Posts Tagged ‘Polymer Clay’

Great ideas for homemade Christmas Decorations for 2013

If you aspire to make your own DIY Christmas ornaments you've come to the right place: here's the best I've found on my travels around the internet. Think pom poms, polymer clay, twig trees, woven paper stars and more!

Written by Amelia Gregory

Christmas snowflake ornament polymer clay cane blue

I've been collecting Christmas decorations for as long as I can remember, so it's not like there is a shortage of baubles and other pretty objects with which to decorate the house: in fact this year we've been quite minimal since we only have a small oriental fir tree in a pot (hopeful that it won't drop, and that we can pot it out in my parent's garden and use it again next year) and the house is full to bursting with colourful things against which decorations must compete. And yet, I would like to make some decorations: for in my mind nothing can beat that handmade touch in the home, and Christmas is the perfect time to make something frivolous and pretty for no reason other than it looks good.

Christmas tree

It is at this time of year especially that I really feel the lack of my own creativity, having spent the rest of the year discovering, marvelling over and writing about others who are busy designing and making. And all the time I mourn the lack of… read more

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Review: Silver Metal Clay Jewellery Class with Sima Vaziry at the London Jewellery School

Last week I learnt how to work with silver metal clay at a London Jewellery School taster class. My teacher was an expert in the technique... and by the end of the evening I was hooked.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Silver metal clay has intrigued me since I did silversmithing classes a few years ago, simply because it promises so much: all the gleam and precious feel of silver and… …

Review: An evening class at the London Jewellery School

An evening at the London Jewellery School re-introduced me to the charms of making your own jewellery. With a range of diverse classes, this central London school has something to suit everyone.

Written by Amelia Gregory

All photography by Amelia Gregory.
A couple of weeks ago I went along to the London Jewellery School for a night of cupcakes and cocktail rings, otherwise known as a lesson …