I sell my work on and offline. Because of this, I started making Christmas decorations shortly after Christmas last year. At least, I tell myself it’s because of the retail calendar and not because I couldn’t finish my to-do list …
I searched for pumpkins to see what folks were doing with the theme this autumn. Polymer clay is such a flexible medium you can interpret a theme an awful lot of ways…
|Pumpkin Decor by HelensClayArt||Pumpkin Pie Earrings by|
Some more fun and cheery Halloween clay:
|Halloween Creatures by Erinle|
|Witch’s Hat by RedCreekDesignCo|
|Halloween Cake Magnet by ClayConfectionary|
JooJoo on Etsy is a talented jewellery and print artist. She’s also a talented clayer, as you can see from the adorable little cactus on her site. I found the cactus as I was looking for inspiration – yes, I …
School gets back in on Tuesday where I live. My poor teen is both dreading and looking forward to the whole deal. Back to school themed work is in full force on Etsy:
|Back to School Lolly by KatersAcres||Bookmarks|
I’m always happy to find crafters who, experienced in other mediums, are having a blast trying out polymer clay. Ellie Foster at Feltabulous is my latest find and you can see not only is she having a blast but she’s …
Just checking out what’s new on Etsy! I’m always happy to find new (to me!) shops, as well.
|Tropical Sunset Pin by TissysTreasures||Cane Set by SevenWestDesigns|
|Fox Rings by VeryTale||Caramel Apple Keychain by GuiltfreeDecadence|
A little about what the polymer clay world is up to:
- Have you heart about EuroSynergy? It run April 30 thru May 3 2014 in Malta. There are pre-conference workshops. It sounds awesome!
- Of course there’s PCC’s Monthly challenge
When you search polymer clay on Etsy it makes suggestions including “fantasy”. This time, I caved and searched fantasy. Happy I did! People are so talented!
|Shoemaker’s Elves by TheWindowOfTheSoul||Dragon Necklace by ClayByKim|
|Posable Hippogryph Doll by Sphenodontia||Gothic|
Just some of the lovely polymer clay beads you can find on Etsy by a variety of artists:
|Textured Beads by BarbiesBest||Heart Beads by Sigaliot|
|Swirl Lentils by ShuliDesigns||Clay Beads by TLSClayDesign|
I’ve been doing polymer clay for years and it still makes me smile when I find people doing new work. The embellished glasses were a shiny new find:
|Black Cat Sunglasses by Metalfor||Post Earrings by CoffeeandClay|
|Covered Crochet Hooks|
Some of the teeny, tiny polymer clay sweet treats on Etsy:
|Pink Pastry Acorn by ParisMiniatures||Ice Cream Cake by Asakomini|
|Watermelons by hungarianminiatures||Raspberry Vanilla Charlotte Cake by WithLoveFromMonique|
Check out what’s going on around the polymer clay blogosphere:
- There’s a giveaway for a beginner’s e-book at feltingandfiber. Check it out!
- Help PCC out and vote in the July challenge
- Considering entering your piece in the Art Bead
The school supplies were out at the department store last week. I figured I’d take a peek and see what the talented clayers were making for the back-to-school folks!
|Locker Magnet by sarahbellumshop||Business Card Holder by craftsbymorgan|
This would be my window shopping on Etsy – quirky creatures, an octopus, a fancy bangle and a neato mixed media tile bead.
|Pendant Tile by ChickieGirlCreations||Bangle Bracelet by XOCC|
|Little Lazy by LittleLazies||Octopus Necklace by Noadi|