The time before Halloween is sometimes funnier and more enjoyable than the feast itself. Crafts with children, baking sweets – only nice moments and smiles on children’s faces! All houses and garden are decorated with terrible garlands or hanging bats. Everyone knows the carved pumpkins or Halloween decoration made of paper. But did you even think about making Halloween decorations from polymer clay? Creative and unique! The kids love this modeling clay and polymer clay jewelry can also be a beautiful finish of the terrible look for Halloween party! Dive into our creative world with Halloween polymer clay ideas, follow our free tutorials or let your imagination run wild! Have fun!
Halloween Fimo Ideas: Pumpkin Instructions
What is Fimo? FIMO is a modeling clay that is quite popular among children, helps to learn modeling techniques, and enhances creativity and concentration. For small hands of the children, the tinkering with polymer clay is not difficult, but it is always better if this activity is practiced together with the parents. The finished artworks will be cured in the oven and therefore are more stable and durable than plasticine. It is baked at 110 ° C for about 30 minutes. From Fimo you can make unique pendants, jewelry or decoration. Below is the free Halloween pumpkins guide. Do not forget that for this treatment, the polymer clay must be soft and malleable.
Everything you need for each of our Halloween Fimo Ideas:
For your Halloween pumpkin you need 25g polymer clay in orange, 25g polymer clay in black and 25g polymer clay in brown, wire for the eyelets, pliers and a knitting needle. In the picture you see Fimo Soft. The difference between Fimo Classic and Fimo Soft is that the second variant is lighter and malleable. Fimo Soft is also suitable for smaller children. The color palette is different, but you can mix the two types together and you have the complete color picker.
Step 1: Make a ball out of orange polymer clay
Step 2: Carve out stripes in the pumpkin to make it look real
Step 3: Using the metal knitting needle, press a notch in the middle that serves as the eyelet
Step 4: Make some eyelets out of wire and put one in each pumpkin
The eyelets you need only if you use the Fimo pumpkins as a pendant or hang as a deco. Otherwise you can miss this step.
Step 5: Decorate your pumpkin to your liking to make it look more realistic
Finished! Our pumpkin is now in the oven
Instead of black polymer clay faces you can carve them out with a stencil
Diverse Fimo Ideas: Craft this Halloween spirit with our easy guide:
Step 1: Form the polymer clay as in the picture
Step 2: The face can be terrible or funny at your option
Step 5: Without eyelet you can use the ghost as a beautiful table decoration
But there is something special in this Halloween spirit! The mystery is revealed to you immediately – it shines in the dark. Exactly, the polymer clay is with the effect: noctilucent. You will find it in almost every craft store. This is the perfect decoration for a Halloween party and the kids love it! The steps for crafting with polymer clay are almost similar – molding, decorating, an eyelet, if necessary, stuck and finally baking. Dead easy! And the pictures say much more than the text. Just let your imagination run free and you will come up with creative polymer clay ideas and make them yourself.
Another free tutorial with another idea for pumpkin made of polymer clay
These earrings will give a stunning finish to your Halloween costume