Small decorative vases are the bestoption for storing a variety of small items. You can also use it as a small organizer for various decorations and costume jewelry. This article will tell you about how from the most ordinary clay, as well as gypsum, to produce pretty elegant and original candlesticks, as well as vases with their own hands. The creations presented below are in the form of leaflets that perfectly complement any interior and decorate it. One of the main advantages of this work is that the materials used are available for everyone. You can make a candlestick or vase of absolutely any shape and size. Everything will depend solely on the leaflets that you select for the template. To perform this work you will needclay, which does not require baking, you can replace it with gypsum, rolling pin, scalpel, it can be replaced with a stationery knife or other similar tool, glossy varnish, paint brush, and various leaves that you like. The process of making a bowl of clay Prepare a not very large piece of clay, then roll it to a thin layer, using a rolling pin. The thinner the sheet becomes, the thinner the vase stenes will subsequently come out. Take into account the fact that in the process of work we will need to imprint the leaf in clay with all its veins, so do not make the product too fragile. Now put the leaf on the clay pancake face up. Make sure that the leaf is completely placed on the surface of the clay. Next, you need to roll it into the clay, using the same rolling pin. Hold the clay layer behind the edges and remove the sheet from it. On the surface you should get a clear imprint of all the veins of the leaf. Using a scalpel or similar tool,Remove any remaining clay, focusing on the outline of the impression. Do this procedure as carefully as possible, you do not need to leave fingerprints on the still clay. Now our vase needs a curved shape. To do this, carefully take a clay leaf and place it inside the bowl (saucer). Leave the product to dry overnight. Sutra you need to remove the finished product and turn it around, placing it on the bottom of the inverted dish. This is necessary so that the lower layer of the product can also dry well. When the vase completely dries, you can open it with varnish or paint. Apply at least 2-3 layers, letting each of them dry out.