Nancy Nguyen

Sculpey Blog

Nancy Nguyen

Nancy is an artist and crafter from Canada that suddenly had a lot more time on her hands during the pandemic! During this time she started experimenting with polymer clay and eventually took the leap to start her shop at the beginning of 2021 called Oh That’s Neat. Her shop focuses on handmade jewelry and accessories with a wide range of styles, from delicate floral details to adorable miniatures. All her designs have one common goal of making you think “oh, that’s neat!”. While Nancy is still early in her polymer clay crafting journey, she’s picked up some tips and tricks along the way that she’s excited to share to anyone looking to get into this fun medium.

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

photo of completed caned faux cookies

Creating Clay Canes

What Are Clay Canes? Have you ever seen those candies with the teeny tiny images in them? Or clay work that looks like there’s an image built right into it (not just painted on)? These are probably using a technique called cane making! It’s essentially the process of building a larger image with your material… Continue reading Creating Clay Canes