Bead shopping in the time of COVID-19 – This Week – July 8

Hot enough for you? I hope you are somewhere cool, an air-conditioned space of some sort, or by a lake, or in another province. Here, we are in the middle of “Toronto doing an imitation of Death Valley.” Ugh. The air-conditioning in the store is working though. πŸ˜‰ Hours: Open for in-store Shopping – Wednesday – Saturday 11-6. Reservations preferred. Wear a mask | Social distance | Hand sanitizer at the door. Closed Sunday. Monday & Tuesdays, we will be in-store picking and shipping. Curbside pick up available 11-6. No in-store access. Shipping: Canada Post states on their website: “Customers …

Current COVID-19 Situation Status

Can you believe it? Almost halfway through the year. We will remain online-only still, for this week. When we do re-open, it will be a controlled, slow re-opening. We are going to be very cautious with this. We are planning to enable reservation times for you convenience to avoid lineups and will limit the number of in-store visitors to ensure your experience is comfortable. We are continuing to pick and ship, Monday – Thursday. Online orders, pre-paid only, can be picked up curbside 11-6, Monday – Thursday. If you are local – you should see an option to select β€œStore …

Remaining Closed For Now

(But still open online!) To all our valued customers and beady friends: Please know that we will continue to be open online only for now, for your safety and ours. As the province slowly reopens, we all have to make our own decisions about safety. The essence of shopping for beads in person is touching them. Browsing. Comparing. Pondering. Planning. Lingering. Does this go with that? And, as such, we don’t feel that we can wipe down every bead with alcohol after each person leaves. By noon we’d be dizzy from the fumes! So please – continue to shop online …

Switching to On-line

Effective Monday Mar 23, 2020, we will be switching to a primarily online store in response to COVID-19. Please place your orders online. If you wish to pick up your order, you can let us know and we will call you when your order is ready. You can drive up, call us, and we will bring the order out. Personal shopping in-store can be by prior arrangement only for one or two people at a time. Call us for more details. (416-751-1911) If you have any questions about a particular product, size, etc., whether is goes with A or B, …

Spread the Word, Collect the Money

Crafters and artists love to share, and we’d like to reward you for bragging about your great place to buy beads and other supplies – BeadFX! You can get paid for referring your friends, customers, casual acquaintances, and total strangers to us! It’s simple really – we give you a code and a link that you can put on your website, instagram account, facebook page, email signature – anywhere you like. When some one clicks on it and comes to our site and buys something – you get a percentage. Just like that. Easy money. Money for nothin’ and the …

This Saturday: Meat & Greet – Back to Class Bar-BEAD-que

It’s a party – free food and come meet the teachers. We are having a Bar-Bead-Q – come and check out our upcoming classes, maybe win some door prizes, have a burger or sausage on us! Back to Class Bar-BEAD-que – Meet the teachers, Greet a hamburger πŸ˜‰ Saturday, in-store, 11-4