Fake Bake Valentine’s Day Cookies – Easy DIY

January is here and the gloomy weather has me inside and in a crafting mood, so I’m wanting to give some fake bake Valentine’s Day cookies a try using one of my new favorites, the BOHS foam clay!! The possibilities are just about limitless with this clay and I have yet to be disappointed!

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BOHS foam clay in brown and cookie cutters

List of supplies:

  • BOHS Foam Clay (I’m using brown.)
  • Favorite Cookie Cutters
  • Wax Paper/Parchment Paper
  • Rolling Pin
  • Paint
  • Gloss Mod Podge
portion of BOHS foam clay in brown and cookie cutters and a rolling pin

I’m using a rolling pin to roll out a good portion of clay just like I would if I were making sugar cookies. I’m aiming for a thickness of about 1/4″. These shapes are for Valentine’s Day so I’m using heart cookie cutters along with some of my other favorites.

BOHS foam clay in brown rolled out with cookie cutters pressed in
BOHS foam clay in brown rolled out with cookie cutters pressed in

The clay is not always easy to pop out of the cutters, but the little yellow daubers work wonderfully for this project and the shapes pop out easily with no indentions.

stack of cookie cutters and yellow daubers

When all the shapes are cut, lay them out to dry for a few hours or overnight.

BOHS clay cookies

Let’s paint…

I’m choosing acrylic paints for this project and mixing in some gloss Mod Podge to add some shine.

Gloss Mod Podge, Anita's acrylic paint in Vivid Pink, and Apple Barrel paint in Pink Eraser
Mixed paint being applied to faux cookie

I’m using my plastic spoon to spread the paint onto the faux cookies and then leaving them overnight to dry completely. I left some plain, but added glitter to others. The result was so cute and these fake bake Valentine’s Day cookies like actual cookies!! If you enjoy the fake bake projects you have to see this one too!!

paint applied to heart faux cookie
faux cookie with paint and glitter
faux cookie with white paint
faux cookies with pink paint
faux cookies complete with paint

More Valentine DIY Ideas!!

Easy Sweethearts Box DIY

Dollar Tree Valentine Hanger

Dollar Tree Grapevine Heart

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