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NEW BEADS – Just in!

Posted on December 1st, 2017 in Uncategorized by |

Our last Free Friday class was such a hit — The Fanfare Pendant – we’ve restocked all those great CzechMate beads used in the project.  Check out the more than a dozen new colors of quadratiles and triangles!

Plus have you seen the new 1/4 Tilas?  The Miyuki team was across from our booth at Bead and Button and we watched with delight everyones reaction to this new size tila!  It’s now released and guess what?  Yep.  We have EVERY color!  Stop in and check them out!

Downtown Racine Holiday Open House!

Posted on December 1st, 2017 in Uncategorized by |

Join us December 9th from 10am-5pm for a fun day full of holiday cheer!  At Funky’s you’ll find EVERY pair of earrings on sale for $14.  Pick up some great already made jewelry for friends or family if you don’t have the time (or hate wireworking!)  Plus our elves have been busy baking holiday treats….making all of our families favorite holiday cookies for you to taste!  We’ll even have copies of the recipes for you to take home if you are inspired!  Don’t forget a gift certificate from Funky Hannah’s is a sweet gift for you or someone you love!

And…venture to our sister business Hot Shop Glass and meet Mrs Claus!  Santa’s sweetie will be at our studio all day greeting children (and adults!) and we’ll have $10 blown glass ornaments…perfect for kids to purchase and give as gifts to teachers or parents!

First Friday Tonight! We are open til 9pm!

Posted on December 1st, 2017 in Uncategorized by |

You love downtown.  You need to shop for the holidays.  And tonight every store you love downtown is open til 9pm!

At Funky’s we will inspire you this First Friday with some quick, easy and affordable gift making ideas for the whole family!  Stop & see what fun we’ve created this holiday season!  We have a beautiful selection of affordable ready made jewelry ready to gift, including kits for kids!  Great for stocking stuffers, along with a Funky Hannah’s gift certificate!

Visit our sister business just around the corner at Hot Shop Glass, 239 Wisconsin Ave, warm up and get cool holiday gifts all in one spot!  Watch as local artisans turn 2000º molten glass into art right before your eyes from 4-8:30pm.  Shop our gallery and pick up a $45 Explore Glass Workshop Gift Certificate for someone special on your list.  We have a lovely selection of gifts under $50!

And don’t forget about the beautiful museum store at the Racine Art Museum!  Stop in and see the 75th anniversary exhibit too….admission is always free on First Friday!

Make a BIG impact & SHOP small!

Posted on November 10th, 2017 in Uncategorized by |

We’ll be giving away a sweet Swarovski snowflake earring kit with every purchase over $25 as a thank you for shopping on Small Business Saturday November 25th.

Small business Saturday is November 25th but you can support small businesses, like Funky Hannah’s, by shopping small family owned local businesses every time you make a purchase this holiday season (and all year long!)


September & October Classes!

Posted on September 27th, 2017 in Uncategorized by |

Summer is winding down and it’s time to enjoy learning a new skill!  We’ve got a lot of fun things coming up!  Check out the new schedule here—> September & October Class Schedule

Summer Class Schedule is here!

Posted on June 29th, 2017 in Uncategorized by |

Happy Summer! We’ve had a great summer of fabulous classes planned!  Click the classes tab for photos, dates, times and details!  Download the flyer here!

As always, watch your email inbox and our website for the latest – and if you’re not on our email mailing list, subscribe now on the home page of our website!

Fall Class Schedule is Out!!

Posted on October 4th, 2016 in Uncategorized by |

We’ve had a great summer and are ready for a great fall with a brand new schedule of our fabulous classes!  Click the classes tab for photos, dates, times and details!  Download the schedule here!

As always, watch your email inbox and our website for the latest – and if you’re not on our email mailing list, subscribe now on the home page of our website!




Candice the Queen of Bead Crochet is Coming!

Posted on August 23rd, 2016 in Uncategorized by |

She wrote the book on bead crochet.  Really, she did!  Candice Sexton is an amazing designer and instructor.  She can teach you how to do bead crochet, you just have to promise not to give up!  And for those of you who love crochet, Candy will help you figure out the tricks that have eluded you!

Join us for one of these great classes during our BEAD CROCHET WEEKEND!

Visit the classes section of our website for more details.

October 15th 10am-1pm  Beginning Bead Crochet

Beginner Crochet

October 15th 2-5pm Intermediate/Advanced Bead Crochet

bead crochet intermediate

bead crochet intermediate

bead crochet advanced

bead crochet advanced

Sunday October 16th  10am-4pm  Leaves & Stars!

Intermediate level project full day class!

Intermediate level project full day class!

Book Signing & Class with Cathy Jakicic!

Posted on August 19th, 2016 in Uncategorized by |

Join us August 27th from 2-5pm for the Twin Spin Bracelet or just stop in and have Cathy sign a personalized copy of her new book for you!  Purchase the book at a special one day only rate of $19.99 and join us for the class for free!

Twin Spin is a beautiful easy bracelet to whip up!  This great class is a variation of a project in Cathy’s new book Quick and Easy Stitched Jewelry!  We’ll have fun door prizes and you’ll get a chance to see projects from the book!

Call us to register for class or just stop in and meet Cathy!

Details on the class can be found under the classes tab….



First Friday Fun! June 3rd from 4-9pm

Posted on May 22nd, 2016 in Uncategorized by |

Every First Friday of the month downtown Racine roll out the red carpet for visitors from near & far!

Enjoy outdoor music from 6-9pm as you wander the historic streets of downtown Racine!  Start your adventure at 6th Street’s Paul Harris Plaza (at the roundabout) with tunes from The Fourcast.  Take a break at Monument Square and groove to the sound of The High Stakes Bank.  Hometown favorite Mark Paffrath takes the stage at Crosswalk Park on the 300 block of Main Street. Get an early start as you will want to pop in and out of all your favorite shops, museums and galleries along the way to each of these outdoor music hot spots!

Take a horse drawn carriage ride in one of the two beautiful horses from Black Tie Carriage Service beginning at Monument Square or stroll throughout downtown and discover the fun your friendly downtown merchants have planned for this special afternoon and evening.  Come early and stay late!  Spend an evening with friends and family enjoying downtown….the BEST of Racine.  Visit our website or Facebook for information about the latest happenings, in store specials and links to your favorite spots downtown.

More than 40 locally owned & operated downtown businesses collaborate to bring you this afternoon & evening of fun.

Here’s what we are up to at Funky’s & our ‘sister’ business Hot Shop Glass!

Visit the gals at Funky Hannah’s Beads & Art, 324 Main Street, see how easy it is to make your own earrings and enter to win a free bead class this summer!  Be inspired to create your own one of a kind jewelry – it’s so easy, fun & affordable!  See the amazing line up of classes and learn about their Creative Kids Bead Camp!

Hot Shop Glass, 239 Wisconsin Avenue, is the hottest spot downtown!  Stop in and see special glassblowing demonstrations from 5-8:30pm as artists make blown glass mugs all night long in honor of Dads & Grads!  Meet glass artist and NEW Hot Shop Glass Co-Owner Daniel Sviland! Shop our gallery or pick up a gift certificate for our popular Explore Glass Class, a great Father’s Day present!

And be sure to check out the latest exhibits at the Racine Art Museum!  Admission is FREE every First Friday!

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