DIY Clay Succulents

DIY Clay Succulents

This tutorial shows you how to make your own Faux fake succulents using Clay.

What you need

Parchment paper

Baking sheet

Polymer clay in three shades of green 

Clay cutting and piercing tools


Mod podge

Paint brush

Plant pot

Soil or rocks



Roll 1 cm clay balls in each of the three colors.

Form the balls into three different shapes to create three different succulent plants. 

Cone, tear drops and leaves.  

Flatten a ball into a flat disk and press the cone shapes around the edge.

Bring the cones up to the center and press together to form one plant.

Press four of the tear drops together at the rounded base.  

Layer alternatingly to create another plant.

Press 6-8 of the leaves together at one end.

Layer 4-6 of the leaves on top of that and finish with 3 more leaves.

Poke a hole in the underside of each clay plant for a toothpick.

Bake the clay as directed in the oven.  

Once the clay has cooled, seal with mod podge.

Using a toothpick, place each plant into the soil/rocks of the plant pot.

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