Posts Tagged ‘Pinterest’

When I received a set of templates and textures designed by polymer clay artist Melanie Muir I was thrilled about the possibilities. I usually make my own templates and textures but choosing from pre-made textures and shapes was quite freeing. I chose “Beach” and “River” texture themes. One would think that I would have chosen

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pebble mosaics

I love great craftsmanship. It can be in the most ordinary thing, but if it is well crafted it tells me that someone paid close attention to every detail. I somehow feel a kinship with whoever made the piece. I guess this is part of why I’m a designer.  Earlier today I was trolling the

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I love Iris!

Tracey Spurgin

This weeks featured artist is Tracey Spurgin! Tracey is a smiling beam of light when she walks into any room! I love her energy!  I was so happy that she joined the Woodland Chic Design Team. For you lucky metal clay artists in the UK, Tracey owns CraftWorx. Check out her great school and learn

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Veteran’s Day Sale save 20% on Woodland Chic: Metal Clay Jewelry as Nature Intended by Patrik Kusek. Offer good til November 13, 2012. This offer only good on at the following link. Use code: VETS2012 Offer not good on Amazon, or other outlets. Only available on

Well after months of my friends asking me to participate I have finally joined the Pinterest madness! Instead of packing for Bead and Button I’m exploring the joys of Pinterest. This is so VERY addicting. So follow me on Pinterest, check out one of my boards call “my Jewelry” where you’ll find some of my

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Metal Clay, 2 part mold compound, by Patrik Kusek

This video shows how to make a 2 sided texture plate using 2 part silicon mold compound. You can use this texture plate for polymer and metal clay.

2 part mold compound, Woodland Chic by Patrik Kusek

Two Part Silicon mold compound has a variety of uses. Molds can be made from just about anything, of course my favorites are sticks, leaves, and other natural items. However, you can make molds of antique buttons, old toy parts, and even potato chips, the list is endless! If you are interested in how to

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