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« on: August 22, 2006 03:02:13 PM »

I'm new on this site. I've been working with polymer clay only since 3 months. Last week I made this flower wreath out of air-drying clay. It took only a couple of hours, and I'm really happy with it. I'll post some of my polymer clay pictures soon.
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« Reply #1 on: August 22, 2006 03:33:54 PM »

I love it! it almosts looks like real dried flowers!
Perfect for fall.
I've never used air dry clay before. Is it sturdy?

btw - Welcome to Craftster! Can't wait to see more of your stuff!
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« Reply #2 on: August 22, 2006 03:34:38 PM »

Really great job on the sunflowers. I like the way it turned out. About how large is the size of the wreath?
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« Reply #3 on: August 23, 2006 05:23:48 AM »

hello and thanks so much for your replies!

Air-drying clay is nice to work with, but it comes in limited colours and you don't get much working time. U have to be quick to mold stuff. The wreath I've made measures 6 inches in diameter. The base of the wreath is kinda sturdy, but the flowers and leaves are delicate, as I've thinned the clay down while molding them between my palm and fingers. Thick flowers look unnatural, don't you think so?

Here are two pictures of some clay characters I've made. I've only started using polymer clay since 3 months, so my projects are not as nice as I'd have liked them to be. I firmly believe in PRATICE MAKES ONE PERFECT, so I'll sink my hands into some more polymer clay soon. I have three kids... the youngest being 8 months and the oldest being 5 1/2 years. So, as you can see, I have my hands full... but I do try to sneak in some time for myself. I also love cooking and doing other crafts. My other passion is flower-making, using coloured paper. Will send pics of those later if anyone wants to see. I'll upload more pics of my polymer clay work soon. Hope you like the ones I'm posting today. Have a nice day! Smiley



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Sorry, here are the pics... forgot to attach them
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« Reply #5 on: August 23, 2006 06:03:33 AM »

really cute!
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« Reply #6 on: August 23, 2006 06:07:07 AM »

really cute!

Thanks! Here's an unfinished daisy wreath I made just a few days ago.

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« Reply #7 on: August 23, 2006 07:25:59 AM »

The flowers and leaves are so well done, and beautiful. As is all the rest of your work.
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« Reply #8 on: August 23, 2006 07:32:44 AM »

The flowers and leaves are so well done, and beautiful. As is all the rest of your work.

Thanks! I'm glad you liked it! Smiley
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« Reply #9 on: August 23, 2006 08:21:53 AM »

Your animals are totally adorable Smiley
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« Reply #10 on: August 23, 2006 08:57:22 AM »

Your animals are totally adorable Smiley

Thank you. Here is another picture... it was a complete cowgirl, until my 3 year-old daughter sneaked it into her play basket. She eventually dropped it and the little cowgirl lost her horn. I feel so bad that I couldn't find it, but I'm going to make her a new one soon. Anyway, I hope you like it.  Smiley
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