Learn to make polymer clay bargello with this simple step by step tutorial. Create unique jewellery from left over scrap clay.
So, being the super savvy Etsy seller that I am (read – I am totally not super savvy or particularly fashion forward!) I looked up what is on trend for Autumn. The answer was, amongst other things, most definitely animal print. I thought it would be fun to try my hand at a leopard print… Continue reading Leopard Print Jewellery
At the start of the summer I decided that I wanted to make some simple beaded, polymer clay necklaces. These were supposed to be quick and easy beads to make fun, everyday necklaces. I chose my colours of clay and made into little balls. I decided to hand emboss little patterns onto them which would… Continue reading Hand Embossed Beads
Whilst I was preparing for the craft fair in June I sat looking at my clay and paired up a deep purple and summery turquoise. I decided they would look lovely, together, as feathers. I now realise in hindsight that the colour combination wasn’t pure fluke as my daughters waterproof coat is turquoise with a… Continue reading Fimo Feathers
Hello and hello to all my new followers in my chocolate filled absence. The kids went back to school yesterday after their Easter holiday and, as always happens, I can’t seem to look after them and blog! I have spent a lot of time over the last year of so feeling quite frustrated with my… Continue reading Polymer Clay Ring Dishes
Towards the end of last year my Dad asked if I would like a craft magazine subscription for my birthday. A present that drops through my door once a month – yes please! I chose a magazine called Bead and Jewellery and my first issue arrived at the start of February. A few days later… Continue reading I Am A Winner!
I fancied making resin jewellery components years ago but for some reason decided that it was too hard although I am not sure why. I felt the old curiosity creeping back up just after Christmas so bought some Gedeo Crystal Resin. After it arrived I waited for a few good kid free hours, pulled out… Continue reading Experiments with Resin
Hello, A blog a second day in a row! This looks a lot like me trying to get organised. My eldest is off school today on an in-set day (teacher training type day) so she is sat next to me chatting and sewing penguins so if my sentences seem illogical it’s because I have a… Continue reading Watercolour Clay?
We are well into the school summer holidays so crafting is a little slower than normal but I have been itching to use the new pip beads I bought in my local bead shop. They are lovely and unlike anything I have used before. Think squashed apple pips with a hole in the pointy end!… Continue reading Flower Bracelet
I have tried so many times in the past to make flower polymer clay canes but with little to no success. The idea is to make a long sausage of clay with a pattern running down the length of it which you can cut slices off and use as you wish. A month or so… Continue reading Polymer Clay Canes