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TRUNK SHOW! Sunday, November 10th

Posted on November 5th, 2019 in Events, Shopping by |

Join us THIS SUNDAY from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM at Hot Shop Glass, just one block north & one block west of the old Funky’s — at 239 Wisconsin Ave.  This is our sister business, for the past 14 years!

This trunk show will feature all the best from our friends at Nirvana Beads (Czech glass) and Darma Beads (African trade), as well as your favorite Funky stuff – kits, Packers beads and charms, and more!  Plus, see LIVE glassblowing and learn about the new glass fusing studio opening in late November!

 

POP UP BEAD BOUTIQUE!

Posted on October 15th, 2019 in Bead Camp, Events, Shopping by |

ONE WEEKEND ONLY! 
Funky Hannah’s Bead Boutique!

Friday 10/18 12-5 • Saturday 10/19 9-5 • Sunday 10/20 9-12
 
Our annual Fall Bead Camp is held at the DeKoven Center and in collaboration with this fun event we are opening a pop-up shop accessible to the public!
 
We will have all your favorite bead loot: seed beads, charms, chain, findings, swarovski crystal and pearls & supplies to make fabulous jewelry! Plus as an added bonus, we scored boxes of treasures from Cherry Tree Beads- strands of semi-precious stones, big holed beads, metal beads and more.
 
Don’t miss your chance to say hi, shop and stock up for your holiday gift making – we’ll have kits and all our inspiration & free patterns too!
 
You’ll find us at:
The DeKoven Center
Taylor Hall
(retreat center on the west end of the property)
600 21st Street., Racine, WI
 
Questions? Contact Amanda, DeAnna or Tracy
Before the event – 262-634-6088
At the pop up – 262-498-7580

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What’s Next – Pop-Ups

Posted on June 19th, 2019 in Bead Shows, Classes, Events by |

We’re excited about the next chapter in Funky Hannah’s story, which will include Pop-Ups!  Pop-up bead boutiques, pop-up workshops – who knows what will pop up next!  We’ve done classes at local businesses and set up our loot at bead retreats.  If you have fun ideas about where you’d like to see us pop up, contact us!

This spring we held a fun metal stamping class at Longshot Vinyl in Downtown Racine.

 

Have beads, will travel!

Open til 9pm May 3rd – It’s First Friday !

Posted on May 1st, 2019 in Events, First Fridays, Shopping by |

Be sure to pop in at Funky Hannah’s, 324 Main Street, check out the latest ready made jewelry or be inspired to take a workshop.  Artists will be at the torch in the workshop space, demonstrating how fun it is to make glass beads, from 5-9pm.

All of the fun shops, galleries & museums are open late for the First Friday of every month.

While you are here, be sure to head around the corner  so you don’t miss the hottest spot during First Fridays – Hot Shop Glass, 239 Wisconsin Avenue.  Watch local artisans turn molten glass into something fabulous right before your eyes.  April showers bring May flowers so the gallery is filled with lovely glass inspired by and useful for flowers.  Paperweights, sculpted flowers, vases and wine tumblers will be made with floral themes during demonstrations from 4-8:30pm.  

Madison Bead Show – This Weekend!

Posted on March 21st, 2019 in Bead Shows, Events, Uncategorized by |

Visit us at one of our favorite shows of the year!  March 23 & 24 at the Alliant Energy Center.

Come say hi to Amanda, DeAnna & our newest assistant Funky Nohra!

Click here for all the details.

We love doing bead shows because we get to see you and all our other Vendor-friends, like Adele Kimpbell of Bead Dreamers!

Door County Bead Retreat – April 25th-28th

Posted on February 23rd, 2019 in Bead Camp, Events by |

Join us for the best bead retreat EVER!

It’s been a dream we’ve been mulled over for years.  Our inaugural retreat last year was so much fun, we couldn’t wait for it to be that time again.  Join us for the 2nd annual Door County Bead Retreat!

