Clay-Embellished Christmas Tree Photo Album
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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

Craft Time: 60+ minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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 Sculpey® Super Slicer, small

Sculpey® Super Slicer

 

Material List

  • 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
  • Paintbrush
  • White Dimensional Paint
  • Silicone Glue
 

Project Instructions

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.

Tips

Follow manufacturer's instructions for conditioning and baking clay. After using tools with polymer clay, do not use with food.