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30 Best Easy Polymer Clay Ideas for Beginners

Learn how simple it can be to make amazing things with polymer clay with these Easy Polymer Clay Ideas for Beginners.

Easy Polymer Clay Ideas for Beginners

Are you new to working with polymer clay and looking for easy fun projects to get started? In this Easy Polymer Clay Ideas for Beginners round-up, you will find plenty of exciting yet easy projects for the whole family to get your creative hands on.

Polymer clay is a fantastic and versatile craft medium and you can have a go at crafting just about anything you can imagine. Get inspired below with an amazing selection of colorful stylish home accessories, beautiful jewelry, pretty charms, ornaments, fridge magnets, cute animals and food miniatures with these easy tutorials. Get your clay ready and have fun crafting.

1. Hand-Painted Clay Trinket Dishes

Would you love to learn how to make these pretty Hand-Painted Clay Trinket Dishes by The Pretty Life Girls? This is a wonderful and fun project to make with kids to display all their little treasures in.

2. DIY Polymer Clay Owl Necklaces

These adorable DIY Polymer Clay Owl Necklaces by Projects with Kids are an easy idea to get your creative hands on. This colorful DIY craft is perfect for learning and exploring different shapes and colors.

3. DIY Marbled Mini Vases

Decorate your home with these stylish blue and white DIY Marbled Mini Vases. Visit Paper & Stitch for instructions on this simple polymer clay project.

4. DIY Marble and Gold Coasters

You will love crafting these DIY Marble and Gold Coasters by Sisoo. Each of these coasters is completely unique and painted with gold liquid gilding around the edges for a stylish look.

5. Polymer Clay Home Accessories Tutorial

In this easy Polymer Clay Home Accessories Tutorial, you will learn how to make a marbled candle holder, crystal geode and modern art coaster. They are perfect to make for handmade gifts.

6. Polymer Clay Buttons Tutorial

This super easy Polymer Clay Buttons Tutorial by Woojr will teach you to make three different button designs from polymer clay. These buttons are washable and can be easily designed to match any outfit.

7. Kawaii Faces Polymer Clay Tutorial

Find out easy tips and tricks to craft cute kawaii little faces in six different styles with this fun Kawaii Faces Polymer Clay Tutorial. This project is wonderful for beginners.

8. DIY Polymer Clay Magnets

DIY Polymer Clay Magnets

Sculpt these adorable DIY Polymer Clay Magnets by Crafterward. In this summer-inspired tutorial, you will learn to make a frog, strawberry and happy face out of colorful polymer clay.

9. DIY Polymer Clay Charms

Find out the easy steps to craft these cute DIY Polymer Clay Charms by One Crazy Mom. You can make them into necklaces, bracelets, key chains or cute charms for book bags.

10. Mini Unicorn Kawaii Popsicle Charm

In love with all things unicorns? Craft this magical and easy Mini Unicorn Kawaii Popsicle Charm by following this video tutorial.

11. Smores Polymer Clay Ornament Tutorial

How cute are these smores ornaments by Homemade Heather? Get your kids, some polymer clay, twine and a Sharpie marker and head to this Polymer Clay Ornament Tutorial for the simple instructions.

12. DIY Baked Clay Ornaments

Learn how easy it is to craft these minimalistic DIY Baked Clay Ornaments by Today’s Creative Life. Use these simple cut-out ornaments for decorating your Christmas tree, as gift tags or hanging them as a garland.

13. Essential Tools for Polymer Clay Beginners

In this post by The Artisan Duck, you will find 5 Essential Tools for Polymer Clay Beginners to make your polymer clay projects a breeze.

14. Tips for Working with Polymer Clay for Beginners

If you’re new to working with polymer clay in this Working with Polymer Clay for Beginners post by Clumsy Crafter you will learn all the tips that will help you in your projects and keep you from getting frustrated.

15. Polymer Clay Tiny Dinos

This quick Pinterest Polymer Clay Tiny Dinos tutorial is perfect for kids. Grab some polymer clay and get them crafting these cute little dinos.

16. Polymer Clay Tiny Birds

Find out how to make these adorable tiny birds in 5 simple steps in this quick Polymer Clay Tiny Birds Pinterest tutorial.

17. Polymer Clay Emoji Faces Tutorial

Here’s a funky tutorial that teens would love. Find out how to make five of the most popular emojis out of polymer clay in this fun Polymer Clay Emoji Faces Tutorial by Woojr.

18. DIY Polymer Clay Hair Barrettes

Get playful making these beautiful DIY Polymer Clay Hair Barrettes by The Pretty Life Girls. In this guide, you will be shown how to create easy marbled, terrazzo, abstract and embossed patterns and shapes with polymer clay and make them into barrettes.

19. Polymer Clay Rainbow Necklace Tutorial

Little girls will adore creating these gorgeous rainbow necklaces. Head to this Polymer Clay Rainbow Necklace Tutorial by The Artisan Life to learn the super easy steps to craft them.

20. Polymer Clay Malachite Tutorial

Did you know you can make stunning faux malachite gemstones with polymer clay? In this Polymer Clay Malachite Tutorial for beginners, you will be taught an easy process of how to create them with dark green and pastel green polymer clay.

21. DIY Braided Clay Bracelet

Learn the marbling and braiding techniques to craft this lovely DIY Braided Clay Bracelet with the help of this tutorial by Delineate Your Dwelling. Pick your colors and get started.

22. DIY Polymer Clay Bead Necklace

This pretty colorful DIY Polymer Clay Bead Necklace by Free Time Frolics is one of the easiest craft projects. All you need is polymer clay in your choice of colors, leather lace, toothpick and little time.

23. DIY Polymer Clay Rings

Jazz up your hands with these funky DIY Polymer Clay Rings by Craftsy Hacks. They are perfect for cute handcrafted gifts or party favors.

24. Easy Polymer Clay Studs Tutorial

In this Easy Polymer Clay Studs Tutorial, you will be shown how to craft three different styles of these adorable black and red stud earrings.

25. Easy Polymer Clay Flower Cane Tutorial

Are you looking for an easy project with great results? In this Easy Polymer Clay Flower Cane Tutorial by The Artisan Duck, you will learn to craft a very simple flower cane that you can use to make beads and then craft beautiful jewelry.

26. DIY Miniature Fairy Garden Pond

This easy-to-make DIY Miniature Fairy Garden Pond is so magical. Learn the simple steps on how to make your own one by following this tutorial by Empress of Dirt.

27. Polymer Clay Fairy Garden Miniatures

Invite the fairies into your garden with this easy Polymer Clay Fairy Garden Miniatures tutorial by Empress of Dirt. It will guide you on how to craft a frog, flowers and a simple acorn birdhouse.

28. DIY Clay Cactus Tutorial

Have fun with this DIY Clay Cactus Tutorial by Angie Holden. For this project, you will need some polymer clay, terracotta pots and styrofoam balls.

29. Miniature Cakes and Baking Set Tutorial

Keep your kids entertained with this sweet Miniature Cakes and Baking Set Tutorial. You will be shown how to make miniature cookies, cupcakes, baking trays, measuring cups, mixing bowls and rolling pins out of colorful polymer clay.

30. Polymer Clay Coffee Cups Tutorial

This adorable Polymer Clay Coffee Cups Tutorial by Woojr makes such a fun easy craft project. Get creative and customize the colors to create a miniature of your favorite drink. Make them into pretty charms or as an addition to a dollhouse.

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