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Halloween Design Challenge Kit #1

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Halloween Design Challenge Kit #1

With this new series of kits, we wanted to take a traditional holiday theme and tweak it. We've come up with an unexpected combination of metallic blue and black for this first Halloween Kit. We've taken classic blue and made it a little more edgy and seasonal appropriate with the addition of inky jet black!  This kit is composed of: Czech glass A Luxury Bead Blend Vintage Czech Glass Swarovski Crystal Rondelles Glass Pearls Crystal Hematite Vintage Ceramic Dyed Howlite Vintage Seed Beads If you're not familiar with the Allegory Gallery Design Challenges, it's a fun and informal way to play, create, and challenge yourself...

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Open Roads Design Challenge Kit

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Open Roads Design Challenge Kit

The windows are down and a cool breeze rushes across your sun-warmed face. The air smells so good. Sandalwood, vanilla, creosote, and something else… something green and living. You play a game of finding shapes in the clouds. Is that a cat doing acrobatics? Maybe a swooning angel? Who knows? Who cares? It could be both. You reach down and pull a cool beverage from the cooler and rifle through your epic snack pack. During your last stop, you loaded up on provisions like a sugar-high preteen with their allowance burning a hole in their pocket. Maybe you’ll regret this...

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Summer Berry Design Challenge Kit

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Summer Berry Design Challenge Kit

Blend of juicy reds, berry pinks, and intoxicating burgundy. The sun is hot. You've been working in the garden all day. You are tired and just about to go in when a flash of ruby red catches your eye! Tucked beneath the branches is a cluster of sun-warmed jewels. You pop a berry in your mouth and a tangy-sweet explosion bursts in your mouth. This unexpected surprise makes all the hard work worth it! As you gaze down at the beautiful bounty, your mind is filled with fantasies of fresh baked pies, jellies, jams, and a little something extra for...

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New Ragamuffin Class Announced!

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New Ragamuffin Class Announced!

Hello Everyone!  Yesterday during The Great Bead Extravaganza, we announced a great new online class that we'll be holding on Facebook in July! It's the Ragamuffin Class!  Signing up is easy! Just visit our online store and purchase the Ragamuffin Class Kit! That's all there is to it! We'll be in touch to add you to our private Facebook Group where we'll hold the class.  In this class, Andrew will be teaching you how to sculpt a face for your Ragamuffin Doll using polymer clay, and he'll also teach you other techniques for decorating the rest of your wooden doll.  We...

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Summer Peach Design Challenge Kit

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Summer Peach Design Challenge Kit

Blend of pale pink and juicy coral, with pops of tangy tangerine. Imagine the summer sun beating down on your skin. Swinging in a porch swing, a cool breeze caresses your face. There’s a prize: in your hand is a fuzzy peach. You take a bite, and the taste explodes in your mouth—a burst of sunshine flavor dripping down your chin. This is summer. This kit is composed of: Czech glass A Luxury Bead Blend Vintage Chinese ceramic Vaseline glass Vintage Czech glass If you're not familiar with the Allegory Gallery Design Challenges, it's a fun and informal way to...

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