Polymer Clay Floor Tiles

Do you remember when I started these polymer clay tiles for my first dollhouse? Well, they are finished! And now I am installing them in the upper level of my dollhouse. Installation is near completion and then I will ‘grout’ them with a mixture of acrylic paint and light weight spackle (the fluffy white kind).Continue reading “Polymer Clay Floor Tiles”

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”

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 ┬ácornstarch and glue, with a bit of baby oilContinue reading “My thoughts on ‘Cold Porcelain Clay’”

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?”