The Ancient Origins Stampies set includes a cartouche shaped stamp.

Stampies Polymer Clay Stamps

Stampies are small stamps used with polymer clay. Read the review to learn more about them and find out how they can be used.

Learn how to get a flawless finish with the Sanding and Buffing Polymer Clay eBook from The Blue Bottle Tree.

Sanding and Buffing Polymer Clay eBook

This comprehensive eBook on sanding and buffing polymer clay explores this huge subject and guides you to learn how to get a flawless finish. Read more…

Can you use floor wax on polymer clay? Which kind of floor wax? Learn more at The Blue Bottle Tree.

Floor Wax on Polymer Clay?

You might have read that you can use floor wax on polymer clay. But which kind of floor wax? And what would you use it for? Read more…

In March 2016, Kater's Acres held a giveaway, with the prize, for five lucky winners, being their choice of one of my tutorials.

Giveaway Winners!

This month Katie over at Kater’s Acres has featured and reviewed my Beadmaker’s Bundle of tutorials and as part of that, held a …

Learn to reduce square canes by using square rods. Learn more at The Blue Bottle Tree.

Reducing Square Canes

Do you have difficulty reducing square canes without distortion? Learn about using square rods as a guide for neatly reducing square polymer clay canes.

Use pieces of PVC pipe to protect polymer clay canes during mailing.

Polymer Clay Cane Mailer

Have you ever wanted to mail polymer clay canes, but weren’t sure how to protect them against damage? This polymer clay cane mailer idea is brilliant!

Read about Coloring Translucent Premo with art materials at The Blue Bottle Tree.

Testing: Coloring Translucent Premo

Read about tests of coloring translucent Premo polymer clay with art materials. Can you use paints, chalk, and inks to make colored clay? Learn more…

You can get dental tools from your dentist to use in sculpting your polymer clay. More at The Blue Bottle Tree.

Free Dental Tools

Did you know that dental tools are useful for sculpting polymer clay and other hobbies? They’re quite versatile. And here’s how to get them for free!

Learn about Kor rollers, a tool for creating texture on polymer clay.

Kor Rollers, a Review

Like little patterned rolling pins, Kor Rollers are acrylic texture rollers used to make textures in sheets of polymer clay or precious metal clay. Read the review here…

Does polymer clay melt plastic? Find out from The Blue Bottle Tree.

Does Polymer Clay Melt Plastic?

There are lots of ominous warnings. But does polymer clay melt plastic? If so, which ones? Which plastics are safe to use with polymer? Learn more here!

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Last Minute Christmas Gift

Every year I try to plan Christmas so that it goes off without a hitch and by the time Christmas Eve day …

Buy cheap makeup kits for use with decorating polymer clay.

Using Eye Shadow with Polymer Clay

Have you ever wondered if you could use eye shadow with polymer clay? Much like mica powder and/or chalk pastels, makeup can be used on unbaked polymer clay. Read more…

Get the combined Silkscreen Deal through December 31, 2015.

Using Silkscreens on Polymer Clay

Announcing a new eBook All About Silkscreens and a new Opulent Tapestry Tutorial. Get a discount code here to get a great price on these new downloads…read more

Rustic PodPins by The Blue Bottle Tree. Tutorial available.

Polymer Clay Pods

Have you ever noticed that polymer clay pods are a very common shape? Artists use the basic pod shape to showcase their unique surface techniques and styles. Click to see the featured artists…

Curious about the European polymer clay, Cernit? Read the review and learn how it's different from other brands in this review from Ginger Davis Allman of The Blue Bottle Tree.

Review of Cernit Polymer Clay

Cernit is a popular European brand of polymer clay. How is it different from other brands? Can you use it in the same way? Read more…

Staci Louise Smith necklace with polymer beads

Artist Interview: Staci Louise Smith

Staci Louise Smith is a talented bead and jewelry artist who works with polymer clay and metals, and is known for her organic, chunky, and innovative style. Read more…

In college I made this copy of a Monet painting of The Petite Creuse River by Claude Monet. I learned a lot.

How Do You Find Your Artistic Voice?

How do you find your artistic voice or style? You don’t have to find it. You already have it. You already have favorite colors, favorite textures, things you like. Read more…