DIY Polymer Clay Leaf Ornament

diy clay leaf ornament

This DIY Clay Leaf Ornament is simple to make with these step-by-step instructions.  The combination of colors and texture make this clay leaf really stand out!

clay leaf ornament craft

How lovely are these clay leaf ornaments?!  They would be such a pretty addition to a gift or your seasonal decor.

We have been obsessed with clay crafts recently!  Be sure to check out this DIY Clay Plant Pot or these Polymer Clay Snowflake Ornaments too.

polymer clay leaf ornament

How to make this DIY clay leaf ornament:

Too busy to make this right away?! Pin it for later!  Pin this project to your favorite craft board on Pinterest and it’ll be waiting for you when you’re ready.

clay leaf craft

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Supplies that you will need:

clay leaf craft

  1. Combine a small bit of red, orange and green clay together and roll into a ball.

clay leaf craft

2.  Roll out the clay on parchment paper until it is about 1/4″ thick.

clay leaf craft

3. Cut out leaf shapes using the cookie cutters.

clay leaf craft

4. Place a real leaf over the clay cut out.  Roll over the leaf applying firm, even pressure.  Remove the real leaf to reveal the textured imprint.  Create a hole in the top of the clay leaf using the piercing tool.

clay leaf craft

5. Place the clay in the oven and bake as directed on the package.  Different clay has different baking temperatures and times.  

polymer clay leaf ornament

6. Hang the clay leaf ornament with twine and a wooden bead.

polymer clay leaf ornament

So pretty hey?!  I love how the leaves look with the swirl of clay colors!

polymer clay leaf ornament

Be sure to check out how I made these leaves into this leaf wall hanging!  

polymer clay leaf ornament

This would be a fun craft for the kids to talk about mixing colors, the changing of the seasons and learning how to do leaf impressions.

polymer clay leaf ornament

Crafting essentials for clay crafts:

polymer clay leaf ornament

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Hello, I’m Heather!

I'm an active mom of twin boys who is always looking for opportunities to inspire creativity through fun crafts, do-it-yourself projects and delicious recipes. This blog has been an integral part of supporting my little family and I am so grateful to have you become a part of our journey! Let's create together... Read more...

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