Silver Jingle Bell Ornaments

Materials

  • FOR EACH:
  • Recycled plastic fruit cup
  • Krylon Metallic Spray Paint: Bright Silver
  • Polyform Sculpey Bake Shop Clay: Green, Red
  • Silver jingle bell
  • Silver glitter
  • Silver ribbon, 8” length

Tools

  • Clay-dedicated rolling pin or acrylic brayer
  • Old or promo credit card (for cutter)
  • Parchment-lined baking sheet
  • Oven
  • Aleene’s Original Tacky Glue
  • Scissors
  • Ruler
  • Newspaper (to cover work surface)

Directions

STEP 1

  • Cut small hole in center bottom of plastic fruit cup. On covered work surface (or in well-ventilated area), spray fruit cup Bright Silver. Let dry.

STEP 2

  • On clean work surface, remove clay from packages. To condition, roll clay separately in hands until soft, bending and rolling until pliable. If clay cracks, keep conditioning.

STEP 3

  • Roll and flatten Green clay to 1/8” thickness. Use old credit card to cut holly leaf shapes from clay. For berries, roll small Red clay balls. Press berries on leaves. Position leaves and berries on parchment-lined baking sheet. Follow manufacturer’s instructions to bake clay in oven. Let cool.

STEP 4

  • Apply glue around edge of silver cup. Dip cup in glitter. Let dry.

STEP 5

  • Measure and cut 20” silver ribbon length. Insert silver jingle bell on ribbon length; tie knot above bell. Thread ribbon ends through hole on silver cup. Knot ends together. Tie bow.

STEP 6

  • Glue holly and berries on sides of silver cup.

Note

  • 1. Adults, help kids when baking clay in oven.
by Sandy Rollinger
Silver Jingle Bell Ornaments
Silver Jingle Bell Ornaments