Category Archives: Product Reviews

EasyCuffs with Teresa Pandora Salgado

Posted on January 17, 2017 in Product Reviews, Tutorials by Katie Oskin

Teresa Pandora Salgado - Stylish & Fun Easy Cuff Bracelets

EasyCuffs Polymer Clay Bracelet Kit

Teresa Pandora Salgado - Stylish & Fun Easy Cuff Bracelets

with Teresa Pandora Salgado

Using TinyPandora’s EasyCuffs Bracelet Kit

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There’s few things that are as fun as making your own cuff bracelets, unless you’re using Teresa Pandora Salgado’s EasyCuffs Bracelet kit. Teresa has taken ALL the guess work out of making cuff bracelets for you. She’s come up with a fast, fun, & easy way to make polymer clay cuff bracelets in three fun sizes. With EasyCuffs there’s a cuff bracelet for everyone from your best friend, niece, aunt, grandma, and even your sister-in-laws best friend’s, aunt’s niece! Yep, Teresa’s got you covered. If you haven’t visited TinyPandora, be sure to stop by.

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LC Machine REVIEW

Posted on November 15, 2016 in Product Reviews by Katie Oskin

LC Machine REVIEW | Best Polymer Clay Conditioning Machine REVIEW

Lucy Clay Tools: Clay Conditioning Machine

LC Machine REVIEW | Best Polymer Clay Conditioning Machine REVIEW

LC Machine Review

There are a wide variety of clay conditioning machines [better known as ‘pasta machines’] on the market today. If you watched my unboxing of the LC Machine, you are likely eager to know what I think. Here’s my thoughts on the LC Machine.

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LC Machine: Unboxing & First Impressions

Posted on October 27, 2016 in Product Reviews by Katie Oskin

LC Machine: Unboxing and First Impressions from KatersAcres | CLICK to watch the video & see what's in the box

LC Machine: Unboxing and First Impressions from KatersAcres | CLICK to watch the video & see what's in the box

LC Machine

Unboxing, First Impressions, What’s in the Box & Chit-Chat

Want to see the brand new LC Machine (Mammoth)? Join me as I unbox my newest polymer clay tool for unboxing and first impressions; discover what’s in the box and a little chit-chat too.

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Book Review: Polymer Clay Chinese Style by Han Han

Posted on June 3, 2016 in Product Reviews by Katie Oskin

Polymer Clay Chinese Style by Han Han | Complete polymer clay book review

Polymer Clay Book Review:

Polymer Clay Chinese Style by Han Han | Complete polymer clay book review

Polymer Clay Chinese Style by Han Han

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Polymer Clay Gemstones: The Art of Deception

Posted on May 6, 2016 in Product Reviews by Katie Oskin

Polymer Clay Gemstones: The Art of Deception by Randee Ketzel and Kim Schlenke | May 2016 Polymer Clay Book of the Month

Polymer Clay Gemstones, The Art of Deception

by Randee Ketzel & Kim Schlinke

Polymer Clay Gemstones: The Art of Deception by Randee Ketzel and Kim Schlenke | May 2016 Polymer Clay Book of the Month

 

Polymer Clay Book of the Month

If you are new to KatersAcres, my goal with everything that I do here on the website is to make polymer clay engaging, fun, and accessible to everyone. You don’t need to be a professional artist to use this unique, versatile, and readily available medium. One of the things I’m doing in 2016 is choosing one polymer clay book of the month to share with you.

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Translucent Liquid Sculpey vs Bake and Bond

Posted on April 29, 2016 in Hints, Tips, & Tricks, Product Reviews by Katie Oskin

Transluscent Liquid Sculpey vs Bake & Bond

Translucent Liquid Sculpey vs Bake & Bond

Transluscent Liquid Sculpey vs Bake & Bond

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Polymer Clay Glue?! Household Glues You Can Use with Polymer Clay

Posted on April 15, 2016 in Hints, Tips, & Tricks, Product Reviews by Katie Oskin

Household Glues You Can Use with Polymer Clay by KatersAcres

Polymer Clay Glue?!

Household Glues You Can Use with Polymer Clay by KatersAcres

Three Household Glues You Can Use with Polymer Clay

 

Polymer clay is a wonderful medium that uses products from all over the craft store. Often times some of the things you can use with polymer clay you may even have in your home (or in your husband’s tool box) already. Here’s three glues that you likely already have that you can safely use in conjunction with polymer clay.

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Polymer Clay Tutorial of the Month: Faux Batik

Posted on April 5, 2016 in Product Reviews by Katie Oskin

Faux Batik Tutorial by Lorraine Vogel

Lorraine Vogel from Wire Orchid | Polymer Clay Artist

Polymer Clay Tutorial of the Month:

Faux Batik Technique

by Lorraine VogelFaux Batik Tutorial by Lorraine Vogel

It’s the first Tuesday of the month and you know what that means?! It means that I introduce you to our polymer clay tutorial of the month! [Click here to see past tutorials of the month.] This month I bring none other than the wonderful talented Lorraine Vogel from Wired Orchid Jewelry.

