This is a great craft project that you can use to make cute and festive Christmas ornaments out of polymer clay. You will also need cookie cutters, sanding paper, rubber stamps, a wavy blade, a straight blade, some makeup powders and acrylic paints.
How to Make Christmas Ornaments Out of Clay
This video tutorial shows how to make ornaments out of polymer clay. Learn how to decorate and design ornaments out of polymer clay for Christmas, Hanukkah, Valentine's Day and other holidays.
Christmas means decorating trees with store-purchased ornaments and tinsel, decorating stairwells with store-purchased garlands, and decorating the exterior of your house with store-purchased lights. These days everything you need can be puchased pre-made somewhere, and while ...more
Purchasing mass-produced sets of ornaments during the holidays does save you time, but why have your tree resemble those of every house on your block when you can make your own, personalized Christmas ornaments? Watch this tutorial by Sandra Lee to learn how to add glittery d ...more
Diet Coke can be festive! After you drink all the Diet Coke, you can turn the empty cans into Christmas tree ornaments. Make sure you rinse all the cans and take the tabs off, and you'll also need a very sharp knife. Make soda cans into something cool!
Decorate your Christmas tree with duct tape! This tutorial shows you how to take two different colors of duct tape and turn it into a circular ornament for your Christmas tree. You'll also need a little bit of wire to hang it.
Learn how to make henna design Christmas ornaments and decorations from an expert in this free holiday crafts video series. Part 1 of 15 - How to Make henna design Christmas ornaments. Make henna design Christmas ornaments - Part 2 of 15. Click through to watch this video on e ...more
Today you will learn how to make two different Christmas ornaments that you can hang from your Christmas tree. You will need decorative stamps, decorative hole punch, rubber stamp ink pad, styrofoam bowls, fake flowers, acrylic paint, ribbon and clips for hanging. This is a fu ...more
Learn how to make this fun Christmas craft! Making Christmas ornaments out of craft foam is easy by cutting out tree or wreath shapes and gluing down holly, bows and mini ornaments, all cut out of foam. Use craft foam to make simple Christmas ornaments with instructions from a ...more
Learn how to make a gold angel for the top of your Christmas tree in this free holiday crafts video from a Christmas ornaments expert. Video: . Part 1 of 17 - How to Make angel Christmas ornaments. DIY Angel Christmas Ornament: Video Series | eHow. Click here to see the rest o ...more
So, you've made the change to fluorescent light bulbs? What should you do with those old energy wasting bulbs? Decorate your tree with it! Learn how to turn lightbulbs into Christmas ornaments with GiannyL! Create beautiful Christmas ornaments and decorations with old recycle ...more
To make a Clay Christmas stocking you need to slice a slab from a block of wedged clay using a wire and two rulers. After you slice the slab trace the shape using a needle and a template. If you want you can add the child's name using stamps. Add decorative stamping. Using a c ...more
Save money on your Christmas decor this year by making your own Christmas ornaments! Create elegant decorations for almost no money at all by quilling Christmas snowflakes. All you need is a little bit of glue and plain printer paper. Attach a string to hang it up on your tre ...more
To use this tutorial, you will need the Tim Holtz Rosette Flower die, and then your favorite craft paper and maybe a few beads for accent. These can be used as hair ornaments, as gift extras and even as Christmas ornaments.
Learn how to make this fun Christmas craft! Christmas ornaments for the birds are pine cones wrapped with wire, lathered with peanut butter and sprinkled with birdseed. Create a bird-friendly Christmas ornament to hang outside with instructions from an experienced craftswoman ...more
You can take a carton of plain glass (or plastic) Christmas ornaments and then add your own personal touch as a gift or holiday decoration. Fill the large globes with things like garlands or tinsel, and or add paint and glitter to others.
To be honest, these Christmas ornaments look more like sea urchins than stars to us. Either way, these festive ornaments are beautiful and cheap alternatives to purchasing standard ornaments at the store. Give each ornament character by using a different color or pattern paper ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to make Styrofoam and fabric Christmas ornaments. First, shape the Styrofoam into a ball and then grab the fabric you want to place around it. Place the ball into the fabric, then tie it at the top with a ribbon and some string. After this, you w ...more
Check out this video to learn how to make some easy fabric ornaments for Christmas. Decorating will be a snap, not a pain, when you take advantage of the scraps you have lying around from past projects. Let your holiday spirit out! Learn how to make easy "no sew" fabric ornam ...more
These ornaments make a great embellishment to any Christmas gift or present, and are easy to make out of scrap fabric. You can also use them as a tree decoration! All you need, besides a few sewing notions, is some heavy cardstock.
