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Bread Dough Look-of-Porcelain Rose by EcoHeidi Borchers

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EcoHeidi Borchers shows how to make a look-of-porcelain rose featuring the vintage Aleene’s recipe of a slice of white bread and Aleene’s Original Tacky Glue in the gold bottle. With this air dry clay, you can craft many different designs. A fan favorite for over 50 years! Featured on Cool2Craft TV.

Watch Heidi’s super cool Bread Dough Rose YouTube video tutorial!

Materials:

Aleene’s Original Tacky Glue in the Gold Bottle
White bread (one slice)
Plastic cup
Craft stick
Cold cream
Measuring spoon – tablespoon
Acrylic paint – white, green
Zip top bag
Flexible plastic (Heidi used shrink plastic) to create veins in leaf
Toothpick (optional) for holding flower while drying (see video demo)

 Bread Dough Rose 1 Bread Dough Look of Porcelain Rose by EcoHeidi Borchers Remove crust from one slice of bread.
 Bread Dough Rose 2 Bread Dough Look of Porcelain Rose by EcoHeidi Borchers Shred bread into cup.
 Bread Dough Rose 3 Bread Dough Look of Porcelain Rose by EcoHeidi Borchers Add 1 tablespoon of Aleene’s Original Tacky glue. Add one dab of cold cream. Add 10 – 20 drops of white acrylic paint.
 Bread Dough Rose 4 Bread Dough Look of Porcelain Rose by EcoHeidi Borchers Mix until bread dough mixture starts to stick together. Use craft stick to remove mixture from cup and begin to knead with hands.
 Bread Dough Rose 5 Bread Dough Look of Porcelain Rose by EcoHeidi Borchers Continue to knead mixture for several minutes until a smooth ball of clay forms. (The glue and mixture should start to come off your hands as you knead the mixture. If not, add a small dab of cold cream to your hands as you continue to knead ball.) Once mixed, store bread dough in zip top bag. Bread dough should remain fresh in refrigerator for several weeks and can also be frozen. Just thaw to room temp before using.)
 Bread Dough Rose 6 Bread Dough Look of Porcelain Rose by EcoHeidi Borchers Remove a pea sized ball from bag. (Since this is air dry clay, you need to keep the remaining dough in the zip top bag.)
 Bread Dough Rose 7 Bread Dough Look of Porcelain Rose by EcoHeidi Borchers Press ball between finger and thumb to create a petal shape.
 Bread Dough Rose 8 Bread Dough Look of Porcelain Rose by EcoHeidi Borchers Continue to press until the petal is very thin.
 Bread Dough Rose 9 Bread Dough Look of Porcelain Rose by EcoHeidi Borchers To create flower center, start to roll from one end.
 Bread Dough Rose 10 Bread Dough Look of Porcelain Rose by EcoHeidi Borchers Use finger to gently pull back edge of petal to give dimension and shape.
 Bread Dough Rose 11 Bread Dough Look of Porcelain Rose by EcoHeidi Borchers Remove another pea sized ball from bag and repeat process to create very thin petal. Guide petal around rose center and gently press in place.
 Bread Dough Rose 12 Bread Dough Look of Porcelain Rose by EcoHeidi Borchers Use finger to pull down edge of petal and give shape.
 Bread Dough Rose 13 Bread Dough Look of Porcelain Rose by EcoHeidi Borchers As you continue to add petals, be sure that each petal is flush with the center of rose. (If you do not watch this, the rose can quickly begin to look like a pine cone!)
 Bread Dough Rose 14 Bread Dough Look of Porcelain Rose by EcoHeidi Borchers Add as many petals as desired to create size and shape of rose. Set aside to dry overnight. Cut off back of rose with scissors to create flat back for gluing surface.
 Bread Dough Rose 15 Bread Dough Look of Porcelain Rose by EcoHeidi Borchers To create leaves, add green paint to small piece of dough. Mix thoroughly. Form pea sized shape into leaf. Add veins by gently pressing lines with plastic. Add shape to sides of leaves by pressing plastic along the edges where lines meet side. Gently press up sides of leaves to give shape. Set aside to dry.Glue leaves and flower onto desired surface. (On this example, I used a river rock to create a paperweight.)

About Tiffany Windsor

Born into an artistic, entrepreneurial family, it is no surprise that Tiffany has found success expressing her talents in many different arenas. As the daughter of Aleene Jackson, America’s beloved “Mother of Crafting” and inventor of Aleene’s Tacky Glue, Tiffany’s first love is expressing herself creatively. Tiffany is well known in the creative community as the producer and host of Aleene’s Creative Living Television show and editor of the companion newsstand magazine. She has made regular appearances on QVC and HSN and has authored numerous hard-cover and soft-cover books. She is an active member of the Craft and Hobby industry and co-director of the CHA SoCal Chapter. Tiffany is the founder of Cool2Craft, featuring an on-line creative community and popular YouTube channel. www.cool2craft.com - www.youtube.com/cool2craft

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