5 Travel Momentos Framed Project
5 Travel Momentos Wall Hanging
Clay Casting Project


A unique and beautiful keepsake of a wonderful visit to Scandinavia.

     
 
#382 – Folk Dancers,    #115 – Windmill, 
#273 – "UFFDA"
#039 – Dala Horse,    #102 – Viking Ship

Materials Needed:

1 Rycraft cookie stamp or craft stamp #382 – Folk Dancers, #115 – Windmill, #273 – "UFFDA"#039 – Dala Horse, #102 – Viking Ship
Clay* - we used Creative Paperlay® which air dries to a paintable pure white (no oven needed)
1 wood plaque (from the craft store) – painted blue with a gold border (or any color you prefer)
1  2" round cookie cutter
Sandpaper or emery board (fine grit)
Acrylic spray varnish
Optional:  Acrylic primer
Acrylic paints – light brown, dark brown, black, red, dark blue, medium blue, light blue, metallic gold, white
Glue of your choice or hot glue and glue gun

*Note:  Alternately, the castings for this project may be made from paper instead of clay (see Basic Paper Casting Instructions). The choice is yours. 
Instructions:

1.  Use cookie cutter to cut stamped designs out of clay. Let dry.
2.  When the castings are dry, smooth the edges with a very light sandpaper if needed.
3.  Optional: Use primer to seal the castings before painting. 
4.  Paint plaque as shown: blue for top and sides, gold for beveled edge.  Let dry thoroughly. 

5.  Optional:  Apply a coat of acrylic spray varnish to the plaque and let dry.
6.  Apply paint to each casting per instructions for each separate design below (click on these links):  
          #382 – Folk Dancers,  
          #115 – Windmill
          #273 – "UFFDA"
          #039 – Dala Horse
          #102 – Viking Ship
7.  Glue finished castings to plaque as shown.



     



     



Project designed and created by Maggie Montgomery. Photograph by David Montgomery.




Celebrate with delicious painted Scandinavian cookies to match!




Cookies above decorated by and photograph courtesy of Goosehill Farms.




Or try some springerle cookies!


#039 – Dala Horse   #408 – Woven Hearts,
#214 – Home Sweet Home
#221 – Sweethearts,    #102 – Viking Ship


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