This video from Educational Art Institute shows us how to repurpose old CDs for use as Christmas ornaments. There are many different ways to do this. One idea is to use glue applied onto the CD in any pattern or design and add one or more colors of glitter. If you don't like t ...more
Learn how to make this fun Christmas craft! To make a Christmas ornament from cinnamon sticks, wrap a bundle of them with sparkly star wire, thread ribbon through the wire and tie a bow at the top. Create ornaments from simple materials with instructions from an experienced cr ...more
Have a steampunk Christmas this year! This tutorial shows you how to use a collection of brass and steel buttons and gears to create a series of neo-Victorian ornaments. These are great to use yourself or include in gifts to friends and loved ones.
Learn how to make this fun Christmas craft! Make a Christmas ornament from a pine cone by wrapping the top with wire, applying hot glue to the edges and sprinkling glitter over the entire thing for a winter effect. Add holly to the top of a pine cone ornament with instructions ...more
After becoming addicted to basic sonobe modular origami, I decided to make ornaments for relatives as Christmas gifts. I tried using fancy paper from stores like Paper Source, and cutting it to proper origami size, but I could never get the tight folds I wanted with non-tradit ...more
Nothing says happy holidays like a homemade gift sent to someone you love. In this tutorial, learn how to paint a unique glass Christmas ornament that you can proudly display on your own tree, or offer to a loved one as a present. This video is easy to follow and you will le ...more
These little holiday crafts make a cute addition to any gift or stocking stuffer. Make a tiny soldier ornament - all you need is a wooden clothespin, some popsicle sticks, a pom pom hat, gold ribbon, red, blue and black paint, and a little bit of glue.
In this video clip series, learn how to make beautiful Christmas decorations, gingerbread men, Stars of David, santa ornaments and much more. Make Christmas ornaments - Part 1 of 14. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com Make Christmas ornaments - Part 2 of 14 ...more
In this great, short video, you'll learn how to make plastic cup Christmas ornaments that are great for children! All you need is some plastic cups, an oven, and some permanent markers! Just don't leave those cups in the oven for too long!
Nothing brings joy around the house around Christmas time like home made crafts. In this video, Katrina and Sloan show their viewers how to make candy cane reindeer Christmas ornaments using simple materials such as glue, pipe cleaners, small pompoms, googley eyes, and a candy ...more
Broken glass Christmas ornaments? Evergreen wreath falling apart? Before you throw away or donate Christmas decorations you no longer need, see if you can reuse or recycle them for better use year-round or for next year's holiday season. Christmas ball ornaments can be used t ...more
LEGOs are more than just a toy for young children— it's an emerging art form combining photography, stop-motion (i.e., brickfilms), and imitative models that portray today's pop culture as it is. It's something visual culture analysts are sure to be studying over the next deca ...more
Decorate your Christmas tree with wire this year! You don't need much - just some 16 gauge wire, a little 26 gauge wire, various pliers (like needle nose and round nose), colored beads and a good surface to hammer your wire on.
Sonnet with thecheapmoms.com gives a step by step demonstration in making Spicy Applesauce Ornaments. Fun for the kids and great gifts for the holidays. Spice up your Christmas tree!
Heidi demonstrates how to make a great holiday gift with your childs handprint. Great fun for the kids and a great gift idea. Easy way to add a personal touch to your Christmas tree.
Christmas to a lot of people means spending money - lots of it. And while stores go out of their way to steal every last penny from your pocket (Black Friday, anyone?), you don't have to spend any money at all to get into the festive spirit. Simply check out this video to lea ...more
Learn how to make this fun Christmas craft! To make a candy cane Christmas tree ornament, wrap red and green pipe cleaners around criss-crossed candy canes, curl the ends of the pipe cleaners and glue small bells to the front. Hang up a handmade candy cane ornament by one of t ...more
In this video series, learn all about collecting those treasured Christmas tree ornaments. These unique objects remind us of some of the best times we have all year; and they come in so many colors, shapes, and sizes that they offer a world of collecting potential to the ornam ...more
Let our expert, Tom Wright, show you how to blow glass Christmas ornaments. He shows you how to make a traditional ball ornament, a candy cane ornament, and a icicle ornament. So, take some time, and learn how to blow glass Christmas ornaments today! Part 1 of 16 - How to Make ...more
One of the more enjoyable parts of Christmas (other than opening gifts of course) is going out to find the perfect tree, struggle bringing it into the house, and decorating it. As the years went by, I realized that our tree looked exactly like every other tree in the neighborh ...more
Decorating your Christmas tree does not have to be an expensive ordeal. You can easily make personalized, unique ornaments for your tree by using things lying around your home, like toilet paper tubes, paper towels, wine corks, old newspapers, CDs (remember those?), plastic wa ...more
In this tutorial, learn how to go green this holiday season. You will get some helpful tips and advice on how to turn your old, outdated or broken Christmas ornaments into brand new Holiday crafts! You can make new ornaments, decorations, wrapping and accessories out of these ...more
Photo ornaments are one of the cutest ways you can celebrate family love on Christmas, and they're also really cheap. Watch this video to learn how you can turn any photo into a photo ornament that can be presented to any member of the family.
