Tag Archives: Craft Techniques

Clay Photo Dishes

Transfer photos onto clay dishes to store jewelry and trinkets!

Ever since I discovered Mod Podge Photo Transfer, I’ve been super interested in testing what I can transfer photos onto. The idea to try out air dry clay has been intriguing to me for a while. I was hoping I would get a nice, worn look from the transfer with slightly textured clay. These little clay bowls were just what I wanted. They’re perfect for rings next to the sink or little office supplies!

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Love is in the Air Wedding Card

By Card Making & Scrapbooking Contributor

Peg Rounds

From Peg’s Crafting Corner

Make a quilled card for a happy couple.

Wedding season is just about to be in full force and love is in the air so you know what that means.  Wedding cards and lots of them!  Create this beautiful quilled card for any wedding that you will be going to this season to share the happiness of the day.

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Ask the Experts: Creativity and Precision

By Card Making & Scrapbooking Contributor

Peg Rounds

From Peg’s Crafting Corner

Q: I have trouble keeping things lined up especially letters.  Is there anything I can use to help me with this?

A:  A centering ruler is a great tool to have for getting pictures, letters and even stamped images centered on your project.  They help you to find the center of what you are placing and are see through so you can get it in the perfect spot on the project underneath, too.

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Common Polymer Clay Problems And Solutions

By General Crafts Contributor Amy from the Etsy Shop DangerousRainboCraft.

I remember when I first started working with clay in 2007. I ran across all kinds of surprise issues with project outcomes. Frankly I was sometimes a little green with envy over the amazing works of other clay artist. I would ask myself why am I having “this” problem and they are not. So I want to share with you the solutions to the problems I had at the beginnings of my polymer clay journey.

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Pressed Tissue Paper Embellishments

By General Crafts Contributor Michelle

Make your own fun and funky embellishments from a surprising material!

Here’s an interesting, and inexpensive way to make pressed paper embellishments for your craft projects.

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