Sculpey III: the polymer clay serious artists love to hate. When a newbie comes on the scene, the advice from the veterans is always the same: “Get rid of all of that Sculpey you bought before you knew any better and get yourself some real clay, like Fimo, Premo, or Kato.” I learned to clay […]Read More: Confessions of a Sculpey Junkie
So, it’s after 2:00 in the afternoon and I’m still in my pj’s. I got up at 7:30 to help my younger son in the the bathroom, crawled back into bed and didn’t emerge until 3 hours later. That’s so unlike me! I think I really needed the sleep, and as it turns out, I […]Read More: Lazy Day
Let’s face it – school colors are useful for distinguishing one football team from another on the field, but they can be a bit garish. If you want to show your school spirit, but in a more subtle way, try this cane. It features your two school colors and every hue in between in a […]Read More: School Spirit Cane
Thought you might like to see what I’ve been working on. Image transfers – Bridal shower and Grandparents’ Day gifts Beads – a necklace and a bunch of watches for sale on my site My next endeavor? I’d really like to make a super long necklace – something that can be wrapped around the neck […]Read More: A few of my latest endeavors
This pattern imitates the look of three raffia ribbons woven together. I’ve made it in several color combinations, and they all look really nice. I am particularly fond of the results when I start with 3 very dark colors and blend them with white – the more contrast between the three main colors and the […]Read More: The Weave Cane
I’ve always liked the idea of party favors, but most of the time, they don’t serve much of a purpose. They end up in a drawer somewhere or on the back of a shelf collecting dust. I came up with this nifty idea to celebrate my son’s birthday, and to give away pictures that wouldn’t […]Read More: Keepsake Party Favors
Hi, all! I hope you are enjoying Spring so far. I have a few things to tell you about today. 1) In honor of my 35th birthday on Monday, I am having a one-day (give or take a few hours – I already started it) sale! Any order over $35 will automatically be discounted by […]Read More: Birthday Sale, New Creations and Teacher Gifts
Hello! It’s been a long time since I’ve posted anything here other than bestseller lists. I have been busy with one thing or another for months, but I have a few minutes tonight to post an update, so I thought I’d take advantage of it. So, what have I been up to lately? Well, from […]Read More: Just some chit-chatty stuff from me
Do you know what I think the polymer-clay-afflicted among us need? A t-shirt. Something funny that says “yes, I am totally taken in by this stuff and I don’t know how to put it down!” I want a t-shirt like this. Or a coffee mug. Or a tote bag. Or maybe all three. The problem […]Read More: We need a T-Shirt!
I decided to try a different color scheme, made them all uniform in size, and outlined them in black. I’m finally satisfied, I think. Now I just need to get those two missing pictures, make magnets for them, and I’ll be completely done! You can also see them up close here. Now, I’m thinking it […]Read More: Woo hoo! Finished those magnets!