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Clay Candy Corn Decor

Level of difficulty:  Beginner

Make these absolutely adorable candy corn pieces out of clay! They’re a fun addition to any fall décor! Set them in a bowl or scatter them on a tabletop.

What You'll Need:

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Step 1:

  1. Divide the clay block into eight equal sections. We used 10 ounces of clay in a block that is 7" x 3" x 5/8" thick.


Step 2:

  1. Roll the clay into balls.


Step 3:

  1. Pinch one end of the clay ball into a pointed shape.
  2. Press the pointed clay ball flat on a smooth surface.
  3. Keep working the clay into a candy corn shape by flattening and pinching the clay. Our finished candy corn is approximately ½" to ¾" thick, and 1 ½” wide by 2" tall.
  4. When the shape is well developed, roll the clay candy corn on its side to create smooth, rounded corners. 


Step 4:

  1. Use a paint brush to press lines into the clay candy corn, dividing the shape into thirds. Have the lines continue around all sides of the candy corn.


Step 5:

  1. Bake the clay candy corn pieces at 250 degrees for ten minutes on one side, then flip and bake them for another ten minutes. Let cool.


Step 6:

  1. Paint the bottom sections of the candy corn pieces yellow. Let dry.
  2. Paint the middle sections of the candy corn pieces orange. Let dry. Optional tip: Coat the candy corn pieces with a clear spray paint or sealer if desired.