Picture of Peppermint Swirls Ornament

Peppermint Swirls Ornament

Add this merry mint to your holiday ornament collection. The red and white swirls look good enough to eat and will be a favorite holiday accent that can be passed down for generations!


1. Wipe ware with damp sponge to remove any bisque dust.

2. Transfer swirl pattern to bisque using pencil, tracing paper and clay carbon paper.

3. Use Liner brushes as needed to brush three coats of Bright Salsa onto swirl design, using photo for reference.

4. Brush three coats Bright Salsa on back of ornament.

5. Brush two coats of Pure Brilliance on front of ornament.

6. Brush one coat Pure Brilliance to back of ornament. Let dry.

7. Stilt in kiln 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
  • Tracing paper
  • Pencil
  • Clay carbon paper
  • Foil or foam plate for palette
  • Container for water