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Thing a Day, day twenty-eight

Polymer clay cat (or is it a dog?)… I was going for a cat, but I’ve gotta admit…it does look like a dog….

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Thing a Day, day twenty-eight

Polymer clay cat (or is it a dog?)… I was going for a cat, but I’ve gotta admit…it does look like a dog….

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Thing a day, day 27

Polymer Clay Flower Ring. I seem to make these flower rings a lot.  Some of my scrap canes make very good petals and this is a way to use them.

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Thing a day, day 27

Polymer Clay Flower Ring. I seem to make these flower rings a lot.  Some of my scrap canes make very good petals and this is a way to use them.

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Thing a Day, day 26

Angel ornaments. I think I’m done with angel ornaments for now.  No promises, though!

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Thing a Day, day 26

Angel ornaments. I think I’m done with angel ornaments for now.  No promises, though!

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Thing a Day, day 25

Alien with red balloon. A friend of mine wanted an alien with a red balloon.  So here he is (he’s about two inches tall).

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Thing a Day, day 25

Alien with red balloon. A friend of mine wanted an alien with a red balloon.  So here he is (he’s about two inches tall).

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Thing a Day, day 24

Polymer clay beads… It’s amazing what you can make with leftover scrap clay from quilt patterns.  I just can’t leave it alone….

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Thing a Day, day 24

Polymer clay beads… It’s amazing what you can make with leftover scrap clay from quilt patterns.  I just can’t leave it alone….

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Thing a day, day 23

Polymer Clay Fox. I was going to cover it with a quilt pattern, but I like the way the scrap clay marbled together on this little fox.  So I left it as is.  

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Thing a day, day 23

Polymer Clay Fox. I was going to cover it with a quilt pattern, but I like the way the scrap clay marbled together on this little fox.  So I left it as is.  

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Thing a day, day 22

Polymer Patchwork Platypus I think I might like this one the best (well, after the giraffe).

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Thing a day, day 22

Polymer Patchwork Platypus I think I might like this one the best (well, after the giraffe).

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Thing a day, day 21

So tired…I didn’t have any inspiration tonight, so I made a few beads (technical computer issues didn’t help)….

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Thing a day, day 21

So tired…I didn’t have any inspiration tonight, so I made a few beads (technical computer issues didn’t help)….

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Thing a Day, day 20

Japanese angel ornament It’s funny how things work.  I planned on doing another animal figure, but when I sat down to make something, this little Japanese ornament came out….

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Thing a Day, day 20

Japanese angel ornament It’s funny how things work.  I planned on doing another animal figure, but when I sat down to make something, this little Japanese ornament came out….

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Thing a Day, day 19

Angel Ornament I really like the colors in this “hen and chicks” quilt pattern.  It works really  well in this angel Christmas ornament.  

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Thing a Day, day 19

Angel Ornament I really like the colors in this “hen and chicks” quilt pattern.  It works really  well in this angel Christmas ornament.  

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Thing a Day, day 18

Swan, using twin star quilt pattern

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Thing a Day, day 18

Swan, using twin star quilt pattern

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Thing a Day, day 17

layered Moebius bead I used the hen and chicks quilt pattern from yesterday

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Thing a Day, day 17

layered Moebius bead I used the hen and chicks quilt pattern from yesterday

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Thing a day, day 16

I used the “hen and chicks” quilt pattern to make this…well, hen and chicks….

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Thing a day, day 16

I used the “hen and chicks” quilt pattern to make this…well, hen and chicks….

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Thing a Day, day 10

Did someone mention a horse?  How does this one look? ;)

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Thing a Day, day 10

Did someone mention a horse?  How does this one look? ;)

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Thing a day, day nine

  I made two  more polymer clay house beads (the ones on top).  Boring, I know, but I have a plan for them…. The two new ones were made with left over components from the snail’s trail pattern used in

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Thing a day, day nine

  I made two  more polymer clay house beads (the ones on top).  Boring, I know, but I have a plan for them…. The two new ones were made with left over components from the snail’s trail pattern used in

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Thing a Day, day 8

Some more snail’s trail house beads….

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Thing a Day, day 8

Some more snail’s trail house beads….

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Thing a Day, day seven

This is the snail’s trail quilt pattern.  So I made a snail to go along with it….

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Thing a Day, day seven

This is the snail’s trail quilt pattern.  So I made a snail to go along with it….

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Thing a Day – day 6

D’oh!  I fell asleep on the couch last night.  Here’s my thing a day – day six.  It’s a bead, using the snail’s trail quilt pattern.

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Thing a Day – day 6

D’oh!  I fell asleep on the couch last night.  Here’s my thing a day – day six.  It’s a bead, using the snail’s trail quilt pattern.

