Mokume Gane is a fun and easy polymer clay technique. Mokume Gane (pronounced moe-koo-may-GAHN-ay) translated from Japanese to mean “woodgrained metal.” When you transfer that term to polymer clay it is a technique of stacking, constructing and layering polymer clay to achieve a beautiful unique design. There are many different techniques to make Mokume Gane. My […]
Clay Crafts and Clay Jewelry Making
Getting your hands dirty creating your own clay crafts is always a fun time! Clay is easy to work with and doesn’t require a steep learning curve: if you don’t love it, you can always try again before baking it. Browse all our clay projects below, including some pretty great clay jewelry making projects. Click on the images for detailed instructions, supply lists and more.
Today is Dr. Suess’ birthday AND The Lorax Movie is coming out in theaters! Who’s excited?! What better way to celebrate both events than this great necklace tutorial from Amy Anderson from Mod Podge Rocks! We love how adorable this necklace is – and you only need four supplies to make this fun piece! CLICK HERE to see […]
This week is Jewelry Week here on Crafts Unleashed! We will be showing 5 beautiful jewelry projects that were originally featured in our downloadable Jewelry eBook, available by clicking HERE. Polymer Clay Focal Pendant by Jenny Barnett Rohrs of CraftTestDummies.com Transform a focal pendant with a trendy ombre effect! Polymer clay makes it easy and the […]
Up til now, we’ve made striped and jelly roll canes that have depended on keeping two colors separate and distinct for visual impact. But did you know that polymer clay blends exceedingly well? It does, almost like blending paints. Let me show you how & we’ll create a fun cane to add to your repertoire! […]
Polymer clay is really one of the most versatile craft mediums out there, and with just a few techniques, you can make some great clay stacks- known in the polymer community as “canes” that then you can use to make beads, decorate home dec items, and more. Today we’ll have our first lesson: making striped […]
Polymer clay is a fun and versatile crafting medium that is appropriate for ages 4 and up and cures in a home oven! (Read the “Intro to Polymer Clay” if you need more information.) LINK UP No special tools are necessary, but in order to be successful with polymer clay, you do need to follow […]