CraftSmart® Striped Present Ornament
Create your own Christmas gift ornament using polymer clay and your creativity!
Designed by Phoebe Doehring courtesy of Polyform.
- CraftSmart® Polymer Clay - Green, Purple and Bright Green
- Sculpey® Clay Tool Starter Set
- Sculpey® Bake & Bond Bakeable Adhesive
- Clay-Dedicated Baking Sheet
- Ornament Hook
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 green clay sheet. Cut out ornament. With clay conditioning machine at #2 setting, make light green clay sheet. Using ruler and blade tool, cut six ½" wide strips and press on present to make diagonal stripes. Trim edges.
With clay conditioning machine at #2 setting, make purple clay sheet. Using ruler, cut two ½" wide strips that are 3" and 5" long. Press on present to make crossed ribbon. Cut ½" x 2" purple strip and cut ends diagonally. Place on crossed ribbon. Cut ½" purple strips 1" and 2" long. Fold ends of 2" strip toward center to make loops. Press on crossed ribbon. Form 1" strip into loop. Add drop of Bake & Bond Bakeable Adhesive to center of bow, and press on loop. Using needle tool, poke hole in top for ornament hook.
Bake at 275ºF for 15 minutes. Allow to cool completely. Add ornament hook.
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.