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Garden Art Creations: Polymer Clay in the Garden

By Boopaints
August 19, 2011

Polymer clay has been a popular craft for some time, but artisans are taking it out of the house and into the garden for a little added whimsy. Garden stakes, fairy doors, mobiles, and other fun objects are being created out of clay, bringing color and personalization to the outdoors. Meet three inspiring clay artists who have found creative ways to introduce polymer to their own gardens.

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Name: Charleen
Barnesville, Ga. Zone 7b-8 (Zone 8a)
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Ridesredmule
Aug 19, 2011 7:18 AM CST
I hope this inspires folks to try out polymer clay and love it as much as I do. You did a wonderful job on the article Becky, I loved it.
The three of us has found a Lovable and usible medium to try our crafty minds to create even more. Thank you for a wonderful article.
Name: Becky (Boo)
Phoenix, AZ 85022
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Boopaints
Aug 19, 2011 11:57 AM CST
Ahhh, thanks Charleen. The three of you were easy to interview! Big Grin
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Name: Robin
Pittsburg, MO
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Robynznest
Aug 19, 2011 1:08 PM CST
The best thing about the clay is you can keep changing it before baking it,
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Name: Charleen
Barnesville, Ga. Zone 7b-8 (Zone 8a)
Walk in Peace / I'm Charley's Mom.
Miniature Gardening Mules Tip Photographer I sent a postcard to Randy! I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Plant Lover: Loves 'em all!
Charter ATP Member Garden Ideas: Level 2 Seller of Garden Stuff Butterflies Birds Region: Georgia
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Ridesredmule
Aug 19, 2011 1:20 PM CST
Even after you bake it you can add more to it. when making the wee little folks, you almost have to make it in layers.
Name: Jan
Hustisford, WI
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philljm
Aug 22, 2011 2:41 PM CST
Wish I was crafty or artistic, these are great. Loved the article also ~Jan
Name: Robin
Pittsburg, MO
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Robynznest
Aug 22, 2011 2:53 PM CST
Thanks Jan, come on over to the Garden Art Forum. We can teach you, I'm betting you have it in you and it is just waiting to be released
Save the planet, it's the only one with chocolate.
Name: Becky (Boo)
Phoenix, AZ 85022
finding joy one day at a time!
Charter ATP Member Forum moderator I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Garden Art Purslane Garden Ideas: Master Level
Region: Southwest Gardening Enjoys or suffers hot summers Region: United States of America Birds Hummingbirder Container Gardener
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Boopaints
Aug 22, 2011 4:07 PM CST
Thanks Jan! What Robin said....we'll teach you!
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