These make great embellishments for scrapbooks, garlands, presents or even as jewelry! All you need are some festive holiday beads or faux pearls, some flexible, thin wire to string them on, a sharp wire cutter and several pairs of various jewelry pliers.
Christmastime means loads of fun outdoor activities in the snow: Making snow angels, rolling balls of snow to form snowmen, peeing our names in the snow (oh wait, maybe that's just us). Anyways, snowmen are a classic Christmas icon and are a blast to make. But if you live in ...more
One of the most annoying things about the holiday season is that it's almost impossible to make it through without at least one ornament falling off the tree and shattering. Even if you give the cat its own "special room" for the whole month, something is bound to happen. Rath ...more
'Tis the season for Christmas tree decorations and everybody's favorite board game— SCRABBLE! Okay, that was too ebullient on my part. I have to admit, as much as I love a good game of holiday Scrabble, I consider myself to be somewhat of a Christmas grinch. At least, when i ...more
In this tutorial, you will learn how to make the Gingerbread Man cookie character from the Shrek movies using polymer clay. This cute little guy makes a great Christmas ornament or decoration for a Shrek-themed party. So, follow along with this demonstration and learn how to ...more
Have your Christmas tree up finally but have very little time to adorn it? Not a problem. Instead of resorting to those cheap shatterproof ornaments you can get at any drugstore, put a more homespun - and beautiful - touch on your tree this year by crafting your own ornaments. ...more
John White, Dona Ana County Extension Agent, Teddi Peters, Master Gardener, and Southwest Yard and Garden demonstrate how to make a Christmas tree from a tomato plant cage for the holidays. The cage will already have a tree like form. Attach electrical tape around the prongs. ...more
Christmas decorations aren't cheap. From outdoor lighting to fir trees, decorating for the holidays can break the bank. That's where ingenuity comes into play, like hacking battery-operated Christmas lights, modifying lighting patterns and building Christmas tree ornaments fro ...more
Oh Christmas tree, Oh Christmas tree, how delicious are your branches...and ornaments...and crowning star. Of course, we're not talking about any old Christmas tree here, but rather a cupcake decorated to look like one! It's really much simpler than you think. Take a look at ...more
This video guide will help you to fold your own hanging origami crane ornaments to hang on a Christmas tree or in your windows. Perfect for beginners. For more information, including a step-by-step overview of the folding process, as well as to get started making your own fold ...more
Oh Christmas tree, oh Christmas tree...how beautiful would a Christmas tree be, though, without any ornaments? If you've finally hit the tree lot and picked out the perfect grand fir, make sure it shines bright by decorating it with several of these intricate lacy snowflake de ...more
Include your little ones in the holiday decorating by showing them how to make a clay pot reindeer. This adorable Christmas craft even has a bell that rings.
Christmas is almost over— all of the presents are unwrapped, all of the prime ribs have been eaten, the whole family's drunk off eggnog— and soon it will be time to forget about Christmas until next year. Once the party's over, you're stuck with cleaning up all the shredded w ...more
These little snowman cupcakes look so well sculpted and precise they almost resemble polymer clay. Each snowman is covered in a glittery finish (which is totally edible, FYI) and wears a cute as a button festive scarf. Check out the video to get the how-to on these Christmas ...more
It's time for the holidays, and you're full of Christmas cheer, all ready to make some homemade decorations. Well, get out your modeling sugar and check out these two video tutorials on how to make a snowman and Christmas tree with modeling sugar paste. These crafty Christmas ...more
Upcycle all your old wine corks into a cute Christmas craft! Take six wine corks, some glitter (red, green and gold), some glue and a screw top wine cap for the base of the tree. Add tiny eyelets or buttons as ornaments!
The only thing better than eating a cupcake is eating two cupcakes, and the only thing better than eating two cupcakes is, as it follows, eating three. So imagine the way your kids' faces will light up when you bake them these gigantic Christmas tree cupcakes! Made of not one ...more