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Thing a Day 4

A black polymer clay puppy.  It’s a little hard to see clearly, but he has a purple bow-tie.

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Thing a Day 4

A black polymer clay puppy.  It’s a little hard to see clearly, but he has a purple bow-tie.

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Thing a Day 3

Polymer clay kitty with orange flower.  About an inch tall….

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Thing a Day 3

Polymer clay kitty with orange flower.  About an inch tall….

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Thing a Day 2

A little polymer clay bunny in a pink dress.  She’s about an inch and a half tall.

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Thing a Day 2

A little polymer clay bunny in a pink dress.  She’s about an inch and a half tall.

Polymer Clay Beads

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    Running late (as usual!), so I finished up these polymer clay beads…. **DRAT!  This post was sitting in my drafts instead of posted on Thing a Day for yesterday.  Here it is today, as well.**

Polymer Clay Beads

Thing a Day 1

    Running late (as usual!), so I finished up these polymer clay beads…. **DRAT!  This post was sitting in my drafts instead of posted on Thing a Day for yesterday.  Here it is today, as well.**

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Day Twenty-Eight…

*sigh*  It’s the last day…and I was on a roll.  Oh well.  I made two critters today.  One from the jungle, a parrot; and one from the sea, a fish.  If I missed your request, I’m sorry.  I think I’ll

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Day Twenty-Eight…

*sigh*  It’s the last day…and I was on a roll.  Oh well.  I made two critters today.  One from the jungle, a parrot; and one from the sea, a fish.  If I missed your request, I’m sorry.  I think I’ll

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Day Twenty-Seven…

I’d planned on making a couple of critters today, but this little guy took more time than I thought.  Here’s your roly-poly farmer, Susan!

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Day Twenty-Seven…

I’d planned on making a couple of critters today, but this little guy took more time than I thought.  Here’s your roly-poly farmer, Susan!

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Day Twenty-Six…

I couldn’t decide, so I went with a polar bear and a penguin.  I did a google image search for penguins.  Oh my word!  Baby penguins are just the cutest things!!  I’ve been thinking about the next three days.  Suggestions

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Day Twenty-Six…

I couldn’t decide, so I went with a polar bear and a penguin.  I did a google image search for penguins.  Oh my word!  Baby penguins are just the cutest things!!  I’ve been thinking about the next three days.  Suggestions

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Day Twenty-Five…

I think I’ve come to the end of the safari theme with today’s piece.  I haven’t decided about tomorrow…good thing it isn’t today!

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Day Twenty-Five…

I think I’ve come to the end of the safari theme with today’s piece.  I haven’t decided about tomorrow…good thing it isn’t today!

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Day Twenty-Four…

My daughter requested a giraffe…

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Day Twenty-Four…

My daughter requested a giraffe…

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Day Twenty-Three…

Continuing with the “safari” theme…

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Day Twenty-Three…

Continuing with the “safari” theme…

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Day Twenty-Two…

Well, I guess I’m continuing with the “Safari” theme for now.  I may mix it up a bit; or maybe not…I’m a bit scatter-brained and don’t stay with the same thing for too long–we’ll see.  Anyway:

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Day Twenty-Two…

Well, I guess I’m continuing with the “Safari” theme for now.  I may mix it up a bit; or maybe not…I’m a bit scatter-brained and don’t stay with the same thing for too long–we’ll see.  Anyway:

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Day Twenty-one…

I had one more barnyard critter, but it will take a while and I got home rather late from work.  So I did this pink elephant instead:

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Day Twenty-one…

I had one more barnyard critter, but it will take a while and I got home rather late from work.  So I did this pink elephant instead:

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Day Twenty…

I got a lot of suggestions for animals in answer to my Day Nineteen post. I may have one or two barnyard critters left in me and then it’s on to new habitats…. Thanks and stay tuned!

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Day Twenty…

I got a lot of suggestions for animals in answer to my Day Nineteen post. I may have one or two barnyard critters left in me and then it’s on to new habitats…. Thanks and stay tuned!

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Day Nineteen…

I’m going to be running out of barnyard animals pretty soon; I’ll have to branch out to other habitats…any requests?

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Day Nineteen…

I’m going to be running out of barnyard animals pretty soon; I’ll have to branch out to other habitats…any requests?

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Day Eighteen…

I wonder how long I can keep this going?

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Day Eighteen…

I wonder how long I can keep this going?

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Day Seventeen…

One of the workshops offered at the conference, was making little Inro boxes.  Here’s the one I finished today:

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Day Seventeen…

One of the workshops offered at the conference, was making little Inro boxes.  Here’s the one I finished today: