Thursday, January 31, 2013

A Light Post

I haven't done much miniature making in the past few days. I did make a few Fimo candles, but that's about it. The wicks are black clay which I roll and bake beforehand, and save in a little jar.
I always work on clean sheets of printer paper when I'm using clay to keep it clean. I used to scrub down my worktable before working with clay, but I could never get it clean enough to keep the clay clean. The paper is much easier, and works much better.


  1. Thanks for sharing the tip to use printer paper to keep the clay clean.

  2. Hello Eliza,
    Great tip for the print sheet...I never thought of that. Happy candle making,
    Big hug,

  3. Hi Eliza
    Your steady hand is something to marvel at!
    well done

  4. The candles look very real.

    I made polymer clay stems for apples. Which are about the same size as a wick. It worked very nicely but they eventually all broke off. So on the next batch of apples I used wire for the stems and painted it after I baked the clay.

  5. Hi Eliza, your candles look amazing. I wished i had a steady hand for such a great miniature project. gr. AM

  6. You candles are perfect.
    Bye Faby

  7. Me encantan tus velas, son perfectas, yo no se hacer ni eso¡¡¡
    La idea del papel es muy buena, siempre es limpio, gracia spor la idea¡¡¡

  8. I also use white paper with clay! :D

  9. Te han quedado perfectas!!!! de lo más reales!!!

  10. me gusta usar el fimo, nunca se me había ocurrido trabajar sobre papel, gracias!!!
    Las velas muy reales!!