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Fairies, Gnomes, & Trolls by Maureen Carlson

Posted on April 1, 2016 in Product Reviews by Katie Oskin

Polymer Clay Book of Month - April - Fairies, Gnomes, & Trolls by Maureen Carlson

Fairies, Gnomes, & Trolls

by Maureen Carlson

Polymer Clay Book of Month - April - Fairies, Gnomes, & Trolls by Maureen Carlson

Polymer Clay Book of the Month

If you are new to KatersAcres, welcome to the clay fun, wonderful, a tiny-bit crazy, but mostly a laid back learning zone! If you are not new to KatersAcres, welcome back. My goal with everything that I do here on the website is to make polymer clay engaging, fun, and accessible to everyone. You don’t need to be a professional artist to use this versatile medium. One of the new things I’m doing in 2016 is choosing one polymer clay book of the month to share with you. These books may be brand new, like January’s “Dogs” Book by Christi Friesen, or older and well loved, like this month’s Fairies, Gnomes, & Trolls by Maureen Carlson.

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March Polymer Clay Book of the Month – Images on Clay by Barbara McGuire

Posted on March 4, 2016 in Product Reviews by Katie Oskin

Polymer Clay Book of Month - March - Images on Clay I and 2 by Barbara McGuire

Images on Clay & Images on Clay II

by Barbara McGuire

Polymer Clay Book of Month - March - Images on Clay I and 2 by Barbara McGuire

Polymer Clay Books of the Month

If you are new to KatersAcres, welcome to the clay FUN ZONE! If you are not new to KatersAcres, welcome back. My goal with everything that I do here on the website is to make polymer clay engaging, fun, and accessible to everyone. You don’t need to be a professional artist to use this versatile medium. One of the new things I’m doing in 2016 is choosing one polymer clay book of the month to share with you. These books may be brand new, like January’s “Dogs” Book by Christi Friesen, or older and well loved, like this month’s Images on Clay series by Barbara McGuire.

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Tutorial of the Month: Beadmaker’s Bundle from The Blue Bottle Tree

Posted on March 1, 2016 in Product Reviews, Tutorials by Katie Oskin

The Blue Bottle Tree - Beadmakers Bundle

The Blue Bottle Tree

The Blue Bottle Tree - Beadmakers Bundle

Beadmaker’s Bundle from The Blue Bottle Tree

Beadmaker’s Bundle from The Blue Bottle Tree is sure to inspire your polymer clay bead making this season. I’d like to  introduce you to our polymer clay tutorial of the month! [Click here to see past tutorials of the month.] This month I bring none other than my darling friend, Ginger Davis Allman from The Blue Bottle Tree.

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Polymer Clay Book of the Month – The Complete Book of Polymer Clay

Posted on February 5, 2016 in Product Reviews by Katie Oskin

Polymer Clay Book of the Month:

Book of Month - Feb - LP Complete Book of PC

The Complete Book of Polymer Clay

by Lisa Pavelka

If you are new to KatersAcres, welcome to the clay FUN ZONE! If you are not new to KatersAcres, welcome back. Over the life of KatersAcres polymer clay adventures, we have played host to two year long endeavors with other artists. The first: The Friesen Project which is now an ongoing project available to anyone. The second: The Pavelka Project which was over in December.

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Polymer Clay Tutorial of the Month: CaneBenders

Posted on January 5, 2016 in Product Reviews, Tutorials by Katie Oskin

Polymer Clay Tutorial of the Month, Cane Benders with Teresa Pandora Salgado - January 2016 | Get MORE polymer clay tutorials at KatersAcres.com

Polymer Clay Tutorial of the Month:

Polymer Clay Tutorial of the Month, Cane Benders with Teresa Pandora Salgado - January 2016 | Get MORE polymer clay tutorials at KatersAcres.com

Canebenders

with Teresa Pandora Salgado

Learning and adapting new tricks with polymer clay is always fun! This past year, Teresa Pandora Salgado released her new tool set to help make interesting polymer clay canes, Canebenders!

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January Polymer Clay Book of the Month: Dogs!

Posted on January 1, 2016 in Product Reviews by Katie Oskin

Polymer Clay Book of the Month "DOGS!" by Christi Friesen | CLICK to read the review & enter to win your own copy

Polymer Clay Book of the Month

Polymer Clay Book of the Month "DOGS!" by Christi Friesen | CLICK to read the review & enter to win your own copy

“Dogs!” by Christi Friesen

Earlier this week I announced my plans for KatersAcres blog in 2016. [You can read the post here] One of those things is that each month I will introduce you to a ‘polymer clay book of the month.’ This book may be new, it may be old … but one thing will be sure. It’s a book that I like and think that you will too. I have several big artists and their books lined up all year, so be sure to check back on the first Friday of every month.

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Polymer Clay Book Review: The Art of Polymer Clay, Designs and Techniques for Creating jewelry, Pottery, and Decorative Artwork by Donna Kato

Posted on September 29, 2015 in Product Reviews by Katie Oskin

Polymer Clay Book Review - The Art of Polymer Clay by Donna Kato

Polymer Clay Book Review

Polymer Clay Book Review - The Art of Polymer Clay by Donna Kato

 

The Art of Polymer Clay: Designs and Techniques for Creating Jewelry, Pottery, and Decorative Artwork by Donna Kato

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