Gingerbread Tree Ornament Tutorial

A simple DIY Ornament Project, with a maximum beauty for result. Click through to see the Tutorial for these lovely holiday ornaments. Happy Holidays!
Jay-Nine ;)

The Blue Brick | Inspired Yarns

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Today I wanted to share a super simple technique for producing gingerbread men tree ornaments! Tito and I will be giving these to our friends as stocking stuffers this Christmas, but they also make very cute gift tags.

You will need:

  • Polymer clay (I’m using Sculpey III, colour ‘gold’)*
  • Talcum powder
  • Cookie cutters
  • Inka Gold Metallic Rub (optional)
  • Acrylic Ink, and a small paintbrush
  • Something for making impressions in the clay (I’m using soap molds and dollar store jewellery)
  • Either a pasta machine or an acrylic roller to roll out the clay
  • Resin (optional)
  • Drinking straw
  • Wax paper

*A quick note on polymer clays:

Sculpey is more brittle than fimo when cured. Fimo is stiffer and harder to work with when not cured. I prefer Sculpey, but to add strength and gloss to my pieces I add a coat of resin at the end. If you are skipping the resin…

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