Postal Disruptions

For the duration of the current postal disagreement, we will be shipping orders via UPS. Not all addresses are serviced by UPS, unfortunately. (i.e. some P.O. Boxes, Superboxes, some apartment buildings, condominiums and gated residences). If there is no UPS-serviceable address available to you, then we will hold the order here at beadFX until Canada Post is moving again. If you are uncertain if UPS serves your address, please call your local UPS number to confirm with them. As the cost of shipping orders outside of Canada and the USA via UPS is prohibitively expensive, those orders will be held …

Finding royalty and copyright free images

…to use in your mixed media jewelry or artwork can be difficult/costly/time consuming. I’m always on the hunt for images that I can either use as is, or alter digitally, or by hand. The majority of these images will be black and white. You can open them in your favourite photo editing software – or put to use those crazy expensive Prismacolor pencil crayons, or copic markers (I need some of those!), and colour them in. This one can be found at OldBookIllustrations.com Source: yestercards.com Source: The Graphics Fairy Be sure to read each websites terms of use. Some images …