A Valentine Treat

free vintage valentines images

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

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a new perspective on polymer clay

image from Fast Company Magazine

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

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DIY calendar and memo board

DIY calendar and memo board

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

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busy month

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

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are you up for a challenge?

Creative Habit Inspiration Challenge

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

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get inspired! stay inspired!

Free Color Palette with Recipes

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

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what’s going on?

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

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