Create Vintage Inspired Ornaments from Polymer Clay

Create Vintage Inspired Ornaments from Polymer Clay

Instructor Bio: 
Duration: 
90 minutes

Join master polymer clay artist, Mags Bonham, and learn how to make vintage-inspired holiday ornaments from polymer clay.

” Handmade ornaments have a lot of meaning for me. My mother wanted every ornament on our tree to be handmade.” ~ Mags Bonham

In this class you will learn how to make some keepsake polymer clay ornaments that are reminiscent of holidays past taking the inspiration from collectible glass ornaments of the ’40s and ’50s.

Mags will show you the tricks you need to know for making hollow ornaments that are light but durable plus have a shimmering recessed center.

See how to work with translucent clay adding glitter and metal leaf.

Mags will show how you can customize the ornaments to fit your color schemes and level of polymer clay proficiency.

BONUS Mags has more ornament inspiration and will also demonstrate how you can make your own tree topper that will become a family tradition.

Included in your purchase is a PDF with notes and online resources. Please note: the PDF is not a stand-alone instructional booklet.

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Covered In This Class: 
  • Making hollow shapes
  • Working with translucent clay
  • Adding glitter & metal leaf
  • Creating recessed areas
  • Finishing techniques
Materials Used In This Class: 
  • Polymer clay
  • Paint and other colorants
  • Clay conditioning/pasta machine
  • Roller
  • Needle Tool
  • Slicing blade and/or slicing tool
  • Clay cutting tools
  • Plain ball ornament
  • Oven
Bonus: 

Included with the video download, a PDF with notes and all the resource links you need to get started.

Join the discussion!

This was the first online class I have taken and it was worth every penny. Can't wait to try to make my own ornaments. I love how Mags shows you what to do and, more importantly, what not to do. Mags shows how she tried different methods to get the best result. Very enjoyable.

Thank you so much. We would love to see what you make. :)