Mar 09, 2011
I missed participating in the last theme challenge that the Polymer Clay Smooshers, which was “Nature”, because 1) I usually procrastinate on those anyway, and 2) as a result of that and my sudden decision to participate in the craft fair last weekend, my time was spent making bows and stuff instead of clay smooshin’. So, while I am a little bit late with this, I feel obligated to share a few of my fellow members’ entries into the Nature theme challenge. Here you…
Sep 12, 2010
Spotlight on: Gingerbell’s Gifts
The Smoosher of the week this past week (I’m late this time - sorry!), is Gingerbell’s Gifts.
Ginger is a multi-talented Smoosher - she beads (as in seed-bead), smooshes clay, and creates candles, tarts (the non-food type), and soap! Not to mention jewelry from her clay creations.
Here are a few of her wonderful items:
She has a coupon listed at her studio for 10% off. She has lots more to offer than what I could show above, so please go check it out!
Sep 02, 2010
Spotlight on - Too Aquarius
The featured guild member for the Polymer Clay Smoosher's this week is Too Aquarius. Elaine resides in Swift Current, Saskatchewan, Canada, and her forte with polymer clay, is millefiori canes, and beads made from her canes. What is a millefiori cane? Take a look: And here are some of the beads that she creates using her canes - beautiful! In addition to her Artfire Studio, you can find Elaine of TooAquarius at her Etsy shop for her beads, TooAquarius; her Etsy shop for her canes, ClayChicks;…
Aug 18, 2010
Spotlight on - Fantasy Clay
The featured Polymer Clay Smoosher of the week is FantasyClay.
Susan lives in New Jersey, and creates sculptures, beads, pendants, and other items out of polymer clay. Her primary influences appear to be Dinko Tilov and Christie Friesen, but she has a style that is all her own.
Here are a few of her wonderful wares:
Aug 11, 2010
This week's featured Polymer Clay Smoosher is Tamed.
Dee resides in England and creates THE cutest miniature animals - dogs, kitties, bunnies, and even a guinea pig or two. So cute! Some of them even have wool flocking to give them a furry appearance!
Go check out the rest of her cute little miniatures!
Aug 04, 2010
Spotlight on: Haffina Creations
This week's featured Polymer Clay Smoosher is Haffina. She lives in Australia and runs several shops - HaffinaCreations, BeadsByHaffina, HaffinaAgain on Etsy and HaffinaAgain on Zibbet. Such a busy bee is she! Not only does she run four shops, (at least that I know of, I'm sure there are probably more!), she has such a variety of items available at each! At HaffinaCreations, she offers handmade jewelry, some of which incorporates her handmade polymer clay items, as well as beaded jewelry and…
Jul 28, 2010
This week's featured Polymer Clay Smoosher guild member is Catswire. Catswire hails from Germany, where she lives with her husband and four kitties. She is an avid crocheter of wire. Yep, wire rather than threads or yarn. It makes for some really interesting pieces! And recently, she's started working with polymer clay and is merging the two mediums together for some great items. Go take a look! Just look at this cute little fruit basket! Polymer clay fruit, and crocheted wire…
Jul 21, 2010
Spotlight on: Valerie’s Stuff
This week's featured Polymer Clay Smoosher's guild member is Valerie's Stuff.
Valerie creates jewelry, pendants, key rings, and bracelet cuffs all with polymer clay. She also hand paints some pendants with inks which remind me of porcelain beads. Here is just a sample of the lovely items she has available at her studio:
If you hurry and purchase something by the 24th, you can get 15% off using coupon code "THISWEEK" at check out.
Jul 14, 2010
Smoosher Spotlight: Creative Critters
This week's featured Smoosher is Creative Critters. Michelle creates whimsical sculptures, beads, ornaments and other items with polymer clay, and she also hand sews cloth dolls, cat toys, plush dolls inspired by World of Warcraft, and many other things. And she knits, too! Quite the busy gal! Here is just a small number of the various wares she has available in her studio: She is having a Christmas in July sale, too! Coupon code XMASINJULY in select studio categories, gets you 10% off! Go…
Jul 07, 2010
Spotlight on: EmilyClaireCreations
The featured Polymer Clay Smoosher this week is EmilyClairCreations.
Valerie has some excellent items in her studio, and she is having a Christmas in July sale, 15% off, and always has free shipping in the U.S. and Canada.
It's so hard to choose a few items from her studio, but here are some of my favorites: