Cherrylicious!!

  Yesterday I whipped up a batch of polymer clay cherries. Then I mixed up some cherry sauce from fimo, clay from my cherry batch, and soft pastels. It was my best cherries yet, so I went all out and made a bunch of desserts with it! Two of my favourite cakes; Cherry Cheesecake andContinue reading “Cherrylicious!!”

Realistic Dollhouse Floor Tiles

This weekend, I continued working on my dollhouse. After finishing the lower level floor from millions of skinny sticks, I turned my attention to the upper level. After I regained feeling in my fingertips! Once finished, the dollhouse is going to be a confectioner’s shop! The sweet lady who owns it will work out ofContinue reading “Realistic Dollhouse Floor Tiles”

Dollhouse Breads

    This past week I focused more on dollhouse scale miniatures, as I am starting my first dollhouse build. I’m very excited to complete it (and share it with you all)… but I have to constantly remind myself to slow down and focus on all the tiny details! Tiny details are the best partsContinue reading “Dollhouse Breads”

Carol’s ‘Acorn & Beet’ Cookie Necklace

“They’re pink” “Beets” “Beets?” “Beets…it’s what makes them sweet” “I’m not really a beet kind of guy” “just put it in your mouth, jerk” If you are a Carol fan from The Walking Dead you remember those lines from a recent episode. Carol is my favourite. I love the duality of her nature. On oneContinue reading “Carol’s ‘Acorn & Beet’ Cookie Necklace”

BBQ Ribs & Baked Potato for 18 Inch Dolls

I made these today as I thought about BBQs getting fired up soon. It occurred to me that little girls should have some BBQ food for their dolls too. And if the dolls should have food, why not make it realistic? There are lots of plastic mass produced doll food in the big box stores…butContinue reading “BBQ Ribs & Baked Potato for 18 Inch Dolls”

A Mini Succulent Garden

  This weekend brought news that we were in for more snow Monday. I have seriously had my fill of winter!!! I could wait no longer for spring…if the real blooms aren’t happening, I was going in search of some faux ones. Normally, I’m not a fan of silk flowers and fake plants, but Michael’sContinue reading “A Mini Succulent Garden”

Favourite Pie?

Spring has sprung (or it’s trying) and soon the valley fruits of Nova Scotia will be too. I can’t wait! I see homemade jams and pies in my near future….     For now, I’ve baked up some faux ones. At the top of our family favourites are blueberry (my husband’s pick) and my favouriteContinue reading “Favourite Pie?”

Cookies in Clay (a recipe)

  Chocolate chip cookies have to be one of my favourite foods to shrink down. They aren’t exactly easy, as there are several stages of texturing and shading, but call me crazy, it’s almost therapeutic. To achieve realism -if that is the look you are going for- it’s all about the texturing and shading. IContinue reading “Cookies in Clay (a recipe)”

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’”