whales with raised and twisted tails and use them as super cute phone holders, stare at the given lovely sample that is super easy to achieve! Don’t forget to paint for a whale look!
Easy DIY Stamped Air Dry Clay Bowls
It would be a big pleasure to eat in the personalized utensils that may come with your name letter initials, with custom painted monograms, quotes or custom stamped letters! So, also make the stamped air dry clay bowls that will make great personalized utensils for sure! Make the clay bowls or dishes and then personalize them using the letter stamps!
How to Make Marbled Clay Earrings
Make also outstanding items of jewelry at home using the clay and these marbled clay earrings are a great sample here! Mix clay of different colors and then roll it flat for a marbled appeal, use custom shapes to cut the earring pendant out of the clay, here the teardrop shapes have been cut out which come with sides painted in gold, finish them with ear hooks to get great looking earrings!