Tuesday Tips and Tricks!

Round seed beads aren’t always the exact same size and shape. Czech seed beads are known for being irregular, but even bags of Japanese seed beads will have a few odd beads in the bunch. Most bead weaving stitches require all the beads to have the same measurement from hole to hole for […]

Cody’s Favorite Bead Cap

The Vintaj Natural Brass Foliage Bead Cap is my go-to bead cap when working with natural brass! I especially love how this textured bead cap looks when paired with crystal pearls. Check out our Tranquil Blossom Earrings, where I stacked two of these bead caps on top of each other for a lush, […]

October Bead Challenge Preparation!

Are you up for another Challenge? I am – 30 days of jewelry projects, here I come! I think this will be the perfect way to welcome the fall and get ready for all the holiday madness to come. This time around, though, I made a TO DO LIST for all my pre-challenge prep […]

Our Retail Location Is Hosting Our 6th Annual Silent Auction!

Join Us for Our Annual Silent Jewelry Auction Benefiting the Treehouse Little Wishes Program

Join us for a fun evening of wine, appetizers, door prizes and – of course – jewelry created by our instructors, staff, and local and national bead artists! This year’s silent auction will benefit a very […]

Tuesday Tips and Tricks!

I don’t know how many times I’ve poked myself with a stray beading needle. I’ve also lost count of how many needles have been lost because I didn’t have a specific place to keep them! Storing sharp objects safely can be a challenge. Some beaders keep their needles in the […]

Halloween Design Contest!

When black cats prowl and pumpkins gleam, may luck be yours on Halloween!

Show your sparkle this Halloween! Swarovski is having an amazing Halloween design contest with the chance to win your very own “treat bag” of Swarovski Elements Crystal worth over $500!

Head over to create-your-style.com for all of the details […]