CraftSmart® Tree Pattern Present Ornament
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CraftSmart® Tree Pattern 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, White 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
  • 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 red clay sheet. Cut out ornament. With clay conditioning machine at #2 setting, make white clay sheet. Using ruler and blade tool, cut ¾" x 3" wide strip. Press strip on present to make ribbon. Cut five ¾" x 2" white strips and set aside.

With clay conditioning machine at #2 setting, make bright green clay sheet. With triangle mini-cutter, cut out 30 triangles. Press one side of triangles into green glitter and shake off excess. Press triangles on present, glitter side up, using a drop of Bake & Bond Bakeable Adhesive to adhere.

Roll remaining white strips into loops. Add dot of Bake & Bond to top of white strip on present. Press loops on top of white strip to make bow. 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.