I prepared an encaustic canvas over one year ago and finally decided how to finish it using Ann Butler’s Earth Safe Finishes and Makin’s Clay! Phew! The canvas was prepared using wax, wire and image transfers and I will have blog posts in the future featuring this technique. I enjoy designing and decorating for Valentine’s … Continue reading Encaustic Canvas- Valentine’s Day Clay Hearts
How Exciting! Tiffany Windsor’s new book that is all about Cool2Cast is now available for purchase on Amazon ! I was given an advance copy and have the pleasure to review it in it’s entirety. It is an extra special task because this book represents *my very first published project! What I love about the … Continue reading Cool2Cast Book Review
Playing around with Ann Butler’s faux-quilting Unity stamps and Makins clay, I decided to make buttons for these lovely fabric flowers I made last week. To make the dark button I rolled a small ball of brown clay, about the circumference of a nickel, and pressed my stamp gently into the ball to create a … Continue reading Textured Clay Buttons
Christmas is almost here and you’re saying, “What, it’s on the 25th this year? Why that’s in 2 days!” Well, even if you knew about it and you’re all set but maybe looking for some fun holiday crafts, here’s a suggestion: A cross pendant! I used: square bezelmosaic tile sheetMartha Stewart White Gold microbeadsRecollections Sparkle … Continue reading Last Minute Gifts – Cheap!
My love affair continues with resin. Here are the pieces I have been working on this week. I will have individual blog posts because each piece has a very interesting story behind it. I think I really pushed the envelope with the amount of different products and found objects I used. Blue Queen One of … Continue reading Resin Jewelery: Postage Due!
We pick up our story from when I left you to play with more of my Martha Stewart Crafters Clay. I found that it’s pretty hard to ‘overwork’ your clay, but eventually it will not be very happy with you ( if it’s a small piece and been left out for a little while), otherwise … Continue reading I love Martha Stewart Crafters Clay – Part 2
This weekend will be another great Open House at Michaels. Check out our classes and enjoy the FREE Glitter Card MITI! Also — the product I have been waiting for for months has arrived and I will be happily demonstrating Martha Stewart Crafts Crafters Clay! I know it is the long weekend, but if you … Continue reading Free Make ‘n Take and Clay Demo!