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Cloud Clay – Easy DIY for Christmas Star

Cloud Clay, it’s not jus for kids! This is such an easy and beautiful idea for handmade Christmas ornaments!

Amaco Cloud Clay  in white. Here’s what I made:

Handmade Ornament

Some of the items that I used were:

Christmas ornament made from Cloud Clay

Quick and easy craft for everyone!

Christmas ornament made from Cloud Clay

 Easy to work with and so many possibilities!

Handmade Ornament - Christmas ornament made from Cloud Clay

This stuff is so fluffy, light and white.  (It does come in other colors.)

Choose your cookie cutter. Get the kids involved, it’s for ages 3+.

(How about Gingerbread people?)

Christmas ornament made from Cloud Clay

I decided on snow flakes!

Christmas ornament made from Cloud Clay

Use it just like you’re cutting cookies. It sticks to itself and not to your hands.

Christmas ornament made from Cloud Clay

I used my stylus (affiliate link to Amazon) to create a hole at the top. Now I can hang it on the tree or use it for a gift tag.

Christmas ornament made from Cloud Clay

You could use a toothpick or skewer.

 Dry-overnight-because it dries in 24 hours.

I want to add some sparkle. So I coated the dry  snowflakes with Amaco All-Purpose Sealer and sprinkled with diamond glitter.

You can get it here: Cloud Clay in White (amazon affiliate link).




I decided to stick with one theme for my clay, with cookie cutters and glitter, the possibilities are endless. Have fun with it.

Christmas ornament made from Cloud Clay

They would look great on your gifts too!

Christmas ornament made from Cloud Clay

 Snow in Georgia!

Christmas ornament made from Cloud Clay

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  1. I would love to try this. I have 6 grandkids. Two of them spend the night often. They would have so much fun at making ornaments or gifts for the family. It would be lots of fun. Thanks so much, Emilia

  2. Very cool idea for a classroom project. Using a 4pz package of Cloud Clad, how many snowflakes were you able to make? I’m trying to gage how much to purchase. Could you advise please?

  3. Cloud Clay looks very neat! We can have lots of fun with it! THANKS! Mary Beth

  4. i would love to try this! beautiful!

  5. These are adorable…the possibilities are endless, thank you for sharing! I hope you don’t mind that I “pinned” your idea on Pinterest!

  6. I linked from today’s “At the Picket Fence” and found the snowflakes. I love them. I got ornaments after Christmas for a steal last year but I’m so cheap by the time I got there most were gone, See I want all white ornaments. Or crystally–got a diy crystal bead instruction I’ve got to dig out and get going on too. Thanks!

  7. Wow…these are too precious! Now I feel so behind…gotta get going and try making these for my Snowman tree. Thanks for the inspiration.

  8. I love this look. So pretty!! I can’t wait to make some for myself 🙂

    Thanks for visiting & leaving such sweet comments!


  9. What a wonderful tutorial, and in my opinion just in time to start working on holiday decorations. I’ve pinned this in my very first board on pinterest http://pinterest.com/cmoh/total-rockin-tutorials/

  10. I just shared on Facebook!!!

    Janet xox

  11. I just tweeted this post!

    janet xox

  12. Wow…that stuff looks great! I currently use the Crayola white natural earth air dry clay. Love the soft look of this product…count me in!

    janet xox

  13. I adore working with air dry clay! And I’m loving the glitter you added to your sweet snowflakes! Is that Cloud Clay different from any other clay? 🙂

    xoxo laurie

  14. These are just adorable. How crafty of you!

    I appreciate you linking to Potpourri Friday! You are such a big help in making it a success!

  15. What a fun and easy looking craft! I would do snowflakes too. I’m a new follower.

  16. What a great idea! I have some snowflakes I bought years ago at a craft fair on Maui. They’re made out of some type of resin, but I’ve always adored them and wanted to get more. This will be a great way for me to do that. Is this clay available at Michaels and Hobby Lobby? Never heard of it. What is the cost for a bag and approximately how many ornaments were you able to make?

  17. LOVE LOVE the snowflakes .. and of course I follow your blog ..what kind of friend would I be if I didn’t ..

  18. Wowza! I love this craft and the snowflakes are.to.die.for! The close-up with the candles in the background is a beautiful shot!
    Thank you for popping by my place!
    Kerry at housetalkn.blogspot.com

  19. Amazing! Probably the only snow we’ll see in GA. Have we already talked about GA? Just noticed you live in Statesboro. Love that town! I got married there. I live in Augusta now but used to live in Savannah. Miss it. Just getting caught up on your blog today. It’s lovely! Sorry it took me so long to get over here. I’ve been on a long break. Really enjoyed visiting you today!

