Monday, November 24, 2008

Good news.

Join Us this weekend for our kickoff to the holiday season!

As the Thanksgiving holiday approaches, I would like to express my thanks to all of you, my dear customers, for supporting all of us at Caravan Beads over the past 14 years. We continually strive to make Caravan not only a fun place to be, but a refuge when you may need a little "crafty" pick-me-up or "me time". These days can be very stressful for many of us right now, and sometimes being creative can help relieve that stress. In this tough economic environment, we will try to help you make affordable gift choices this year. Handmade gifts are so greatly appreciated. Why not take a class with a friend, mom, sister or daughter this December? You can all share in the fun of being creative together. That alone is a gift in itself.

Once again, I would like to thank all of you for your continued business and support. All of us at Caravan Beads are committed to help you make your handmade holiday the best ever!


Thanksgiving Weekend Events!

Friday 9am to 10am: 30% off all Swarovski Crystal & Semi-Precious
Friday 10am to 11am: 30% off all Seed Beads
Friday 11am to 7pm: Get a ticket & a chance to win a door prize
Saturday 11am to 6pm: Sign up for 2 classes & the second one is free
Sunday 11am to 5pm: Buy a piece of finished jewelry & the rest of your purchase is 20% off

Free class this weekend
Right Angle Weave Swarovski Crystal Bracelet

Who doesn't need a striking bracelet to compliment that special outfit... especially with the holidays right around the corner? Pick from our huge selection of Swarovski crystals and learn the right angle weave to create this fantastic bracelet.
Approx. cost: $25.00
Saturday, Nov. 29: 11:00 - 12:00
Sunday, Nov. 30: 1:30 - 2:30

Caravan Beads of Chicago
3361 N Lincoln AveChicago, Illinois 60657

Friday, November 21, 2008

Good news!

Thanksgiving Weekend Festivities!

Have fun next weekend at Caravan Beads. We will have special sales and activities all weekend long.

Friday, Nov. 28: 11 - 7 Get a ticket and a chance to receive a door prize!
Saturday, Nov. 29: 11 - 6 Sign up for two classes and the second one is free!
Sunday, Nov. 30: 11 - 5 Buy a piece of finished jewelry and the rest of your purchase is 20% off!

"Mix It Up" Charm Bracelet

Try mixing it up! By using a variety of cords, beautiful beads, and an assortment of our VERY popular Vintaj charms, you will create an awesome piece that is a twist on the traditional charm bracelet. Materials approx. cost: $15.00
Sunday Nov. 23: 11 - 12
We will be closing at 4 pm on Wednesday, Nov. 26.
Closed Thursday, Nov. 27

Happy Thanksgiving!

Please call us at 773-248-9555 to reserve your spot. Space is limited! See you then!

Charlene Steele Caravan Beads 773-248-9555

Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Free class

Our free classes are back once again! This weekend we're offering a unique earring designed with beads, chain and wire. Sign up early as they fill up fast!

Hammered Chain and Bead Retro Earrings

Give your chain a little bit of personality! Choose from our wide variety of chain, pick out a handful of beads...and Voila! A unique new pair of earrings. Materials approx. cost: $12.00 Saturday Nov. 15: 2 - 3 pm

Sunday Nov. 16: 2 - 3 pm

Please call us at 773-248-9555 to reserve your spot. Space is limited! See you then!

Monday, November 3, 2008

Resin is HOT!

Our resin supplies are flying out of the store! I added more classes this month because they are filling up quickly. Everyone is having fun with this great medium. Start thinking about your holiday can make really cool, personal pieces at a very reasonable price.
Our new class schedule for November and December is online and in the store. We have some great gift ideas for you, too.

On order and expected in this week or next:

Vintaj charms and chain
Sterling silver and gold filled chain
Sterling and gold filled styles

That's all for now!