The Business Chat – CraftSource 2012 is up!!!

Hey! It’s December! What??? A few days ago and we were carving pumpkins and kaboom, it’s full-on Christmas season now. Time flies so fast! Before you know it the flowers will be back and it will be the summer craft show season. Even though we’re all super busy now it’s important not to let your craft business get put totally aside. One thing to start thinking about right now is your 2012 craft show season. I received 2 show applications in my inbox this week already and those applications are in the envelopes ready to go.  I also received an …

Making or buying – The results are….

Every month we have a monthly draw for an awesome prize – and it of course gives us a chance to ask a question that want to hear your opinion on. Sarah B. won the November prize – Congratulations Sarah! Our November question of the month was “Handmade gifts for Christmas this year? Planning on buying or making? I’m putting those who are making, or doing a combination in one camp – as we all know that certain things just can’t be made. While my kids are thrilled with new jewellery, making my own Wii games just isn’t an option. …

Correction – Wrapped Leather Class

Big oops on my part. The class date is December the 9th, not November the 9th! I apologize for any confusion this may have caused. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ We also have a brand spanking new class with Lyndsey coming Friday December the 9th! These leather wrapped cuffs are just gorgeous! I can see these being quite addictive to make. Wear a bunch!

Mixmaster ;-)

I’m working on some brand spanking new colours for our MetalFX line. I’ve got a couple in the works based on requests from Marg, and I’d love to hear about any more ideas for colours to add to our range. Can you think of anything missing, or even just another specific shade of your favourite colour?  As always, we believe the more the better!  And of course getting input from those of you who use it, is always best. Click on the image below to be taken to our full line of MetalFX. These are so much fun to make, …

Also new!

Geez – I’d forget my head if it wasn’t nailed on! Totally forgot to mention these Kawaii (Japanese for cute) seedbead charm kits that we added. We’ve been discussing them on our Facebook page, and the consensus is … they are pretty darned cute! Look for them on our Seasonal page, along with the Frog Prince, Angel and Reindeer.

New this week

It’s Snowing!!! Oh – the weather outside is frightful, but my beads are so delightful, and since there’s no place to go, let it snow, let it snow let it snow. My beads are brightly gleaming, with ideas, my head is teeming; my Ott lite has a merry glow, so let it snow, let it snow let it snow. My family is hungry and whining, but beads are still a’shining, so as long as there are beads to go, let it snow, let it snow let it snow. Have you Buttoned up your Christmas list yet? Well – a little …