CraftSmart® Green Striped Ornament
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CraftSmart® Green Striped Ornament

Create your own Christmas 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 - Bright Green, Green, White and Red
  • Sculpey® Clay Tool Starter Set
  • Premo! Sculpey® Glitter set - Brights
  • Sculpey® Bake & Bond Bakeable Adhesive
  • Premo! Sculpey® Mini Clay Cutters - Basic Shapes
  • Clay Conditioning Machine
  • Clay Extruder
  • Craft Wire, 24ga
  • Wire Cutters
  • Clay-Dedicated Baking Sheet
  • Ornament Hook
  • Ribbon - Green (optional)
  • Low heat glue gun and glue sticks (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 sheet. Cut out ornament. Gently round edges with your finger. With clay conditioning machine at #2 setting, make bright green sheet. Cut top and bottom pieces. Using Bake & Bond Bakeable Adhesive, attach top and bottom pieces on ornament.

With clay conditioning machine at #2 setting, make green sheet. Cut out two pieces with teardrop mini cutter. With clay conditioning Machine at #1 setting, make small red sheet and cut ornament top. With clay conditioning machine at #2 setting, make red sheet and cut three circles with mini cutter.

Assemble clay extruder with small circle disk. Extrude red and green strings long enough to outline stripe, cleaning barrel between colors. Roll red extruded strings in red glitter. Press circle cutouts and ornament top in red glitter. Roll green extruded strings in green glitter. Press green teardrops in green glitter. Using Bake & Bond Bakeable Adhesive, attach glittered pieces to ornament. Trim strings even with ornament edge.

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 ornament top.

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.