Tag Archives: Craft Techniques

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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Ask the Experts: Cards, Embossing, & More

By Card Making & Scrapbooking Contributor

Peg Rounds

From Peg’s Crafting Corner

Q: Should I decorate the inside of my card? What about the envelope?

A:  You can decorate the inside of the card.  Even simple little pieces like corners added around the sentiment makes a great look and continues the theme from the outside in. Stickers, stamps and die cuts are great to use for this. Envelopes can be easily stamped and colored, too.  Keep in mind when decorating any envelope that is to be mailed that the embellishments need to be secured tightly so they aren’t able to be caught in the postal machines.

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Hoppy Easter Rabbit Card

By Card Making & Scrapbooking Contributor

Peg Rounds

From Peg’s Crafting Corner

It’s a hoppy time of year and this cute bunny card will be sure to bring tons of happiness to someone.  Whether it’s given to a young person or an adult it’s sure to bring many smiles this Easter season.  Now let’s get to work so we can start sharing this little bunny’s message with everyone.

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Watercolor Easter Egg Card

By Card Making & Scrapbooking Contributor

Peg Rounds

From Peg’s Crafting Corner

Spring has finally arrived and just right around the corner is Easter.  Now is the time to start working on the cards that you’d like to give this time of year.  This beautiful egg shaped card is perfect for sharing the season.

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