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Polymer Clay Canework Lizards

I’ve been making lots of lizards for Christmas presents, so I’ve had plenty of time to take more pictures. The first steps to this lizard can be seen in the original post about seahorses. Put an indentation in it’s underside … Continue reading

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How to make polymer clay crochet hooks that look like peppermint sticks!

Step 1:  Choose which colors you would like in your peppermint sticks.  (Use both pearl and white clay for a realistic candy effect) Step 2:  Mix all the colors together so that the clay looks like marble.  No matter how … Continue reading

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DIY Gum Ball Machine Ornament Tutorial

Materials: -Glass ball ornament – If you want to add real candy or gum balls, make sure the opening is large enough (this one is large: 3 and 1/2 inches in diameter) -Candy, mimi gum balls, beads or clay balls … Continue reading

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Polymer Clay Acorn Buttons

Polymer clay is perfect for making custom buttons.  These acorn buttons can be made from just two colors of polymer clay bought at your local craft shop or online craft store.  Just make sure to hand-wash your garments. For more … Continue reading

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DIY Costume Dragon Claws

Imagine how much fun your little dragon, lizard, bird of prey or dinosaur will have this year, running around with custom-fit, polymer clay  claws!  I even used glow-in-the-dark fimo clay for the talons! I have lots of unique new projects … Continue reading

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Polymer Clay Nesting Boxes

Canework is perfect for making nesting boxes!  I love the way the pattern reduces down to the tiniest box!  I’ve wanted to make nesting boxes for years, but if I covered pre-made boxes, then they didn’t fit together anymore.  One … Continue reading

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Polymer Clay Moravian Star Ornament

Last Friday I woke up and stopped into Polymer Clay Daily as I do most week days. Cynthia had featured a hollow bead trick using a paper armature.  Oh no!  I had to change my plans for the whole day! … Continue reading

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