Christmas

Handmade Christmas ornaments with polymer clay – Cookies

Аfter all the Christmas decorating ideas that we presented in the last few weeks, today we’ve decided to present you a non-standard design of handmade Christmas ornaments made from polymer clay. These lovely handmade Christmas ornaments can be used for decorating tree branches in a vase or to be arranged on a porcellan tray on a sideboard or a windowsill because they look just like fresh baked chocolate cookies.

Handmade Christmas ornaments with polymer clay – step by step tutorial

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To make these wonderful DIY Christmas ornaments you will need:

fimo polymer clay in white and brown
star-shaped cookie cutters
rolling pin and baking paper
silver thread

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Roll out the brown modeling clay to about 3 mm in thickness. Use the cookie cutters to cut out your star shapes.

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From the white modeling clay form a very thin roll which will be layed along the edge of the brown clay shapes. White represents the sugar glaze that is used for cookie decoration.

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You can use other colors, as well. Small balls will work as a colorful Christmas tree ornaments.

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If you plan to hang your cookies later, do not forget to create a sufficiently large hole at the top to thread the cord.

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Place the polymer clay ornaments on a baking paper and bake in the oven according to the manufacturer’s instructions. Normally, the modeling mass is baked at 230 degrees °F or 110 degrees °C for about 30 minutes.

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Once the ornaments are cooled, they are ready for your arrangements. Your Fimo cookies are also a great gift idea and can become even jewelry.

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