Glitz Series Mica Powder for Polymer Clay

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Glitz Series Mica Powders from Kater's Acres

With so many options for mica powder and similar materials on the market these days, how do you know which ones are the best, which ones are worth the money, which ones you need, and which ones you just can’t live without? The new Glitz Series Mica Powder in the shop is something brand new, different, and unlike anything else we carry. It is a stunning combination of mica & glitter all smashed together into an extraordinary combination of wonderfulness for a gorgeous combination.

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Customer Favorites

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Do you ever visit a site and wonder what the favorites are? Do you ever wonder what people really love? What customers are purchasing? Since I’m a polymer clay whimsical sculptor, teacher, and basic tools & supplies shop there’s a lot here and a lot of things you can miss. So I’ve made it really easy for you to find the Customer Favorites and try out some of the things sculptors and artists love most from the site.

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2019 Polyform Products Lineup

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The 2019 Polyform Products Lineup is pretty impressive this year. With a host of new products hitting the shelves and many already available at your local retailer, these tools will hit it big for a wide variety of disciplines in polymer clay. It’s no secret that Premo! is my favorite brand of polymer clay and one I readily rely on for all my projects. It’s relatively easy to condition compared to other clay brands, it has a versatile and wide color palette, and because of its true pigment properties the colors you think you will end up with when you create color blends & custom colors you actually get.

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Groove Life Silicone Wedding Ring for Polymer Clay

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Maybe by now you are familiar with the non-metal wedding ring, and maybe you’re asking yourself what that has (if anything) to do with polymer clay. Back at the beginning of 2017 I did a WIP Wednesday post about some very necessary supplies, one of which was my Qalo Silicone Wedding Ring [not an affiliate link]. You might think that this isn’t an important supply, but it is a lifesaver and I’m going to tell you why you might like to opt for one too.

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EasyCuffs with Teresa Pandora Salgado

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Teresa Pandora Salgado - Stylish & Fun Easy Cuff Bracelets

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

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LC Machine REVIEW | Best Polymer Clay Conditioning Machine REVIEW

Lucy Clay Tools: Clay Conditioning Machine

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

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

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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Polymer Clay Gemstones: The Art of Deception

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

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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

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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 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

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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

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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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