DI Y - CLAY FAVOUR TAGS
Use as a place setting by encircling your serviette and cutlery, hang from a chair back, or wrap a wee gift. These handy clay tags can serve many purposes… and you could make them in various shapes and sizes. Get creative!
• 1 cup Baking Soda • 1/2 cup Corn Flour • 3/4 Cup Warm Water • Rolling Pin • Cookie Cutters • Straw or toothpick • Decorating tools such as stamps/doilys etc
1. In a saucepan throw in all the ingredients and stir well 2. Mix on a medium heat, stirring to avoid burning, until the paste turns into a stiff play-dough type consistency 3. Remove from heat and leave for a few minutes to cool 4. Turn out on your work surface and knead until pliable 5. Take pieces and roll to your desired thickness - these were about 5mm 6. Decorate at this stage by placing a doily over the top and gently rolling over with the pin or by pressing with a stamp 7. Cut with your cookie cutter, then make a hole with the straw or toothpick and place on a baking sheet 8. Leave overnight to dry or carefully dry in a 100 degree celcius oven for up to an hour 9. Now you can paint them, dust them with chalk dust and even write on them