The Art of Inchworms

Hello! Today I’m going to be going over how I make clay inchworms, and I’ll show you a couple that I’ve made recently. 🙂 Making clay inchworms is rather a strange hobby for sure, but I enjoy it a lot.

Continue reading “The Art of Inchworms”

The Adventures of Inchy B {Part 13}

Time for the next part! YAY.

[See the other parts here]

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5 Etsy Favorites

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Hello everyone! Today I have some of my favorite things from Etsy. 😀

But before that, I need to do a shout out to…. Miss Magic’s Memoir! Check out this fun blog HERE.

Okay, ready? Let’s start. Continue reading “5 Etsy Favorites”

The Adventures of Inchy B {Part 7}

I feel like I haven’t posted a part in awhile, so here you are! 😀

|Go HERE to see the PREVIOUS 6 parts, then come back! :)|


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Inchy B soared up towards the ceiling and looked down at Itchy who looked like a… very small inchworm. The Land of the Clay Creatures was small as well.

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She flew out into the hall and onto a Thing. She pulled out her Inchworm Encyclopedia (which was very hard to do seeing as she didn’t have any pockets) and paged through it.

“Aha!” she cried, spying a picture that looked like the Thing, “this must be a banystar! And those wiggly things must be sta-ears, or do you say it stairs?”

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Inchy B decided it wasn’t worth pondering over so she took off and flew up the Sta-ears.

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After much flapping Inchy B the Pegaworm got tired. Her wings started aching and her balance began to get off. She veered over to the edge and landed on the ‘banystar.’

“I’ve come a long way,” Inchy B said to the air. “Air, do you think I should stop here or go further.”

Air did not answer, but Inchy B’s wings were feeling better so she decided to take off once again.

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The sun was beginning to set. Inchy B thought she must look quite beautiful flying towards the sun. She wasn’t quite sure why it wasn’t hot, but she didn’t mind it being a little cool.

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She turned a bit and came into light again.

“Wow, I must have flown a whole day! It felt like two minutes. Ah, how time marches on,” thought Inchy B as she flew into the light room.

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She was heading towards a big creature when something caught her eye. She whirled to the left and landed on a white Chunk of Wood.

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“White Wiggling Worms!” cried Inchy B, “there’s tons of ’em!”


Ooh! o_O

WordPress changed the smileys. 😥 HOW HORRIBLE.

Goodbye! Have fun waiting for the next part! 🙂

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Whew! It’s kind of hard to think about all of the details for BIBPC, but I think I can manage. XD

The Adventures of Inchy B {Pt. 4}

*Crowd cheers* Thank you, thank you! *bows* XD Another Inchy B part! YES! I’m so glad that you guys are enjoying this series, it makes me grin every time someone comments with “YAY INCHY B!”. 😀 I even tagged this post with #goinchy. 😛  Continue reading “The Adventures of Inchy B {Pt. 4}”

Giveaway Winner!!

EEK! ARE YOU EXCITED? I AM! I AM SO SO EXCITED! I might be more excited than some of the people who have entered… XD WHO IS THE WINNER?

MEE!

Okay, just kidding. 😛

Just to remind you, the winner will get a clay bluebird, a clay starfish, a clay rose transfer, a clay inchworm, a poster signed by me, and a chance to do a guest post on my blog! I’m also including a hand-written note from me. 😀

Yes, there is a winner. I just don’t want to tell you quite yet. Oh all right!

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Eeek! :O You WON! Is that not exciting?

Hint: The answer is yes.

Oh wait… cousin Clara, sorry if I confused you! I meant the blogger Clara. 😉

Oh wait! Don’t leave, I’m doing a second prize! The second prize consists of a hand-written note by me, a washer necklace, a poster signed by me, and a chance to guest post! 😀

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Congratulations, AA! 😀 Don’t worry, you do NOT have to except this prize seeing as it’s not that terribly great. 😉 If you want you can just do the guest post or whatever. 🙂

I know how disappointed the rest of you might be, but I hope to do another giveaway sometime! Thank you so much for entering, one and all. 🙂

Leave a comment saying whether you would like me to email you using the email you put in the comment box, or if you would rather me not do that I can get a contact form up. 🙂

You must email me back before the 7th of March.

