First, there was concrete. Then, there was copper. But start strolling through the Sculpey and Fimo aisle at the craft store, because the material of the moment is our good friend clay. From necklaces and earrings to gardening tools, kitchen essentials and decor pieces, you can really make it all. Grab your clay. Let’s get sculpting.

1. Geometric Pot: Modernize your plants with a geometric flare. All you need is some clay and a sharp knife to make this planter. (via Delia Creates)

2. Beaded Necklace: Chunky beaded necklaces don’t need to cost a fortune. Make your own beads and customize this budget friendly necklace. (via Design Sponge)

3. Garden Markers: Losing your mind or memory while in the garden? Make some clay markers to remind you which herb is which. (via Wit and Whistle)

4. Transformed Imprinted Bowls: Make your imprint on life and on these bowls. Your jewelry will be happy you did. (via Camille Styles)

5. Handmade Pots: Plants are a perfect housewarming gift, but we think you should step it up a notch by giving that plant a home, too. (via Say Yes)

6. Faceted Rings: Sometimes clay doesn’t come in the colors we want. No one is forbidding you from painting it metallic! (via Poppytalk)

7. Stamped Succulent Pots: Succulents — will they ever go out of style again? We’re not sure yet, but for the moment, they’re a big part of our lives, and we’re happy for that. Let’s make pots for them as magnetic as they are. (via Damask Love)

8. Stamped Magnets: Stamps don’t only work on paper. They look pretty darn good on clay, too. (via Gathering Beauty)

9. Design Kids Bracelets: Grab your pals and their kids and get crafting. You can make bracelets for all ages. (via Babble Dabble Do)

10. Stamped Bowls: And while you’re making those stamped magnets from above, might as well make some bowls. (via Gathering Beauty)

11. Easy Earrings: So many options, so little time. Make yourself some heart earrings, add a bit of gold or just turn them into fangs for Halloween. (via The Alison Show)

12. Jewelry Bowls: Simple and pretty, these bowls just need a nice coat of paint on the inside. (via Alice and Lois)

13. Bead Necklace: If this is your first attempt at working with clay, a beaded necklace is the way to go. It’s hard to mess this up. (via Delighted Momma)

14. Ornaments as Gift Tags: Keep your letter stamps handy, and make ornaments according to the season. Decorate with some decoupage and you have gift tags ready to go. (via Mahalo Lena)

15. Triangle Necklace: Classic triangles turn modern with a quick stripe of paint. Throw it on a chain and call it a necklace. (via Creative Index)

16. Black and White Ornaments: Doodlers unite! Start with a plain clay wreath and see where your pen takes you. (via Homey Oh My)

17. Mini Planter: When using clay, you can easily add holes in your planters for hanging. You can also easily add some lovely designs. (via A Beautiful Mess)

18. Gold Ornaments: Your holidays can turn stylish this year. Geodes are in, and they are going to make a holiday statement. (via Brit + Co)

19. Clutch: Add some bling to your boring clutch. A few clay pieces and some super glue go a long way. (via Brit + Co)

20. Coasters: Your morning cup of joe is requesting a prettier seat. For everything it gives you, it’s time to give back. (via Something Peach)

21. Votives: Prick the clay, and let there be light. (via Brit + Co)

22. Cats and Plants: Cat lovers, you might have to make this planter immediately. (via Blitsy Blog)

23. Marbled Cone Earrings: We don’t care… call us cone heads if you want ;) But, we know our earrings are cooler than yours. (via Brit + Co)

24. Geode Beads: If you’ve mastered round beads, it’s time to move on to geode beads. You could even get crazy and combine the two on one piece of jewelry. (via Brit + Co)

25. Glasgow Rose Studs: Who needs a boyfriend when you can gift yourself abstract roses? Not us. (via Emuse)

26. Festive Drink Stirrers: Patterned straws are always fun to liven up your drinks, but they only last for one use. Make some drink stirrers and you can be ready to party anytime. (via Paper and Stitch)

27. Stud Earrings: Triangles, circles, cubes, marbled, color blocked or solid — make a pair of earrings for every day of the week. (via Brit + Co)

28. Faux Crystal Pendant With Gold Leaf: Considered us fooled, because this looks like a real crystal pendant to us. Clay and a little gold leaf make for one fashionable necklace. (via Adventures in Fashion)

29. Shark Tooth Necklace: Fool us twice, but no one needs to be shamed, because we all get to wear this awesome shark tooth necklace in the end. (via Brit + Co)

30. Nursery Mobile: The expecting mamas in your life would sure appreciate something homemade and personalized. Something like this clay mobile, perhaps? (via Creature Comforts)

31. Marbled Bowls: Wondering what your vanity needs? Some clay bowl marbling will do. (via Gathering Beauty)

32. Pyramid Rings: It’s called a statement ring for a reason. Make your own fashion statement with these bold pyramid rings. (via Brit + Co)

33. Geometric Bib Necklace: This is no baby bib. This is a clay masterpiece. A collar and a clay bib and you’re looking schnazzy. (via Sugar and Cloth)

34. Molded Antlers: No hunting required. These antlers make a cute knickknack to top a gift or to sit on your desk. (via A Subtle Revelry)

35. Letter Garland: Know someone awesome and want to show them just how awesome they are? A banner might do the trick. (via Oh Happy Day)

36. Decorative Geo Wall Hooks: Are your blank walls staring you down? Make some clay hooks and start hanging things. (via The Red Thread Blog)

37. Geometric Place Card Holders: A little pop of color on these geometric place-card holders gets everyone in the mood to party. (via Sugar and Cloth)

38. Clay Wishbone: Turn to your neighbor and start tugging on your wishbone. Wishbone place cards sound like a good icebreaker for your next dinner party. (via Oh Happy Day)

39. Leaf Bowls: On your walk home this coming fall, grab some fallen leaves. You’ll be glad you did when you realize you have free stencils for your next project. (via Urban Comfort)

40. Pop-up Flag Placecards: Clay balls make for a cute and easy stand for your flag place cards. (via Oh Happy Day)

What do you make with clay? Let us know in the comments below!