Polymer Clay


Fimo Leather Effect Clay: An Introduction to a Jewellery maker

Hi, my name is Valerie Anderson and I am a jewellery maker. I won a competition to try out the new Fimo Leather polymer clay and here is an introduction of me, what I do and what I thought. I hope you enjoy. Crafting I have loved crafts since I was a child doing everything from sewing and knitting for my dolls (and later for myself and my own children) and sketching ideas. My mum taught me to knit and sew and I also did it at school. Which I don’t... Read More

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Crafty Arts Summer Fun Day Highlights in Romford

Even though our Summer Fun day was a few weeks ago it was a lovely distant memory. As the marquee was being set up and the tables being put out, we were willing the sun to come out and the clouds to go away. The demonstrators and stall owners began to set up and the sun began to move over Romford. We had demonstrators from Our very own knit and natter ladies (which also includes Crochet with Maggie), Christine from Crafters Companion, Emma from Fimo, Dobby from Snazaroo and Caroline... Read More


Crafty Arts Summer Workshops at the Creative Hub in Romford

The summer workshops so far…… It may have been tearing down with rain as I look out of my window, but I still have a smile on my face. This summer we introduced the kids Summer workshops and it has been fantastic! We have had full classes and what they have produced is something to be feel really good about! I can officially say that this summer by far has been my favourite at Crafty Arts. The dream of hosting workshops and classes are finally coming to light. Here are... Read More

Easter Workshops 02/04/2015
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Easter Craft Workshops in Romford this weekend

We are really excited to running two Easter craft workshops this Saturday 4th April at our Creative Hub. At: Crafty Arts Creative House Bryant Avenue Romford Essex RM3 0AP Facing the Tesco car park at Gallows Corner Please Click Here for directions    Saturday 4th April 2015 10am-11.30am £5 per Child Come join our creative hub at Crafty Arts Romford for children aged 4+. We will create, design, bake and decorate what ever your children want to make. All materials are supplied just make sure that old clothes are worn... Read More

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How To Make an Easter Bunny Wreath #ChallengeDana

Hello and welcome to my first blog for Crafty Arts, I am a local Romford based crafter and like to think I can turn my hand to everything (although don’t hold me to that!) so when me and Tash were scrolling through Pinterest drooling over all the beautiful Easter crafts we stumbled across a beautiful image of a rabbit wreath and me being me, thought I can make that. So Tash challenged me to it and these are the results. Next month it’s your turn to challenge me! Attach a... Read More

Fimo Professional Promo 09/07/2014

Reviewing the new Fimo Professional polymer clay – Part 2

A few weeks ago we offered a few of you the opportunity to review the FIMO Professional True Colours, which is part of Staedtler’s new range of polymer clay. As promised here it is… We asked you to send us an image of your polymer clay creation to have a chance to be picked to review the FIMO Professional True Colours.  As a quick recap, True Colours contains a True colour pigment which comes in handy especially when you are blending.   Our reviewers were put to the challenge and... Read More

Fimo Professional Promo 18/06/2014
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Introducing the New FIMO Professional range, find out what is the difference between Fimo Classic and Fimo Professional

Introducing the new Fimo Professional We are running a FIMO Promotion at the end of the click here   Staedtler have been building on decades of experience by developing quality polymer modelling clay. Staedtler FIMO have formulated a new and enhanced oven hardening clay designed to target the specific and very precise needs of expert users. Staedtler believes that the modern redesign of the packaging and new improved formula reflects the high demands made on the product by artists. They have even finally launched professional FIMO tools to go with... Read More

Craft Hobby & Stitch International 26/02/2014

Craft Hobby & Stitch International

Last week, we had the great opportunity to go to Craft Hobby & Stitch International also known as Stitches. This has officially now become my favourite trade fair this year and to be honest it will be very hard to beat it. This event was hailed as “Europe’s largest show for the creative industries” and this year was its 39th birthday. Everything craft related was there, art, craft, needlecraft you name it, and it was there. At the front entrance, there were four large stands displaying some products on a... Read More