This weekend we decided to try something a bit different. We made little clay hearts (and other shapes) and added a few drops of essential oil to the back so it becomes a scented clay heart - perfect for hanging in the wardrobe, in the car or anywhere you'd like to add a subtle fragrance. We thought these would be a perfect gift for Mother's Day.
All you need is:
Air-dried Clay (or salt dough but I've never made it so stuck with clay)
Cookie Cutter (or just free-style)
Acrylic Paint & Brushes
Roll out your clay to the desired thickness (we made a variety of thicknesses so it doesn't really matter - just don't make them too thin otherwise they may break). Use your cookie cutter to cut out a shape (or just free-style a design). Smooth out any edges if you want to. Get a toothpick or the end of a thin paint brush and poke a hole in the clay for the ribbon to hang.
Wait for the clay to dry - we left ours overnight - and then paint the next day.
Once the paint is dry add a few drops (or 10!) of essential oil to the back and thread through your ribbon.