Salt Dough Animal Supplies

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Salt Dough Animal Supplies

Salt Dough

If you haven't already made your salt dough you will find the instructions to make it on my recipe for salt dough page. As the ingredients for salt dough are common and easily obtainable I have not included a supplies page for making the dough. 


Thin Wire


Creacraft Beading Wire 2 Coils of 45 Ft Each



Two coils of quality aluminium wire. 1mm and 2mm (12/18 gauge) each coil 45ft (15m). 

Silver in color though other colors are available.

Scratch and tarnish resistant. Anodized surface (no paint). 

Great for making flowers and jewelry making. 

This wire is great for starting out with wire wrapping.


Silver Aluminum Craft Wire, 4 Sizes
(1 mm, 1.5 mm, 2 mm and 2.5 mm in Thickness)



If you plan on doing a lot of wire crafts then this pack is an excellent choice.

4 rolls of aluminium wire in 4 different thicknesses, 1mm, 1.5mm, 2mm and 2.5mm.  Each roll is 16.4 feet. 

Flexible craft wire, easy enough to work by hand but strong enough not to snap or break easily. 

Can be used for lots of different craft ideas. 

This wire is great for starting out with wire wrapping.


Wire Cutters

You don't need special wire cutters for this craft, general household wire cutters will do the job. If you don't have any at all then the following suggestions may help you decide on which ones to buy.


Stanley 84-105 6-Inch Diagonal Cutting Plier



These small wire cutters are great for little jobs like making these wire Christmas decorations.

Stanley are well known for their quality tools and these general purpose wire cutters will be great for making these Christmas decorations.

6-inch diagonal pliers with long-tempered jaws for hard-to-reach areas.

Forged-steel construction for durability. 

Rust-resistant finish for greater protection; double-dipped handle for extra comfort.

Hardened cutting edges and chrome-nickel steel for extra-tough cutting edge. 

They can be used for lots of other crafts too including jewelry making with wire.


Xuron 410 Micro-Shear Flush Cutter



These small wire cutters are great for little jobs like making these wire Christmas decorations.

I use flush cutters if I want a nice straight cut on the wire. They give the work a more professional finish than general purpose wire cutters. Very useful if you intend to do a lot of wire work.

Will cut up to 18 gauge wire as well as tiger tail. Not suitable for memory wire.

6-inch diagonal pliers with long-tempered jaws for hard-to-reach areas.

Lap joint construction.

They can be used for lots of other crafts too including jewelry making with wire.


Round Nose Pliers


Beadsmith Jewelry Fine Round Nose Micro Pliers



These small pliers are great for little jobs like making these wire Christmas decorations.

The beadsmith range of pliers are great for intricate work and I own several different types that have lasted a long time.

The pliers are 4.5 inches long. 

Sturdy box joint construction with leaf spring.

The nose is smooth so won't mark your wire.

This pair is quite small so not suitable for heavy duty work or large gauge wires.

They can be used for lots of other crafts too including jewelry making with wire.


Beadalon Slim Round Nose Pliers for Jewelry Making



These small pliers are great for little jobs like making these wire Christmas decorations.

I also like the Beadalon range and use these slim round nose pliers quite often.

The handles are longer than the Beadsmith ones above and the soft grip makes them comfortable to use for long periods. 

The pliers are 5.75 Inch (14.6 cm)long.

Sturdy box joint construction.

The nose is smooth so won't mark your wire.

This pair is quite small so not suitable for heavy duty work or large gauge wires.

They can be used for lots of other crafts too including jewelry making with wire.


Tronex Model 531 Round Nose Pliers - Standard Handles



These small pliers also seem great for little jobs like making these wire Christmas decorations.

I have not used these but they have some great reviews. I will definitely try these if I needed to replace any of my round nose pliers.

The handles have a soft rubber grip that makes them comfortable to use for long periods. 

It doesn't give the overall length of the pliers but the handles are 3 and half inches long.

Leaf springs, strong joint with unique tronex bearing ring design.

The nose is smooth so won't mark your wire.

This pair is quite small so not suitable for heavy duty work or large gauge wires.

