Last-Minute Grandma Gift: Kids’ Handmade Clay Ornament

Clay Snowflake Ornament at www.happyhourprojects.com

If you’re looking for a project to keep your kids busy these last few days before Christmas, or if the Grandma in your family is like my mom and expects something handmade (works for me!) – we made this sweet ornament yesterday as a last-minute gift.  There are lots of options to personalize it, but […]

Leaf-Imprinted Polymer Clay Jewelry Dish

Leaf-Imprinted Polymer CLay Jewelry Dish at www.happyhourprojects.com

I love leaf and tree motifs (which, you have surely picked up on,if you read here often).  I shared a polymer clay project recently over at the ConsumerCrafts.com blog, Crafts Unleashed last month, and in case you didn’t catch it, I want to share with you here today!  This simple dish is easy to make […]

Wire Wrapped Faux Stone Polymer Clay Pendant

Wire Wrapped Faux Stone Polymer Clay Pendant at www.happyhourprojects.com

If you know my style, you know I love the organic look.  Wood, stone, bone, hammered metals – that’s my style.  I combined a couple of mediums today to create this wire wrapped faux stone pendant – and the pendant is one I made myself, from polymer clay!  It’s not nearly so heavy as stone […]

Marble Beaded Bracelet with Polyform Souffle Clay

Marble Beaded Bracelet with Sculpey Souffle Clay

Thank you Polyform for sponsoring this project. Are you loving the polymer clay projects I’ve been working on? I have a couple more for you this week that I cannot wait to share, including today’s tutorial for making marbled beads (that you can, of course, turn into a fabulous piece of jewelry when you’re done). […]

Stamped Polymer Clay Cuff Name Bracelets

Stamped Polymer Clay Cuff Name Bracelets at www.happyhourprojects.com

Good morning and happy Friday!  I’ve got a simple polymer clay project to kick off your weekend – I’m going to show you how to make these personalized stamped clay cuff bracelets.  These are a really inexpensive project, and they’re fun for groups, too. You may remember when I shared my clay fail a few […]

Thanksgiving Turkey Bow Headband with the Bowdabra

Thanksgiving Turkey Bow Headband with the Bowdabra at www.happyhourprojects.com

Thank you Bowdabra for sponsoring this post.   Holiday craft season is fully here!  Before I jump right into Christmas, though, I wanted to make something fun for Thanksgiving for my daughter – this sweet little turkey headband, using the Bowdabra.  I am going to LOVE using the Bowdabra when I wrap my Christmas presents, […]

Leaf-Imprinted Clay Necklace

Leaf-Imprint Polymer Clay Pendant at happyhourprojects.com

I love trees, which you frequent readers already know.  Nature is so beautiful.  I was thinking over the weekend about some nature-inspired jewelry, and while this look isn’t all that earthy, it’s an easy technique that you can implement really inexpensively with some polymer clay and leaves. What you will need: Small leaves Polymer clay […]