We just finished the latest International Polymer Clay Swap on Facebook, The theme for this one was "Polymer Clay Covered Pen & a Twinchie" For those of you who don't know what a "twinchie" is (like my friend Moe) it is like an "Inchie" only bigger. An inchie is a 1 inch square tile and a twinchie is a 2 inch square tile. The way they are decorated is up to the creator.
I used my scrap cobblestone cane to make the pen and twinchie for my partner Paula.
I made two twinches, couldn't decide which to send so I sent both..... along with matching beads so Paula can make a necklace if she wants to. Here is close of up the first one with the beads.
This is the second one. I also used strips of a simple border cane on this one. It's a little funky, but I like funky.
And this is a close up of the pen.
Here is the gorgeous pen and adorable twinchie I received from Paula. I love the Delft colors and design.
I have a cup of coffee when I first get up but the rest of the day I drink tea so the teapot and matching cup are perfect. Isn't it charming? I love it. She even has tea pouring from the spout.
And here is a closer look at the pretty pen.
The "International Polymer Clay Swap" group have had 5 one on one Swaps so far. I participated in 4, I missed the first one but you can bet I won't miss anymore. It has been great fun to see what everyone makes, so many talented artist... and it's been a joy getting to know folks from all around the world.
The theme for the next swap is "Fantasy Vessels & a Twinchie". If you would like to join in the fun all you have to do is join the group and sign up for the swap. For more information click here
Heather and I have been hard at work planting flowers.... she does all the digging and I do the hard part... telling her where to dig. I'm a darn good supervisor. My yard is looking good... yip, I will be posting photos soon.
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