Daria of Kittenhood passed along a neat tutorial of hers – how to make a cross stitch base from clay. She turns the little sampler into a pin but the idea would obviously work for other sorts of items.…
Elizabeth Magee shares her tutorial for these whimsical pins with us in a tribute to the Great Balloon Race part of the Kentucky Derby festivities.…
Stephanie sent this in as an idea for Earth Day. I totally spaced on that but it IS a good idea if you would like to attract a few feathered friends to watch. By my place, the house finches, sparrows …
Sculpey (thanks to contributor Wilda Kemp) has a great pendant project – the hidden flower pendant. It covers how to create a domed pendant with a recessed flower in it which is a neat look. I think this would …
Like some of the designer rings but can’t float the price? Tamara from Etcetorize made her fancy find from clay and shared how in this tutorial.
If you have the extra tools you could extrude a snake of half …
Fingerprint jewellery has been popular for a while and here’s a clay version that would be perfect as a Mother’s Day gift. I’d use ink or pigments of some sort to highlight the impression.
She talks about using the softer …
A super sweet tutorial video for a little Easter bunny and his eggs in case you need a few last minute pieces to add to your decor!
Photo by Ewa…
Patti Kimle has a neat video tutorial on Sculpey.com, just perfect for Easter decorating! The embellished egg is adorable and you could mix it up any way you’d like for your own spin. There are detailed written instructions as well …
Victoria has a great tutorial for making buttons with a lovely lacy texture. She uses acrylic paint to highlight the texture of the buttons. When I make similar pieces, I add a little Varathane to the paint to help fix …
Marie Segal’s tutorial for a trade bead offers a non-traditional heart for us just in time for Valentine’s Day!
And, if you haven’t been reading along with Cynthia over at PolymerClayDaily this week, check out her feature on Ron Lehocky…
Mel’s napkin rings are a bit of mixed-media art – paint and wood and clay. The tutorial hits all the good points.…
Here’s one of my own tutorials, a little heart magnet – just in time for Valentine’s Day! This would be perfect to stick some little notes to your sweethearts on the fridge.…
Maria sent me a link to a lovely, looking forward to spring ring tutorial. The cute pinwheel has a sweet pearl to accent the pearly clay. The only suggestion I would make is to use regular compatible clay finishes …
The sweet sentiment behind the making of these hearts is perfect for Valentine’s Day! And this is one of those tutorials that goes to show you can get a lovely visual result with simple techniques and careful choices of colours …