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Mini Coastal Clay Houses

By: Amanda Formaro from
Mini Coastal Clay Houses
Mini Coastal Clay Houses

"Get really creative with these adorable mini coastal clay houses. Display them in a shadowbox, fish bowl, mason jar, or on their own on a shelf. These mini coastal clay houses are placed inside a fishbowl with sand and seashells creating a beachy getaway in your own home! With summer in full swing, these mini coastal clay houses displayed inside a glass bowl make the perfect addition to our collection of beach-themed crafts and terrariums."

Primary TechniqueClay


Materials List

  • coastal houses printable pattern guide
  • air dry clay
  • 10-12 popsicle sticks
  • glass fishbowl
  • 2 cups natural sand
  • assorted small seashells


  1. Remove about half of the clay from the package, enough to make 4-5 houses.

  2. Knead briefly to soften. Break off small, working amounts of clay. Form into a ball and then roll to ¼” thickness.

  3. Visit for full tutorial

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