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Mould an adorable macaroon keyring with Swaroski crystal sprinkles!
I love macaroons because they're so pretty and colourful. I always feel bad eating them because they're so cute, so I thought I'd make a keyring of them.

Posted by Cat Morley from London, United Kingdom • Published See Cat Morley's 1143 projects »
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  • How to sculpt a clay macaron. Macaroon Keyring - Step 1
    Step 1

    Grab a clump of Fimo and roll in to a ball.

  • How to sculpt a clay macaron. Macaroon Keyring - Step 2
    Step 2

    Flatten out in to a round lump.

  • How to sculpt a clay macaron. Macaroon Keyring - Step 3
    Step 3

    Press the edges against a surface so they go flat.

  • How to sculpt a clay macaron. Macaroon Keyring - Step 4
    Step 4

    Flatten on the top so it has the shape of a macaroon.

  • How to sculpt a clay macaron. Macaroon Keyring - Step 5
    Step 5

    Make another matching the first half.

  • How to sculpt a clay macaron. Macaroon Keyring - Step 6
    Step 6

    Use a toothbrush to stipple the edges.

  • How to sculpt a clay macaron. Macaroon Keyring - Step 7
    Step 7

    Take a pair of tweezers to press down the edges, creating a rough ridge.

  • How to sculpt a clay macaron. Macaroon Keyring - Step 8
    Step 8

    Your two halves should now look like freshly baked macaroons - flat on top but rough around the edges.

  • How to sculpt a clay macaron. Macaroon Keyring - Step 9
    Step 9

    Roll out a flat circle of Fimo in a contrasting colour for your filling.

  • How to sculpt a clay macaron. Macaroon Keyring - Step 10
    Step 10

    Place the filling on top of one half... it shouldn't look to perfect.

  • How to sculpt a clay macaron. Macaroon Keyring - Step 11
    Step 11

    Place the second half on top.

  • How to sculpt a clay macaron. Macaroon Keyring - Step 12
    Step 12

    Inset a charm loop and bake in an oven for half an hour until hard.

  • How to sculpt a clay macaron. Macaroon Keyring - Step 13
    Step 13

    Attach a keyring to the charm loop and glue on some Swarovski crystals for sprinkles.

  • How to sculpt a clay macaron. Macaroon Keyring - Step 14
    Step 14

    Attach a few other charms and you're all done!

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Nathra N.
Nathra N.
hey awesome,they make me go nuts .....
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CalendarGirl
CalendarGirl · 15 projects
those are adorable!
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Cat Morley
Cat Morley · London, GB · 1428 projects
Far easier than making real macaroons! Good luck x
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Bibi Bourgeon
Bibi Bourgeon · Toronto, Ontario, CA
I have trouble making the real cookies but these look much simpler!! I adore them, what a great idea!
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