Thank you, both for entering and for reading this blog! 😀

Our Clay Table + TCC Entries

Allison and I love to make things out of polymer clay. But we don’t like to get all our stuff out whenever we want to create something, so Allison got out a folding table and set it up in our school room. Yesterday we re-organized it and this is what it looks like: DSCN3081 (1280x960).jpg

Here are some photos showing the details. 😉

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Allison’s baked clay stuff.
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Our scrap tile. 😛
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Our TBB tile. (To Be Baked)
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Our Sculpey glue, Sculpey glazes, and lids that we use for cutters.
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Our many, many, tools- most of which we hardly use. XD

 

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To make this post a bit longer, here are Carmen and my entries for a coloring contest! Carmen’s is first. 😉

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They are reef triggerfish!

Good night!

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Clay Inchworms

Hello!

Some of you probably know that I enjoy making things out of polymer clay. 🙂 One of the first things I made was and inchworm with a top hat. Then I decided to make another! And another, and another…

Anyway! I decided to share some of them with you. They are posted in order, so this one below is the first one I made. I’m afraid he’s rather linty… XD

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Here’s the second one! 😀

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And the third… XD It’s a little hard to tell what this is, but she’s, as my little sister says, Worm Elsa! 😛

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Here is the Book Worm. Hehe!

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I have many more. Let’s see, I have a baby inchworm, twin inchworms, an inchworm walking his pet snail, and a few others! 😀 But since I haven’t taken pictures of them yet, you’ll have to do with these four. 😉

Do you want to see more clay inchworms?

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You can be thankful I made an inchworm, otherwise you wouldn’t have Inchy B! XD

The Adventures of Inchy B {Pt. 3}

YAY! PART THREE! XD In my giveaway lots of people said that Inchy’s photo story was their favorite post, so with out further ado (ado ado ado ado ado ado ado ado ado ado ado ado ado ado ado ado  there, done) I present you part three!

(See the other parts here)


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Inchy B had come a long way. A piece of her had gotten pinched off in the door, she had gotten covered in lint, and she was very weary. But as she inched on she noticed that the ground ahead was white. Itchy had said that it would be white when she reached The Land of Your Other Self.

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She walked closer and slowly inched onto the white tile.

“One little step for Inchworm, one giant step for Inchwormkind,” she murmured.

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At last she, Inchy B, was completely on the tile. She forgot all her aches and pains and weariness and became overjoyed. Soon she would meet her Other Self!

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She looked ahead and saw a big white something. It didn’t look very safe so she veered over into another track.

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This track took her to a light green shaggy substance.

Grass! She thought, as she heaved herself up.

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As she inched across the ‘grass’ she felt terribly small. And she was. Her little green self was barely noticeable!

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Once off the ‘grass’ Inch B noticed a brown chunk of wood.

“Why hello, Mr. Brown Chunk of Wood!” she called out cheerfully, “would you mind telling me how to get to my Other Self?”

Mr. Brown Chunk of Wood did not answer. Inchy B was certain that if she got on top of Mr. Brown Chunk of Wood (let’s call him Mr. BCW) she could find her Other Self.

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Sadly for her, it was rather hard to get up Mr. BCW. He had many corners and was rather tall. She was so disappointed in Mr. BCW that she wept mournfully for a whole second before drying her eyes. She didn’t really need to dry her eyes though, because eye that have been poked on to worms do not get tears in.

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After tossing her imaginary handkerchief to the imaginary wind, Inchy B discovered a Mr. Black Piece of Plastic (Mr. BPP) who was much more considerate than the Chunk. She easily scaled his sides and crept up to the top.

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Unfortunately, Mr. BPP was not touching Mr. BCW. Inchy gathered all of her courage up and held a conference with it. She didn’t have many courages but they were willing enough and she bridged the gap. Clay is a bit sticky, so her front stuck successfully to Mr. BCW.

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She dragged her whole body onto the Chunk and made her way up, up to her Other Self.


 

YAY FOR INCHY!! XD What part was the funniest so far? 😀

Enjoy the rest of your day!

