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Saturday, August 20, 2016

Polymer Clay Artists Guild of Etsy (PCAGOE): August 2016 Challenge winners "Seaside"

Thanks to my fellow members for placing my Bathing Beauty in second place.



Polymer Clay Artists Guild of Etsy (PCAGOE): August 2016 Challenge winners "Seaside": Top entries selected by the public 1.   Sophisticated Seahorse Aquatic Writing Journal  by Theresa of  TheClayMonet 2.   L...

Sunday, July 10, 2016

Polymer Clay Artists Guild of Etsy (PCAGOE): July 2016 Challenge winners "Music"

Polymer Clay Artists Guild of Etsy (PCAGOE): July 2016 Challenge winners "Music": Top entries selected by the public 1.   Sound Wave Flute  by Beth of  CreateMyWorldDesigns    2.   Music is my Second Langua...

Sound Wave Flute by Beth of CreateMyWorldDesigns


Music is my Second Language Mixed Media by Arlene of HarrisonHollow


Song Birds - Nature's Music by Betsy of StrebeDesigns 

Many thanks to everyone who voted, your support is always much appreciated. The members and the public were really in sync this time. The same artists took the same places in both groups!




Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Song Birds Tiny Tin Shrine


I love Laurie Mika's shrines! For the second year in a row she has taught a wonderful class on shrines in the Polymer Clay Adventure Retreat and this year she taught subscribers how to make a tiny tin shrine from an Altoid tin! I was so excited to make one, and what came about is my Song Birds tiny tin shrine! Thank you Laurie!!

The majority of the decorative work is polymer clay framing the wonderful graphics by GalleryCat! (Thanks again to Laurie Mika for the reference to this shop).  The beautiful birds are embellished with a few jewels and charms and titled "song birds" "chirp" and "tweet".   This was so much fun, more to come for sure.

Oh! I can't share how I made this, because the retreat is a paid subscription. If you would like to learn how click here to the access the retreat sign up page.  It is a great deal for $99, so many incredible artists. I find one of the best things about these seasoned artists is how they all share very helpful tips as well as their technique and creative genius.  There is also a Quilted Adventure and an Art Jewelry Adventure ... so much fun!