WIP Wednesday – Scented Clay

Have a nice rest of the week.

 

 

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WIP – Mixed Medium Project

I’m finally working on my mixed medium project.

I’ve figured out something about my creative process, I like to get the supplies for projects together and then let them set a while before I make them. I have to imagine the project in my mind and the steps I’ll take to create it. Only then am I ready to start the project. This is the part of my creative process that slows me down.
However,
Some projects I start/finish right away. I just rarely know which ones that will be.
Anyway, I hope to have this mixed medium finished soon. I’m on a role with it right now.

Wishing you all a successful Wednesday!

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Christmas 3 Trees Tealight

I designed and created a Christmas 3 Trees Tealight.
The 3 trees are made melting pony beads and a metal cookie cutter.
I left the trees sort of rough edged like they might be in the wild.
I hot glued the trees together to make them like a tent to set over a battery operated tealght candle.
I made a small red ball out of polymer clay for the top of the trees and painted it with clear glittery paint.
I made a base for the trees/tealight using the same method I made the trees.
I set a battery operated tealight on the base and set the tree tripod over it.0-all-tetrelghtI like the design pretty well. It’s different because depending on where you’re sitting determines which tree you see… unless you put it on a rotating base.tetrelght

Wishing you crafting fun this holiday season!

*just an extra note:
I fashioned a temporary rotating base out of an old music box to make the short video to show you each tree of the tealight lit and flickering.

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2016 WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge – Chaos

2016 WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge
~Chaos~

“This week, let’s embrace disorder and its creative power.”11-8-2016-wpcchaos

I’m doing several crafting projects right now. Over the past few days I’ve brought several supplies into my kitchen to have handy. I use the top of my sewing cabinet to hold my supplies until I need them. The supplies have piled up and at first glance look like chaos.

 Wishing you all fun with the WP photo challenge!

 

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Flower Pen – Mixed Medium

I was in search of a project to do and went looking through my idea files. I came across this flower pen picture my Bff had sent me some years ago.
The flower pen is made of silk flower/leaves, floral tape, ink pen, clay pot, some filler and what appears to be a grassy filler.flwrpen08It seemed an easy craft, but I didn’t have any floral tape nor a small clay pot. I thought about it for a second and realized that I could use polymer clay to wrap the pen in and sculpt a clay pot and stone fillers.

It was fun to make. My clay pot isn’t perfect and neither is the clay wrapped pen, but I think it turned out okay for my first ever flower pen.flwrpnI was going to put some green raffia over the top of my sculpted stones for fake grass, but I liked the look of the stones and decided not to cover them up.

What do you think?
Should I cover the stones or leave them bare?

Happy Crafting!

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