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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:

    • Crafter's Closet Oven-Bake Clay
    • Crafter's Closet Orange Acrylic Craft Paint
    • Crafter's Closet Yellow Acrylic Craft Paint
    • Crafter’s Closet Paint Brush Premium
    • Crafter’s Closet Palette
    • Crafter’s Closet Project Knife
    • OPTIONAL: Miracal Premium Spray Paint, Clear
    • Oven for baking 

    Let's Do This!


    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.

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