Christmas in July Elf Cone
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Christmas in July Elf Cone

This adorable elf is the perfect way to bring in some holiday cheer! In just a few steps you can create a lovely Christmas decoration that can be displayed for years to come.

Craft Time: 30-60 minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • Styrofoam ® Cone
  • Clay Mache
  • Martha Stewart Crafts™ Craft Paint- Tartan Red, Wedding Cake, Yellow Gold, Beetle Black, Olive Green and Putty
  • Paintbrush
 

Project Instructions

Knead a piece of clay mache in your hands until it's soft. Roll it out thin and start applying it to the cone, smoothing it out with your fingers and a little water as you go. Continue until the entire cone is covered.

When you get to the top, form the hat shape and define the face by creating a small nose. Let dry overnight.

Paint the Elf as desired, or as shown. For his face, add a small amount of Tartan Red to the Putty to make a flesh tone.