CraftSmart® Candy Cane Ornament
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CraftSmart® Candy Cane Ornament

Create your own Christmas candy cane 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 and White
  • Sculpey® Clay Tool Starter Set
  • Premo! Sculpey® Glitter set - Brights
  • Sculpey® Bake & Bond Bakeable Adhesive
  • Craft Wire, 24ga
  • Wire Cutters
  • Clay Conditioning Machine
  • Clay-Dedicated Baking Sheet
  • Ruler
  • Ornament Hook
  • Ribbon - Green (optional)
  • Low Heat Glue Gun (optional)
 

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 white clay sheet. Cut out candy cane shape ornament. Gently round edges with your finger.

Mix red glitter into red clay. With clay conditioning machine on #2 setting, make red glitter clay sheet. Cut out stripes. Press stripes on white candy cane shape, gently pressing red edges over the sides to create a rounded look.

Cut 1½" wire length. Make loop by wrapping wire around a pen and twisting the ends. Add drop of Bake & Bond Bakeable Adhesive to twisted end and insert into candy cane.

Bake at 275ºF for 15 minutes. Allow to cool completely. Add ornament hook. If desired, make ribbon bow and attach with glue gun.
 

 

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.