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What's New at TKB Trading

  • June 27, 2015 Kaila Westerman, TKB Trading, LLC

    My Lovelies

    My Colors are So Lovely

    In April, I vended at the Handmade Soap and Cosmetics Guild (HSCG) annual trade show in Indiana.

    I introduced My Lovelies, a new line of hue-intense pigments perfect for soapmakers.

    I offered them in both powder and liquid forms. The powders are best for the Cold Process soapmakers, and the liquids are popular with the Melt and Pour Soapmakers. All the colors are soap-stable,...
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  • June 18, 2009 Kaila Westerman, TKB Trading, LLC

    Color Blending till the Cows Come Home

    I've had a week of color blending. Swatching colors across my forearm and fingers so many times during the day that my skin is a little raw.

    I just spent four hours "duping" a single color, and I am awed. That I get to have such a great job, that it took me so long, that I actually succeeded.

    Here's what I've learned so far:
    • A single blend probably consists of no more than 5 elements.
    • Start with...
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