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How to make a polymer clay Mickey Mouse

How to make a polymer clay Mickey Mouse

Recently my family visited the Tokyo Disneyland. Ever since that trip, my daughter has become obsessed with Mickey Mouse. She got a magic ability to spot Mickey everywhere! Any pattern with three circles on it will be considered a Mickey Mouse in her eyes. After […]

Polymer Clay Basics 1 — How to knead the polymer clay

Polymer Clay Basics 1 — How to knead the polymer clay

Recently I was shopping polymer clay online and noticed a strange phenomenon — a lot of good quality polymer clay only gets 3 or even 2 stars on customer satisfaction. When I read the reviews, I noticed many people complain the polymer clay is way […]

Jewelry Making Basics 7 — Three ways to make beaded flower

Jewelry Making Basics 7 — Three ways to make beaded flower

I’ve written a lot of tutorials on how to make flowers using polymer clay. But do you know you can make flowers using only wire and beads? Those techniques have long been used for bride jewelries and hairpieces. They are very easy to learn but […]

How to make polymer clay Easter bunny pendant

How to make polymer clay Easter bunny pendant

With Easter coming up, today I want to share with you guys how to make adorable Easter bunny pendants using polymer clay. Before diving into the tutorial, I want point out a common mistake polymer clay newbies tend to make — they shape polymer clay […]

Jewery making basics 6 — Herringbone weave and its two variations

Jewery making basics 6 — Herringbone weave and its two variations

Today I want to share with you guys a simple and classic wire wrapping technique — herringbone weave. To make it more fun, I also tweaked the design and created two variations. Let’s get started! This post contains affiliated links. If you buy something through […]

Spring flower bracelet — how to make polymer clay tulip and hydrangea

Spring flower bracelet — how to make polymer clay tulip and hydrangea

Finally, the spring is here! Everywhere i go, I am surrounded by so many beautiful blooms, from elegant magnolia, to delicate peach blossom, from dainty lilac, to cheerful daffodils……. I wish I have the chance to make them all, using my beloved polymer clay. For […]

Jewelry Making Basics 5 – Four Ways To Make Wire Clasps

Jewelry Making Basics 5 – Four Ways To Make Wire Clasps

Today’s lesson is all about hand-made wire clasps! Although there are many types of pre-made clasps in the market, I usually don’t like their industrial feel and still prefer to make them by myself. In this tutorial, we are going to cover four basic clasp […]

Jewelry Making Basics 4 – Five Ways To make Ear Wires

Jewelry Making Basics 4 – Five Ways To make Ear Wires

After many polymer clay tutorials, today I want to shift gears and discuss a basic wire wrapping topic — making ear wires. In this article, I am going to show you five simple and elegant ear wires designs using gold filled wire. And share the […]

Learn to make 8 different types of polymer clay flowers and plants

Learn to make 8 different types of polymer clay flowers and plants

So far I’ve written 19 different jewelry projects. As my 20th tutorial, I thought it would be a good idea to summarize for you many of the polymer clay flowers and plants I introduced before. Consider this as a polymer clay flower crush course! The […]

How to make polymer clay  tropical flower earrings

How to make polymer clay tropical flower earrings

After a whole year of busy working, last week we finally got the chance to take our long-planed family beach vacation! This post was inspired by the beautiful exotic plants I saw during my trip. I hope this pair of polymer clay tropical flower earrings […]