Pottery & Ceramics
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 a Fairy Bed 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 Make Mosaic Designs With Ceramic Tiles for Table Tops
Learn how to design a beautiful table top with ceramic tiles. Here are some ideas for mosaic tiles designs you can use for garden tables. I've also included tips on grouting and sealing.
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.