Picture of Dog Bone Ornament

Dog Bone Ornament

Give your favorite canine his or her very own personalized ornament on the tree this year! Add a name, year or whatever your dog-loving heart desires!

  1. Wipe bone with damp sponge to remove bisque dust.
  2. Tape off a 1” section in center of bone. 
  3. Brush three coats Light Blush to both ends of the bone. Let dry.
  4. Remove tape from center of bone. Trace belt pattern and transfer to blank center section of bone.
  5. Paint buckle with three coats Bright Straw. Let dry.
  6. Paint three coats Neon Red to remainder of strip going around the bone. Let dry.
  7. Lightly write the year and name of pooch in pencil.
  8. Use Liner brush with Black to follow pattern, then paint your own pet’s name and year. Let dry.
  9. Stilt 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
  • Masking tape, ¼”
  • Foil or foam plate for paint palette