The new issue of Step by Step Beads just arrived today (would you believe it’s already time for the November/December issues of magazines to start popping up?? Yikes!) There’s a really nifty project by Christi Friesen called “Two Turtledoves.” Polymer clay, acrylic paint, gold leaf, and gemstones come together to make a very unique pendant. […]Read More: Step by Step Beads is here
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!
I’m finally working on a project that’s been percolating for over a year – family tree magnets. I’ve made more photo transfers this weekend than I care to count, and have tried out two different designs for the magnets. For the first set, I used all of the different patterns in my “Americana” color scheme […]Read More: My latest obsession
Book Store Bestsellers For August 1 )Book: Polymer Clay Surface Design Recipes 2 )Magazine:PolymerCAFE Summer 2005 3 )Magazine:Belle Armoire July/August 2005 4 )Magazine:Step-By-Step Beads September/October 2005 5 )Book: Polymer Clay CreationsRead More: Bestselling Polymer Clay Books, Videos and Magazines Last Month
Ok, like I had said earlier, I’m new to this LJ stuff. After poking around some other journals, I realized my last past was WAAAAAAY too big! Ok, so found a FAQ with the lj-cut syntax and tried to edit my post. Nada. No matter what I did it didn’t work. Maybe it can’t be […]Read More: Argh!
New Polymer Clay Publications for Last Month Faux Surfaces in Polymer Clay buy this Book Dean, Irene Softcover Book (Lark Books, 2005) 144 pages List Price: $14.95 New in paperback: The colors, textures, and versatility of polymer clay make it a perfect medium for creating faux surfaces. These 30 recipes for special finishing, shaping, baking, […]Read More: New Polymer Clay Publications for August
Why the “Polymer Polka” you may ask? Polka Dot Creations is my name and Polymer Clay is my game. Here’s a little bit about me, so you know who you are dealing with: My introduction to polymer clay came on Christmas Day 1995. It was our first Christmas together, and my husband began a tradition […]Read More: A little of my history
Ok, I’ll admit it – as a self-proclaimed geek, I have fallen sorely behind in the whole blog scene. It’s about time I made an entry here! As is typical, however, I’ve spent all of my 2-year-old’s naptime playing around with rss feeds and website updates and now that I’m finally ready to post, the […]Read More: My first post!