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Anke Humpert
Anke Humpert February 2, 2023

Transforming Your Scraps Into Pieces That You Love

What is scrap clay anyway? On social media you can not help but notice that there are a lot people wondering about what to do with scrap clay and asking for new ideas for what to do with it. Since this is a topic of interest I would like to get a bit deeper into… Continue reading Transforming Your Scraps Into Pieces That You Love

Syndee Holt
Syndee Holt January 31, 2023

New Color Tuesday! Introducing Sculpey Soufflé™ Glacier 1:1 Mixes -Pt 5

The top row of the large photo contains the 3 colors that I’m mixing with the featured color on the far right. The bottom 3 colors are the colors mixes created by mixing the color directly above with equal portions (1:1) of the featured color. For my “bonus” 5th week mixes, I decided to mix… Continue reading New Color Tuesday! Introducing Sculpey Soufflé™ Glacier 1:1 Mixes -Pt 5

Syndee Holt
Syndee Holt January 24, 2023

New Color Tuesday! Introducing Sculpey Soufflé™ Glacier 1:1 Mixes -Pt 4

The top row of the large photo contains the 3 colors that I’m mixing with the featured color on the far right. The bottom 3 colors are the colors mixes created by mixing the color directly above with equal portions (1:1) of the featured color. Okay, let’s look at some of the red/purple palettes this… Continue reading New Color Tuesday! Introducing Sculpey Soufflé™ Glacier 1:1 Mixes -Pt 4

Syndee Holt
Syndee Holt January 19, 2023
An eraser, tooth brush, measuring tape, earplug and marker laying on a cork boardv

Polymer Clay Tool Treasures from Around our Home

I mentioned in my previous blog that many of our best and most favorite tools come from around our house, so I thought I would share some of my most favorite “home found” tools. Some of these have some obvious uses: Now let’s see what some of these other goodies can do for you! The… Continue reading Polymer Clay Tool Treasures from Around our Home

Syndee Holt
Syndee Holt January 17, 2023
White background with four colors in a color palette. pumpkin, canary, cowboy, glacier

New Color Tuesday! Introducing Sculpey Soufflé™ Glacier 1:1 Mixes -Pt 3

The top row of the large photo contains the 3 colors that I’m mixing with the featured color on the far right. The bottom 3 colors are the colors mixes created by mixing the color directly above with equal portions (1:1) of the featured color. Last week I featured neutrals as the mixers, so this… Continue reading New Color Tuesday! Introducing Sculpey Soufflé™ Glacier 1:1 Mixes -Pt 3

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Sculpey Team January 11, 2023
Stamp design with swirling circles

Suggestions for Using Mica Powders with Sculpey Clay.

Sculpey Teacher Ambassador, Robyn Crawford, loves using metallic mica powders in her Sculpey clay creations to give it some shimmer and bling. She says, “There is no wrong way to play with these powders, but here a few things to try.” You can mix in mica powders directly into the clay. You can see in… Continue reading Suggestions for Using Mica Powders with Sculpey Clay.

Syndee Holt
Syndee Holt January 10, 2023
White background with four colors in a color palette. Ivory, latte, poppy seed and glacier.

New Color Tuesday! Introducing Sculpey Soufflé™ Glacier 1:1 Mixes – Pt 2

The top row of the large photo contains the 3 colors that I’m mixing with the featured color on the far right. The bottom 3 colors are the colors mixes created by mixing the color directly above with equal portions (1:1) of the featured color. Okay, I’m mixing with my beloved Sculpey Soufflé™ this week.… Continue reading New Color Tuesday! Introducing Sculpey Soufflé™ Glacier 1:1 Mixes – Pt 2

Syndee Holt
Syndee Holt January 6, 2023
12 paintbrushes laying on a white background with paint splatter laying across them

Tools That Make Our Clay Life Easier

When we first started in polymer clay over 30 years ago there were no designated tools for our medium. I likened us to the “Pirates of the Crafting World” because we literally plundered tools from so many different crafts as well as our kitchens and garages! Pasta machines from the kitchen were the first big… Continue reading Tools That Make Our Clay Life Easier

Syndee Holt
Syndee Holt January 3, 2023
White background with four colors in a color palette. silver, gold, copper, mystery color

New Color Tuesday! Introducing Sculpey Soufflé™ Glacier 1:1 Mixes -Pt 1

Well, as usual, I couldn’t WAIT!! Sculpey is releasing a brand new Sculpey Soufflé™ color this month and I just HAD to mix my NCTs for this month with it.  But, until the color is released, I’ve called it a “mystery color” and greyed it out.  I will edit the blogs after the color is… Continue reading New Color Tuesday! Introducing Sculpey Soufflé™ Glacier 1:1 Mixes -Pt 1

Syndee Holt
Syndee Holt December 27, 2022
White background with four colors in a color palette. gold (G), 18k, peacock pearl (pp), wild orchid (wo)

New Color Tuesday! Introducing Sculpey Soufflé™ Wild Orchid Pt 4

The top row of the large photo contains the 3 colors that I’m mixing with the featured color on the far right. The bottom 3 colors are the colors mixes created by mixing the color directly above with equal portions (1:1) of the featured color. I had to give this new Wild Orchid a spin… Continue reading New Color Tuesday! Introducing Sculpey Soufflé™ Wild Orchid Pt 4

