A Free Gift for You This collection of lovely vintage valentine’s day card images were scanned from my personal collection (the cards belonged to my Grandmother). The cards in this collection are from between 1919 – 1922 and are therefore in the public domain. These images can be used in … Continue reading →
A new perspective on polymer clay. Perspective: a particular attitude toward or way of regarding something; a point of view. Polymer clay often gets a bad rap for being a plastic material, but it’s all about perspective. While flipping through a recent issue of Fast Company Magazine I came across … Continue reading →
I wanted to share my DIY calendar and memo board. Earlier this month I went Minneapolis to meet up with a friend for a girls weekend. One of our shopping excursions was to The Container Store. I could have easily spent a fortune in this store. Anyway, I really liked … Continue reading →
May is always such a busy month around here…birthdays, Mother’s Day, graduations, end of the school year, etc. that it just slips away…. I had every intention of posting a reminder earlier in the week. *sigh* Better late than never, right? Anniversary Celebration is coming to an end! Last chance … Continue reading →
What is Creative Habit Inspiration Challenge? A Facebook group open to any artistic medium. A new inspiration challenge prompt will be posted each Monday. Upload your photo to the corresponding week’s challenge album. *Photos must be new work inspired by the challenge. The purpose of this challenge is to inspire … Continue reading →
Get inspired! Stay inspired! If you’re not a newsletter subscriber, now’s the perfect time to join. You will receive a FREE color palette with corresponding polymer clay color recipes for Premo, FIMO Classic and Kato just for signing up. Then a couple of times a month, you will receive the … Continue reading →
There are lots of things going on in polymer clay land as well as here at Crafts by Chris…. In case you haven’t heard, Polyform Products is introducing a new polymer clay called Soufflé. From what I’ve read, it sounds similar to the discontinued Studio Clay and should be out … Continue reading →
My mom has her house for sale and has started the process of cleaning out. I’m now the proud owner of an antique steamer trunk, which is a story for another day. However, the trunk was filled with scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, photos, etc. Today I want to share a gem … Continue reading →
Do you like to watch tv or a movie while creating? I usually prefer to have some music on while I work… …in fact, I’ve never been able to get into watching anything when I’m working with clay. Well, not until one day last week when I set up a … Continue reading →
Polymer Clay Color Recipes for Premo, FIMO Professional, and Kato brands of polymer clay and tutorials.
Other Products To Check Out
I love tools that serve more than one purpose. Lee Ann Armstrong's Simple Slicer not only allows you to achieve thin slices of polymer clay canes, it can also hold your 3 x 5" color recipe cards.
Marcy's Signature Clay
If you work with Kato polymer clay, Marcy of Marcy's Signature Clay has some beautiful flower canes. And those of you who use my color recipes will recognize some of the color names....