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TUTORIAL: Zentangle Inspired Heart Charm

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Although clay is my favourite hobby, I’ve recently become very interested in the art of Zentangle. Never heard of it? Well, here’s how it is described on the website: “The Zentangle Method is an easy-to-learn, relaxing, and fun way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns. Almost anyone can use it to create beautiful…
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TUTORIAL: “Paint the Roses Red” Necklace

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I’ve always loved the scene in Alice in Wonderland when they paint the roses with big paintbrushes laden with globlets of bright red paint. I decided to create a necklace inspired by that scene, but with a twist. I went for a darker approach- I stuck to black, white and red only. I stuck to…
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TUTORIAL: Magical Gnome/Fairy Boot House

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A few months ago I wrote a tutorial on one of my favourite creations, the Tooth Fairy House, which I loved making. I decided to challenge myself to another little house, but this time I went with a more natural theme. We have all seen some beautiful toadstool fairy houses all over the internet, and…
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TUTORIAL: “Patchwork” Floral Heart Charm

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The majority of my wardrobe and (bought) jewellery collection is a scrambled mess of colours and beautiful floral patterns- I just love it! Yet I had never created something incorporating that type of design. Naturally, I decided to change that with a floral faux patchwork effect cut into a heart shape! It can be used as…
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TUTORIAL: “You’re My Person” Grey’s Anatomy Inspired Necklace

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I’m fairly new to Grey’s Anatomy, but I’m already up to season nine and I absolutely adore it! If you’re not familiar with the characters, this piece probably won’t make much sense to you. But to those of you who like the show as much as I do, you’ll recognise the quote as one of…
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TUTORIAL: Mini Bird’s Nest Charm

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Here’s something a little different. It’s a delicate bird’s nest holding three duck egg blue eggs and their mummy bird. It sits comfortably on your finger, ready for you to show off to your friends. I hope you enjoy!  What you’ll need: Polymer clay (duck egg blue, brown) Cutting tool Varnish (I use regular Fimo varnish) Dark…
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TUTORIAL: Santa Head Ornament

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The countdown to Christmas has started and I’m determined to upload as many tutorials as possible to keep my fellow crafty folk busy over the holidays. This piece is a little.. different. It won’t appeal to everyone, but that’s okay. I love my new little Santa head, even if nobody else does! You’ll either find…
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TUTORIAL: Faux Knitted Christmas Stocking

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I know that everyone is running around buying last minute Christmas gifts, which is why I want to give you all an alternative. Save money, rushing around shops, and create this cute, sentimental Christmas stocking ornament, instead! it can be personalised later by adding on a little name tag, and it can be made in…
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TUTORIAL: Ladybird’s Leaf Necklace

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I’ve been experimenting with using nature as inspiration lately, so I wanted to share one of the more simple designs I came up with. Here’s a leaf and ladybird (or ladybug) necklace charm. It’s fairly large, which I really like. If I’m going to spend time on something I want it to stand out! I will be…
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TUTORIAL: Faux Knitted Heart Charm

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Do you know someone who loves knitting? Well, why not make them this cute little “knitted” heart, finished with clay needles and a ball of yarn? Christmas is coming up and i decided to share this little charm ready for you guys to create. It’s the perfect gift for a special friend or even a…
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