{Disarmed} FW: Smokin’ JAZZ Friday and Saturday

Subject: Smokin’ JAZZ Friday and Saturday   https://s3.amazonaws.com/mobilehippo/content/194759.jpg?t=9/10/2015%203:23:48%20PM Come join us on Main Street.     Friday               6 to midnight Saturday    noon to midnight Look for Brighton Beads and More tent near Beverly Rae and the Japanese Restruant.   I am preparing a full menu of activities for our booth.   * FREE Collage Making with a Jazz Music theme.     (all ages) * G Cleff Ring Making $7 (learn something great.Includes materials)   *  FREE Pewter Casting DEMO  *  FREE Bead Making DEMO  *  “All JAZZED UP” drop in, sit and paint with and Nancy  $10 includes materials     Paint Halloween is our new class. All supplies are included paint and even lights and battery pack are included. There will be  a 8×24 inch canvas provided. We will complete a picture while teaching you how to paint yours. You should completely finish your painting and take it home. The class is $35 and includes all supplies.   choose on of the following 3 hour classes:​ * Saturday, September 26th, 2-5pm * Saturday, October 10th, 1-4pm   Register by phone 810-844-0066 or  online at www.BrightonBeadsandMore.com          Tuesday, September 22nd at 10:30 continuing until 1:30 FREE with purchase of kit. Thursday, October 1st at 10:30am  FREE with kit purchase.   Wire Woven Bezel: Saturday, September 26 at 10:30am, $35  Nancy Working with round wire you will learn to creat a decorative and functional bezel for a cabashon.   Sign up for this one session class by calling 810-844-0066   check out our updated web site www.BrightonBeadsAndMore.com You can... read more

FW: Paint Halloween: tonight at Gourmet Gardens

Brighton Beads ________________________________ > Subject: Paint Halloween: tonight at Gourmet Gardens > > > [https://bay168.mail.live.com/Handlers/ImageProxy.mvc?bicild=&canary=zLlOnlaiNZMRYww6%2fiQGP4COY%2bVtgvM%2bLzONswm1VVc%3d0&url=http%3a%2f%2fstaticapp.icpsc.com%2ficp%2floadimage.php%2fmogile%2f36367%2f04745780264b062086f3832e4fab580e%2fimage%2fjpeg] > > > > > > > > > > Paint Halloween is our new class. All supplies are included paint and > even lights and battery pack are included. There will be a 8×24 inch > canvas provided. We will complete a picture while teaching you how to > paint yours. You should completely finish your painting and take it > home that night. The class is $35 and includes all supplies. > > Thursday, September 3, 6pm Come have fun, I’ll be there at 5, snacking > and setting up. Yes, you can come early but, but please call > 810-844-0066 to register. 🙂 Nancy > > Saturday, September 26th, 2-5pm > > Gourmet Garden Chinese Restruant, Brighton, Mi > > Register by phone 810-844-0066 or online at > > www.BrightonBeadsandMore.com > > [https://bay168.mail.live.com/Handlers/ImageProxy.mvc?bicild=&canary=zLlOnlaiNZMRYww6%2fiQGP4COY%2bVtgvM%2bLzONswm1VVc%3d0&url=http%3a%2f%2fstaticapp.icpsc.com%2ficp%2floadimage.php%2fmogile%2f36367%2f1194f9093dec8512c239247b7a17269f%2fimage%2fjpeg] > > > > > > > Saturday, September 5th at 10:30am Advanced Kumihimo > > Tuesday, September 22nd at 10:30 continuing until 1:30 FREE with > purchase of kit. > > Thursday, October 1st at 10:30am FREE with kit purchase. > > > > > > > > [https://bay168.mail.live.com/Handlers/ImageProxy.mvc?bicild=&canary=zLlOnlaiNZMRYww6%2fiQGP4COY%2bVtgvM%2bLzONswm1VVc%3d0&url=http%3a%2f%2fstaticapp.icpsc.com%2ficp%2floadimage.php%2fmogile%2f36367%2f1ba22a444ababaac3fe1d7c1bc8c41ec%2fimage%2fjpeg]Wire > Woven Bezel: > > Saturday, September 26 at 10:30am, $35 Nancy > > Working with round wire you will learn to creat a decorative and > functional bezel for a cabashon. Sign up for this one session class > by calling > > 810-844-0066 > > > > > check out our updated web site www.BrightonBeadsAndMore.com > > You can now sign up for classes directly from... read more

{Disarmed} FW: Paint Michigan, Riviting and Fused Glass

Subject: Paint Michigan, Riviting and Fused Glass     Paint Michigan is a new canvas painting class we are offering. This particular lesson involves using acrylic paint on a stretched canvas, a pallet knife, brushes and step by step instruction.  This particular lesson will be a sunset over water. (see above)  Wednesday, August 26 5pm Alexanders Fine Dining in Brighton, Michigan Register by phone 810-844-0066 or  online at www.BrightonBeadsandMore.com        ***************************************   Paint Halloween is our new class. All supplies are included paint and even lights and battery pack are included. There will be  a 8×24 inch canvas provided. We will complete a picture while teaching you how to paint yours. You should completely finish your painting and take it home that night. The class is $35 and includes all supplies. Thursday, September 3, 6pm  Gourmet Garden Chinese Restruant, Brighton, Mi Register by phone 810-844-0066 or  online at www.BrightonBeadsandMore.com                            Wire Woven Bezel: Saturday, September 26 at 10:30am, $35  Nancy Working with round wire you will learn to creat a decorative and functional bezel for a cabashon.   Sign up for this one session class by calling 810-844-0066   check out our updated web site www.BrightonBeadsAndMore.com You can now sign up for classes directly from our website!             Painting on GLASS,  Thursday, August 27, 6:30, $25 **********************************************************   NEW CLASS: Paint Your PET Friday, Oct 9  at 5pm, $45 includes all materials: This will be held at Alexanders restuarant in Brighton. You must register in advance and send your pets picture in... read more
Beth Stone Book signing and instruction

