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sick of looking for the right cameo? make your own on a buget.
across some site i had request on how i made my fimo cameo.
i did not sit there and crave it out. i made a fimo mold.
pardon my photos. i dont have much clay and had just made a second mold. better that no photos i supose.

Posted by Frankye B. from United States • Published See Frankye B.'s 7 projects »
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  • How to make a cameo. How To Make A Fimo Cameo (How To Make A Fimo Mold) - Step 1
    Step 1

    1st gather all your tools and the cameo or the item of what you will be molding. this way you wont be side tracked.

  • How to make a cameo. How To Make A Fimo Cameo (How To Make A Fimo Mold) - Step 2
    Step 2

    get your clay ready, and press it out. depending on the item, determends how many layers you need,
    or you can just roll a ball and use your hands. bout work nicely.

  • How to make a cameo. How To Make A Fimo Cameo (How To Make A Fimo Mold) - Step 3
    Step 3

    take the item and carefully press it in the clay and roll it if you have to. i do not have enough clay it this photo, but i hope the point in clear.

  • How to make a cameo. How To Make A Fimo Cameo (How To Make A Fimo Mold) - Step 4
    Step 4

    sorry another bad photo, but i hope the points there.
    check your inprint for any major defects, then trim your mold if you wish,

  • How to make a cameo. How To Make A Fimo Cameo (How To Make A Fimo Mold) - Step 5
    Step 5

    bake according to your clay.

  • How to make a cameo. How To Make A Fimo Cameo (How To Make A Fimo Mold) - Step 6
    Step 6

    your should have something like this,
    the left it one i did with my hands and is deeper, the left i pressed.
    both work good.

  • How to make a cameo. How To Make A Fimo Cameo (How To Make A Fimo Mold) - Step 7
    Step 7

    get your clay ready and put it in to the mold as so. if you dont press hard engoug the image with be very light, too hard it wont wanna come out easy.

  • How to make a cameo. How To Make A Fimo Cameo (How To Make A Fimo Mold) - Step 8
    Step 8

    tah duh. check for flaw you dont want.

  • How to make a cameo. How To Make A Fimo Cameo (How To Make A Fimo Mold) - Step 9
    Step 9

    trim it.
    i pefer blades.
    and smooth it out.
    my photo once again not the best.

  • How to make a cameo. How To Make A Fimo Cameo (How To Make A Fimo Mold) - Step 10
    Step 10

    then place on to another piece of clay.
    in which ever way you want.
    i normal use cookie cutters or cardstock cutout.

  • How to make a cameo. How To Make A Fimo Cameo (How To Make A Fimo Mold) - Step 11
    Step 11

    just add whatever you want, roses, gitter, jewels, etc. and you can change her hair style after trim.
    sorry about the bad photos, but i hope you enjoy your fimo cameos and other molds.

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Willow
Willow · Independence, Missouri, US · 5 projects

This is so helpful. I love cameos but never can seem to find them. Thanks for posting this!

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Willow
Willow · Independence, Missouri, US · 5 projects

This is so helpful. I love cameos but never can seem to find them. Thanks for posting this!

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Riechan
Riechan · Limbourg, Walloon Region, BE · 21 projects

really smart!!

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Lolly.Bot
Lolly.Bot · Enfield, GB

OMG I love Cameo, so knowing this is sooooo BAD my house will be filled with nothing but Cameo themed stuff lol.

Thanks for the pointers!!!!

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Frankye B.
Frankye B. · Las Vegas, NV, United States · 7 projects

foil. imma try that on my next batch.

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Creativemind
Creativemind · Tuscaloosa, AL, United States · 116 projects

Cute! I make my own molds too. And to keep your clay from burning, cover it with aluminum foil.

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Frankye B.
Frankye B. · Las Vegas, NV, United States · 7 projects

@ stephanie. what ever is say on your package.
i now use a lil oven and i lower ther to 250 over the 275. my lighter color are coming out dark (maybe burned) im doing some tinkering on them for the convection. and i been taking mine out near 10 min instead of 15 of 20.
on depends on clay and oven i supose.

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stephanie b.
stephanie b. · Miami, Florida, US · 7 projects

very cutee :]

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stephanie b.
stephanie b. · Miami, Florida, US · 7 projects

how long do u put the clay in because i did it said but it burbed
what do u put under the clay?
what temperature?
how long in?

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Frankye B.
Frankye B. · Las Vegas, NV, United States · 7 projects

:D i love to see some verisons

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