CraftSmart® Blue Polka Dot Present Ornament
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CraftSmart® Blue Polka Dot Present Ornament

Create your own Christmas gift ornament using polymer clay and your creativity!

Designed by Phoebe Doehring courtesy of Polyform.

Craft Time: 60+ minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • CraftSmart® Polymer Clay - Red, Blue and Bright Green
  • Sculpey® Clay Tool Starter Set
  • Premo! Sculpey® Mini Clay Cutters - Basic Shapes
  • Premo! Sculpey® Glitter set - Brights
  • Sculpey® Bake & Bond Bakeable Adhesive
  • Clay Conditioning Machine
  • Ruler
  • Clay-Dedicated Baking Sheet
  • Ornament Hook
 

Project Instructions

Knead clay for two minutes. Bake on oven-proof glass or metal surface at 275°F (130° C) for 15 minutes per ¼" (6mm) of thickness. Do not use in microwave oven. Do not exceed the above temperatures or recommended baking time. Baking should be completed by an adult. Wash hands after use.

With clay conditioning machine at #1 (thickest) setting, make blue clay sheet. Cut out ornament. With clay conditioning machine at #2 setting, make light green clay sheet. Using ruler and blade tool, cut ½" wide strips: one 5" and two 1¼" long. Press 5" strip and two 1¼" strips on present to make cross.

Mix red glitter into red clay. With clay conditioning machine on #2 setting, make red glitter sheet. Use round mini-cutter to cut out dots. Attach dots to blue ornament using a drop of Bake & Bond Bakeable Adhesive.

With remaining #2 thickness bright green sheet, cut ½" x 3¼" strip. Cut notches in ends and position diagonally on center of present. Cut two ½" x 6" strips, and fold ends towards the center to make loops. Press one on top of the other to make a bow, and press onto present. Cut ½"x1" strip and form into loop. Add a drop of Bake & Bond Bakeable Adhesive to bow center, and press loop on center. Using needle tool, poke hole in top for ornament hook.

Bake at 275ºF for 15 minutes. Allow to cool completely. Add ornament hook.

 

 

Tips

Do not use unbaked clay on unprotected furniture or finished surfaces.

Always use a clay-dedicated baking sheet for your clay projects.

Oven should only be used by and adult.