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Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Handmade by Marianam-h Contest/ Concursul Handmade by Marianam-h

 Marianam-h made a cool Easter contest on her blog. She was nice enough to offer cool prizes for all who took part in her contest. I always loved contests like this one because I love thematic challenges.

She announced me that I will soon receive my prize and I was very anxious because I didn't know what I was about to get. Yesterday I received a nice box from her made of corn husks and it looks absolutely amazing! It was so detailed and nicely made, it's clear to me now that all beautiful things are born from patience and passion!

I posted a few pics with it (scroll over the Romanian text):

Also don't forget to check out her blog here:

Marianam-h a facut pe blogul sau un concurs special cu tema Sarbatori Pascale foarte dragut in care mi-am inscris si eu creatia. Fiind draguta, a oferit ca premii pentru participanti produse minunate din panusi de porumb. Intotdeauna mi-a placut sa particip la concusuri de genul asta deoarece imi plac provocarile tematice si oameni ca ea care ma inspira.

Am fost anuntata ca voi primii un premiu si eram foarte nerabdatoare, mai ales ca nu stiam ce voi primi. Ieri am primit o cutie pentru bijuterii din panusi de porumb de la ea si este absolut minunat! Am admirat-o pentru cat de detaliat si frumos este facuta. Este clar ca lucrurile frumoase se nasc din rabdare si pasiune!

Mai jos va voi arata mai jos niste poze cu el:

Lovely details - Detalii minunate

I already have a lot of things to put inside -  Deja am multe lucruri de pus inauntru

It came nicely wrapped with a cute ribbon on top

De asemenea nu uitati sa intrati pe pagina ei pentru a vedea si alte produse dragute pe care le face:

Sunday, May 26, 2013

Summer, water, fog, rain and sea / Vara, apa, ceata, ploaie si mare

I was inspired by water in all its forms lately so I made a pendant and a pin that would remind me of that

Am fost inspirata de apa in toate formele ei in ultimul timp asa ca am facut un pndantiv si o brosa care sa-mi aminteasca de asta. 

Saturday, May 25, 2013

Armenian Queen - Regina Armeniana

If you remember my Armenian Collection you will certainly remember the colors and the style of this pendant. I was inspired yesterday and I wanted to do something more...royal. So I created a beautiful Armenian queen dressed in gold.

Daca va amintiti Colectia Armeniana o sa va amintiti culorile si stilurile in acest pandantiv. Am avut inspiratie ieri si am vrut sa fac ceva mai...regal...asa ca am creat o frumoasa regina armeniana imbracata in aur. 

Thursday, May 23, 2013

Bicycle Pendants/ Pandantive Biciclete

A bicycle is always nice but considering the rainy weather outside I shouldn't be thinking too much about it. However, using a bicycle is not just great for your health and overall appearance, but it also good for the environment, so that can be a big incentive for those concerned about it. Inspired by this, I created two bicycle pendants that I hope will inspire you to go outside :D

O bicicleta e intotdeauna draguta dar avand in vedere vremea ploioasa de afara n-ar trebui sa ma gandesc prea mult la asta. Totusi, daca folosesti o bicicleta nu numai ca iti va aduce beneficii pentru sanatate si modul cum arati, dar este buna pentru mediu iar asta poate fi o buna motivatie pentru cei ingrijorati de plouare. Inspirata de biciclete si alte lucruri dragute am facut doua pandantive care sper sa va inspire si pe voi sa iesiti cu bicicleta afara. 

Monday, May 20, 2013

Challenge Revista Atelierul May/ Provocare Revista Atelierul Mai

I always get inspired by the great challenges Revista Atelierul is doing every month and I'm always looking forward to what they have installed for the next next month. This May, the challenge was something Romanian, something that would say traditional. I love ethnic patterns, and obviously I love our ethnic patterns; I'm also planning on making a new collection, a bigger one, just like Armenia, that would feature Romanian elements. However, this will not happen in the near future because I have so much planned, so for now I will just create something traditional for this new and cool challenge.So here it it, a new pendant I created with polymer clay featuring a girl wearing traditional clothing from the South of Romania, also known as Oltenia.

Mereu sunt inspirata de provocarile din fiecare luna de la Revista Atelierul si mereu astept cu nerabdare sa vad ce urmeaza in luna viitoare. In mai, provocarea a fost legata de traditional Romanesc. Imi plac elementele etnice, evident si ale noastre, asa ca am hotarat sa particip si de data asta. De asemenea, planuiesc demult o colectie inspirata din motivele traditionale Romanesti insa nu in viitorul apropiat, asa ca m-am multumit cu provocarea Revistei Atelierul. Am facut o fetita din lut polimeric care purtand portul traditional din zona Olteniei. As fi vrut sa fac si alte zone deoarece fiecare are elemente superbe dar am vrut sa pastrez asta pentru colectia mea viitoare inspirata din Romania.

port oltenesc, oltenia, traditional, romanesc, romanian clothing,

Friday, May 17, 2013

Sea and seaweed/ Mare si Iarba de Mare

My latest pendants have been inspired by the sea and seaweed. Each of them is made of polymer clay and has a small Swarovski crystal in the middle. 

Ultimele mele pandantive au fost inspirate de mare si iarba de mare. Fiecare dintre acestea este facut din lut polimeric si are in mijloc un cristal Swarovski.

