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Celebrating the 4th of July

Lately I’ve been in a sewing mood so I decided to whip up a cute top to wear on the Fourth of July. It’s basically a fitted version of a pillowcase top. Besides this little sequin number I’ve raided my linen closet to design two brand new ways of making pillowcase blouses from embroidered pillowcases. […]

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Sleepy Moon wall art paper clay tutorial

I’m obsessed with the full moon and intrigued by the different faces you can see in it. This time I saw a dreamy woman’s face with a quirky little mouth. She was the inspiration for my website’s header and also my Sleepy Moon wall art, a paperclay sculpture surrounded by shimmering moonbeams. Follow along with […]

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New year, new website!

This is my first official post on LyndaMakara.com and I just wanted to say hi to everyone and let you know what’s going on. Even though I just launched my site at the end of January 2015, you’ll find articles here dating as far back as 2011. That’s because for the last four years I’ve […]

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Making a moon art sculpture with paper clay

This tutorial shows how I made a heavenly crescent moon art sculpture for a client using paper clay, simple craft supplies and common household items. The techniques I share can be used to create sculptures in different shapes and sizes. You’ll see step by step how the project progressed from the initial sketch to creating […]

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lynda makara

My name is Lynda Makara. I’m an artist, DIYer and dancing queen. My love of color, sparkles and shiny things shows in everything I do.

Creating art and beauty all around me is my passion, and that’s what this blog is about. It’s about art. It’s about home. It’s about inspiring you.

So come on in to my home of happy art, tutorials and creativity. Let’s have fun!

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