Please note: Clay Squared will be closed for Thanksgiving weekend.


We are celebrating our 20th year as a handmade tile and polymer clay art showroom/studio located in the Northeast Minneapolis Art District.  We are a husband and wife team both creating our art work in different types of clay. Josh Blanc makes handmade ceramic tile and Layl McDill creates polymer clay sculptures with her "Silly Millies" (polymer clay millefiori canes).

Clay Squared to Infinity is also a tile showroom that carries local and national contemporary tile artists and reproductions from seven historic tile companies from the Victorian, Arts & Crafts and Mid-century periods 1890s to 1950s. Come in to view our beautiful showroom, meet our friendly, knowledgeable staff and to get help with your tile projects. Take classes and discover Clay Squared to Infinity's amazing work.

Ceramic Tiles

ceramic tiles

Layl's Silly Milly Art

silly millies


July Clay Squared Newsletter 2017

Posted on Aug 04, 2017

DIY or Hire a Pro to Set Your Tiles?

Setting tiles is not the hardest thing to do, as far as home projects are concerned. Doing an excellent job, however can require the attention of a skilled crafts person and can be well worth the money.  If you are going to set tiles, "know thy self."  If you are a patient and resourceful soul, you will likely enjoy the process. If you are a hasty, rushing sort, know your limitations and hire help.  You'll be glad you did!

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Events & Classes

Intro to Polymer Clay Class

Intro to  Polymer Clay Class photo

$50 supplies included  (If you have a group of 3 or more email for a discount!)

Ages 8 to 98 will learn magical techniques with colorful oven baked clay. Roll, flatten, wrap and then slice to reveal amazing designs like stars, flowers and swirls. Then take your slices and cover anything you choose from the collection of objects including frames, jars, boxes, utensils and pins. Or make a creature like a frog or owl! You'll be amazed what you can do!  Check out our Facebook album of projects that students have made over the years: Student Work Album

Choose a date:
Saturday, August 12th 11:00 to 1:00pm (Full call to be on the waiting list)
Thursday, August 24th 12:00 to 2:00pm
Saturday, August 26th 11:00 to 1:00pm

Sunday, August 27th 1:00 to 3:00pm (Full call to be on the waiting list)
Saturday, September 9th 11:00 to 1:00
Friday, September 15th 6:30 to 8:30
Tuesday, September 19th 6:30 to 8:30

Friday, October 6th, 1:00 to 3:00pm

If none of these dates work for you contact Layl at to let her know a date that is good for you. We are working on the Fall schedule right now and happy to try to fit your schedule.

Click here to sign up online

If you have a Groupon  enter coupon code: gr40 to change the amount due to $0. (the actual code on your Groupon doesn't work in our system)
If you have a Living Social Coupon enter code LS40 
Be sure to enter the number of participants in box next to "add to cart" button.   Then bring your actual Groupon or Living Social bar code to class (or have it on your phone) so we can scan it in person.