Pottery & Ceramics
How I Make My Ceramic Texture Bowls
I love creating clay bowls with lots of texture to them. Each bowl I make is a one of a kind piece of art that brings me joy in making and using. Here is how I make my bowls so you can share in the joy of creating your own unique artwork.
Getting Started With Polymer Clay (Basic Supplies)
Polymer clay can be used for many decorative items ranging from sculptures to jewelry. Let's discuss the basic supplies you'll need to get started!
How to Make Fairy Beds With Air Dry Modeling Clay
Learn how to make a fairy bed with step-by-step instructions and my own photos and video. I love to make miniature fairy furniture for my fairy houses. I also make some covers and pillows for the bed with modeling clay.
DIY Craft Tutorial: How to Make Decorative Clay Birds
These pretty clay birds are easy to make using polymer clay and some household tools. These birds can be made in any size or color and used to decorate your home, garden, door wreaths, or your Christmas tree!
How to Make a Matryoshka Style Polymer Clay Doll: DIY Tutorial
Create your own Matryoshka style dolls using polymer clay and a pull tab from your recycling bin! Your decorated dolls can then be used as jewelry charms, brooches, key chains, or cheerful figurines.
How to Make a Pretty DIY Polymer Clay Shawl Pin and Stick
Shawl pins are popular and are used to hold a shawl in place or decorate a knitted sweater. Learn how to make a beautiful one with this easy tutorial.
DIY Craft: How to Make a Beaded Shawl Stick Pin or Hair Ornament
Stick pins can be used to fasten a scarf/shawl in place or to decorate a woman's hair when in a upswing style. I made this beautiful and handy pin using a decorative glass bead and some polymer clay.
How to Design a Mosaic Table Top With Ceramic Tiles for Crafts
Learn how to design a beautiful tabletop with ceramic tiles. Here are some crafts ideas for mosaic tiles designs you can use for garden tables. I've also included tips on grouting and sealing.
How to Make a Handprint Plate (Ceramic Painting for Kids)
Kids' handprint art makes a sweet homemade gift for parents and other family members. Find step-by-step instructions and pictures to help you think of a cute design for your own ceramic paint plate, as well as tips for ceramic painting for kids.
How to Make Porcelain Clay
Porcelain clay is one of the best materials for a craft project available. If you have chosen to work on a delicate craft project, then this material is by far the best choice. It is very pliable and soft, which makes it ideal in many situations.
How to Mosaic: Art for Your Garden
Learn how you can make your own mosaic birdbaths, tabletops, gazing balls, flowerpots, stepping stones, and more. Find out what materials are needed, what methods are best for completing each mosaic project, and how to find inspirational designs.
A How-to Guide to Mosaic
Begin creating with this guide to mosaic art techniques, tools, and design. In this article, we'll explore indoor vs. outdoor materials, substrates, tesserae, color, adhesives, and sealers. We'll even delve into the mysteries of grout.
How to Set up a Pottery Studio and Learn to Throw Pottery
Learn how to set up a pottery studio for throwing and firing your own pottery. These ideas can give you a head start on getting your studio ready for clay and glazes.
How to Make Personalized Stepping Stones to Upgrade Your Garden
Learn how to make your own stepping stones! It's an easy craft for kids and adults, and the results are stunning.