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 →
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 →
What is a creative block buster? It is a simple exercise that can be done in just a few minutes that will hopefully jump start your creativity. Creative Block Buster #8 – Avatar Today’s creative block buster is to watch the movie, Avatar. Whether you’ve seen it before or not, … Continue reading →
I always find myself wishing for spring this time of year. Even more so this year. Once the brutal cold let up a little, the snow started in. Yesterday we had ice and snow, today it’s supposed to be 54 degrees and we have a blizzard watch for Thursday. UGH! … Continue reading →
I’ve made some progress on my project list. The bedroom is mostly painted. Still have the backs of a couple doors and doorways to finish, but far enough along to start moving some things upstairs, like the bed. Also finished my warm and snuggly afghan for the bed… With below … Continue reading →
It seems like there is never enough time to do all the things I want to do. Last fall, we bought a cute little vintage camper that we want to remodel. We didn’t get very far with it before the weather turned cold, but I had bought some fabric, thinking … Continue reading →
I’ve extended the $5 sale on the Deal-A-Muse card set through January 31, 2014. I am surprised that more people haven’t taken advantage of this great deal. How many times have you sat down to make something and have no idea what to make? You waste your precious creative time … Continue reading →
I hope your new year is off to great start. Don’t you just love a new year? Full of promise and possibilities. A fresh start. I thought we would start the new off right here at Crafts by Chris with a shiny new product. 😉 Deal-A-Muse Adventures in Creativity Deal-A-Muse … Continue reading →
Adventures in Creativity Whether your muse is on vacation or you want to push the boundaries of your medium, Deal-A-Muse cards are a fun way to get your creative juices flowing. What is Deal-A-Muse and how does it work? Deal-A-Muse is a pdf file that contains a set of printable … Continue reading →
The end of the year can be a very hectic time. I know it is for us. Christmas, New Year’s and then throw in some birthdays and it’s one event after another. No matter how busy it is, I try to take a little time to reflect on the past … Continue reading →
What is a creative block buster? It is a simple exercise that can be done in just a few minutes that will hopefully jump start your creativity. Creative Block Buster #6 – A Single Color Today’s creative block buster is to challenge yourself to create something in a single color, … Continue reading →
What is a creative block buster? It is a simple exercise that can be done in just a few minutes that will hopefully jump start your creativity. Creative Block Buster #5 – Music Today’s creative block buster exercise is to listen to music. Music can help us relax, change our … Continue reading →
Many of you have been waiting for this….the self-guided version of Polymer Clay Color Primer – Your Guide to Mixing and Using Color is finally here! Anyone (yes, even you) can learn to mix colors like a pro! Really! What this course is not… This course is NOT about mixing … Continue reading →
What is a creative block buster? It is a simple exercise that can be done in just a few minutes that will hopefully jump start your creativity. Creative Block Buster #4 – Revisit the Past Today’s creative block buster exercise is to revisit the past.. Take a look at your … 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....