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Miniature Blue China Tea Set in Polymer Clay

When I looked at the blue scrollwork pattern in the March 2014  issue of Cane Builder, it immediately reminded me of a china tea set!  This etsy tutorial shows you how to make tea sets from any round kaleidoscope cane, … Continue reading

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Polymer Clay Cane Mirror

I absolutely fell in love with these flower tile canes.  I decided they would be the perfect canes for a mirror I bought several months ago.  The fun part was baking the tiles first because then I could play around with … Continue reading

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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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