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Tuesday, December 7, 2010


I first heard of ACEOs a couple of years ago but just hadn't got around to ever having a go.

ACEO stands for Art Cards Editions Originals. You can use any medium you like to create these miniature works of art, but they have to be 2.5" x 3.5".

As there's a recent trend on Folksy with lots of artists giving it a go, I thought I'd show you my first attempts:

Wonky Alphabet. I messed a couple of the letters up a bit.

Wobbly Orange Jelly. This was inspired by my wobbly jelly glass painted photo.

Flowers at Sunset.


I did make several polymer clay ones but they didn't turn out too well. I've got a couple more planned which I'll try to do tonight.

Did well at the craft fair weekend before last. Made a profit anyway! My polymer clay bookmarks and earrings seemed to be most popular. Sold some buttons and bag charms too.

Went to visit Father Christmas at the weekemd. The miniature train ride through the forest was nice, especially as there was still snow on the ground, but the 'grotto' was more like a fairground stall! Oh well, Little W enjoyed it!


  1. The good thing about polymer clay is if you don't like how it turns out you can just decide not to bake it and recycle the clay - my scrap clay pile is getting rather big!
    I may try doing aceos eventually!

  2. That's true. Yeah, my scrap clay will be bigger than all my lovely blocks of colour soon! I've done a few ACEOs now. Getting better...


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