Lindsay from Delighted Momma has a cute bracelet tutorial with candy heart beads made from clay. I always love people’s candy heart beads because it’s such a natural project to do with clay. One tip: if you’re mixing pastels for …
Emjay, a clayer who shares the same birthday as me (although, ahem, I’m a tad older), has a nifty February craft: a fingerprint heart charm. She’s got the right idea here with the Studio clay… you’ll want something soft …
This tutorial for a paw printed decorated bottle / vase uses Fimo Air. You could use the Sculpey version (which is nifty stuff, I haven’t had the chance to try the Fimo Air yet myself) or you could do this …
One of my favourite polymer clay artists, Sherri Kellberg, has a tutorial up on Sculpey.com. The 3 segment necklace uses a rich combination of metallic clay, powders and leafing pen. You could absolutely do this with a black base or …
Shireen Nadir says she’s just starting out with the clay but I think she’s doing some decent work despite the new factor. She shares a recent project that combines the clay and a knitting motif into an interesting channel bracelet.…
Amy of ThenSheMade has this great tutorial for an interesting heart necklace with nice details and movement. The pendant has a combination of elements while still having that important clay thing going on.
Photo from ThenSheMade which is full of …
This should have gone last week with the scrap clay goodies but Ginger’s tutorial is still a great idea on how to use little bits of clay and make your own custom tools. Don’t forget, you can make the body …
My daughter’s favourite pattern this past year has been houndstooth for some reason. She bought herself a nifty newsboy cap in it and a great infinity scarf. There was a little squee of happiness when she saw there was an …
Maria Petkova has a photo tutorial for how to “paint with mokume gane“. There are text steps for the photo tutorial below it in the comments.
I think I will be trying this with some heart cutters for …
Ginger Burrell generously offers a tutorial for creating a handmade book complete with a polymer clay cover. The heart mosaic design makes it perfect for a Valentine’s Day gift but as she points out, you could use any motif you’d …
This tutorial is for a very classy looking faux pearl project – a ring and post earrings in this case. Renee from Cute Simple Stuff shares a video on how to do it all.…
It seems I’m not the only one looking for interesting ways to use up my scraps. Brandywine Jewelry Supply gathered a nice selection. I’ve been partial to the Natasha beads forever (some of mine above).
Next up are some …
A resolution for my clayful New Year is to use my scrap clay – and I have a lot of scrap clay – more productively. Like a lot of people, I make swirls from my scraps. If you haven’t tried …
A quick video tutorial for the upcoming Chinese New Year – a traditional candy box made up as a miniature food charm. Have a watch!…