Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Whimsical Coil Bead Free Make-n-Take

Whimsical Coil Bead
Free Make-n-Take Event

Tuesday ~ August 3rd

By popular demand this Free make-n-take event
has been extended for one more day.

Learn to make a whimsical coil bead using a very simple tool ~ The Coiling Gizmo. Space is limited, call to reserve a spot for you and a friend for some coiling fun.

This is a reservation only make-n-take event.

Call The Bead Studio to sign up 262-641-0910 ext 3.

Monday, July 26, 2010

New September & October Class Schedule

The September / October class schedule is now available. These are just a small sampling of the new projects, for a complete list of our class projects, visit our website.
Climbing Vines Necklace

Tuesday, October 19, 6:00pm-8:00pm

Facets & Steampunk Bracelet

Monday, September 13, 6:00-7:30pm

Big Hole Trend Setter Beads

Tuesday, September 14, 6:00pm-8:00pm

Thursday, July 22, 2010

One Weekend Only!
Friday, July 23rd
Saturday, July 24th
Sunday July 25th

50% Off Semiprecious Stone Strands

50% Off Pearl Strands
(excluding Swarovski)

20% Off Seed Beads

20%-40% Off All Books & Magazines

30% Off Thunder Polish Strands

50% Off Large Hole Beads

Kits at The Bead Studio,
Buy one get one 50% Off!

Sale Hours:
Friday 10-8
Saturday 10-5
Sunday 12-4

In-store sale only

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

New Kit - Rainforest Necklace

Display your love for nature with this necklace that features carved stone and tropical Tagua nut, strung on waxed cotton cord. A clever wire detail anchors the beads in place and finishes the necklace.

Featured in September issue of BeadStyle Magazine.

  • Tropical Canopy (dark cherry center, green, tan)
  • Stormy Jungle (black center, brown, red)
  • Forest Vine (tan center, brown, orange)
  • Mahogany Forest (dark brown center, brown, tan)
For more information on this kit, visit our website.

Monday, July 19, 2010

New Borosilicate Glass Bead Caps from Sonoran Beads!

Great caps for Kumihimo, Viking Knit or Needle and Thread projects!

Sunday, July 18, 2010

Vintage Reproduction Beads Updated!

Our Vintage Reproduction section of the website has been updated with all the current styles and colors of the German beads available. These beads are newly made from vintage molds and vintage glass cane that is no longer available. The beautiful two-tone colors and the unusual shapes will add a lovely vintage look to your designs.

Floral & Art Deco Collection

For more information on these or to see other styles,
visit our website.

Saturday, July 17, 2010

New Kit - Amazon Forest Necklace

Accent this simple knotted leather necklace with a pendant by Clay River Designs and large hole Tagua nut chip beads. Also features an adjustable slide closure.

Featured in the September issue of BeadStyle magazine.

Colors available:
  • Brazilian Bark (features brown chip beads and slide)
  • River Basin (features black chip beads and slide)
For more information on this kit, visit our website.

Friday, July 16, 2010

Riverstone Bead Company Trunk Show

Great Lakes Beach Stones
Now through July 31st

Now through July 31st, The Bead Studio will be hosting a trunk show from Riverstone Bead Company. These beautiful stones are collected mainly from Lake Michigan beaches and hand drilled with large holes for charms, links & pendants. They combine wonderfully with lampwork, cut stone beads & metal findings.

Thursday, July 15, 2010

New Lead-Free Charms!

New charms from Tierra Cast are here. As always they are lead-free and Made in the USA.

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

New Stitching Club Project!

New Stitching Club Project
Quilted Blocks Bracelet ~ $36
Monday ~ 5:30pm-8:00pm
July 26, August 2 & 9

What a fun way to learn & use the Brick Stitch. Come and design your own version of a heirloom quilt or just follow the pattern. This is as close to "loom" beading as you can get. Don't miss the fun!
to register ~ 262-641-0910
Supply list available upon registration

Monday, July 12, 2010

New Kit - Caterpillar Cha-Cha Bracelet

This fun whimsical bracelet will add a sparkle to your day. Swarovski crystal dangles attached to double looped daisy spacers put this bracelet in motion

Featured in July 2010 issue of BeadStyle magazine.

Colors Available:
  • Chocolate Tango(dark bronze roundels, dark multi jeweltone crystals, silver tone)
  • Sangria Samba (Ruby roundels, pale pink to dark red crystals, gold tone)
  • Zircon Zumba (Teal roundels, bright blue, green, yellow, pink, pale purple crystals, silver tone)
  • Stormy Salsa (dusty blue roundels, teal, dusty blue, blue opal, grey crystals, silver tone)
  • Island Twist (aqua roundels, dark blue, white, blue opal, iridescent blue/green crystals, silver tone)
  • Rainbow Rumba (crystal AB roundels, pastel mix crystals, silver tone)
  • Mojito Flamenco (olivine roundels, pale green to deep emerald crystals, silver tone)
  • Mauve Minuet (rose roundels, pale pink, purple, purple opal, copper tone)
  • Granite Waltz (grey roundels, soft browns, soft silvers, grey opal crystals, silver tone)
  • Grape Lambada (purple roundels, deep purple mix crystals, silver or gold tone)
  • Midnight Moonwalk (jet black roundels, silver and black mix crystals, silver tone)
  • Carmel Hustle (opaque sand roundels, warm brown mix crystals, copper tone)
For more information on this kit, visit our website.

Sunday, July 11, 2010

Bead&Button Show 2010

Now that the dust has settled
from the 2010 Bead&Button Show,
we would like to thank everyone
that made it a fun and successful show!

Happy Beading!

Saturday, July 10, 2010

Thank you from the Wildlife In Need Center!

With your help we were able to raise $280 for the Wildlife In Need Center! They provide wildlife rehabilitation to Wisconsin wildlife with the intent to release back to their native habitat, conduct research designed to further the positive impact of rehabilitation, and provide quality community education programs and services.

Daphne the duck inspected everyone's shoes.
Waldo the Woodchuck was a little shy.

The beautiful American Kestrel.

Friday, July 9, 2010

Sale on Tools for Classes!

Now through August 31st,
sign up for any class
and receive 10% Off tools!

Thursday, July 8, 2010

Summer Classes

Looking to add a little fun to your Summer?

There is still availability in the following classes:

Asymmetrical Viking Knit Bracelet ~ $45
~Intermediate Wirework~
Wednesday, July 14 & 21, 6:00pm-7:30pm

Dream Catcher Bracelet ~ $25
~Beginning Bead Weaving~
Saturday, July 17, 10:30am-12:00pm

Checkerboard Bracelet ~ $35
Saturday, July 17, 1:00pm-3:30pm

Metal Clay Basics ~ $65
Saturday, July 24, 10:30am-1:30pm

New Session Added!
Wire Wrapped Cabochon Pendant ~ $35
Tuesday, August 3, 6:00pm-8:00pm

To register call 262-641-0910

For more information on classes, visit our website.

Saturday, July 3, 2010

Happy 4th of July!

Eclectica and The Bead Studio will be closed July 4th.

Friday, July 2, 2010

July Free Make-n-Take - Whimsical Coil Bead!

Whimsical Coil Bead Free Make-n-Take
Tuesday ~ July 20th & 27th

Learn to make a whimsical coil bead using a very simple tool ~ The Coiling Gizmo. Space is limited, call to reserve a spot for you and a friend for some coiling fun.

This is a reservation only make-n-take event.

Call The Bead Studio to sign up 262-641-0910 ext 3.