They can be used for lots of other crafts too including jewelry making with wire.


Knipex 2202160 Round Nose Pliers with Comfort Grip, 6.25 Inch



If you are looking for something that will do heavy duty work as well as the occasional fine work then these pliers may be a better choice.

I have not used these but they have some great reviews. I will definitely try these if I needed to replace any of my heavy duty round nose pliers.

The handles have a comfort grip that makes them comfortable to use for long periods. 

The pliers are 6.2 inches long

High-grade special tool steel, forged, oil-hardened design.

The nose is smooth so won't mark your wire.

They can be used for lots of other crafts too including jewelry making with wire.


Glass Seed Beads


Darice Silver Lined Glass Seed Beads, 1 lb., Multicolor



This is a huge set if you want plenty of choice and a wide variety of beads.

This a 1 lb bag of glass seed beads in lots of different colors.

Silver lined to give the colors a sparkle.

Darice also have other sizes and colors to choose from. 

A great buy if you are making anything where it doesn't matter if the beads are all the same.

This set is great for for bulking out your bead supplies.


Frosted Rainbow 9 Color Mix



If you prefer your beads sorted by colors then these are a great buy.

9 different colors each in 5 inch tubes. 

Colors include - clear, light topaz, light brown, brown, yellow, orange, red, amethyst and chartreuce. 

The company also offer other color combinations.

You will get a mixture of different types of beads and may or may not getting matching beads.

2mm approximate outside diameter of bead with 0.8mm hole

This set is great for starting out with wire wrapping.


Pastry Brush


Set of 2 Pastry Brushes 



Brush set of 2 includes 7-1/2" pastry brush and 8" pastry brush; great for a variety of baking endeavors

Soft and flexible boar bristles promote smooth and effortless spreading; liquids adhere to natural bristles for easy application

Untreated beechwood handle will vary somewhat from the product image due to natural color of the wood. 


Modelling tools


Polymer Clay Tools - Pack of 23



Total 23 polymer clay tools for creating fine detail.
You can use these sculpting modeling tools to make dots, smooth lines in clay, sculpture, make paper flowers and other art craft projects, embossing on soft metal and paper. 
This clay sculpting tools are suitable for both home and school projects use. 

Pack includes 
5pcs Wooden Dotting Tools 
4pcs ball stylus tool 
4pcs Modeling Tools Pottery Tools
5pcs Rubber Tip Pens 
5pcs Wooden Sculpture Knives

A big pack that can be used for lots of other paper crafts too.


Skilled Crafter Sculpting Sets With Case For Clay



18 different styled modeling tools for a huge variety of projects including clay and dough modeling, pottery making, wax carving and cake decorating. They are incredibly versatile and should last a lifetime.

Tools included in this set:

Carving
Incising
Cleanup Tools
Detailing
Loop End
Spatulas
Needle
Decorating
Palette Knife

Skilled Crafter modeling tools are built to last. They are easy to clean and won't rust which is hugely important to potters and sculpture artists who need their tools to stay smooth and untarnished.


Needle Tool


Needle Tools for Ceramics



Clay needle tools: the total length of this sculpture needle tool is 16 cm/ 6.3 inch; Needle part is 4 cm/ 1.6 inch long and the tip diameter is approx. 1.5 mm

Finely textured handle: the finely texture handle of the needle detail tool provides a firm grip even with wet hands.

Good for piercing the first primary hole in beads


Cocktail Sticks


100% Natural Bamboo Toothpicks



100% Natural Round Bamboo Toothpicks.

Ideal for d'oeuvres & other delicacies.

Perfect for Cocktails.

Great for crafting.


Acrylic Paints


Acrylic paint Set of 12 x 12ml Tubes



12 x 12ml tubes of non-Toxic acrylic paint that produces vivid, richly pigmented and long lasting colors that dry quickly.

BONUS 3 FREE PAINT BRUSHES included at time of writing.

These acrylic paints blend, layer and mix well to produce an array of unlimited shade for any project. Each paint has a fantastic thick consistency which will retain brush or spatula marks and give your work brilliant texture.

