This pretty brooch by Jamie Smedley, writing for FireMountainGems, showcases some of the lovely effects you can get with the range of products at FMG. The cut and stamped designs are highlighted with guilder’s wax. You can see a lot …

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The last few pieces of Jill Palumbo’s work caught my eye after my peek into fanciful polymer clay pieces last week. She’s done a few recent pieces with fairy themes, shiny surface treatments and delicate sculpting techniques.

You can see …

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This project
describes how to make a “painterly” effect. If abstract isn’t your thing consider using the smudging technique to draw a specific pattern. You can use tools to do the painting – knitting needle ends, paintbrush ends and ball …

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Disney has been a part of most of our lives for many years.¬† Whether we have a single¬†favorite character or many, little girls everywhere seem to look toward the Princesses for inspiration and dreaming.¬† Today we’ve brought you 7 …

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Bettina Welker strikes again, with help for polymer clay jewelers! This time she offers a useful, polymer clay solution for wearing brooches as pendants without using the sometimes hard to come by finding for it. Perfect, clear photos of lovely, …

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These are super adorable – little bunny shaped egg holders for your Easter (or anytime, they’re that sweet) decor. Lianne and Paul Stoddard of Swirley Designs wrote this one for Sculpey.…

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I called this a variety but I guess they are all sculpture – still, the diamond is a feat of blends and careful shading for a very neat box, the lion is a mosaic of canes, the cat is a …

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This is a great “best friends” project to make. She uses paper clay and a spray sealer – if you use oven bake polymer clay I would go with a brush on sealer since many of the spray sealers react …

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Fairytale finds – always some of my favourite – from clayers on Etsy:

Tiny Art Doll by Fairytale Village The Red Queen by MyWillies
Unicorn Ornament by ClayCreationNatMarie The Shoe House by UraniaArt
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A cute trinket for weddings or showers, this bride and groom keychain set uses simple cut out shapes and just the two colours: perfect for making a little stack for your special event.…

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French clayer Myriam Lakraa shows a simple but sweet Easter rabbit sculpt. I’m linking to the French tutorial but you can easily read the English version, thanks to Google right here.…

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There’s really no secret about my fondness for adorable food minis. It’s not something I’m terribly talented at making so I admire them from across the internet. The Mouse Market makes some of the cuter ones. Here’s a tutorial with …

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Amy Christie of This Heart of Mine shares a tutorial for little holders – postcards, pictures, business cards, notes. Simple decorations and textures make a quick, straightforward project a little more sophisticated. She suggests using tightly packed aluminum for the …

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I found that a lot of my favourite polymer clay artists had shared their St. Patrick’s Day efforts on Flickr so the mosaic is a tad bigger than the norm. Enjoy the green!

1. Happy St. Patrick’s from Robots Are

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It’s no secret: I make tons of decorative items with polymer clay. One of the things I miss the most about polymer clay and like the most about ceramic clay is the making of useful, functional ware. Polymer clay needs …

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