How to Make a Polymer Clay Cucumber Craft

polymer clay cucumber craft

This polymer clay cucumber craft is cute to make and perfect for identifying seeds that you have planted in the garden this spring.  Let me show you how to make this little garden marker…

Too busy to make this right away?  Pin the post for later!  Pin this project to your favorite craft board on Pinterest and it will be there when you’re ready.

clay vegetable plant markers

When planting seeds in the spring it’s super easy to forget what you’ve planted once the seeds are under the soil.  So I created this darling cucumber to mark our cucumber seeds this year.

clay vegetable plant markers

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My essentials for clay crafts:

clay vegetables process

Supplies that you will need:

clay vegetables process

  1. Form a 2 cm dark green ball into a long cylinder shape about 4 cm long.  

clay vegetables process

2. Form two indents for eyes with the stylus.  Pierce a hole in the bottom with a toothpick.  Roll two tiny black balls.

clay vegetables process

3. Bake as directed on the package.  For me that’s 20 minutes at 220 degrees.

clay vegetables process

4. Glue the black balls on for eyes, add a white dot with the paint, a smile with the marker and seal with mod podge.

5. Add a toothpick to create a little stake to press into the soil and voila!  Cute clay cucumber garden marker.

clay vegetable plant markers

How darling are these vegetable garden markers?!  You can find the entire DIY clay vegetable garden marker tutorial here.  We can’t wait to see all of our little vegetable seeds sprout this spring.

clay vegetable plant markers

If you love this cute cucumber garden marker, please help me share it on Facebook and Pinterest!

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Hello, I’m Heather!

I'm an active mom of twin boys who is always looking for opportunities to inspire creativity through fun crafts, do-it-yourself projects and delicious recipes. This blog has been an integral part of supporting my little family and I am so grateful to have you become a part of our journey! Let's create together... Read more...

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