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We made a little waterfall in our ‘creek’ the other day and my brothers and I even made a water wheel that spins in it! I’ll show you a picture sometime. 🙂

Photo of the Week: Fog and Fence Posts

Hello guys! Here’s a photo I took down by our pond. It was so foggy last evening!

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See? XD Here’s the news! 😛

  • Don’t forget about my giveaway! I’m giving away some cool clay stuff and some other things, so check out my post HERE if you want to enter! Only one week until it’s over!
  • Also, only a week to enter in a blog button giveaway I do with another blogger.
  • Random shoutout! Spark of Creativity.
  • I put a profile picture up on my sidebar. You can’t see my face, but it’s kind of neat. 🙂

That’s all! Thank you for reading, guys. 🙂

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I did a post about mud on a collab blog HERE. XD

AHHH! 100 Followers Suprise

AHHHHHHHH! EEEKKK!! OOOOOHH! XD I mean… hkjksdafhaisdna!

Exactly.

Woah… that’s… INCREDIBLE! And now I finally get to use this adorable little GIF:

I love Pusheen. 😛 Click HERE to go to the website with all of his GIFs.

Back to screaming…

AAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!

o_O 😀 🎈✨🎊

YAAAYYY!!

Yes, I’m excited. 😛 But you should be too, because I’m doing a…

GIVEAWAY!

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Here is what you will get when you enter. All of the stuff is made by me. 😉

A clay inchworm.

A rose photo transfer on clay.

A clay starfish in a shell.

A fat little bluebird.

This poster signed by me.

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And you will be able to do a guest post on here! 😀

How to Enter:

  1. Comment to say that you are entering. Sorry, but you have to live in the U.S. :/
  2. Tell me in your comment which one of my posts was your favorite.
  3. Give me the link to any social media posts or blog posts about this.
  4. Wait.

How to Get Bonus Entries:

  • Post on social media. (One extra entry)
  • Post on your blog. (Two extra entries)

On the first of March I will randomly draw a person’s name. I will email that person by either looking at the email you leave in the box when you go to comment, or putting up a contact form for a bit. You MUST reply/email me with in five days or I will pick a new winner.

Again, ENTER BY MARCH 1st!

THANK YOU AGAIN!
Now, who will be number 101? XD

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You can get an extra entry by coming to my house and giving me ten bars of chocolate. Good luck! XD

The Adventures of Inchy B {Part 2}

*crowd cheering* YAY! PART TWO! Heh. heh.

Onto the story! If you haven’t read the first part, then go find it. Just kidding. 😛 Click HERE.  Allison didn’t preview this post, so there may be typos! Hehe!


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After a long, hard, journey, Inchy B had finally reached Mt. Cellophane. It was so beautiful Inchy B could have cried. But she didn’t, because she was clay. Plus, water would probably do something drastic to her complexion.

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She was exploring the colors when she found something that made her gasp.

“It’s my mother-color!” she said, her voice catching as she looked lovingly at her mother-color. It was named ‘516’.

“I will never forget you, 516,” Inchy told it.

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She explored for a bit and then found a piece of blue clay that was already smooth! She was about to take it when she remembered something Itchy had said.

“If something’s already made, leave it be,” those were Itchy’s solemn words.

Itchy sighed. She went back to the mountain and grabbed a blob of purple. Then she trotted back to Itchy.

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They journey was shorter this time, and it only took three minutes instead of four. Itchy was relieved to see that Inchy B had gotten back with only a little bit of lint added to her.

“But hun, that’s no accessory! That’s what we call a ‘Shapeless Blob’,” Itchy informed her.

“I was thinking you might… perhaps… help me think of something?” Inchy B asked hopefully.

“Darlin’,” Itchy said, “Have you noticed that I’m a little tough and hard? It’s because I don’t have Creative Juices. I just don’t,” she looked mournfully into Inchy B’s eyes.

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Thankfully, Inchy B did have Creative Juices. She got her Shapeless Blob and rolled it out into a thin log-shaped piece. Then in trade for getting the scratchy tool for Itchy, she got help for getting the log (which was a belt) around her middle.

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“I have an Accessory!” Inchy B cried.

Itchy groaned some approveals while scratching, “the perfect (oooohhh) color for, (aahhhh) you,” she said.

