Crafting Cute (Paperback)

Polymer Clay the Kawaii Way

By Danielle Clark

Rock Point, 9781631066313, 144pp.

Publication Date: November 19, 2019

List Price: 23.99*
* Individual store prices may vary.

Description

Let Dani Banani of the popular Etsy shop FunUsual Suspects show you how to make 50 kawaii creations out of inexpensive and easy-to-find polymer clay. Kawaii—the culture of cuteness, originating in Japan—is everywhere, and it’s time to join the cuteness revolution with these amazingly fun projects.

Just follow the simple step-by-step photos and instructions to create darling characters, ranging from small trinkets to larger home accessories, including:
  • 25 itty-bitty and ridiculously cute charms, earrings, brooches, and figurines of Popsicles, macarons, French toast, waffles, bacon and eggs, donuts, tacos, sloths, unicorns, and more.
  • 15 adorable midsize pieces, such as plant holders, desk accessories, and ring holders in the shapes of llamas, hedgehogs, whales, jellyfish, and more.
  • 10 large “showstopper” pieces, such as a rainbow soap dish, fairy garden, penguin tic-tac-toe game, and robot paper clip holder.
 
With information to get you started, including techniques on softening the clay, color mixing, and baking, Crafting Cute will have you delightfully sculpting in no time.  
 


About the Author

Since launching her Etsy shop in 2014, FunUsualSuspects, Danielle Clark has risen to become one of the top-ranking artists on the very popular crafting platform. Out of 1.9 million stores there, she consistently ranks in the top 1%. Danielle lives in the Pacific Northwest and her work has been featured several times in Buzzfeed, Seattle Times, and other media outlets.