On a Crafty Note – lots of dots

These are “Easy Cut Resin Trim Sheets”. These are a plastic carrier sheet with small (under 2 mm, about 1.7 mm) raised dots of colour. In some, there are rows of similarly sized rhinestones as accents. Not sure what to do with these, but we thought we’d make them available for you, so they are only on-line. (We’ll get some samples into the store.) They were apparently designed to be iron on, but we have it on good authority that gluing is a better way to go. They are very flexible, you could easily apply them to fabric as trim …

The Bead Bus has arrived …

The Bead Bus has arrived in Tucson – our fearless beader is on her annual crusade to the heart of bead land – pouring through the pearls, crunching through the crystals, and forging through the fossils (also, the stoney bones of long-dead reptiles) to bring back the best. Should you have any particular requests, please let us know at info@beadfx.com

Holiday Hours.

Feel like dropping into the store while you are in town visiting the relatives? Here are our holiday hours. Dec 24 – Christmas Eve – closing early, 3pm Dec 25 – Christmas Day – closed. Merry Christmas! Dec 26 – Boxing Day – closed. Dec 27 – Thursday – open until 6 pm Dec 28 – Friday – open until 6 pm Dec 29 – Saturday – open until 6 pm Dec 30 – Sunday – closed Dec 31 – New Year’s Eve – closed Jan 1 – New Years Day – closed. Happy New Year! Jan 2 – Open …

Sizzlin’ Deals on Sizzix

Holy BigKick Batman – all the Sizzix stuff is on sale at a whopping 45% off! That’s just crazy! Crazy like a fox! In-store stock only – including the Tools – Sizzix Vintaj – BIGkick – Embossing and Shape Cutting Machine   Sizzix – Big Shot Jewelry Studio Machine – White and Grey Sizzix – Big Shot Plus Machine – White and Grey Plus all the accessories and stuff! You know you’ve had your eye on them! Get ’em before they get away!

Closed Monday Aug 6 – Civic Holiday

Monday is the Civic holiday. Civic is an ancient word meaning “generic and inoffensive to everyone.” Apparently. Because there was no word for “gosh darn it, we need a day off in August to enjoy what fleeting moments are left of the summer before the great wroth of the winter storms descend upon us.” So maketh ye merry, enjoy the weekend, and remember – our trusty computers get no time off at all, and will be on duty and standing by on Monday to take your orders – especially as we currently have 20% off seedbeads right now. Cheers – …

Huge Price Reduction on Carrier Beads

Huge price reduction in bulk bags of Carrier Beads – better prices from our suppliers mean better prices for you! 500 gram bag is now $34.80 Cdn – which is approx 780 in a bag – making them about 4 cents a piece! Excellent for kit designers, teachers, anyone writing a book, or anyone with a #braceletobsession. Share with a friend – split a bag between you!   Finding – Acrylic Carrier Beads – Clear (500 grams) Finding – Acrylic Carrier Beads – Black (500 grams) Carrier Beads are the base (core) for Peyote (Gourd stitch) strips that are then …