They are suitable for most paintable surfaces including Stretched Canvas, Wood,Glass,card decorating,plastic,Craft Foam,Ceramic,Decorative Wallpaper, Terracotta, Blackboard easel,Paper,Art Chalk Board And More.


Apple Barrel Acrylic Paint Set, 18 Piece (2-Ounce)



Colors glide on smoothly, dry quickly and stay beautiful as the day they were painted

Can be brushed, stamped, stenciled or sponged on

Easy cleanup with soap and water

All-purpose acrylic craft paint is water based, non-toxic and dries to a durable finish

Suitable for most paintable surfaces: Wood, plaster, tin, craft foam, Styrofoam, terra cotta, and more


Kid's Paints


Powder Paint



Powder paint is convenient and easy to use

Great for classroom use

Just mix equal parts of powder paint and water

This powder paint lasts for ages, you just mix up as much as you need at a time. 

Other colors available

Suitable for lots of craft projects.  


Tempera Paints



Set includes 16 oz. bottles of all 17 classic, cool and sparkling colors

Colors included at time of writing: black, blue, brown, green, magenta, orange, purple, red, turquoise, white, yellow, apple green, cantaloupe, periwinkle, violet, gold and silver.

Smooth, rich consistency that dries to a matte finish. 

Washable formula easily washes off skin, fabric, and surfaces with just soap and water.

Affordable enough for everyday paint projects - use with easels, stampers, sponges, rollers, and brushes. 

Suitable for lots of craft projects.  


Paint Brushes


Paint Brush Set 10 Pieces



This artist paint brush set Contains a variety of brush sizes

Length:16.5cm~18.5cm(6.5~7.3 inches)

Ideal for Watercolor Oil, Acrylic Painting / Body, Nail, Face Painting / Miniature, model, ceramic, Craft Art Painting, etc.

Easy-to-Clean and Reshape - Nylon hairs will spring back perfectly after every brush strokes and can be easily clean up with soapy warm water and reshaped with your fingers.

Short wooden handles with a smooth finish, perfect for greater control over small details.


Varnish


Fast Drying Polyurethane Clear Gloss, Quart



Drys fast. 

Clear glossy finish.

Easy to apply. 

Great for sealing wood, dough, papier mache etc. 


Liquitex 6208 Professional Gloss Varnish, 8-oz



Liquitex is more expensive than the general wood varnishes but works great over acrylic paint. 

Clear glossy finish

8-oz / 237ml bottle of medium

Lightweight, non-toxic; Dries to a non-tacky, hard, flexible surface; Non-yellowing and water-resistant when dry.

Intermixable with Liquitex Professional Acrylic Paint Colors and Mediums.

Conforms to ASTM D4236; Safe for educational use

Great for sealing wood, dough, papier mache etc. 


Liquitex Professional Soluvar Gloss Varnish, Aerosol Spray 400 ml



Clear glossy finish. 

12-oz / 400ml can of medium.

Lightweight, non-toxic and dries to a water-resistant, non-yellowing surface.

Intermixable with Liquitex Professional Acrylic Paint Colors and Mediums.

Conforms to ASTM D4236; Safe for educational use.

Great for sealing wood, dough, papier mache etc. 


Pasting Brush

You can use any type of regular 1" paint brush for this craft.  These can be purchased cheaply from most DIY stores or you can have a look on Amazon with the link below. 


2 Pack - 1" Wide HIGHLINE Premium Bristle Paint Brushes



Great paint brushes for wide variety of uses for paining, stains, varnish, acrylic and gesso.

Smooth wooden handle and sturdy tin ferrules provide comfortable grip and strong brush filaments.

Excellent quality filaments can hold paints well. Each brush is made with double layered filaments, long and short. Which helps provides more fines and precision for your painting needs.

Easy to clean filaments. Make them perfect to be used again for several times.


Mineral Spirits


1-Quart Mineral Spirits



Excellent Cleaner And Degreaser

Works On Many Surfaces

Read Instructions On Container Before Use

Water White And Crystal Clear In Appearance With Low Odor

Aromatic Content Of Less Than 1-Degree

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