These DIY Clay Ornaments are Simple to Make this Holiday Season

By: Michael Hemsworth - Published: Dec 7, 2012 • References: abeautifulmess and kidcrave
Adding a personal touch to your Christmas tree is fun and simple with these DIY clay ornaments that can be made in a cinch. Store-bought ornaments are beautiful, but creating your own with friends and family will help put you in the holiday spirit while making some seriously cost-effective creations.

The minimal tools you'll need include a rolling pin, some modelling clay, twine, your favorite cookie cutter shapes and a variety of paints and markers. Roll the modelling clay out flat and cut it with your cookie cutters; punch a small hole at the top for looping the twine through. Paint and decorate to your heart's desire, then allow to dry; some clays might require a quick bake in the oven to harden. Slide some twine through the top and hang on your Christmas tree or give to friends for the perfect present.