Tutorial: use old buttons to make a polymer clay mold - to make more buttons... This might be *perfect* for that sweater I love that has a missing specialty button. I'll use the remaining button to make duplicates! Too cool!
Salt Technique. Polymer Clay - To make a beautiful and unusual beads requires only salt, plastic desired shade, and a little imagination. Beads rolled in salt, grains of which are pressed into the product. After baking, the salt is washed with water, and in its place remains uneven depressions. Then what effect we want to achieve, depending on the size of the salt crystals.