DIY Rustic Clay Heart Ornament

DIY Rustic Clay Heart Ornament

These DIY rustic clay heart ornaments are absolutely darling – easy and quick to make, you’ll want to add them to your Christmas crafting!

Create your own ornaments for the Christmas tree this year. These clay heart Christmas ornaments are fun to make during the holiday season with the kids!

This year I decided to host the Twelve Days of Christmas Crafts on Instagram and we had so much fun!!  We’ve made a ton of crafts to go along with my DIY Tree Collar and Holiday Ribbon Picks!  Be sure to check out the Sweater Ornament tutorial, Clay Farmhouse Ornaments or Yarn & Wood Snowflake Ornaments too!

DIY Rustic Clay Heart Ornament

How to make these rustic ornaments:

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

DIY Rustic Clay Heart Ornament

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Get the supplies:

Tip: if you use white air dry clay, you can skip the painting step.

DIY Rustic Clay Heart Ornament Supplies

Directions:

  1. Roll a 1/4 cup of clay out onto parchment paper 1/4″ thick.
DIY Rustic Clay Heart Ornament Process

2. Cut heart shapes out of the clay and allow it to dry completely.

DIY Rustic Clay Heart Ornament Process

3. Paint the hearts white using acrylic paint.

DIY Rustic Clay Heart Ornament Process

4. Use a hot glue gun to affix the hearts to the wood rounds.  Finally, tie with a length of twine for hanging.

DIY Rustic Clay Heart Ornament

Have fun and experiment with different clay designs and patterns! Be sure to check out our clay leaf ornaments and clay snowman ornaments too.

DIY Rustic Clay Heart Ornament

The sky is the limit when it comes to creating clay ornaments, I can see the kids having a blast coming up with all kinds of ideas.  We liked framing the hearts with the wood slices but this is totally optional too. 

DIY Rustic Clay Heart Ornament

We found that the wood gave this ornament a more sturdy base and bit of contrasting texture. This fun project would make lovely gift tags or an addition to holiday home decor.

DIY Rustic Clay Heart Ornament

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DIY Rustic Clay Heart Ornament

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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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