Where there is a need, rise to it.
The quote above was said to me by someone I care about very much. And they challenged me with it at a very challenging point in my life. They used it to help me see the difficulty and circumstances in others and to help me reshape my focus. Need is all around us, but you have to first be able to see the need in order to be able to help those who need it.
As Pastors (read more about that here) my husband and I always try to do our best to reach out and help others. Even Kater’s Acres tries to help, give, and support others and their causes as well. This is exactly how the CFRainbowTree got its start. Once again, we are convicted to help others in their time of need; because “where there is a need, rise to it.”
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I’m in need of clay Christmas ornament donations. Are you willing to help? I’m calling on you. That’s right you. I’m calling on all clayers worldwide! I need your help decorating a Christmas tree for Cystic Fibrosis patients again this year. Are you willing to help me? Please see the information below for details on making your clay Christmas ornament donation.
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It is my truest belief that art in and of itself is healing. I also know that not everyone can afford to pay for art classes. Because I believe so strongly in art’s ability to heal our mind and our heart, I am offering a 2018 Scholarship to the Whimsical Sculpting Tutorials Club. The details on how you enter to be chosen are below.
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This months Sculpting Club Membership is a bonus month with 3 full PDF tutorials! If you have been on the fence about joining the Sculpting Club, this is your opportunity. You get THREE PDF tutorials (plus extras) for just $9.95, that’s less than $3.50 each; it’s a really good deal and a great way to learn how to sculpt.
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I’m in need of clay Christmas ornament donations. Are you willing to help? I’m calling on you. That’s right you. I’m calling on all clayers worldwide! I need your help decorating a Christmas tree for Cystic Fibrosis patients. Are you willing to help me? Please see the information below for details on making your clay Christmas ornament donation.
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One of the things that I am asked the most often is “why should I join a tutorial club anyway?” In all honesty the answers are as varied as the people who join them are. Today I’m going to give you a few reasons to join a tutorial club; and why you may want to consider joining any kind of a tutorial club (regardless of medium) in the first place.
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Monster Ball Challenge Winners!
Thank you SO MUCH for all of you who participated in the Monster Ball Challenge in October. I am very proud to showcase some of the art & talent of many of you, my readers. Without further ado, here’s some Monster Balls that were created for this challenge.
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Join the Polymer Clay Challenge
Are you ready for a challenge? How about a polymer clay challenge?
This polymer clay challenge will stretch your imagination, help your “play skills”, and get you all ready for Halloween all at the same time!
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What Polymer Clay Means to Me Poster
Part of the fun of our polymer clay weekend with Christi Friesen was that she had offered a contest to everyone who was attending. She asked each person to answer the question “What does polymer clay mean to you?” There were fantastic answers, most revolving around how polymer clay had saved people from a very difficult time in their life (which many of you can relate to I am sure) or about the versatility of the medium. Here’s what I wrote …
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I’m so thankful for each of you my customers, friends, clients, and cheerleaders. I couldn’t do the art that I love without you. I love giving back to you and rewarding you. For quite some time you have been receiving coupons with almost every single purchase you make here on the site. But now I’m going one step further and rewarding you with fantastic benefits as a way of saying “thank you” once again for all that you do to inspire me, push me, and encourage me along the way.
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