October 18 ~ Handmade Holiday Inspiration

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Clay Birds by Jessica from Jessica Jane Handmade

We are all completely smitten with these beautiful clay birds. Jessica makes them as gifts for family members or to commemorate special events like Baby’s 1st Christmas, and she shares a step-by-step tutorial to show you how it’s done.

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44 Responses to October 18 ~ Handmade Holiday Inspiration

  1. Ginger says:


  2. Julia says:

    I love the little birds. I am always looking for a fun xmas craft to do with my family over the Thanksgiving holiday.

  3. Andrea says:

    Cute! I love the way they are stamped with words, too.

  4. Stephanie W says:

    oh wow, I love these! I can’t wait to try them! I might have my scout troop try these. Thanks!

  5. Jessica says:

    How Adorable!

  6. Katrina H says:

    Oh even prettier with glitter!

  7. AShley says:

    These are too cute. this gives me a great idea for our annual family ornament and my boys can do these this year! I heart everything christmas. Thanks for sharing!

  8. Robin E. says:

    Oooo, I think the kids would love to make these. Fun.

  9. MarciaW says:

    These are such cute clay bird ornaments.

  10. Ginny says:

    Ah! This looks like a quick, easy project for those of us “time impaired”. Love. 🙂

  11. Liz says:

    Those birds are adorable!

  12. Beezus says:

    This is lovely. I’m going to try it with a different kind of clay since that’s what I have on hand, but I think it will work. 🙂

  13. Ramona says:

    Those birds are adorable. I may give them a go but my clay skills aren’t great but nothing ventured, nothing gained. Would love to win either of those books!

  14. Heidi Anderson says:

    THese are so lovely! THanks for the tutorial.

  15. Patricia says:

    Beautiful! Now I know just what to make for my mother; she loves bluebirds. thanks for a great idea and a chance to win a book too!

  16. Taryn says:

    So lovely.

  17. Melanie says:

    I love this! We focused on a handmade Christmas last year and made a lot of our own ornaments. I am excited about having something else to try. I would love to win the book and put it to good use!

  18. Tabitha says:

    I’m smitten too!

  19. Brandina says:

    This is such a cute, and easy, project! We are giving all handmade gifts this year for Christmas so this one is definitely going on our list of things to make 🙂 Thanks so much for sharing.

  20. Hillary S says:

    My 5 year old loves to use polymer clay. These birds may be a great Christmas project for us to work on together.

  21. Jane says:

    I love these birds, thanks for an easy tutorial. I would love to win a book too!

  22. Jackie says:

    The clay birds are lovely – love to have the book! Thanks for the give away!

  23. Christine says:

    I am going to make some of these. I bet you could wrap some in fabric. Hmmm.

  24. Megan says:

    Would love to win one of those books. Thanks. 🙂

  25. I like the glitter ones. Sadly, clay working is not yet in my forte.

  26. Annie says:

    Adorable birds, and great tutorial. Haven’t played with clay in years, I’m about due again. 🙂

  27. Diana says:

    Such a fantastic idea and they are super cute!

  28. Elizabeth says:

    Those little birds are ADORABLE! I have my first Christmas project in mind! Do you simply attach the ribbon hangers to the wire you fed through the bird before cooking the clay?

  29. Holly says:

    These are so pretty! Adding them to my to-do list!

  30. Julie says:

    so many cute ideas so little time!!!

  31. stephanie says:

    I love these birds, they are simple and cute.

  32. Anna dykman says:

    These are cute!

  33. Retha says:

    what adorable birds! I’ve never worked with clay but I think I will try these.

  34. Jess says:

    That is adorable – I love the idea of customizing them!

  35. Consuelo says:

    Cute birds! Thanks so much for sharing.

  36. I love these birds but I have never had much luck with Polymer Clay….maybe this time?

  37. these are so ‘tweet’!

  38. Larissa says:

    How perfectly whimsical! We love birds in our house and we’ll be sure to be adding this darling ornament to our list this year. Thank you for the post!

  39. Melissa says:

    Those are cute, and versatile – thanks!

  40. Sarah says:

    Such a lovely idea. Meanwhile, how am I going to get through this Christmas with all the awesome ideas on this site? There will be no sleep, I can see it now…

  41. Penny says:

    Thank you for the opportunity to win one of these books. I am always looking for small projects to do when time is limited. Also I really enjoy repurposing old things. Thanks.

  42. Glenys says:

    Too cute!

  43. wendy says:

    I love these birds!!

  44. Laurel says:

    LOVE the birds! I checked out the tutorial, and it looks like something i can even do! yay!
    thanks for the chance to win a book!

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