Fimo family portrait

6 May

This little project has meant quite a bit to me. As a child I loved fimo but I haven’t had any for probably about 20 years. My love of creating led me on to an evening course in ceramics. But since having children I haven’t had the time (or energy) to do that. I’ve recently seen some great creations on pinterest using polymer clay and I realised that it didn’t have to be just for children, so I thought I’d give it a try again.

Unfortunately I’m dreadful with numbers and following instructions and after spending ages on my fimo creations I then went and baked them at over double the required temperature! The smell was dreadful and I almost cried when I saw them.


After a few days I stopped kicking myself and decided that I should use my mistake as an opportunity to improve. So I set about making my fimo family #2.

And here it is, my little family in fimo form.





Ok, in reality my hair isn’t that blonde!


And our cat Flossie rarely sits that close to the kids.

I hope you like it as much as we do.


8 Responses to “Fimo family portrait”

  1. melbrammer May 7, 2012 at 8:14 am #

    Love it! I want to make one right now!

    • entertainingmonsters May 7, 2012 at 9:14 am #

      Thanks Mel. I was thinking about setting myself up in business and making them for people. It did take me quite a while though!

  2. Patricia Torres May 8, 2012 at 4:40 pm #

    Oh my gosh.. thats the cutest I’ve ever seen!! simply awesome!! thank you for linking into Made with love… totally made my day!! 🙂

  3. April May 11, 2012 at 3:50 pm #

    What a wonderful craft! This would be a great project to make as a gift as well! How fun. 🙂

  4. Patricia Torres May 17, 2012 at 3:28 am #

    I have to say.. Im super duper impressed with this cute little project.. and am sharing this on the CD fb page.. today..

    Once again.. thank you for linking into Made with Love.. :))

  5. artclubblog May 31, 2012 at 10:52 pm #

    I love what you made! It turned out really well. Hopefully you can find some humour in having baked your first family to a crisp! It is a great story:)

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