Weekly Video Recap: Halloween Jewelry, Jewelry Making Kits, Closeout Sale, And Wire Wrapped Rings

Weekly Video Recap: Halloween Jewelry, Jewelry Making Kits, Closeout Sale, And Wire Wrapped Rings

My goodness. Halloween is only a month away. It is time to scare up some DIY Halloween costume and Halloween jewelry ideas. We have some frightful suggestions. We have a bunch of great jewelry making videos this week. One Halloween video and a mixed bag of other treats. We look at jewelry making kits, our big Closeout Sale, and a fun wire wrapping episode of Conversatio…
The Importance of Local Bead Shopping

The Importance of Local Bead Shopping

When I was about 16 years old. I fell in love with beads and beading. Do you know where and why? At my local bead store in Billings, MT, called the Bead Depot. The last I looked it was closing down. Definitely a sad sign of the times. I have worked in the  beading industry for about 20 years now. When I first entered, bead stores were being opened left and right, beading sections were…
Live Design Challenge Replay: Twin Cities Bead Bazaar Sponsored By Goody Beads

Live Design Challenge Replay: Twin Cities Bead Bazaar Sponsored By Goody Beads

Check out Sara’s latest Live Design Challenge. The mystery box she opens is huge! This time, she is opening a box full of beads and jewelry supplies from a bead show and not just a single bead store. The Twin Cities Bead Bazaar runs October 27-28, 2018. The show is sponsored by GoodyBeads and is taking place in Hopkins, Minnesota, at the Hopkins Eisenhower Co…
Live Design Challenge Replay With Vintaj Innovations Beading Kit

Live Design Challenge Replay With Vintaj Innovations Beading Kit

Sara’s latest  live design challenge features our newest beading kit, the  Vintaj Innovations Kit. Every month we handcraft a  themed mystery kit. We also create a kit based on bead stores we love. The bead store kits are collections of some of their newest or most popular items. We add some of our favorite items that we think would be a great complement. In the past we…
Live Design Challenge Replay With Harvest Moon Beading Kit

Live Design Challenge Replay With Harvest Moon Beading Kit

Sara’s latest  live design challenge features our Harvest Moon beading kit. Every month we organize a kit featuring beads and jewelry making  supplies. The kits are themed and each item in it is hand selected. The previous kit celebrated the enchanting mystery of the ocean: Mermaid’s Lagoon. A month after the kit hits our shelves, Sara opens one and designs jewel…