Space is limited.  We hope you will join us.  Laughter, creativity and a memorable adventure guaranteed.  Don’t miss out!  Space is limited due to our open beading room and seats on the Trolley…so don’t delay in registering.

Live in (or near) Door County and just want to shop with us?  We’ll have a pop-up bead boutique at the Settlement Courtyard Inn, our host for the weekend.  Stop & Shop with us Thursday, April 25th from 3-6pm, Friday April 26th from 10am-2pm &  Saturday April 27th 9am-4pm!

Click here:  Door County Bead Retreat Flyer and Registration

Happy 21st Birthday Funky Hannah’s! Party with us November 23rd 10am-6pm!

Posted on November 12th, 2018 in Events, Holidays, Shopping by |

Twenty one years ago we were hustling to open a store we’d been dreaming of for years!  Many of you remember our first day — black Friday November of 1997!  Bring your fond memories and stop in and celebrate with us on Friday November 23rd from 10am-6pm! 

We’ll be serving birthday cake and 21% off everything in the store* to celebrate! 

 

 

(*not good with other discounts, offers or frequent buyer programs.)

Host your party with us!

Posted on October 31st, 2018 in Events by |

Yes, we do PARTIES!

BIRTHDAY parties, BRIDAL parties, PRIVATE gal pal parties! Perfect for book clubs, church groups, Girl Scouts, work outings, and more!

We have a great space in the back of the shop that is well lit and has seating for up to 12. There is a small kitchenette area with a refrigerator and microwave.

Birthday Parties

Kids age 7 and older will have a blast at a Funky Hannah’s beading birthday party! Guests will make their own necklace and bracelet set using memory wire and their choice of charm and colors of glass seed beads. The cost is $112 for up to 8 children. Additional children are $14 each. Fee includes all supplies, an instructor for the beading project, & use of the room. Parties last 1-1/2 to 2 hours depending on whether you choose to do cake and presents here or not.

We schedule the parties during our normal store hours and recommend booking a month in advance as the same space is used for our beading classes. A deposit of $56 is requested at the time of reservation. Call or stop in to check date availability or for more information. We put the ‘FUN’ in Funky!

Bridal Parties

Consult with our staff & design your own bridal jewelry and then have a party with your pals to make it! Cost will vary based on materials used. A $20 per person class fee applies & covers use of space, tools and instructor. Two person minimum.

Private Parties

Want to get together with friends, family or co-workers and be creative? A basic necklace, bracelet or earring project is perfect for all skill levels. Cost is $20 per person and includes supplies.

Looking for something more? Our other class offerings may be available as a private class for your group depending on teacher availability and group. Call us to see what we can do. Class fee is $20 and supplies are additional.

Don’t Miss The Downtown Racine Art Walk November 17th 4-8pm

Posted on October 20th, 2018 in Events, Holidays, Shopping, Uncategorized by |

Funky Hannah’s is one of 10 stops along a 4 block tour of great shops, galleries and artists studios.  Two wine tasting spots, artists demonstrations and the opportunity to shop local and get some great art awaits YOU for this one night only special event. 

Meet Artist Leslie Perrino – metal smith and enamel queen!  She’ll be doing demonstrations and have a pop up gallery of her work for sale.  Find out more by watching this hilarious video Amanda did live on Facebook…

https://www.facebook.com/events/1090634447769255/

Cynthia Rutledge Teaches September 28-30th

Posted on July 22nd, 2018 in Classes, Events, News, Shopping by |

Three new projects make their midwest debut!  Don’t miss your chance to take a workshop with bead rockstar Cynthia Rutledge in the convenient, cozy classroom at Funky Hannah’s!  Click on each piece for complete details!

Friday September 28th, 10am-4pm
Butterfly Kisses

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Saturday September 29th, 10am-4pm
Gabrielle’s Muse

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sunday September 30th, 10am-4pm
Estelle’s Sautoir

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Classes are for intermediate skilled bead artists & fee is $95 per workshop, per day.

Supply lists will be provided.  Cynthia will bring kits for purchase as well as a trunk show of supplies used in her designs.

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