DIY Christmas Clay Decoration

Posted By Gudy Herder / November 22, 2013 / 13 Comments

It’s me Mette again from monsterscircus – Such a pleasure to be here today and I’m going to give you an idea on how to make a modern Christmas decoration.
Let’s face it, we really don’t have much time on the time of the year so why not make things easier for ourselves? There’s a lot opportunities in this DIY and it’s so simple that anyone can be a part of this project.



Clay, air hardening whatever you prefer

Flower wire


Fresh flower, cones, candles use the things that speaks to your heart.


Start by forming the clay, of course you make any shape you like.

Use a knife and a ruler to make the straight edges.

Place the wire in the clay.

Use as many as you like.

Leave it to dry overnight or until hard.

And now to the fun part spoil it with fresh flowers, gilded cones, simply use your imagination.


Bells and green goes well too and soften the graphic lines of this arrangement – If you like the natural look keep it as it is or maybe you’d like to paint it with your favorite Christmas color.


Glitter is so so good for keeping the Christmas spirit high.


Or maybe you want to add a candle on the wires. It’s your choice and think out of the Christmas box. If the traditional Christmas style is more you, you could add some felted trees or sew some cute ornaments to make it shine. I hope this idea can spread some Holiday cheer and make your joyous preparation for Christmas easier.

Thank you for joining me here today, and thank you Gudy for having me, I hope you think this has a kind of eclectic style.




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  • November 22, 2013 at 10:10 am

    Hello Mette, hello Gudy,

    I am always impressed by your work! So elegant and prettily styled. It’s definitely eclectic and fitting into Gudy’s Style.
    Wishing you a wonderful day, ladies,


    • November 23, 2013 at 7:45 pm

      Hi Sandy.
      Thank you so much for your kind words, they are greatly appreciated!
      I had this idea of a very simple and airy Christmas decoration and of course I had to add some flowers.
      Gudy’s style is always very confident and with a natural touch so this is what popped into my mind:-)
      So glad you like it – Enjoy your weekend Sandy!

  • November 22, 2013 at 12:17 pm

    WUHU – it always make me SO happy, when I stroll through the daily blogposts and find you, Mette, featured on a different page than your own :-)


    • November 23, 2013 at 8:05 pm

      Hi Tina.
      Awww you’re my marvel did you know that?:-) So happy that you stopped by Gudy’s blog – hope you’re enjoying all the great inspiration here.
      En vidunderlig dejlig weekend til dig!

  • November 22, 2013 at 3:33 pm

    Yo no tengo paciencia pero en este caso igual me atreveré con uno de estos. Bellísimo y nada “navideño”.

    Besos! Feliz fin de semana!!!

    • November 23, 2013 at 8:13 pm

      Hola ene.
      Es un proyecto muy rápida y fácil, así que buena suerte con la creatividad:-)
      Un fin de semana muy agradable para usted!

  • November 23, 2013 at 9:47 am

    I’m wowed!! This is so beautiful and elegant (and simple!!), Mette! I can imagine seeing this decorated in modern style airports.

    Have a great weekend to you, ladies. Thank you for the beautiful inspiration :)

    • November 23, 2013 at 8:31 pm

      Hi Onel.
      Thank you VERY much Onel – Aww and you’re always the one who dazzle me to the core. Indeed you’re right and maybe even in a larger scale.
      And great weekend to you too Onel, can’t wait to see what you’re up to:-)

  • November 23, 2013 at 10:20 am

    Great idea mette! :-)

    • November 23, 2013 at 8:35 pm

      Hi Caroline.
      So happy to hear that, enjoy your weekend:-)

  • November 26, 2013 at 6:25 pm

    Wow! this is so beautiful Mette. Love reading your DIYs, you are super talented. x

  • November 28, 2013 at 11:55 pm

    Oh wow, this is so clever, Mette! As Onel suggested above, this would look great in a HUGE size too. Enjoy your end of the week!

  • Dani H
    October 10, 2014 at 3:14 pm

    I love both the simple floral arrangement and the Christmas decoration! Beautiful, Mette!

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