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Sunshine and Mint/ Raze de soare si menta

I made a few more pendants in some very summery colors. I've been thinking about doing a beautiful minty color pendant and here it is, along with the yellow one. I also used some Swarovski crystals on both of them and I ordered quite a few so you will be seeing more sparkles.

Am mai facut cateva pandantive in culori de vara. M-am gandit sa fac ceva cu o culoare de menta si iata-l impreuna cu cel galben. Am folosit si cristale Swarovski pe amandoua si am comandat destul de multe asa ca o sa mai vedeti chestii stralucitoare. 

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Latest work and absence/ Ultimele proiecte si absenta

I made a few more pendants and things, but didn't have a lot of time to post them. Sorry for my absence. I'm preparing a new tutorial that will include flowers, however it has been extremely cloudy and I don't have a great camera and I want to post the best pictures possible so stand by.

Am mai facut niste pandantive si alte lucruri dar nu am avut timp sa le postez aici. Scuze pentru absenta. Pregatesc un nou tutorial care va include flori insa a fost extrem de innorat si nu am un aparat foto extraordinar si as vrea sa postez cele mai bune poze posibile asa ca stati aproape.

polymer clay, pendant, anime girl

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Last days of spring../ Ultimele zile de primavara...

I made a few more springy pendants that feature blossomed flowers because you really get inspired by the weather outside and escaping out in the nature for a while. The first is called Endless Garden and the second is Continuous Blossom.

Am mai facut cateva pandantive primavaratice cu tot felul de flori deoarece am fost inspirata de vremea de-afara si de cateva escapade in natura. Primul se numeste Endless Garden si al doilea Continuous Blossom.  

polimer clay pendant, blossomed flowers, garden, green

polymer clay pendant, green, red, flowers, white

Monday, May 6, 2013

Fire and Ice Necklace/ Colier Fire and Ice

Hello Everyone! I hope you had a great time during Easter holidays and I hope everyone is in good health after eating chocolate bunnies I wanted to make a necklace that would inspire you to wear red and feel beautiful so here it is. I worked a lot on this and loved it and I hope you guys like it.

Salutare la toata lumea! Sper ca v-ati simtit bine de sarbatori si sper ca toata lumea este sanatoasa dupa ce a mancat iepurasi de ciocolata. Am vrut sa fac un colier care sa va inspire sa purtati rosu sii sa va simtiti frumoase asa. Am muncit mult la el si mi-a placut asa ca sper sa va placa si voua.

Thursday, May 2, 2013

3D Organza Pendant Tutorial

After baking and glazing
I always loved organza, it's a really nice and elegant material. Most of the time I use it to hang pendants on, I don't like fancy stuff and the simplicity of it makes more complicated things stand out. However, you can use them differently, this time by adding the material on the pendant. All you need is:
- liquid polymer clay (preferably fimo as it is the most transparent brand)
- any polymer clay color
- scissors
- organza material with some print on it
- metallic hooks

Mereu mi-a placut materialul organza, e un material care are o eleganta aparte. De cele mai multe ori pandantivele mele vin agatate de organza; nu-mi plac chestiile prea extravagante iar simplitatea materialului face ca pandantivele mai complicate sa iasa in evidenta. Aveti nevoie de:
- lut polimeric lichid ( preferabil fimo deoarece este cel mai transparent) 
- orice culoare de lut polimeric
- foarfeca
- material organza cu imprimeu
- accesorii metalice (agatatori)

1. You first start by flattening your piece of clay. Here I used a combination of green and yellow to make an interesting pattern underneath the organza fabric.

1. Intai intindem o bucata de lut. Eu am folosit o combinatie de verde si galben deoarece voiam un model mai interesant sub material.

2. We cut a square shape.
2 Taiem lutul intr-o forma patrata. 

3. We do the same thing to make the pendant's front side and we cut a round shape in it.
3. Procedam la fel cu o alta bucata de lut care va fi fata pandantivului si taiem cu o forma rotunda.

4.We take a piece of organza (here I used a small organza pouch) and we cut a piece the size of our first rectangle

4. Luam o bucata de organza (aici un saculet mic) si taiem o bucata cat primul nostru patrat.

5.We take the first square piece and put a lot of translucent liquid clay on it.
5. Luam primul patrat taiat si punem mult lut lichid.

6.We apply our organza square on the square with liquid clay and add more liquid clay on top and we spread it evenly.
6. Aplicam patratelul de organza pe patratelul pe care am pus lut lichid inainte si adaugam mai mult lut lichid peste, pe care il intindem in mod egal.

7.We cut some pieces of clay that will serve as frames and as a base for the pendant. We apply them on the organza square.
7. Taiem niste bucatele de clay care vor servi ca rame si baza pandantivului nostru. Le aplicam pe patratelul cu organza.

8.We apply the rectagle piece of clay that has the round shape cut in it and we take a piece of rolled clay to make a frame for our pendant
8. Aplicam bucata de lut in care am taiat forma rotunda si luam o bucata de lut rulat pentru a face o rama pentru pandantiv

9.Cu ajutorul unei scobitori facem modele pe margine si aplicam accesoriu metalic.
9. We make different patterns on the sides and add the metallic hook.

10. We make small indents on the edge of the round shape in the middle (with a toothpick)and embellish the pendant with acrylic paint.
10. Facem mici adancituri pe marginea formei rotunde din mijloc cu o scobitoare si decoram pandantivul cu acrilice.

End result before curing:
Rezultatul final inainte de coacere: