I spent the weekend at a huge Christmas show. Sometimes these kill my holiday spirit – nothing like retail for that – but this was a great show. Lots of good music, cheerful people, well organized venue and great sales. …
This little tree is clever – you could decorate it however you like – and would be great as a tabletop decoration or a hanging one. The idea of using the baking paper form as an armature is a useful …
Ponsawan Sila makes great beads AND she shares the how-tos. These ones are great beads with super simple canes for good effect.…
Continuing along with the theme of Christmas ornaments here’s a video for an adorable version of gingerbread man. As with all ornaments, you could customize or personalize this for the recipient or your own decor. Add a name on a …
These little snowmen are a great Christmas ornament to make with the kids since their little thumbprints are an integral part of the whole deal. As Rachel points out in the tutorial, you could customize the ornament however you’d …
My tried and true sort of favourites: beads and little pieces, baubles and goodies. People are trying some lovely finishes and shapes lately!
This is such a cute idea! Jen and Shannon offer a great tutorial for making little cottage planters from clay. A whole village for your window sill! I’d probably make little house shapes to go around small existing planters and …
Winter holidays all full of snowmen and ornaments .
|Snowman Miniature by ArteTeer||Ornaments by alongcameaspider1|
|Christmas Ornament by ClayArtbyDaresa||Winter Necklace by DZHandmadeProducts|
Jeran offers us this simple tutorial for a napkin ring. She makes a leaf bead and slides it on ribbon. You could use any festive shaped cookie or fondant cutter for this and match your ribbons to your decor or …
Sometimes I hit crafty gold. These adorable stitch markers would be great as charms on anything else or beads. They’re certainly awesome as stitch markers.
Photo by Sarah of RepeatCrafterMe…
Little holiday treats and comfort food… in clay. Adorable-ness as my sidekick would say.
This tutorial is due to the fact that I spent the day making similar items. These make great gift tags and simple craft fair items. In addition to gingerbread men I tend to make doves, stars and sometimes angels or …
The sheer variety of colours is one of the best features of polymer clay. Each of these necklaces would brighten anyone’s day.
|Faux Lava & Brights Necklace by PenelopeStern||Provance Necklace by Caffeinegirl1|
|Polymer Clay Necklace by Lelandjewelry||Double Strand|
Every week when I do a search for polymer clay on Flickr there is new and amazing work. Clayers are such a creative bunch and the variety is always fabulous.
I told everyone they are getting slightly awkward clay bowls for Christmas – I’ve been playing with the potter’s wheel the last few months and the regular, non polymer clay – but I have a crochet friend who totally needs …
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