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Easy Leaf Bowls

Learn how to make clay leaf bowls with leaf printing
Active Time30 mins


  • Air Dry Clay
  • A large leaf
  • Bowl
  • Cling film
  • Rolling pin
  • Knife
  • Paint (optional)


  • Roll the clay into 1/4? slabs using rolling pins
  • Place a large leaf over the clay- facing up so that the veins are down. Go over with the rolling pin to make an imprint.
  • Use the knife to trim around the leaf.
  • Smooth the rough edges with one finger and a bit of water.
  • Lay some plastic wrap, a paper towel¬†or a thin cotton cloth inside of a disposable paper bowl. Lay your clay leaf inside of the bowl and gently¬†press it down to take its new shape.
  • Dry for several days and then paint (or place in kiln if you have one)