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Beads Aplenty with the By the Sea Create Along Box

Posted by Cindi McGee on

Klio Tsaliki created some gorgeous beads with her By the Sea Create Along Box!  My July Create Along box arrived full of sea breeze and ocean themed tools.  A beautiful silk screen gave me the idea of these big donut beads. I used all the sea and sand colors, and used more than one color to imprint the pattern. I absolutely love this color combination, you may have noticed it! An awesome texture sheet was also in my July CA box.  I am basically a bead maker, so I made a Skinner blend consisting of peacock pearl and metallic hues with the addition of a thin pearl layer above it. Then I...

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Mermaid Pool Mixed-Media Box - By The Sea Create Along Box

Posted by Cindi McGee on

  Sandy Huntress used items from the By The Sea Create Along Box to create this fantastic decorative mixed-media box! This sweet little box is the perfect place to store all your beachy treasures! Cover it in textures from the Motion of the Ocean stamp, then add pearly shimmer if you like. Use shells, beads and charms to create a mermaid pool topper. You can tell a mermaid just left by the sprinkling of sand and scales she left behind. Would you like to join the fun and receive an inspiring box full of polymer clay supplies each month?  Sign up...

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Mixed-Media Mermaid Shrine - By the Sea Create Along Box Project

Posted by Cindi McGee on

Pat Krauchune shares this amazing mixed-media mermaid shrine done in the style of Laurie Mika who she truly enjoyed learning from as part of a past Polymer Clay Adventure. Pat used the following materials from her June By the Sea Create Along Box:  The Motion of the Ocean - special edition rubber stamp texture sheet / Cockle Shell flexie stencil / Nautilus and starfish silkscreen /Glass beads / Pearly Pigment powder / Charm chain featuring shells and starfish.  She also used a small block of wood / Souffle polymer clay / gears /eyelets / mica powders / glass micro beads /hands and face mold....

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