Picture of Candy Cane Ornament

Candy Cane Ornament

Make an ornament so bright and bold that you can almost taste it! This iconic symbol of the season is so easy to make, you’ll want to make many to dress up your tree in tradition.

  1. Wipe ornament with damp sponge to remove bisque dust.
  2. Lightly with pencil draw in stripes. Either freehand stripes or transfer pattern to bisque.
  3. Brush three coats Dark Scarlet in sections where red is desired. Add a thin line in center of white areas. Let dry.
  4. Brush a coat of Pure Brilliance to white bisque areas. Let dry. Brush a second coat over entire ornament. Let dry.
  5. Stilt on kiln shelf and fire to cone 06.
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Posted by Suzie Shinseki

Suzie works as a Senior Designer at iLoveToCreate®. She has been involved with art since childhood, and her passion has continued throughout her life. She honed her natural talents by attending the Academy of Arts in San Francisco on scholarship, art classes at San Jose City College. She works with various media and substrates. You can find her masterpieces on painted signs, murals, people and animal portraiture, mold design, sculptures, ceramic projects and fabric paint designs. Her commercial endeavors include children’s coloring books, illustrative designs for bags, brochures and cards. Her exceptional illustration skills have brought her many jobs as a fashion illustrator for designers in Hong Kong and Hawaii.

What you need:


  • Potter's sponge
  • Container for water
  • Foil or foam plate for palette
  • Paper towels
  • Pencil