working on Fairy home made from bamboo and paper clay

started off with a bamboo place mat….

about to be a fairy home, for the yard....

about to be a fairy home, for the yard….

with some cutting and gluing.. then I made a paper cone and added paper clay to get the cone shape.. and glued it to the house.a paper cone then add a paper CLAY cone on it.And then came some paint…… paint paint … some  Grandchildren helpers gluing leafs and pink rocks…grammy waiting on the jems and more rocks for the helpers who want to make this with me. TOO CUTE , gotta take photos of them helping….

 Don't you love the drop paper to protect table..LOL.

Don’t you love the drop paper to protect table..LOL.

butterflies ,leafs, rocks, a Gem.

butterflies ,leafs, rocks, a Gem.

And now this is as far as we got.. we have more to do , so the house will get updated…..

mean while I am working on some small parts of the home stuff…Like wall paper and flooring.. Rug.. table with small basket of {paper clay fruit} and a knife made from a Barb-q stick. and a   popsicle  stick ladder,stool for siting. more things coming soon… OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

 

 

Every one loves free e- magazines….

So I have my collection on pinterest and thought maybe it was time to share these wonderful free magazine that I found  over the surfing on the internet I do.

http://pinterest.com/rosebudinnh/online-magazines-for-free/

 

PAINT AND PEEL….with ranger non stick craft sheet…

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAchoose 4 or 5 paint colors, I use acrylic paint for this, apply paint in strips squeeze it out add some dots ,circles whatever designs you like.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERASpread out the paint making it smooth , but not to deep , just sort of smoothing out and spreading , not to thin because you’ll be peeling it..now let DRY….. Waiting is the hard part…..

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERANow that it is good and dry, peel the paint….the under side is usally the PRETTY side….. but which ever you like the best…

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Add glue the the item you wish to glue the paint too, I like to smooth the glue out with my fingers then apply the paint  and smooth out air bubbles . you can use any type glue for this.  you can use this on any thing paper,wood,journal pages, ect..

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I apply-ed this one to paper clay… I have used it on ATC’s and then rubber stamped on it with jet black ranger ink…. oh so pretty will post photos other things I have made this way… later

paper clay and gold foil with fingernail designs from dollar store

Oh this was alot of fun adding mini beads, sparkles , gold foil flakes from tiny fingernail art designs that came in their own cute little bottles …

nail-art-glitterNOW that I have your attention let me say how cool these little bottles are and you can make them over into necklaces also. but first I am using the pretty fillers in my art……. and here’s my newest and prettiest necklaces…. I need more chains.    Cut your  paper clay into squares,  add tiny eye hooks or homemade pin,    let air dry,  then paint sky blue, acrylic paint let dry , add glitters and nail art then

Magic-Glos

let set 10 minutes under the u v lamp … or in the bright sunlight .

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I am working  on an old technique from yahoo days, It  called paint and peel , will be sharing soon…. still making clay necklace but this technique can be used with ANY application paper,cardboard wood… its so fun you’ll love it… but you will need a ranger

Non-Stick Craft Sheet

watch for it coming soon……

dragon eye’ s

okay I had to try something at least different from my ordinary, clay pieces …………… working on so many projects at once running back in forth trying to wait on one set drying to paint another … too funny but , you shall see  I am really making progress.dragon eyes

New square Bronze faux necklace

because I am on a roll, and I cant stop playing with paper clay…… check out my new design……….necklace paper clay

more paper clay fun , lov this stuff………………….

I have been making necklaces, and beads,  hat pins,  flowers, leaves,butterfly’s, keys,just loving this paper clay, and experimenting with acrylic paint s sparkles, pearl ex, and then coating with Lisa P”s

Magic-Glos UV Resin Dimensional Gloss for Crafts & Jewelry.

love the results my necklace is a great example of how it worked. its just as pretty as any other clay necklace people would think it  a polymer clay…. painted black….with the gold rubbed on the top and resin well so shinny and pretty….OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

 

this is way too much fun…… love it .  another new fun thing for me to play with… and no hot oven to deal with!!!! hooray….

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You will be seeing more of this ,I am certain….

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