These air dry clay stars Christmas decorations add a reasonably contact to any Christmas vignette. Use them with a string of twinkle lights for an additional Christmas glow.

Air dry clay star lights added to a Christmas garland.

Seasonal Simplicity Christmas Collection

I can’t imagine it’s time already, however as we speak is the primary week of The Blissful Housie’s Seasonal Simplicity Christmas Collection! Every week we’ll be sharing a wide range of Christmas initiatives to encourage you for the season. From dwelling decor and crafts to seasonal recipes and present concepts – there’s one thing for everybody! We’re kicking issues off this week with some enjoyable Christmas DIY initiatives to get you began for the vacations. You should definitely try the entire hyperlinks on the finish of the put up.

Air dry clay star lights added to a Christmas garland.

Christmas Decor

I’m so excited to get began on our Christmas decor this yr! It often takes me not less than a few weeks to determine precisely what I need to do, so I like to start out early. This yr, I’m making an attempt to think about some easy handmade Christmas crafts that can add somewhat further contact to our common Christmas decor. I’ve a number of issues already deliberate and might’t await all of them to come back collectively!

Air Dry Clay Star Christmas Decorations

These air dry clay stars are tremendous easy to make however can be utilized in so many inventive methods to your Christmas decor. I’m going to indicate you the way I used mine for a cute Christmas gentle show however try another makes use of for them on the finish of the put up.


  • air dry clay. I bought my clay to maintain it easy however you may at all times make your personal DIY air dry clay should you’d like. I made 25 two inch stars from about 1 lb. of clay {though this can differ relying on how thick you make yours}.
  • star cookie cutter
  • rolling pin
  • instrument so as to add texture {optionally available}. I used a plastic glass, however go searching your private home for cool textures and patterns. It’s also possible to discover some fairly embossed rolling pins too.
  • toothpick or different small instrument to poke a gap
  • twinkle lights

Tutorial for air dry clay star lights.


  • Roll out air dry clay on parchment paper or different non-stick floor. I made mine rather less than about 1/four inch thick. Simply attempt to get it as uniform as doable.
  • If you wish to add somewhat extra element to your stars, roll a textured materials over the clay. I used a plastic cup for mine, however you need to use any design that you simply like.

Adding texture to air dry clay with a textured cup.

  • Utilizing a cookie cutter, lower out your star shapes. I used the identical sized stars, however you might at all times use a number of sizes.
  • Poke a gap within the star with a toothpick or different small round object. I made some stars with a small gap close to the highest for hanging with some fishing wire. For the twinkle gentle stars, I punched a barely bigger gap in the midst of the star. You simply have to make it possible for the outlet shall be simply sufficiently big for the lights to suit via.

Air dry clay stars for Christmas decorations.

  • Clean out the clay on the again of the celebs so the sides are clean.

Air dry clay stars for Christmas decorations.

What can I exploit the air dry clay stars for?

One of many causes that I like this challenge, is that there are such a lot of other ways you need to use them. Listed here are a number of different concepts for the air dry clay stars…

  • layer them on a Christmas garland
  • dangle them with fishing wire, baker’s twine, or ribbon
  • use stamps so as to add a phrase or title for Christmas tags
  • dangle them with stockings for title tags
  • place them in a bowl with ornaments
  • enhance a wreath
  • use totally different shapes as a substitute of stars

These are only a few concepts. I’m certain I’ll consider extra as I begin adorning. Be inventive and have some enjoyable with them!

Extra Christmas DIY Concepts

For extra Christmas DIY concepts, make sure you try these fabulous posts by clicking on the hyperlinks under. There are such a lot of enjoyable initiatives!

Methods to Flock Pure Greenery at The Blissful Housie
DIY Winter Village Wreath at Trendy Glam
DIY Christmas Jingle Bells Hanging Ornament at Zevy Pleasure
Trendy Natural Christmas Wreath at Cherished Bliss
Air Dry Clay Christmas Star Lights at Clear & Scentsible

Anthropologie Impressed Vacation Felt Wreath at Tatertots and Jello
Polymer Clay Christmas Village at Life is a Social gathering
Free Creation Calendar at The Handmade Residence
Embroidery Hoop Love Signal at Craftberry Bush
Jingle Bell Wooden Bead Garland at Lolly Jane

Selfmade Pom Pom Garland at Sincerely, Marie Designs
DIY Greenback Tree Succulent Christmas Tree at The DIY Mommy
Christmas Creation Calendar DIY at She Gave it a Go
DIY Fake Leather-based Bushes at My Candy Savannah

DIY Orange Hoop Wreath at Cassie Bustamante
Simple DIY Christmas Pillow Case at The Tattered Pew
3D Scorching Cocoa Signal and Printable at Rambling Renovators
DIY Elf Home at Dans le Lakehouse

Farmhouse Type Vacation Wooden Banner at Residence Made Pretty
Joanna Gaines Impressed Christmas Village at Fynes Designs
Christmas Canvas at Two Twenty One
Trendy Whimsical Snowflake Christmas Tree at That is Simplicite
DIY Vacation Reducing Board at Joanna Anastasia

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