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We all love innovative new tools, but there are some tried-and-true basic tools that we continue to rely on.  These are some of the "must-have" basic tools... tools that are often listed on a "bring-to-class" supply list.

Adhesives
 

Crafter's Pick Ultimate 

A non-toxic, child safe, water-based, multi purpose adhesive that will adhere paper, metal, glass, plastic and other porous and non-porous surfaces.Durable, dries clear. 

large 8 fl. oz. bottle
$6.95

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Ranger's Glossy Accents 

A clear, three-dimensional glossy medium.  It adheres, protects and dries to a hard, clear finish, providing a glossy dimension to art projects.  Acid-free and non-toxic. Works well with optical lenses and Tim Holtz Fragments
2 fl. oz.
$5.95

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JudiKins Diamond Glaze

This water-based dimensional adhesive from Judi-Kins is a very versatile art tool. Glues glitter, beads, glass, plastic and vellum to paper. Gives a beautiful raised glass-like finish.  Thin it with water for a lacquer-like finish or add drops of dye ink to make custom color glazes.  Comes with covered dispenser tip
2 fl. oz.
$4.95

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E-6000 Industrial-Strength  Clear Adhesive

2-ounce tube with applicator nozzle that contains thick, permanent bonding adhesive. Tough, flexible and highly versatile rubber-based compound that exhibits exceptional adhesive, contact adhesive and sealant qualities. Usable for glass, rhinestones, clay, beads, fabric, ceramic, wood and metal. Washer and dryer safe.
Perfect for steampunk jewelry projects.


2 fl. oz. $4.95

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Perfect Paper Adhesive: Matte

From USArtQuest, a transparent, UV-protective, acid-free, archival & non-toxic adehesive. This universal acrylic adhesive and medium is great for every type of paper, plastic, metal, wood & glass. PPA is non-sticky when wet and non-tacky when dry. Use PPA for fine art, collage, montage, assemblage, decoupage, rubberstamping, scrapbooking, book arts, as a dry pigment medium, glazing, or as a finishing coat.

 8 fl. oz.
$8.99

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Humungo Killer Tape from 10 Seconds Studio

Two 8.5" x 11" double-sided sheets of heavy-duty tape for use with metal and other surfaces

$5.95

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Tip for keeping tips from sticking:  Coat bottle tops with Vaseline!

Wonder Tape

Ranger Inkssentials

1/8" Wonder Tape 15-foot roll
$3.00

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Ranger Inkssentials

1/4" Wonder Tape 15-foot roll
$3.50

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Ranger Inkssentials

1/2" Wonder Tape 15-foot roll
$4.00

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The three MUST-HAVE Golden Art Products
 

Golden 
Gesso

GOLDEN Gesso is a flexible liquid ground that seals, protects, and gives "tooth" to substrates, which promotes paint adhesion. It comes ready-to-use, but can be mixed with water for thinner applications. When applied in thin layers, GOLDEN Gesso will conform to a variety of textured surfaces.
Perfect for covering pages of an altered book.

8 fluid ounces
$12.95

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Golden 
Acrylic Glazing Liquid
(Satin)
GOLDEN Acrylic Glazing Liquid is a slow-drying acrylic medium originally designed for interior decorative finishes. Because it is made with 100% pure acrylic water-based polymer emulsions, it can has many uses for fine artists. Glazing Liquid can be blended with housepaints and artist acrylic paints to create an incredible variety of color glazes.

8 fluid ounces 
$9.95

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Golden 
Matte Medium

GOLDEN Matte Medium is a viscous, pourable acrylic medium useful for extending colors, increasing translucency and decreasing gloss. It is also useful as a translucent ground. We love to use it as a clear coat of adhesive in our journals.

8 fluid ounces 
$12.95

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Sakura's Micron pens are a tremendously popular choice for art journaling. Their pigmented, archival, non-toxic Pigma ink is water and fade-resistant; you can even paint over it without losing the detail of your line. Because it's great to have a variety of point sizes, we're selling these in a 6-packs and 3-packs

The package of 6 black Micron pens includes these 6 point sizes:
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Pen Size 005 = Point Size 0.20 mm

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Pen Size   01 = Point Size 0.25 mm

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Pen Size   02 = Point Size 0.30 mm

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Pen Size   03 = Point Size 0.35 mm

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Pen Size   05 = Point Size 0.45 mm

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Pen Size   08 = Point Size 0.50 mm

Micron Fine-Line Pens -- set of 6

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The package of 3 black Micron pens includes these 3 point sizes:
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Pen Size   01 = Point Size 0.25 mm

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Pen Size   03 = Point Size 0.35 mm

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Pen Size   05 = Point Size 0.45 mm

Micron Fine-Line Pens -- set of 6

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Translucent vellum

100% rag vellum with a smooth white translucent surface  
Pad of 50 8-1/2" x 11" sheets -- retail price: $11.95, on sale for $3.95

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Containers

  

Acrylic
8-compartment boxes

These are the 8-compartment boxes we send free with the 5.0 mm bit for the Japanese Book Drill
By popular demand, we're making them available for purchase.  These handy little hard acrylic containers are perfect for small embellishments (like the metal corners above), sewing bobbins, eyelets and rivets, nailheads, etc.  Each compartment is the size of a nickel. 
  
Above right, Sally Lynn MacDonald's photo shows how she transports 
Twinkling H2Os in the containers.  Great idea!  
(For more creative ideas, visit Sally Lynn MacDonald's blog.)

One acrylic 8-compartment box: $1.95

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Three acrylic 8-compartment boxes: $5.00

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Bonnie's Best Art Tools * Atlanta, Georgia * 404 869-0081

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