Wood and Clay Pet Ornaments

Wood and Clay Pet Ornaments

Item # 35710240P37
Intermediate Varies

Clay Dog Print Ornament

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Kids' white foam clay
  • Scissors
  • Rolling pin
  • Animal to use for paw print
  • Wood skewer
  • Wax paper
  • Side plate or hard surface
  • Ribbon
  • Craft paper
  • Gold Sharpie
  • Gold paint
  • Medium flat brush
  • White paint

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Roll out the white foam clay to the desired size needed to imprint the paw print. The foam should be 1/4"-1/2" thick.
  2. Place the foam clay onto a piece of wax paper on a small plate. Clean the animals paw and gently but firmly push the paw into the foam to imprint. Make sure to apply even pressure around the entire paw. Using the skewer make a hold at the top of the ornament.
  3. The shape of the ornament may have changed slightly with the imprint pressure, trim the shape of the ornament with scissors around the edge to fix the shape. Set aside to dry.
  4. Once dry, paint the ornament gold and the inside of the paw white. Set aside to dry.
  5. When the paint is dry, thread a ribbon through the hole and loop the ends through to secure.
  6. Create a name tag for using craft paper and the gold sharpie, punch a hole in the end and thread it onto one of the ends of the ribbon.
  7. Knot the ends of the ribbon to create a loop for hanging.

  8. Wood Dog Print Ornament

    SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

    • Wood disc ornament
    • Black Stamping Ink
    • Animals paw
    • Paper towels and water to clean up ink off paw
    • Fine tip black marker
    • Mod Podge
    • Foam brush
    • Photo of pet

    DIRECTIONS:

    1. Apply ink the pad of the paw, apply the paw to the wooden ornament using even pressure.
    2. Immediately clean the paw so no prints are tracked around.
    3. Add name, dates or other info to the disc with a fine tip marker.
    4. Flip disc over, cut photo to fit inside disc.
    5. With foam brush add ModPodge to surface and attach photo.
    6. Add coats of ModPodge to surface allowing to dry time between each coat.

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