Creative home Décor in Polymer Clay
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Here are 19 ways to take polymer clay a step further, into the realm of home decor, with projects for living rooms, kitchens, dining rooms, holiday parties, bedrooms and more. Projects include: Tassel curtain tiebacks An Art Nouveau picture frame Lampshades and trinket boxes Candleholders and pearl veneer cutlery Refrigerator magnets and switch plate covers Snowflake and icicle holiday decorations Each project provides a supply list, a list of colours and clays needed, full-colour photos and easy-to-follow instructions. There are also tips for varying colour schemes and designs to suit individual decorating schemes.
Sue Heaser is the author of The Polymer Clay Techniques Book and four other major craft books in the past five years. She gives polymer clay workshops all over the U.S. and has served on the faculty at Ravensdale, a worldwide polymer clay conference. She lives in Norfolk, England.
Having started with sections on materials, tools and techniques the book moves onto a range of projects. These include tassels, lamp shades, clock fronts, notebook covers, bookmarks, pens and pencils. Projects for the dining room include cutlery handles, cruet sets, candle holders, mosaic trivets. The bedroom projects cover photo-frames, trinket boxes and pomanders. The kitchen projects include teapot fridge magnets, beaded covers, and switch plates. The final chapter covers a range of Halloween, and Christmas decorations.
The projects are beautifully explained with step-by-step instructions with clear photographs and illustrations.
This book covers a range of styles and techniques and will be of interest to anyone who wishes to make decorations for their home.
Review by Philippa Todd