Clay-Embellished Christmas Tree Photo Album
Make this a Christmas you'll always remember with a special photo album. A handmade album also makes a wonderful gift for a newlywed couple's first Christmas together, or baby's first Christmas.
Designed by Amy Koranek
- Sculpey® III, 2 oz. bars (Granny Smith, Leaf Green, Emerald, Yellow, Just Orange, Chocolate)
- Sculpey® Clay Conditioning Machine (or acrylic roller)
- Paper Maché Photo Album
- Red Acrylic Paint
- White Dimensional Paint
- Silicone Glue
Paint album cover red. Allow to dry completely.
Shape 2 Yellow balls and one Yellow circle for tree toppers. Make small Just Orange ball for Yellow circle center. Shape 3 Chocolate Brown tree trunks.
Roll 3 rectangle sheets of green clay, about 1/4-inch thick each. Texture green sheets with Creative Comb by pushing comb edges into clay at different angles. Work from top to bottom.
Using flexible Super Slicer blade, cut curved shapes from green textured sheets to make Christmas trees. Place trees on baking surface and press together firmly. Attach tree toppers and trunks. Bake trees and allow to cool completely.
Glue trees on album front. Decorate trees and album background with white dimensional paint.