Cold Porcelain Clay (part 2)

This is just a quick follow-up post on my experiment with the clay I made yesterday. After I made the clay, I packed it into a nice ball and ‘greased’ it a bit with some baby lotion and tightly wrapped it in saran wrap. This afternoon, I put it to the test with a fewContinue reading “Cold Porcelain Clay (part 2)”

My thoughts on ‘Cold Porcelain Clay’

So, I kept seeing posts on cold porcelain clay on Pinterest and YouTube and I decided to give it a try. If you don’t know what I’m referring to, it’s a type of clay which can be made at home with very few ingredients. It’s mainly  cornstarch and glue, with a bit of baby oilContinue reading “My thoughts on ‘Cold Porcelain Clay’”

Tiny Abundance

I’m looking forward to spring. Not just to say “good bye sucky winter!”, but to say “hello  farmers markets!” I really miss fresh Annapolis Valley fruits and veggies. So much so that it inspired this latest creation. The other night I was finishing up season 2 of HBO’s The Leftovers (the weirdest show since TwinContinue reading “Tiny Abundance”

Time to make the donuts…

Valentine’s weekend left me with a full heart and chocolate withdrawal. The only way to get my fix was to make some donuts. It didn’t matter that they weren’t edible, they were still satisfying. The weekend allowed us to put together a small light box from a wooden frame and vellum panels. Until I getContinue reading “Time to make the donuts…”

Why Minis?

For me, miniatures are a bit of an escape. An escape from bills, a messy house, and all the bad news I see too often. It’s important to come back to reality once in a while, but between the hours of 9am to noon…and some times late in the evening…don’t disturb me. I am eitherContinue reading “Why Minis?”

Little Sweeties

It’s funny. As a society we are getting more uptight about what we eat. We (ok, maybe not me) are healthier, more fit, and more thoughtful about what we put into our mouths… But OH, how we love looking at delicious food. And wearing it. Have you seen the explosion of foodie jewelry on theContinue reading “Little Sweeties”