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Q&A with Beth Simmons of Shipwreck Beads

Shipwreck Beads Showroom
The countdown to Bead Fest Tacoma is in full swing, and we’re so excited to be traveling back to the Pacific Northwest in just a few weeks! We’re beyond thrilled to announce that Shipwreck Beads is sponsoring the Inspiration Playground once again, and they are going all out this year. Continue reading “Q&A with Beth Simmons of Shipwreck Beads”

Why You & Your Creativity NEED This Experience!

5 Reasons To Join Us In Scenic Tacoma

When Bead Fest launched its first Tacoma event last October, the Pacific Northwest welcomed us with open arms. We’re so thrilled to be back for another great year in one of our favorite scenic cities, and we’re ready to learn loads of information about our favorite techniques, try out some innovative tools, discover new indie brands and make lots of new friends.  Continue reading “5 Reasons To Join Us In Scenic Tacoma”

Make the most of your Bead Fest Philadelphia experience

Philly, Here We Come!

Heat Patinas with Tammy Jones | Interweave Demos
Before we dig into today’s post, let’s all take a moment to soak in the fact that Bead Fest Philadelphia starts TOMORROW! Our bags are nearly packed, everything is in place, and all that’s left to do is arrive at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center and enjoy 5 whole days crammed with inspiration. Continue reading “Philly, Here We Come!”

Get to know a Philly-favorite instructor!

Q&A with Jean Van Brederode

Enamel Warehouse by Jean Van Brederode
In less than 30 days, creative makers from across the nation will trek to the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center for the largest jewelry-making event on the East Coast–Bead Fest Philadelphia! Among our line-up of incredible instructors, you will find the uniquely-talented Jean Van Brederode. Continue reading “Q&A with Jean Van Brederode”