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Patterns in Polymer + giveaway

Julie Picarello is a talented polymer clay artist with a knack for color, pattern, and texture. Her upcoming book reveals all of the secrets of her brand of mokume gane, and walks you through several attractive projects. Take a peek inside, and leave a comment for your chance to win a copy!

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The Black Friday – Cyber Monday Sale!

Happy Thanksgiving! I usually spend Black Friday hanging around in my pj’s with the rest of the family, maybe geeking out on the computer, maybe reading a book, maybe knitting something, probably enjoying a little leftover apple pie… I rarely give much thought to shopping.  Even as a store-owner myself! Well that all is changing […]

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Spring Fever

Quite literally.  I spent Monday feeling worse and worse, Monday night being sick, Tuesday being feverish, nauseous, and headachey, and today I seem to be left mostly with the headache and a little dizziness.  I’m not ready for “real food” quite yet, so until then it’s Saltines for breakfast. Oh! There is so much to […]

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Business and pleasure

It’s a beautiful Sunday.  I nearly succumbed to the temptation to have my breakfast out on the patio, but I decided it’s still a tiny bit too cold for that.  Instead I sat in my favorite living room chair, as always, and I opened the window next to it.  Best of both worlds, I think. […]

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Sherri Haab Jewelry Inspirations + giveaway

I have Sherri Haab to blame for all of this.  And by “this” I mean the polymer clay supplies that lurk in many corners of my house, the business I’ve built around clay books + videos, and the piles and piles of polymer jewelry mostly gathering dust in my bedroom.  (You know how that goes […]

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Have a heart

Last summer, I was asked to submit a beginner-friendly polymer clay project for the upcoming Craft Hope book. The book will feature pairs of projects and charities, the idea being that you can make the projects and then donate them to the charities. I was honored to be included, and so I set to work […]

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