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Every last scrap

Of course, we couldn’t get through scrap week without Louisville’s Ron Lehocky who continues his march to 50,000 hearts for the Kids Center. Ron receives polymer scrap from around the world, turning tail ends and discarded projects into what will be a half million dollar benefit. See him on Instagram and Facebook. Here you can […] Read more

Ke Garne

Three Samunnat ladies were due to fly from Kathmandu to Detroit in October for a US tour. This week Ron Lehocky and I learned that the US denied their visa applications. There is no appeals process. Bummer! Or as they say in Nepal “Ke Garne” That’s a resigned, “What can you do?” We imagined angels Gita, […] Read more

Polymer on target

We love to search Artful Home from time to time to see if polymer is on target and selling in the trendy online places. Louise Fischer Cozzi’s target earrings are light and balanced. Look over her full line and be sure to note all her clever connections. We want to stay on target for fundraising for […] Read more

Help Samunnat take the next step

A flock of angels will flutter through PCD this spring as we raise travel funds for the 3 Samunnat women who will visit the US in October for training and market development. Gita, Pramila, and Kopila are anxious to meet face to face with those who have supported them and watched the Nepal project grow […] Read more

Monday illusion

Lindsey Hansen (Vivid Clay) lures us into the week with a tempting cane design that fools the eye with its 3D illusion. She covered a straight-sided jar with the slices and replaced the lid with a cork top. Using black and white, she layers and stacks blends strips of blended clay into a square cane.  […] Read more

Spinning polymer

Did you read Ron Lehocky’s story about Bali’s Jon Anderson in this summer edition of The Polymer Arts magazine? The two artists have developed a long-distance friendship. Jon regularly sends Ron canes to be made into hearts for the Kids Project. Jon enjoys contributing to the project and seeing how Ron reinterprets his ideas into […] Read more

Pass it on

It’s Valentine’s Day, pass it on! Ron Lehocky’s meter rolled over 37,000 polymer hearts at the first of 2017. That’s $370,000 worth of polymer hearts that Ron has made and sold in the past 11 years. The money goes to the Louisville Kids Center for Pediatric Therapies where Ron is a pediatrician as well as an artist and […] Read more

Dashing through the snow

Jayne Dwyer and Ron Lehocky collaborated on these dashing reindeer. Jayne’s a caning whiz and Ron’s a talented scavenger who turns lowly scraps from other artists (Jayne’s cane ends in this example) into high art with a purpose. So even if you’re dashing today, take a moment to appreciate the little things, small blessings and serendipitous collaborations. Ron shared […] Read more

Patriotic polymer

Pull out your red, white and blue polymer clay and get busy on this weekend’s theme beads! Need inspiration? Here Ron Lehocky piles his patriotic hearts to raise flag awareness and money for the Kids Center. Note the wavy blade stripes. Barb Handy (BarbiesBest) creates themed beads for all occasions. Stars and stripes are one of her specialties. […] Read more

Traveling scrap

Scrap from Jon Anderson’s studio in Bali made its way to Ron Lehocky’s workroom in Louisville. Through all sorts of serendipitous connections and with a great deal of fun and intrigue, Jon’s polymer scrap is raising hundreds of dollars for the Kids Project in Kentucky. You can see pictures of more of Ron’s results by clicking on […] Read more

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