“But alas, I can not see myself!” Inchy B mourned.

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Itchy rose and pointed to another direction.

“The Land of Your Other Self,” she said, “that is where you must go.”

Inchy B looked to see where she was pointing.

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There was a doorway with a suspicious looking horse head peeking out of it.

“I know you can make it, dearie. Take courage!” Itchy said, looking fondly at the little inchworm.

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“I’ll buy you a postcard!” Inchy yelled as she started on another (much longer) journey.


 

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I hope one of those smiley faces describes how you like it. 😀

By the way,  I feel much better. 🙂 Thank you so much for all your kind comments! I hope I didn’t spread it to anyone…. *chews fingernails* XD

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I have a errand for you. 😐 :\ Yes, an errand. o_O IF you want, you can go explore my old posts and look for one you would like me to put in my next Post from the Ancient Times. 😮 😥 Why the sad faces? Because I’m sure I made you worried, didn’t I? 😦 ^^’

The Adventures of Inchy B {Pt. 1}

YAY! THE PHOTO STORY IS HERE!

The main character will be a polymer clay inchworm. I hope you enjoy part one! 😀


At the very start it could only feel. It felt itself being squished by strong fingers, rolled between two sweaty palms, and bent into some shape.

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And then it could see. There were two pokes and the world – or at least the room it was in – showed up, just like it was opening its eyes after a good night’s sleep.

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It wanted to move around, but it was scared at the thing in front of it. A-a ‘A Human. A she human,’ something inside of it said. The Human slashed a knife across its back, making segments. This strangely didn’t even hardly feel.

When the Human left it saw a creature with polka dots behind it. It inched over to the creature. Then it heard something. Hearing was an odd experience, not at all easy to explain. The sound echoed around inside of its head.

“He…llo…there…” this is what the sound said. It came from the polka dotted creature. Then there was more sound, this time very clear. The creature said this while rubbing itself on the ground.

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“Can you hear me? Who are you? Can you talk, dear?” Another voice spoke in it’s head, “Mouth, mouth!” But what was a mouth?

“H-hi,” it jumped at the sound of its voice. But then it sprung forward with great energy.

“I don’t think I have a name, and I’ve never seen my self. Are you an inchworm? Something inside me says you are. This is talking, right? Yeah, I  can talk. It’s so much fun! What is your name?”

“First, dear, please give me something to scratch on, then I’ll explain.” It crawled off the tile it was on to look for a ‘something.’

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As it dragged it back up on the tile the inchworm answered some questions.

“My name is Miss Itchworm, but I’d love it if you could just call me Itchy. And yes, you were talking there, very good, hun! Now, we must get you a name.”

It dragged the tool up to Itchy.

“Couldn’t I be named Inchy? Am I an Inchworm?”

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“Ahh, much better, thanks girl! No, Inchy is too much like Itchy. I have it! How ’bout… Inchy B?” Itchy seemed very proud of herself for figuring out a name.

“That would be great. Thank you ma’am. But I want spots like you!”

“Spots like me? No dear, you do not want these spots. I know the Human did a bad job of it, but these rascals are chicken pox. Rather itchy. But if you want, you can make yourself an Accessory,” she acted as if an Accessory was something very special and Inchy B immediately wanted one.

“Oh please, Miss Itchy! Please may I have one?”

Itchy rose solemnly and looked over the horizon. She stared straight ahead and told Inchy B, “It’s Mt. Cellophane. You must go there, Inchy B. There are many colors from which Accessories may be made. But the journey will be hard, very hard.”

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“I want to go,” replied Inchy B just as solemnly.


You were supposed to read Itchy and Inchy B’s last statements very solemnly. XD

This is so fun! 🙂 Did you enjoy it?! 😀 Itchy was supposed to be a guy first, but I decided she seemed more like a Miss. 🙂

Here is day two of the Quote Challenge! I LOVE THIS QUOTE! XD I guess it’s a quote.. anyway! I got it from the first nominee! You can see her blog by clicking on her name. 😉

“What if I fall?”

“Oh but my darling, what if you fly?”

Nominees:

Megan

Genna

Olivia

Bye!! 😀

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