Posts Tagged ‘polymer clay’

Spotlight on: Steampunk Genre in Crafts

Ever hear the old saying, “I know what I like when I see it”? Well, that is how I would describe my first encounter with steampunk art. Had no clue what it was called, but knew I liked the mix of textures sephia tones and metal parts. Then I began to research and find out [...]

Spotlight On: Polymer Clay Jewelry

As crafters we usually like to find items to use that have more than one use. Versatility is always inspirational in adding imagination and creating. Well, you won’t find too many products that are as versatile as polymer clay. Polymer clay or PC as some call it, can be used independently, with metal, plastic or [...]

July 3, 2013 Featured Projects

Every two weeks we pick our favorite 15 projects that Craftster readers have voted for with the “This Rocks!” button. Here are our latest picks which were lovingly and painstakingly chosen (so many amazing projects to choose from!), this time by rackycoo. We hope you enjoy them! Kitschy Mexican Saints Quilt by humboldtcherry My second [...]

As Seen On TV: Simpsons Pig Cufflinks

One of the things I adore about crafting is that you can make almost anything. This becomes pretty important when you want to reference something pretty obscure. No company in their right mind would mass produce the pig cufflinks from the Simpsons episode where Lisa gets married, but both patty_o_furniture AND sprocketfish made them for [...]

As Seen on TV: The Walking Dead board game

Are you ready for the season finale of The Walking Dead?! If you can’t bear to be away from the show while it’s off the air, why not make your own Walking Dead board game like SpeakGeekAndEnter did? Tiny little polymer clay cuties running around the board trying to gather supplies sounds like a great [...]

February 27, 2013 Featured Projects

Every two weeks we pick our favorite 15 projects that Craftster readers have voted for with the “This Rocks!” button. Here are our latest picks which were lovingly and painstakingly chosen (so many amazing projects to choose from!), this time by jungrrl. We hope you enjoy them! Crocheted Poptab Breadbasket by Lille Big Bang Theory [...]

Handmade Gift Ideas: Tentacle Charm

Could this polymer clay tentacle charm squirm its way into the heart of someone on your list? Imtheasian1 gives more complex options for polymer clay pros, but the tutorial is definitely doable by those who are newer to the medium. You could attach it to a necklace, a keychain, a bookmark… just about anything! You [...]

Craftster Crush: noooitaremybirthday

This month, our Craftster Crush is noooitaremybirthday! Not only is Nooo’s name hard to forget (except for the number of “o”‘s!), but her work is, too. Her drawing style and even her whole crafting style is fun, vibrant, and hard to overlook, as evidenced by her three Best of 2011 projects! Take a look at [...]

Handmade Gift Ideas: Cookie Hand Mirror

Mmmm… cookies! Actually this is a hand mirror covered in polymer clay! Give one to your favorite baker or cookie officienado. You can see the full tutorial here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=334344.0 For more great gift ideas check out our specific gift guides or our full list of ideas. Gifts for Children Gifts for Crafters Gifts for Men [...]

Craftster Crush: cackle

This month, our Craftster Crush is cackle! Cackle has been a Craftster member for less than a year but already has plenty of admirers! Her amazing polymer clay creations and her willingness to share and help others have made her a much-loved member! Here are some random crafty facts about cackle! She has an art [...]

Gamer Wednesday: Voidwalker from World of Warcraft

I’ll be honest with you. I don’t know much about what I’m looking at here but I know it’s AWESOME. This Voidwalker was created by eternallyeve from the chaos of the Twisting Nether Sculpey III with a “foil, wire and bamboo armature.” I especially love the cloud at his feet. So cool! The full thread [...]

September 23, 2010 Featured Projects

Every two weeks we pick our favorite 15 projects that Craftster readers have voted for with the “This Rocks!” button. Here are our latest picks which were lovingly and painstakingly chosen (so many amazing projects to choose from!), this time by jungrrl. We hope you enjoy them! The Simpsons …a picture fat sculpted Nativity by [...]

Gamer Wednesday: Waddle Doo from Kirby’s Adventures

Awww, Waddle Doo is just about the cutest villain I’ve ever seen! Monsterkookies made this wonderful polymer clay charm version of her favorite Kirby’s Adventure character. You can see the full thread here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=306329.0 You can see more great crafts by viewing the Kirby tag.

August 18, 2010 Featured Projects

Every two weeks we pick our favorite 15 projects that Craftster readers have voted for with the “This Rocks!” button. Here are our latest picks which were lovingly and painstakingly chosen (so many amazing projects to choose from!), this time by jungrrl. We hope you enjoy them! Meet Walter, the wartskin frogfish by Poosel (FULL [...]

Gamer Wednesday: Polymer Clay Companion Cubes

GeekToys has two addictions, Companion Cubes and polymer clay canes. Put those two together and you get this fantastic thread! Not only does she give a great of how to make this cool cane, she also has a few extra cubes at the end! She says it’s not a tutorial, but it looks like one [...]