Christmas tree candle holders

18/11/2021

Use our non-firing clay to create fir tree candle holders to add warmth and magic to the atmosphere of your home! 

Products : 
  • White non-firing clay
  • Modelling tools
  • Decospray in white (matt)
  • Ceramic paint in white (gloss)
  • Rolling pin
  • Straws, beads, tubes of different diameters
  • Cardboard or paper cones
  • White spirit
Difficulty level : 
  • Medium
  • Time to make (excluding drying time): 4 hours


  • Make several cone templates of varying sizes.


  • Roll out the clay to an even thickness using a rolling pin.

  • Arrange the paper templates on top and cut out them out of the clay.


  • Make holes of different sizes using your round objects (straws, beads, etc.).


  • Wrap each clay cut-out around a cone of corresponding size, to give it the perfect Christmas tree shape.


  • Cut the clay overflow off and use the modelling tools to close each cone.
  • Smooth the shapes using water.



  • Leave to dry for four days.

  • Paint half of the trees with white ceramic paint (apply 2 coats and wait 2 hours between each coat and a further 10 hours for them to dry completely).


  • Paint the other half of the cones with the white Decospray paint, leaving them to dry for 15 to 30 minutes.
  • Place a tea light candle (preferably a battery-powered electric candle) below each tree or even LED fairy lights. 

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