Craft Product Review: Jacquard Pinata Metallic Alcohol Inks

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“Make new friends, but keep the old; One is silver and the other gold.”  I was definitely singing this Girl Scout song while reviewing the new Jacquard Pinata metallic alcohol inks.  We previously reviewed their regular alcohol inks here, so go over there to get a little bit of a information if you are new to alcohol inks.   So what’s different and new about these metallic inks?  Here’s what the Jacquard website had to say: “Piñata Rich Gold and Piñata […]

Craft Product Review: Pinata (Alcohol) Inks by Jacquard

Pinata Inks by Jaquard

To a novice or newbie crafter, alcohol-based inks can be a little perplexing. I’m happy to share Pinata Inks by Jacquard and hopefully both de-mystify what this inks are and why they can be so versatile in your crafting supply box! Let’s start with a little information from the Jaquard website: Beautiful, highly saturated and acid-free transparent colors. Piñata inks are alcohol-based, indelible and moisture resistant when dry. They can be used on most any clean surface. Techniques: rubber stamping, […]

Playing with Liquid Polymer Clay- Stained Glass


I’ve been spending a lot of time lately with liquid polymer clay, this time playing with stained glass effects. In my previous tests of liquid clay, I checked to see which brand cured the clearest. Consequently I determined Kato Liquid Medium was really the best product for this set of samples. I really lucked out two years ago, and ran across a sale on the glass suncatcher forms. They are glass, shaped like stars and circles, and already have a […]