CraftSmart® Round Ornament with Stars
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CraftSmart® Round Ornament with Stars

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 - Yellow, Light Blue and Bright Green
  • Clay Conditioning Machine
  • Sculpey® Clay Tool Starter Set
  • Premo! Sculpey® Mini Clay Cutters - Basic Shapes
  • Premo! Sculpey® Glitter set - Brights
  • Sculpey® Bake & Bond Bakeable Adhesive
  • Clay Extruder
  • Craft Wire, 24ga
  • Wire Cutters
  • 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 bright green sheet. Cut out ornament. Gently round edges with your finger.

With clay conditioning machine at #2 setting, make yellow sheet. Cut strips: one ¾" x 4" and two ½" x 3½". Press stripes on ornament, rounding edges on sides.

With clay conditioning machine at #2 setting, make light blue sheet. Cut out ornament top. Using star mini cutter, cut out five stars. Assemble clay extruder with small circle disk. Extrude six 4" light blue strings. Dip ornament top and stars in blue glitter. Roll extruded strings in blue glitter to cover. 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.
 

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.