How to Make a Polymer Clay Tomato Craft

polymer clay tomato craft

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

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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 clay tomato to mark our tomato 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 1 ½ cm red ball into a circle shape.  Form a ¼ cm dark green ball into a tear drop shape.
clay vegetables process

2.  Attach the green leaf to the top of the tomato.  Form two indents for eyes with the stylus and pierce a hole in the bottom with a toothpick.  Roll two tiny black balls for eyes.

clay vegetables process

3. Bake as directed on the package.  For me thats 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.

clay vegetable plant markers

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

clay vegetable tomato plant marker

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

about heather

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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