Vanessa Brady
Vanessa Brady December 20, 2022
Hand holding a decorated miniature gingerbread house

Staying Ahead of the Curve in the Creative World of Clay

As someone who loves to work with clay, you know there is always something new to learn. Whether you are a beginner or clay expert, keeping up with upcoming trends is a great way to improve your skills and stay ahead of the curve. But with so many different sources of information, it can take… Continue reading Staying Ahead of the Curve in the Creative World of Clay

Syndee Holt
Syndee Holt December 20, 2022
White background with four colors in a color palette. robins egg, cinnamon, pistachio, wild orchid

New Color Tuesday! Introducing Sculpey Soufflé™ Wild Orchid- Pt. 3

The top row of the large photo contains the 3 colors that I’m mixing with the featured color on the far right. The bottom 3 colors are the colors mixes created by mixing the color directly above with equal portions (1:1) of the featured color. Of course I had to try my 3 favorite Sculpey… Continue reading New Color Tuesday! Introducing Sculpey Soufflé™ Wild Orchid- Pt. 3

Syndee Holt
Syndee Holt December 13, 2022
White background with four colors in a color palette. cornflower (CF), pumpkin (P), igloo (I), wild orchid (WO)

New Color Tuesday! Introducing Sculpey Soufflé™ Wild Orchid- Pt 2

The top row of the large photo contains the 3 colors that I’m mixing with the featured color on the far right. The bottom 3 colors are the colors mixes created by mixing the color directly above with equal portions (1:1) of the featured color. I thought that I would give my (current) favorite Sculpey… Continue reading New Color Tuesday! Introducing Sculpey Soufflé™ Wild Orchid- Pt 2

Katherine Steiner
Katherine Steiner December 11, 2022
Candy cane laying down on a wooden desk

Techniques to Try – Twists and Spirals

by Sculpey Teacher Ambassador Katherine Steiner To begin, take equal amounts of Sculpey in two or more colors. Start with two, then build up to more as you get better at twisting the clay. Then roll each piece of clay into a rope with your hands, making them the same length. Begin to twist the… Continue reading Techniques to Try – Twists and Spirals

Syndee Holt
Syndee Holt December 6, 2022
NCT mixes with Willd Orchid

New Color Tuesday- Introducing Sculpey Soufflé™ Wild Orchid

The top row of the large photo contains the 3 colors that I’m mixing with the featured color on the far right. The bottom 3 colors are the colors mixes created by mixing the color directly above with equal portions (1:1) of the featured color. Now, I am NOT a fan of pinks but I… Continue reading New Color Tuesday- Introducing Sculpey Soufflé™ Wild Orchid

Vanessa Brady
Vanessa Brady December 1, 2022
Wooden box made to look like the bottom of the ocean with seaweed decals and a turtle made out of clay attached to the box

Making Your Home Accessible for Your Sculpey Needs

If you’re like me, you love spending a lazy Sunday afternoon sculpting away with some Sculpey. But sometimes, finding the time or space to stretch your creative muscles can take some effort. That’s why I’ve put together this list of ways to make your home more friendly to your Sculpey needs! Find your inspiration An… Continue reading Making Your Home Accessible for Your Sculpey Needs

Syndee Holt
Syndee Holt November 29, 2022
White background with four colors in a color palette. robins egg, cornflower, turnip and french pink

New Color Tuesday! Introducing Sculpey Soufflé™ French Pink 1:1 Mixes – Pt 5

The top row of the large photo contains the 3 colors that I’m mixing with the featured color on the far right. The bottom 3 colors are the colors mixes created by mixing the color directly above with equal portions (1:1) of the featured color. My jaw just dropped AGAIN when I saw this photo… Continue reading New Color Tuesday! Introducing Sculpey Soufflé™ French Pink 1:1 Mixes – Pt 5

Syndee Holt
Syndee Holt November 22, 2022
White background with four colors in a color palette. 18k gold, copper, yellow gold glitter, french pink

New Color Tuesday! Introducing Sculpey Soufflé™ French Pink 1:1Mixes with Sculpey Premo™ – Pt 4

The top row of the large photo contains the 3 colors that I’m mixing with the featured color on the far right. The bottom 3 colors are the colors mixes created by mixing the color directly above with equal portions (1:1) of the featured color. Now, these 3 Premo colors are probably my most favorite… Continue reading New Color Tuesday! Introducing Sculpey Soufflé™ French Pink 1:1Mixes with Sculpey Premo™ – Pt 4

Nancy Nguyen
Nancy Nguyen November 21, 2022
Molded polymer clay Halloween candy pieces

Make Your Own Silicone Mold

To save you time! Creating and using silicone molds for your clay projects helps speed up your process by not having to hand sculpt multiple of the same pieces over and over. Keep reading to learn how you can make your very own molds at home. Step 1: Gather Your Supplies Step 2: Create Your… Continue reading Make Your Own Silicone Mold

Betsy Madson
Betsy Madson November 15, 2022
Three pengiuns made out of clay wearing hats and earmuffs

Sculpey Clay Holiday Classroom Crafts

Betsy Madson, Sculpey Teacher Ambassador It is a challenge to create non-denominational clay projects keeping the wintery season in mind I am sharing a few past projects that have been favorites by my students for our winter crafting. My number 1 piece of advice is to convince the students that the less they touch the… Continue reading Sculpey Clay Holiday Classroom Crafts