AUTOPLAY
Simple Holiday Ornament using Polymer Clay
18 steps
What you’ll need
Premo! Polymer Clay in White
Soft Paint Brush
Circle Cookie Cutter
Gold Ribbon
Premo! Accents Polymer Clay in Pearl
Bright Gold from the Miracle Metals Mica Powder Set at www.CreateAlong.com
Alphabet Stamp Set
DuraClear Gloss Varnish
Sweet Daisy Frames Trading Coin Stencil from www.CreateAlong.com
Straw
Numerical Stamps
Gather your materials.
1. Gather your materials.
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Thoroughly blend equal parts of white and pearl clay.
2. Thoroughly blend equal parts of white and pearl clay.
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Roll your clay on the thickest setting on your pasta machine.
3. Roll your clay on the thickest setting on your pasta machine.
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Place your Sweet Daisy Frames silkscreen on your clay (dark orange side down).
4. Place your Sweet Daisy Frames silkscreen on your clay (dark orange side down).
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Using Bright Gold from the Miracle Metals Mica Powder set, dust the powder over your silkscreen.
5. Using Bright Gold from the Miracle Metals Mica Powder set, dust the powder over your silkscreen.
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I used a soft bristled brush, and worked in a light, circular motion.
6. I used a soft bristled brush, and worked in a light, circular motion.
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Carefully peel away your silkscreen.
7. Carefully peel away your silkscreen.
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Using your numerical stamps, work from the middle to the outside, stamping the year.
8. Using your numerical stamps, work from the middle to the outside, stamping the year.
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Press evenly, but not too hard.
9. Press evenly, but not too hard.
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Above the year, stamp the name you’ve chosen. Again, work from the middle letter to the outside.
10. Above the year, stamp the name you’ve chosen. Again, work from the middle letter to the outside.
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Using a straw, cut a hole in the top.
11. Using a straw, cut a hole in the top.
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Line up your circle cookie cutter and press firmly and evenly.
12. Line up your circle cookie cutter and press firmly and evenly.
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Perfect!
13. Perfect!
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Gently clean up the ornament using rubbing alcohol and a cotton swab.
14. Gently clean up the ornament using rubbing alcohol and a cotton swab.
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Bake according to your clay package’s instructions. I baked mine for 45 minutes at 275*F.
15. Bake according to your clay package’s instructions. I baked mine for 45 minutes at 275*F.
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Once cooled, seal with gloss varnish.
16. Once cooled, seal with gloss varnish.
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After the varnish has dried, cut about 10” of gold ribbon. String ribbon through the hole and tie.
17. After the varnish has dried, cut about 10” of gold ribbon. String ribbon through the hole and tie.
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Make a whole bunch and give as gifts!
18. Make a whole bunch and give as gifts!
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