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FIMO Western Snow Couple Ornaments

Crafting Time:
  • 3-5 Hours
Skill Level:
  • Beginner
Project Courtesy of: STAEDTLER
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Description

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • FIMO soft, 1 block each: White, Tangerine, Cherry Red, Black and Sahara, Chocolate
  • Large glass or plastic ornament
  • Aluminum foil
  • Rhinestones (optional)
  • Blush (optional)
  • Small white pom poms
  • Wire
  • Star cutter
  • White acrylic paint
  • Glue
  • Superfine permanent marker, black ink
  • White paint pen
  • Matte spray sealer

DIRECTIONS:

    Note: If using a glass ornament, skip step one and bake the snowman directly onto the ornament. Approximate finished size of ornaments are 6" tall.
  1. Cover the plastic ornament with foil and press down with fingers.

  2. Photo 1
  3. Create a ball with aluminum foil about the size of a golf ball. Flatten white clay to the thickest setting on the pasta machine. Create a 4"x4" square. The side of a flat glass in lieu of a pasta machine. Place the ball in the center and begin folding ends of clay over.


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  5. Continue encasing the aluminum ball inside the clay sheet. Trim off excess clay. Roll back and forth in your hands to smooth out seams and bumps until it is nice and round.

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  7. Flatten white clay and cut a 1/2" strip. Wrap around the neck of ornament. Trim excess clay with craft knife and smooth seam.

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  9. Press head to top of ornament.

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  11. Mix one part red to 10 parts white to create a pink clay for cowgirl. Flatten to a thin setting on the pasta machine and cut out a 5" square. Fold the clay diagonally and wrap around the neckline. Allow it to drape and form the bandana.

  12. Photo 6
  13. Create a large marble size ball of pink clay. Flatten one edge. Pinch bottom edge with fingers. Press an indentation at the top with your thumb.

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  15. Cut a 3” circle from a sheet of pink clay on the thickest setting. Place the top of the hat in center and smooth seam. Place on top of head and shape into hat.

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  17. Roll a log approximately 2” long and 1/4" diameter. Add a small log to one side and smooth seam for branch arm.

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  19. Shape a small ball of tangerine clay into a cone and press onto face for a nose.

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  21. Press in pre-baked black balls for eyes.

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  23. Roll a log of sahara clay about 8" long. Twist and arrange on ornament for rope.

  24. Twist a length of wire together creating a loop. Press end of wire into top of hat for the hanger.

  25. Remove foil from ornament leaving the snow girl in tact. Place on a jar and bake according to manufacturer’s instructions and allow to cool.
  26. Finishing touches after the clay is baked: Dry brush white paint to highlight and add blush for cheeks if desired. Draw on “x”s for mouth using the permanent black marker. Glue on rhinestones. Fill ornament with white pompoms. Draw snowflakes on with paint pen. Make it even more personal by adding a name to the outside between the snowflakes. Glue onto ornament and let dry completely.

  27. Photo 15
  28. Repeat these steps for the Cowboy snowman using chocolate clay for the hat and cherry red for the bandana.

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Fimo Soft Polymer Clay 2oz - White

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