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How to Make Homemade Christmas Tree with Clay

| Clay Modeling

By Hobby Ideas

Difficulty Level Expert
Clay Christmas Tree | Hobbyideas
Miniature is in and how! Make a small homemade Christmas tree for your desk and for your friends and family too; after all, this is the season of gifting. Mouldit and clay modelling techniques make it so simple to make this cute Christmas tree DIY. Just follow these step by step guide and make adorable clay Christmas tree table centrepieces on this Christmas Eve.

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How to Make Homemade Christmas Tree

STEP 1:- Moulding the Mouldit Clay dough

How to Make Homemade Christmas Tree with Clay - Step 1 | Hobbyideas

• Take Mouldit resin base and hardener; mix it thoroughly to make even dough.

STEP 2:- Making a spiral

How to Make Homemade Christmas Tree with Clay - Step 2 | Hobbyideas

• Take the dough ball; roll it to make the medium thin slab using rolling pin. Let it get semi dry.
• Cut the circle measuring 3” diameter from the slab.
• Draw the radiating spirals starting from the centre towards the outer circumference of the circular slab.

STEP 3:- Cutting the spiral

How to Make Homemade Christmas Tree with Clay - Step 3 | Hobbyideas

• Cut along the spiral lines neatly with paper cutter

STEP 4:- Making a newspaper cone

How to Make Homemade Christmas Tree with Clay - Step 4 | Hobbyideas

• Take a newspaper and make a self-standing cone shape out of it.

STEP 5:- Making the clay Christmas tree

How to Make Homemade Christmas Tree with Clay - Step 5 | Hobbyideas

• Place the spiral slab on the newspaper cone for support and to give it an effect of X’mas tree. Let it dry completely.
• Refer to the image.

STEP 6:- Painting the clay Christmas tree

How to Make Homemade Christmas Tree with Clay - Step 6 | Hobbyideas

• Take the spiral shaped X’mas tree, paint it with the base coat of Acrylic colour White 27. Let it dry.
• Paint the second coat of Acrylic colour Neon Green 012.
• Leave it to dry completely.

STEP 7:- Sticking the stones

How to Make Homemade Christmas Tree with Clay - Step 7 | Hobbyideas

• Enhance the spiral edges of the tree by sticking the orange coloured ornamental stones using Fabric Glue.
• Let it dry.

STEP 8:- Making Christmas tree ornaments

How to Make Homemade Christmas Tree with Clay - Step 8 | Hobbyideas

• Take some clay to make the tiny candy canes, ornaments, star and the sweets out of it. Let it get semi dry.
• Pierce holes on the top of the ornaments, candy canes and the sweets and insert a ring into each one of them.
• Leave it to dry.

STEP 9:- Painting the ornaments

How to Make Homemade Christmas Tree with Clay - Step 9 | Hobbyideas

• Paint the candy canes with Acrylic Colours Crimson 04 and White 27.
• Paint the sweets with 3 D Cone Outliner Non Sticky Orange 705 and Acrylic Colour White 27. Let it dry.
• Paint the ornaments by sticking the glitter powder using Fabric Glue. Let it dry.

STEP 10:- Painting the star and final assembly

How to Make Homemade Christmas Tree with Clay - Step 10 | Hobbyideas

• Similarly Paint the star by sticking the glitter powder using fabric glue. Let it dry.
• Take the printed paper and 3 mm quilling strip to make tiny gift boxes out of it using Fabric Glue for sticking.
• Dangle all the decorative elements on the tree aesthetically using silver thread.
• Stick the star on the top side of the tree.
• Refer to the image.

you will need

Fevicryl Acrylic Colours Crimson 04, White 27, Neon Green 012, Fevicryl 3 D Cone Outliner Non Sticky Orange 705, Fevicryl Mouldit, Fevicryl Fabric Glue, Rolling Pin, Paper Cutter, News Paper, Flower Print A4 Paper, Scissors, Flower Making Metal Wire, Clay Carving Tools, Golden Glitter Powder, Ornamental Stones (Small Sized Orange Coloured), Threads, Colour Palette, Water Container

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