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Snowflake Ornament

Snowflakes are always unique and original in nature. You can create your own original ice crystal tree decoration without relying on Mother Nature. Just toss in some creativity with Duncan® Concepts and Duncan® French Dimensions and bring the snow inside. 

  1. Brush two heavy coats of Light Blue Spruce in carved lines on snowflake. Wipe back paint with sponge to leave color in etched lines. Let dry.
  2. Sponge 2-3 coats Really White in center area of snowflake. 
  3. Follow with 2-3 coats Light Blue Spruce around the Really White blending colors.
  4. Sponge 2-3 coats Light Gray around outer area and edges of snowflake blending into the Light Blue Spruce. Let dry.
  5. Carefully wipe or brush out the Light Gray inside the tips of snowflake lines and brush in two good coats of Light Blue Spruce. 
  6. For back of snowflake, repeat by sponging 2 coats Really White in center blending into Light Blue Spruce and Light Gray around the outer edges. Let dry.
  7. Make snowflake in center of ornament with French Dimensions Pure White and small stars on the tips. Let dry thoroughly.
  8. Brush a light coat of Pure Brilliance to front and back of ornament. Let dry.
  9. 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