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Big, bold and colourful earring fun!

Big, bold and colourful earring fun!

Here are some of my latest earrings. Small studs and some larger dangles. I made one big cane that started out round. It was about 10cm in diameter when finished it. Most of the colours were from the Pantone Fall/Winter 2018 collection colours with the exception of the bright pink. I am not quite sure what made me use the pink – it really isn’t my favourite as you will probably know if you’ve seen my other work! But I think it...

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Mokume gane colour variations

Mokume gane colour variations

 Turquoise on top            Red on top An additonal black layer on top        White on top All these mokume gane patterns have been made with the same colours of polymer clay; turquoise, white and red  just in a different order. It is quite amazing the difference you get just by varying the order of the colours. On the one which had the white on top of the stack the turquoise which was the layer underneath has become muted so it looks more...

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Colour mixing

Colour mixing

As well as making my mums birthday present (will show you soon – can’t show you now as she might read my blog) I am also making cake forks for my other sister in law. She has Dorset Fruits Crockery by Poole Pottery so I decided to make her some matching cake forks. She has a set for each of the family with their own fruits and they have plums (as shown), apples, grapes and pears. I am still experimenting with inlaying or having a...

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Pivot Tile from Color Inspirations and improved confidence.

Pivot Tile from Color Inspirations and improved confidence.

I finally got round to making a pivot tile from Polymer Clay Color Inspirations. I had a real mental block on this for some reason. I didn’t have any orange clay when I got to that section and then I kept on putting it off. I quite enjoyed it and was quite surprised how much the colour changed with such small additions. I think it will be a useful tool for colour mixing so I shall make some more with the other Kato block colours. I can...

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Paisley Cane Project

Paisley Cane Project

So for the first time ever I have sat down and properly planned a polymer clay project, normally I have a rough idea and just sit down with my clay or pick a tutorial to follow. I wanted to make a set of decorated handle cake forks for my sister in law. She is married to an Indian and has her dining room decorated in an Indian theme and she has recently returned from a holiday to India so I decided to make them based on an Indian theme.I...

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Great links from Doreen

<img src=”http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_GjLAjHe4hfQ/S4x_RhVwdsI/AAAAAAAAB6U/INLn766P2yw/S45/avatar.jpg” width=”35″ height=”35″ class=”photo” alt=””> Having posted about Doreen’s giveaway on her blog she kindly visited my blog and left some really useful comments. I have decided to post them here so you can all benefit from them too. I only discovered...

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