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Plan For Fun With Us In 2017!!

Posted on May 1st, 2017 in Bead Camp, Bead Shows, Events, First Fridays, Shopping by |

Mark your calendars for the fun events we have planned for our 20th year!!!

Kim Stathis – July 22, 2017

Cynthia Rutledge – August 24 – 27, 2017

Shelley Nybakke – October 14, 2017

But wait!  There’s more….

April – December
First Fridays resumed in April!  Plan to join us for a fun evening, every First Friday for the rest of the year!


In June…
The Bead & Button Show
– Shopping at the Marketplace from Friday, June 9th – Sunday, June 11th.  All the details here:


Bead CampWe’re plotting and planning for a very exciting October Bead Camp at the historic DeKoven Center, right here in Racine.  Put it on your calendar – you won’t want to miss it!  October 20th – 22nd!  (And mark your calendars for 2018 Bead Camps!  January 19-21  and October 19-21)

Looking for Creative Fun? We are your Inspiration Destination!

We have tons of FREE patterns and original designs to share with you!  Purchase your supplies, grab a pattern, snap a picture and be on your way to creating some unique jewelry!  A great way to spend a morning, afternoon or evening…especially with a friend or child!  If our workshop space is not being used for a scheduled class, you are welcome to create here in our well lit and air conditioned work space!

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Posted on February 2nd, 2017 in Shopping by |

Starting January 1st, our Winter Hours are in effect!  Please note that we will be opening an hour later Tuesdays – Fridays.  Please visit us Tuesday-Sunday during the following times!

Tuesday  11 am – 6 pm
Wednesday  11 am – 6 pm
Thursday  11 am – 6 pm
Friday  11 am – 5 pm
Saturday 10 am – 5 pm
Sunday 12 pm – 4 pm

Closed Mondays

See you soon!!

Our Favorite Holiday Patterns NOW AVAILABLE in our on-line store!

It’s that time of year again!  Our Christmas Tree Bracelet, Holly Berry Bracelet and Poinsettia Flower designs are available for purchase in our online shop!  It’s easy to purchase and then instantly download the pattern!

Click on the photo for a link to the shop!

Christmas Tree Bracelet

Christmas Tree Bracelet

Poinsettia Flowers

Poinsettia Flowers

Holly Berry Bracelet - Pattern available!!

Holly Berry Bracelet

Holiday First Friday! December 2nd from 4-9pm

Get a jump start on your holiday gift giving this year with help from the gals at Funky Hannah’s, 324 Main Street.  Stop in during First Fridays and see samples of great holiday inspired jewelry designed by the talented staff.  Get ideas and inspiration and find out how easy it is to make some gifts this holiday season!  It’s extra special if it is made by your hands and heart.  Demonstrations of how to make fun and easy earrings and bracelets from 5-9pm!

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But wait!  There’s more!

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You won’t want to miss the special event happening in the back!   Funky friends LuLaRoe Leayn and Tracy will be hosting a LuLaRoe Pop Up Boutique, tonight only!  Come see what everyone is talking about!  We’re addicted to this super comfortable and fun clothing line!  And we love to make jewelry to match!

Funky Amanda in her LuLaRoe Cassie skirt and stack of bracelets!

Funky Amanda in her LuLaRoe Cassie skirt and stack of bracelets!

Then swing around the corner and check out the action (or warm up) at Hot Shop Glass.  Demonstrations beginning at 4pm til 8:30pm.  Watch local glass artist turn molten glass into art right before your eyes! Fall is in the air and no one is happier that the artists at Hot Shop Glass! Stop in and watch the show!


First Friday Fun August 5th! We are open until 9pm!

Start your weekend out with a summer fun at Downtown Racine’s First Fridays!  All the charming shops are open until 9pm – with lots of specials and artist demonstrations!  Three live bands entertain as you wander or take a horse drawn carriage ride through the historic district.  At Funky’s you can enter to win a free class, see neat jewelry making demonstrations and see our latest class offerings!  Free admission at The Racine Art Museum and glass blowing demonstrations at Hot Shop Glass will surely round out your evening before you head in to one of the delightful restaurants for a late night bite.


Cherry Tree Beads Trunk Show – through May 1st!

Bead loot from Cherry Tree Beads is here through Sunday, May 1st!  Get in here quick before it goes away!

Crystal, cloisonne, beach glass beads, lampwork, polymer….beautiful stones, large hole beads & pearls, tassels, bezel set focal pieces, pewter  & more.
DON’T MISS IT! 4fad968e-a746-4bc3-ac6c-243ec6bef0a4




Spring Forward!

Posted on March 3rd, 2016 in Shopping by |
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Our Winter Hours are currently in effect (closed Mondays) but not for much longer, as Spring approaches!  Beginning in April we will again be open on Mondays.  Here’s the latest:

Through March 31st:
Tuesday – Friday  10am – 6pm
Saturday 10am – 5pm
Sunday 12pm-4pm
Closed Mondays
Open online 24/7!

Starting April 1st:
Monday – Friday  10am – 6pm
Saturday 10am – 5pm
Sunday 12pm-4pm
Open online 24/7!

Chain, Chain, Chaaaaain….!

Chain, Chain, Chaaaain…..

(sing along Aretha style if you like!)

Join us from 2-5pm on Saturday, March 26th as we demonstrate three favorite chain designs! New weaves, new chains and an old favorite you won’t believe how easy it is to create cool jewelry with a snap of your fingers! (and a few bends of wire!) No reservations needed…just grab a seat and watch the fun unfold. Stick around and create if you’d like too or grab some loot and make it at home!

fish bone & leather foxtail bling PM herringbone cuff


It’s the most wonderful time of the year!

Posted on December 1st, 2015 in Holidays, Shopping by |

There’s a chill in the air and that means it’s time to start working on your holiday gifts!  We’ve got tons of inspiration, including free patterns, and classes to get you going!  Check out our Facebook page and Pinterest boards for even more inspiration!


New Band of Bling Bracelet – Free Pattern with purchase!

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