Polymer gets used to create dolls and the worlds for them. The stuff is perfect – details and colours and personality can all be captured in little faces. The artist can choose to make beautiful, realistic babies or fanciful villages …
Mixing up clay and paint and stencils makes some great bookmarks as Judy proves with this tutorial. You could use the exact same technique to decorate anything clay. Covers for notebooks or tags for gifts or magnets.…
Bright and cheery finds that leave me hoping for spring! It has been a long, dreary winter here.
|Flower Necklace by Sweetystuff||Spring Girl with Tulips by ClayBabiesInc|
|Blue Bird Wall Piece by Laylmcdill||Decorative Eggs by LilysPrettys|
Josie, the blogger who shared this tutorial, offers these as religious Easter eggs but I think they’re perfect for anyone. And, as she mentioned, they’d make great word pebbles.
Josie uses air dry clay for the project and makes …
Here’s a flexible tutorial for how to make a very blinged out pavé style pendant. Amy comments that she uses acrylic and air dry clay for her first try because you can’t bake the less expensive acrylic rhinestones… but I’ve …
My daughter’s favourite socks are all argyle patterns. That might seem a little out there but a lot of them are cheerful, bright argyles and this cane tutorial just has the same vibe. As always, Karen Mijoy graciously shares this …
This week’s finds, while mostly beads, are actually about the colour. MandarinMoon always has fabulous colours. The silhouette has a great play between the warm and the cool blocks. The faux metals in the tiles beads are so rich and …
This one was supposed to be a Valentine’s Day project but I personally think monsters are suitable for any day of the year and hugging monsters are just the thing for a fun message. Stephanie shares a monster how-to that …
Polymer is a fabulous medium to do small work with – little critter sculpture in this case.
|Magenta Mushroom by ChristysCornerShop||Turtle Totem by AnitasGatos|
|Sheep by SweetieDesign||Raccoon Sculpture by SingyStardust|
This tutorial by Ramya is how to add an ice cream embellishment to a card but you could use the same process for any design. Seeing how folks use clays – in this case, air dry – to embellish other …
Usually I’m drooling over Stephanie’s beautiful miniature foods but she does lovely all sorts of sculpting work. The owl in this tutorial is a great example of simple style that can be embellished endlessly. You should have a read of …
A few weeks ago, as I poked through Flickr for some great cane finds I saw that Wendy Jorre de St Jorre was doing a project with a different tree cane each week. She has shared a photo tutorial on …
One of those great gifts for your knitting and crochet friends! Sarah from Repeat Crafter Me posted a tutorial to make these.
Picture by Sarah from Repeat Crafter Me.…
A little early for the wedding season but in the jewellery and related industry, folks are putting out their pieces and taking orders. I’m always seeing what folks are making for the wedding season and I’m also happy to see …
Like the great food minis from yesterday here’s Bethany’s fabulous cake for her daughter. The sweet tablecloth is fondant but the super cute tea party decorations are clay, making for playability for her daughter. What a great idea!
Birthday rush …
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