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Fairy Garden Design Challenge Kit

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Fairy Garden Design Challenge Kit

If you're not familiar with the Allegory Gallery Design Challenges, it's a fun and informal way to play, create, and challenge yourself with a pre-selected set of components. To participate, challengers must order a Design Kit. But wait... there's more!  The pictures show a lovely mix of materials, but what isn't shown is the Mystery Component! Each kit will come with a special, handmade component that will remain a mystery until it arrives at their doors! The Mystery Component might actually be more than just one bead or pendant!  It's a surprise! The Mystery Component will be publicly revealed on Thursday,...

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The Great Bead Extravaganza — Tucson Experience: Schedule of Events

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The Great Bead Extravaganza — Tucson Experience: Schedule of Events

As many of you already know, The Great Bead Extravaganza is at it again with another great event coming your way! Join us on February 5-7 for another great weekend of presentations, sales, giveaways, and so much more!  If you're not already a member of The Great Bead Extravaganza Facebook Group, please click here to join!  Below is the schedule of events for the Tucson Experience (in both Pacific and Eastern Standard times), and we can't wait to join you again! Friday will be a wonderful desert walk through Tucson followed by a Project Preview. Friday and Saturday will be...

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The Great Bead Extravaganza Continues!

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The Great Bead Extravaganza Continues!

Join us at Allegory Gallery for the next installment of The Great Bead Extravaganza! Save the date for our very special Tucson Experience on February 5th-7th! (Friday night will be a Preview Night and Saturday and Sunday will be two full days of presentations.) We have a lot of really wonderful things planned and we hope you’ll attend this virtual event including creative workshops, sales, product launches, and MORE!!!

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The Great Bead Extravaganza!

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The Great Bead Extravaganza!

Our very own Andrew Thornton and Sara Oehler of Soft Flex Company were chatting one day and came up with an idea to have a virtual event featuring some of our friends from the beading community! It grew into The Great Bead Extravaganza! Over the course of three days, there will be 17 presenters, giveaways, demos, coupons, and all kinds of really wonderful content! Want to play along? You have to join the group! This event takes place November 6th - 8th. Can’t make it live or can’t stay for over 25 hours of beady goodness? No worries! Much of...

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