  20. I have never heard of this but now that I have I want to try it out! Thanks for hosting such a fun giveaway!

  21. What a fun idea. I am going to try to find the Cloud Clay. Great ‘Christmas’ Vignette.
    – Joy

  22. The snowflakes look so adorable! Never heard about Cloud Clay before… sounds like a fun project. Thanks for sharing the post. Have a great week!~Poppy

  23. Pretty cool product if it can give you snowflakes in Georgia and in October no less! The snowflakes are very pretty and I think they would look really nice on my Kentucky tree!

  24. Fun, and even better, easy! I follow!

  25. What a fun, easy project! It would be a great idea to do in my 3rd/4th grade classroom. Thanks for the idea. And I am a follower, of course.

  26. Looks simple enough for even me to try. They turned out really beautiful. What else do you use with it? My theme this year is a Cross Tree. Would love to try it out on a few white crosses as well. Thanks.

  27. I follow your blog, and would love to win cloud clay

  28. I love the snowflake tags you whipped up! I’m already following and a big fan of yours. 🙂

  29. That is the cutest thing! I would love to win! I am a follower!

  30. Debbie your snowflakes are sooooo cute!! I look forward to trying my hand at some too!
    BTW…yes…I’m not only a fan of yours on FB….I’m now also a follower of your lovely blog!!

  31. Your snowflake ornaments look great. What a fun project to boot! Thanks for emailing about the giveaway and a chance to win! I am already a follower on GFC!

    Oh, by the way, I am hosting a giveaway, too! So, come by and enter for a chance to win a stylish designer beach umbrella (valued at $110)!


    Have a great day!


  32. Thanks for introducing me to this product. Last year I made gingerbread cookies and hung them on a tree that was on the screened porch. They only lasted about 3 days. I can see the many possibilities of this product, and I just bought a new cookie cutter, too!

  33. Hi lovely lady. I would love to use this product also. I do follow your blog.
    XXOO Diane

  34. I am lucky enough to be one of your followers and would love to try the new Cloud Clay! Your snowflakes are so pretty!

  35. I had not heard of this product. It looks like fun to work with. Love your snowflakes. I am a follower and would love to win!

  36. This is great to do with my God daughter. She loves to work on crafts.Thanks for sharing.

  37. I would love to try this, I enjoy making things with clay. I have never heard of this product though, thanks for sharing. The ornaments you made were absolutely beautiful!

  38. what pretty snowflakes…looks like a fun project for me and my grand kids!!
    sign me up! 🙂

  39. I’be shared the Contest on Fb

  40. I’m already a follower of your blog : )

  41. shared a link on facebook!! Thanks for the opportunity!

  42. These are so pretty would love to try this product!!

  43. Debbie, thanks for introducing that product to me. I’m loving your snowflakes.

  44. Hi Debbie, The snowflakes are adorable and I see many possibilities for this product. Thanks for the chance and of course I am a follower.

  45. Debbie
    I love this stuff. I enjoy your blog and this great tutorial!!
    Yes, please enter me for your give away.

  46. A wonderful “family friendly” project and with the kids out of school tomorrow…I am thinking it would be a fun day to “play”. Thanks so much for posting!

  47. Debbie, I love your blog and get it fed through my email as well as blogger that way I don’t miss a post. Your so crafty with such great ideas and this is one of them!

  48. These are so pretty! I love the glittery-ness. I’m amazed that you REALLY TRULY worked on a Christmas project already! I always think there will be plenty of time–but then there’s never enough time…

  49. Deana Clinard Tribble

    I would love to try it! I was planning on making tags for Christmas and this would be perfect!

  50. Shared on my facebook page too! Thanks for the chance!

  51. I am a very happy follower….I would love a chance to try this out, looks like something I could make with my kiddos! Thanks for the chance!

  52. That looks like a great product to work with, I’d love to try it. Your ornament sure turned out pretty.

  53. Those look great. I have probably asked this before, but forgive my forgetfulness. Where in Ga. do you live?

  54. Looks wonderful! Love your snowflakes! Thanks for the chance to win!

  55. Thanks so much for this post! Really inspired me to get into Christmas mode which here in Africa it’s so hard to do because of the heat!!! lol x

  56. I would love to try this. My granddaughter and I are always looking for a new craft to try-I know she would love to make snowflakes!

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