MOM Flower Bowl

Hello again my beautiful friends! Make a flower bowl for mom this Mother’s Day for her to keep her jewelry and other keepsakes in! What mom wouldn’t LOVE this! This was the first time I tried the salt, flour and water mixture. It is ok in my opinion. I prefer to work with Sculpty clay. I feel the end results are smother and bakes in 15 mins. . Your call. For the kids though, salt/flour might be better.


  • salt
  • flour
  • water
  • rolling-pin
  • mixing bowl
  • glass cup/bowl (to place the flower on when baking)
  • paint


  1. Mix the salt and flour together in a large bowl.

2. Add in the water and stir until well combined.

3. Roll out onto a floured surface.

4. Trace and cut the flower shape out. Then add the letters.

5. I greased the glass because I didn’t know if it was going to stick or not. It was sticking to everything. Then I placed it over the glass and let it fall into a bowl shape. (The paper is still on it because it stuck to it before I realized I needed flour).

6. Bake at 250 for 2 hours and voila! After it baked the paper came off no problem.


TIP #1: I sanded the edges. I felt it would look better with smooth edges but you don’t have to. Also, be VERY careful! This is like glass. I made a hand print of my youngest and dropped and broke it. 🙁 Another pro to using clay. It can still break but I feel it holds up a little better.

7. Paint your beautiful master piece and you are finished!


TIP #2: I used a water based paint at first but all it did was crack on the surface. I feel it would be best to use a paint that dries quick. I used acrylics in a few layers letting them dry in between and I worked MUCH better. Again, another pro to clay, you can use any paint on it pretty much. On a different project I used water-color. You can see it HERE.

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