How to Make a House-Shaped Clay Ornament
Give a sentimental housewarming gift by making a personalized, house-shaped clay ornament the new homeowners will cherish for years to come.
Materials and Tools
air-dry clay in white
alphabet rubber stamps
ribbon or twine
Roll Out Clay
Roll out the clay to 1/4" thick on a flat surface covered with wax paper.
Cut House Shape
Use an X-acto knife to cut out the shape of a house, and smooth out the edges with your fingers.
Stamp the family name into the clay following the instructions on the rubber stamp packaging.
Use a straw to create a hole at the top of the house (Image 1). Slide a piece of twine or ribbon through, and tie a knot to create a loop for hanging (Image 2). Let the clay air dry according to the packaging instructions.