How to Make Festive and Beautiful Clay Diffuser Ornaments

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Certain scents have always brought Christmas memories to my mind. Memories have stirred with the scents of cinnamon, clove, peppermint, and more.

Since I love using my essential oils, it only  made sense to somehow incorporate them into our Christmas tree by making clay diffuser ornaments.

Use Air-Dry Clay, Christmas cookie cutters, and acrylic stamps to make the simplest of crafts, Clay Diffuser Ornaments. They're beautifully festive decorations for the Christmas season, and they add a touch of essential oil scents to both your tree and home.

I had all the supplies I needed on hand, and you may too.

Supplies You'll Need for Clay Diffuser Ornaments

Here's what you'll need… Let's gather supplies.

Use Air-Dry Clay, Christmas cookie cutters, and acrylic stamps to make the simplest of crafts, Clay Diffuser Ornaments. They're beautifully festive decorations for the Christmas season, and they add a touch of essential oil scents to both your tree and home.

  • Air-Dry Clay
  • Cutting board (with parchment paper) or craft mat
  • Rolling pin
  • Christmas cookie cutters
  • Decorative acrylic stamps
  • Stamp block/s
  • Small cup of water
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Ribbon

Instructions for DIY Clay Diffuser Ornaments 

Cover a cutting board with parchment paper to protect the surface of your board, or just use a craft mat, whichever you prefer.

I had originally planned to use white clay, but the only unopened clay I had that wasn't dried out was the Terracotta color. And actually, I ended up liking the Terracotta color even more because when all was said and done, the ornaments reminded me of cinnamon ornaments.

Use Air-Dry Clay, Christmas cookie cutters, and acrylic stamps to make the simplest of crafts, Clay Diffuser Ornaments. They're beautifully festive decorations for the Christmas season, and they add a touch of essential oil scents to both your tree and home.

Roll out the clay to about 1/4 to 1/2 inch thickness. Tip: If it's too thick, the ornaments will be extra heavy on your tree.

Use Air-Dry Clay, Christmas cookie cutters, and acrylic stamps to make the simplest of crafts, Clay Diffuser Ornaments. They're beautifully festive decorations for the Christmas season, and they add a touch of essential oil scents to both your tree and home.

Once your clay is rolled out, begin cutting out shapes with the cookie cutters.

Now comes the fun of decorating your ornaments. Attach acrylic stamps to your stamp blocks and leave impressions on each ornament.

Use Air-Dry Clay, Christmas cookie cutters, and acrylic stamps to make the simplest of crafts, Clay Diffuser Ornaments. They're beautifully festive decorations for the Christmas season, and they add a touch of essential oil scents to both your tree and home.

I added snowflake borders, snowflake stripes, a berry branch, a kind of snowflake star, and more.

Just have fun with it! The best part about using this type of clay is if you mess up, it's pretty easy to smooth over the design and try again.

Just keep a little water on hand, so you can dip your fingers in it before smoothing out a design.

Use Air-Dry Clay, Christmas cookie cutters, and acrylic stamps to make the simplest of crafts, Clay Diffuser Ornaments. They're beautifully festive decorations for the Christmas season, and they add a touch of essential oil scents to both your tree and home.

When you're done decorating, use a pencil to create a hole in the top of your ornament, in order to insert a ribbon for hanging. Then let the ornaments dry for 24-48 hours.

Use Air-Dry Clay, Christmas cookie cutters, and acrylic stamps to make the simplest of crafts, Clay Diffuser Ornaments. They're beautifully festive decorations for the Christmas season, and they add a touch of essential oil scents to both your tree and home.

Finish Your Ornaments

Cut a piece of ribbon, about 4-6 inches in length. Poke the ribbon through each ornament hole, using a pencil or other sharp object to help get it through the hole.

Use Air-Dry Clay, Christmas cookie cutters, and acrylic stamps to make the simplest of crafts, Clay Diffuser Ornaments. They're beautifully festive decorations for the Christmas season, and they add a touch of essential oil scents to both your tree and home.

Tie the ribbon in a double knot for hanging.

Now you can pick your favorite scents of essential oils, and add a few drops to your ornaments.

Use Air-Dry Clay, Christmas cookie cutters, and acrylic stamps to make the simplest of crafts, Clay Diffuser Ornaments. They're beautifully festive decorations for the Christmas season, and they add a touch of essential oil scents to both your tree and home.

My favorites for the Christmas season? Hmmm… I definitely love Cinnamon Bark, Clove, Orange, Christmas Spirit, and Peppermint.

Your house is bound to smell like Christmas when this craft is all finished and hung on the tree.

Can't make them just yet? Pin it for later!

Use Air-Dry Clay, Christmas cookie cutters, and acrylic stamps to make the simplest of crafts, Clay Diffuser Ornaments. They're beautifully festive decorations for the Christmas season, and they add a touch of essential oil scents to both your tree and home.

What are your favorite Christmas and holiday scents?

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