Shipwreck Beads Inspiration Playground

Get inspired! Join us in the Shipwreck Beads Inspiration Playground, located in the back of the Expo hall. This interactive DIY space will fuel your creativity while offering one-on-one instruction, loads of information, and in most cases a finished project! After you purchase your Event Expo Pass you can choose your $5 Make & Take!

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Scrap Chain Tassel

Ever wonder what to do with those random little bits of scrap chain? The ends from other projects that are too big to throw away? In this workshop we will be making a leftover chain tassel that is perfect for layering. You will also get a chance to play around with the One-Step Looper from Beadsmith. This class is for all levels. You will complete a project.

Make and Take
Length: 30-Minutes

Schedule: 10:30-11:00AM on Friday

Painted Wood Pendant

Let’s play with Vintaj Patina inks and laser cut wood pendants. We will have a variety of styles to choose from plus some flat back stones to further embellish with. This free form make-and-take will really get those creative juices flowing. This class is for all levels. You will complete a pendant project.

Make and Take
Length: 30 to 45-Minutes

Schedule: 11:30AM-12:15PM on Friday & 3:00-3:45PM on Sunday

Leather Purse Tassels

You know what we like to say, “I’ve never met a tassel I didn’t like!” We will be using pre-cut leather fringe to create a stylish purse tassel. You could really use it anyway you like, key chain fob, layering necklace pendant, review mirror fun-ness… and the list goes on. Charms and short lengths of chain will be provided for an extra bit of style. This class is for all levels. You will complete the tassel project.

Make and Take
Length: 1-Hour

Schedule: 12:30-1:30PM on Friday

Ceralun Pendant with TierraCast Rivoli Frames

Ever wanted to try out the 2-part epoxy clays but not sure where to start? In this workshop we will be playing with Swarovski’s Ceralun clay to make some super fun pendants. Clay, crystal stones and beads will be supplied to make a unique work of art. This medium is great for freeform inspiration. This class is for all levels. You will complete a project.

Make and Take
Length: 45-Minutes

Schedule: 2:00-2:45PM on Friday

Crystal Point Hammered Cuff

We will create a wire cuff from scratch with 10 gauge wire and wrap on some crystal points. This super trendy and mystical cuff is a big hit around our offices. You will have a chance to distress and shape your bracelet. This class is for all levels. You will complete a project.

Make and Take
Length: 30 to 45-Minutes

Schedule: 5:00-5:45PM on Friday & 4:00-4:45PM on Sunday

Silky Slide Necklace

This versatile design can be worn many different ways from necklace to lanyard or bracelet. We will be using an innovative slide clasp to make this fantastic piece. Super silky chain and tassels make this a trendy but classic piece. This class is for all levels. You will complete a project.

Make and Take
Length: 30-Minutes

Schedule: 10:30-11:00AM on Saturday

Beaded Chain

We are going to play around with some fantastically funky bead mixes from Jesse James Beads and make our own beaded chain using the One-Step Looper from Beadsmith. This is a super easy way to add an extra punch of style to your creations. This class is for all levels. You will complete a length of beaded chain.

Make and Take
Length: 30-Minutes

Schedule: 11:30AM-12:15PM on Saturday

Crystal Fairy Hair Comb/Crown

Let’s crown ourselves the queen of the ball with these super cute hair combs. Using premade hair combs we will attach a group of mystic coated crystal points to make either a hair comb or a crown. These simple wire-wrapping techniques are a fun way to jazz up your bouffant. This class is for all levels. You will complete a project.

Make and Take
Length: 45-Minutes

Schedule: 12:30-1:15PM on Saturday

Family Tree Pendant

We will get our creative juices flowing by painting the pendants using Vintaj Patina inks and then apply the stones. Bring a list of your families’ birth months; we will have a selection of birthstone crystals available for embellishing. This class is for all levels. You will complete a pendant.

Make and Take
Length: 45-Minutes

Schedule: 2:00-2:45PM on Saturday

Rhinestone Ranch Leather Cuff

These awesome cuffs pack a lot of punch and are super simple to make. We will start with premade leather cuffs, we get to play with painting them then we will add a strip of rhinestone chain for some bling. This class is for all levels. You will complete a project.

Make and Take
Length: 45-Minutes

Schedule: 5:00-5:45PM on Saturday

Masquerade Masks

Embrace your inner goth and get creative, making up some blingy masquerade masks. We will supply rhinestones, feathers, ribbons and anything else we can think of that can be glued or beaded onto these basic masks. Get inspired and create a work of art as unique as you are! This class is for all levels. You will complete a project.

Make and Take
Length: 45-Minutes

Schedule: 10:30-11:15AM on Sunday

Boho Ribbon Bangle

We will be using torn silk ribbon to add a sari silk feel to these beaded boho ribbon bangles. For a final touch we will make a simple tassel with the leftover ribbon to add to the bracelet. This piece has quickly become a favorite addition to my bracelet stack. This class is for all levels. You will complete a project.

Make and Take
Length: 45-Minutes

Schedule: 11:30AM-12:15PM on Sunday

Seasonal Earring Trio

Using simple techniques we will create 3 earrings for the upcoming seasons. We will make a fun and funky set of sugar skull earrings, an adorable Rudolph the reindeer earrings using Amoracast antlers, and lovely flower drop earrings using Vintaj Flourish Petal cap. This class is for all levels. You will complete a project.

Make and Take
Length: 45-Minutes

Schedule: 1:30-2:15PM on Sunday

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