Christmas stars made from FIMO leather-effect
Have you already thought about your Christmas decorations for this year? No? Then here's a nice idea for you! With just a few simple steps you can create beautiful star pendants from FIMO leather-effect to match the colours of your Christmas decorations.
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Cut half a block of FIMO leather-effect in the colour of your choice and roll it out roughly with the acrylic roller.
Now roll out a FIMO sheet to a thickness of approx. 1.5 - 2mm. You can do this with the acrylic roller or alternatively with a clay machine on level 3.
To achieve a beautiful leather-like effect, carefully pull the FIMO sheet apart a little with your hands. Now harden the FIMO leather-effect sheet by laying it flat on baking paper in the oven at 130° C / 265° F top/bottom heat for 30 minutes.
After it has cooled down, use a water-soluble marker such as a STAEDTLER Lumocolor non-permanent marker to draw eight strips, each 1 cm wide. Each strip should be between 10 and 13 cm long.
Cut the strips with scissors.
Tip: You can easily wipe off any marker residue from the FIMO leather-effect with a damp baby wipe.
Drip a little super glue onto the ends of the strips and glue the two ends together to create a drop shape. You need eight drops in total.
Place the next four drop shapes in the gaps between the already glued drops. Fix them with super glue.
Make a hole in one tip with a hole punch. You can hang your star on it. Pull the thread through and your personal star decoration is finished.
What you need
Punch pliers, Superglue, Ruler
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