Polymer clay canes and beads in a variety of pink shades with a checkerboard and heart motif

The Checkerboard Valentine’s Day Cane

Here’s my nod to Valentine’s Day art and craft for 2024! I scooped up a bunch of the pink scraps from my box and made a cute checkerboard cane with hearts for one of the square… and then USED THE CANE. Shocking. I also made some cute little beads which

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Week 6: A Valentine’s Day Photo Holder

Here’s a simple project that uses scrap clay, a little wire or a paperclip, and either a little red, white, and pink clay or some acrylic craft paint. 1) Partially unbend and kink the end of a paperclip or, twist a double loop in a 6″ piece of wire. Trim

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Week 2: Valentinies

Valentines Tinies… the littlest beads I make. These are straight cane slices. I reduce the canes, score cut lines into them, bake and slice while still warm. Then I drill holes in the poor things. Sometimes it’s hard being a bead. This is the last of this cane bunch so

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Make a Valentine’s Day Magnet

I demo’d a little heart magnet craft last week at the Maker’s Meeting. And promptly forgot to actually take photos of what everyone else made. Plus it was the coldest day of the year so we had sort of limited attendance. All of this to get around to saying I

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Bead Sneak Peek

Working on the last few Christmas holiday items but I snuck in a little prep for the new year, as well. I made a set of Valentine’s Day canes and then some cute little polymer clay beads from them: The style of cane is totally different than my usual but

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