03/11/2014 10:00:00 AM
With this design, I wanted an earring that I can wear to celebrate St. Patrick's Day! This is project is easy, fast and great for a beginning beaders. Only skill required is crimping. For crimping help, please visit our webpage, All about Crimps.
02/25/2014 12:50:00 PM
I bought a few Samunnat polymer clay beads beads while in Tucson this year. I love the bold, geometric patterns. Have you heard of these beads? Not only are they beautiful they
02/21/2014 14:54:00 PM
Watch this video to learn about the Magical Crimpers from the inventor herself in our booth at the Tucson Best Bead Show. Turn a crimp tube into a round bead to connect to a finding or anchor a bead in place on the wire. Use Soft Flex beading wire in
02/19/2014 09:47:00 AM
I feel like I haven't blogged in a million years. Tucson sort of took over and I finally am feeling somewhat caught up, so you can expect to see more content flowing out through this blog again!Our good friends at Jewel School posted my latest video
02/14/2014 10:41:00 AM
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01/29/2014 13:54:00 PM
Be My EarringsDesigned by: Sara OehlerOn Jewel School this week Kim referred to this earrings several times, and I planned to show how to make them on air. Unfortunately, we ran out of time. So here are the instructions for those of you that were int
01/27/2014 08:00:00 AM
This was a fun project to create. I knotted the Extreme Beading Wire in silver around each bead on the knotty-do-it-all board. I created a design that can be worn as a bracelet or a necklace. I find that designs like this are helpful when traveling.
01/25/2014 11:00:00 AM
I think that the antique brasss colored beading wire was perfect with this design. I love how it works so well with the gold filled colored crimps and the mermaid pendant that I had on hand from Green Girl Studios. I used the Universal Magical Crimpe
01/23/2014 13:35:00 PM
We have some beautiful new beads on sale online from our gallery! Tanzanite is named for the country in East Africa where it was discovered - Tanzania. Tanzanite is prized for its luscious colors. Tanzanite's most notable color is its deep heavenly b
01/21/2014 12:34:00 PM
Where do you find inspiration for your jewelry designs?Over the years, I've had more than one occasion when I needed to find inspiration to make several designs quickly. This is one of those weeks. I want to show some new designs on Jewel School next
01/17/2014 10:00:00 AM
Here are my top 5 favorite toggles on sale right now for our White Sale! Enter coupon code WHITESALE at checkout to save 20% on these items through January 23, 2014.
01/15/2014 11:10:00 AM
I think that the champagne colored beading wire is one of the most elegant and beautiful colors that we carry. Yesterday, as I prepared for my next Jewel School outing, I pulled out my Knotty-do-it-all board for the very first time. I was pleased to
01/13/2014 12:58:00 PM
I taught two classes last Saturday at a lovely little bead store in Tucson, AZ. The first was a knitted bangle bracelet. I always try to offer my students the opportunity to make the design uniquely theirs. You'll see in the pictures that follow, no
01/10/2014 18:17:00 PM
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01/09/2014 11:44:00 AM
We are headed to Tucson, Arizona for the famous gem and mineral shows in a few weeks. Will you be going? I hope that you will consider stopping by and paying us a visit at the Best Bead Show.
01/06/2014 08:55:00 AM
If you are heading to Tucson for the gem and mineral shows this year, I highly suggest taking an hour or two to explore the Desert Botanical Gardens in Phoenix. There is a beautiful glass exhibit right now throughout one of my favorite desert spaces
01/04/2014 10:00:00 AM
If Christmas around your house is anything like Christmas around my house, you ran though lots of beading supplies making gifts and crafting for the holiday. Now is a great time to restock your beading table for 2014.Click To Shop Satin Silver Soft F
01/03/2014 12:30:00 PM
12/27/2013 09:30:00 AM
Here are my top 10 favorite beads on sale right now for our End of the Year Sale! Enter coupon code BEADS at checkout to SAVE 40% on these items through January 1, 2014. GAL-SFD-TUR126533 COUNT VARIED SIZE SLEEPING BEAUTY TURQUOISE FACETED NUGGETSReg
12/26/2013 11:51:00 AM
Here are my top 10 favorite findings on sale right now for our End of the Year Sale! Enter coupon code Findings at checkout to SAVE 40% on these items through January 1, 2014. BBB-103714 COUNT STERLING SILVER HEART SHAPED BEAD FRAMERegular Price: $1
12/25/2013 11:00:00 AM
A special wish for a Merry Christmas from our family to yours! No matter what you celebrate, we hope your holiday is filled with peace, joy and happiness.~ Soft Flex Company Family
12/24/2013 15:06:00 PM
In celebration of another beadiful year, we've extended our 70% off all beads sale through the end of the year and are offering a rare 40% off our high quality designer findings!
12/23/2013 17:19:00 PM
Like many of you, I love to hand make gifts around the holidays. The pretty pillow packages I had on hand (shown above) don't exactly scream "holiday" but, with my limited budget this year I had to make them work. I decided to create wintery snowflak