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Can you use floor wax on polymer clay? Which kind of floor wax? Learn more at The Blue Bottle Tree.

Floor Wax on Polymer Clay?

You might have read that you can use floor wax on polymer clay. But which kind of floor wax? And what would you use it for? Read more…

Learn to reduce square canes by using square rods. Learn more at The Blue Bottle Tree.

Reducing Square Canes

Do you have difficulty reducing square canes without distortion? Learn about using square rods as a guide for neatly reducing square polymer clay canes.

Use pieces of PVC pipe to protect polymer clay canes during mailing.

Polymer Clay Cane Mailer

Have you ever wanted to mail polymer clay canes, but weren’t sure how to protect them against damage? This polymer clay cane mailer idea is brilliant!

Read about Coloring Translucent Premo with art materials at The Blue Bottle Tree.

Testing: Coloring Translucent Premo

Read about tests of coloring translucent Premo polymer clay with art materials. Can you use paints, chalk, and inks to make colored clay? Learn more…

I was able to use laser printed images to create image transfers on Sculpey Souffle polymer clay.

Inkjet vs Laser Image Transfers for Polymer Clay

Image transfers allow you to print an image and transfer it to polymer clay. There are hundreds of ways to do it, both using specialized products and using just the image itself. But before you research which is the best

You can get dental tools from your dentist to use in sculpting your polymer clay. More at The Blue Bottle Tree.

Free Dental Tools

Did you know that dental tools are useful for sculpting polymer clay and other hobbies? They’re quite versatile. And here’s how to get them for free!

Rustic Beads and Components made from polymer clay by Ginger Davis Allman of The Blue Bottle Tree.

Rustic Polymer Clay Beads Tutorial

I swear this Rustic polymer clay beads technique has really grabbed hold of me and driven me to some serious time in the studio. I seem to be addicted to making Rustic beads, connectors, headpins, and all manner of other jewelry findings.

Kor Rollers, a Review

Like little patterned rolling pins, Kor Rollers are acrylic texture rollers used to make textures in sheets of polymer clay or precious metal clay. Read the review here…

Does polymer clay melt plastic? Find out from The Blue Bottle Tree.

Does Polymer Clay Melt Plastic?

There are lots of ominous warnings. But does polymer clay melt plastic? If so, which ones? Which plastics are safe to use with polymer? Learn more here!

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Last Minute Christmas Gift

Every year I try to plan Christmas so that it goes off without a hitch and by the time Christmas Eve day rolls around, I like to be DONE. Just pour some eggnog (the real stuff), turn on some music,

Buy cheap makeup kits for use with decorating polymer clay.

Using Eye Shadow with Polymer Clay

Have you ever wondered if you could use eye shadow with polymer clay? Much like mica powder and/or chalk pastels, makeup can be used on unbaked polymer clay. Read more…

Get the combined Silkscreen Deal through December 31, 2015.

Using Silkscreens on Polymer Clay

Want to learn more about using silkscreens on polymer clay? The All About Silkscreens eBook and Opulent Tapestry tutorial is now available for purchase. read more…

Rustic PodPins by The Blue Bottle Tree. Tutorial available.

Polymer Clay Pods

Have you ever noticed that polymer clay pods are a very common shape? Artists use the basic pod shape to showcase their unique surface techniques and styles. Click to see the featured artists…

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