Gay Pride Necklace Scott shows you how to create a blended rainbow swirl necklace
in honor of Gay Pride Month.
Birthday Cake Card Create a cute birthday card for someone special in your life. Gold-Flecked Granite Earrings I wanted to explore granite-like clay so
I started with this simple three drop necklace.
Abstract Arrows & Curls Abstract shapes and bright colors mix
for a whimsical pendant and pair of earrings.
Flow Painting How To Scott shows you how to use Apple Barrel Pouring Medium
and acrylic paints to create unique pieces of art.
Sugar Free Deep Dish Blackberry Pie Lusting for juicy, sweet deep dish blackberry pie?
Here's our version that cuts way down on the sugar.
Faux Labradorite Technique Scott shows you how to create faux Labradorite
with polymer clay and mica powders
Deconstruct Shirt for Fabric DIY Ana shows you how to deconstruct shirts for fabric for face masks Easy One Pleat Face Masks for Family DIY Ana shows you how to create an easy face mask for family and friends Baby Bib Bandana Face Mask DIY This time Ana shows you how to create a face mask using baby bib bandanas.
This design is NOT intended for healthcare workers!
But it is great for family and friends who just have to get out of the house.
Pleated Face Mask with Filter Pocket Ana shows you how to fashion a pleated face mask with a filter pocket Handmade Face Masks During this pandemic we want to support those on the frontlines.
Ana has adapted a face mask pattern that you can re-create and send to those who need them.
Pool Noodle Popsicle Garland

Pool Noodle Popsicle Garland

Just in time for Summer, Mark LaFerney has created this whimsical Pool Noodle Popsicle Garland.

Balloon Painting

Balloon Painting

Can you believe these art pieces were created using balloons?! Yes, balloons!

Sound of Music-inspired Pop-up Card

You Can Create This Sound of Music-inspired Pop-up Card

This week The Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization partnered with Red Ted Art to create a fully customizable pop-up card inspired by Maria’s love of the Austrian Alps…

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Cindi McGee

Cindi is a multi-published mixed-media artist. Over the past 18 years, she has enjoyed experimenting with many types of mixed-media but has found her true passion lies with polymer clay. Cindi is Editor of Passion for Polymer magazine.You can find her art on her blog Cindi McGee - Behind These Eyes, in craft TV show episodes and tutorials at When Creativity Knocks, and on PolymerClayTV at YouTube. She is active in social media and can be found on Facebook, Pinterest, HomeTalk, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube and more. Her style is diverse, and she is always seeking new techniques to master. Cindi lives in North Carolina with her husband, two sons, and a menagerie of beloved animals. If you are looking for an artist who “dares to be different” - you’ll find her "BEHIND THESE EYES”…

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Judi Watanabe

Judi’s love for card making started as soon as she was tall enough to reach the mailbox. Drawing and calligraphy was her passion until she learned how to carve erasers. This led to her next fascination, rubber stamping.

Together with her husband, Rob, she grew JudiKins Rubber Stamps from a small business in their garage in 1989 to one of the most innovative craft product manufacturers in the industry. Included in her stamping repertoire is Retro Mania from Northlight Publications and The Complete Photo Guide to Cardmaking from Creative Publishing International (Quarto Publications).

Along with her administrative duties, Judi travels the world teaching and demonstrating rubberstamping, mixed media and papercrafting techniques. Her projects strive to reflect her philosophy of ‘simple elegance’. Judi is a bundle of energy with a smile she shares with everyone.

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Ann & Karen Mitchell

Established in January of 1991 by sisters Ann and Karen Mitchell, AnKara Designs specializes in elegant and feminine handcrafted costume jewelry and accessories. Utilizing original sculpting techniques of polymer clay combined with crystal and pearl beads, metal filigree, and antique glass cabochons, the sisters create wearable art in a vast array of styles ranging from vintage designs to an updated classic look.
Working together, Ann and Karen share ideas to give their accessories the distinctive AnKara look. To further their knowledge about jewelry, they have studied metalsmithing.

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Joyce Hazen

Arts and crafts have always been part of my life. I've made wedding gowns, been a cake decorator, a rubber stamp artist and paper crafter. My greatest joy has been teaching and demonstrating art rubber stamping, which I've been doing for 27 years, with A Stamp in the Hand Co. and JudiKins Inc. as well as many other rubber stamp companies.

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Mark LaFerney

Mark LaFerney is an artist, crafter and blogger. He has an eclectic style and an affinity for all things handmade. Mark is a huge holiday enthusiast with a soft spot for Halloween. He is the creator of slumberingalligator.com where he loves sharing projects that are affordable and approachable. In addition to being a part of the When Creativity Knocks creative team, he has created projects for Treetopia and is a Plaid Creator. Mark's work has been featured at numerous Chicago nightclubs, local hotspots and private residences. He has also been featured in various online publications, has made several television appearances and teaches crafting and DIY classes. If you're a holiday lover with an appreciation for unique over-the-top creations, be sure to check out Mark on his website and social media accounts.

When Creativity Knocks’ mission is to provide DIY craft videos and step-by-step tutorials to spark your creative imagination. When Creativity Knocks…Open The Door!