Beth Stone Book signing and instruction

Beth Stone just published her new book Bead Play Everyday. We are having a book signing Oct 3, 2015 for her new book. Beth Stone will sign your book. She is giving free instruction on the new techniques with purchase of a book and supplies. We will have treats , instruction and lots of fun. Come join us for this wonderful chance to meet and greet the author Beth Stone. The event is all... read more

{Disarmed} FW: Howel Melon Fest, this weekend

  Friday: 5-9 Saturday: 9-9 Sunday: 9-5 Brighton Beads and More will on the court house lawn at the   Howel Melon Fest.   We’ll have MAKE N’ Take craft projects for the whole family.   Stop by and get special coupons for upcoming events.   Wire Woven Bezel: Wednesday, August 19 at 6:30pm, $35  Nancy Working with round wire you will learn to creat a decorative and functional bezel for a cabashon.   Sign up for this one session class by calling 810-844-0066   check out our updated web site www.BrightonBeadsAndMore.com You can now sign up for classes directly from our website!   BEAD MAKING, LAMPWORK BEAD MAKING. Saturday, August 22, 10:30- 4:30 Check the full description in our website. http://www.brightonbeadsandmore.com  With each full day class, you will have 3, 3 hour hands on practice torch sessions. which enables you to practice what you have learned.  That is a total of 5 1/2 hours of instruction and 9 hours of practice. Register now for tomorrows class.         Painting on GLASS,  Thursday, August 20, 6:30, $25 **********************************************************   NEW CLASS: Paint Your PET Friday, August 7th at 3pm, $45 includes all materials: NO experience necessary, All ages Welcome  (“Trust me.” “NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY,” says    Nancy)   Any pet:  cat, dog, mouse, snake ….. Send me a photo.   Send it to BrightonBeads@live.com (You can take the picture with your smart phone etc.) I need to receive your pet’s image at least  a few days in advance of the class, so that I can get your pre-painting exercises ready for you.) You go home with a finished... read more

{Disarmed} FW: Potluck and New Classes

    check out our updated web site www.BrightonBeadsAndMore.com You can now sign up for classes directly from our website! Kumihimo, Basics and Beyond, FREE (all ages welcome)   Tuesday, July 28, 10:30 FREE with kit purchase    NEW CLASS: FLAT Kumihimo Braid, Wednesday, August 5, 3pm  BEAD MAKING, LAMPWORK BEAD MAKING.   Tuesday, July 28, 10:30 – 4 Check the full description in our website. http://www.brightonbeadsandmore.com  With each full day class, you will have 3, 3 hour hands on practice torch sessions. which enables you to practice what you have learned.  That is a total of 5 1/2 hours of instruction and 9 hours of practice. Register now for tomorrows class.       Fused GLASS: WEDNESDAY, July 29 10:30am or at 1:30pm  Basic Fusing for Jewelry $45 (normally $75 we are running a special GROUPON price right now) * includes all materials and firing * instruction on glass cutting, use of tools and safety * you will have the opportunity to do several pieces (depending on the size you choose to make. Most students make 6 -9 pieces) * techniques demonstrated that you may then use alone or in combination are: metal inclusions, glass painting, stacking and dichroic  ** You will be notified when your art work has been kiln fired and ready for pick up. ** Occasionally your pieces may come out of the kiln with a rough edge.  When you pick up your work, you will have an opportunity to use the glass grinder if needed. ** We have many choices of findings for chemically binding to you fired glass.  These are available for an additional... read more

{Disarmed} FW: ONE DAY PEWTER workshop

  check out our updated web site www.BrightonBeadsAndMore.com You can now sign up for classes directly from our website!   Several people said that they were interested in taking the pewter class BUT, they couln’t afford it or were not totally sure about the “whole pewter thing.”  So here is what I’ve arranged.  Lisa will teach a one day sampler class.  This will give you some experience with pewter, an opprotunity to brainstorm as there wiIl still be a small class, and everyone will have fun.       Recognize the work above?  Yes, it is the work of  Wanaree Tanner an accomplished metal clay artist. The picture on the right won her first place for metal clay in the Saul Bell Award in2013.   Check out how Wanaree Tanner has come to incoroporate pewter into her work.  https://www.pinterest.com/pin/11259067788162485/   GREEN GIRL STUDIOS: Cynthia Thornton of Green Girl Studios http://cdn1.bigcommerce.com/n-ww20x/knjcx0/products/277/images/814/149_Bubo_OwlA__78270.1396209144.220.290.JPG?c=2   Cynthia Thornton of Green Girl Studios has been making pewter beads, buttons and clasps for longer than I hane been in business.  Check out her work, please.   Don’t miss this opportunity to learn, ask questions, get hands on experience in a small group from an inspiring teacher.  Lisa is coming from San Diego to give this workshop.  If you have never tried or had a chance to work with this metal, this is the perfect time to do so.   Nancy    ps:  I will be doing some FREE KIDS MAKE n’ TAKES. I’ll be at “The Taste of Brighton” in a few weeks.  I will post more info about these and other happennings around town on our... read more

{Disarmed} FW: Sterling Silver vs Argentium Silver ????????

  check out our updated web site www.BrightonBeadsAndMore.com You can now sign up for classes directly from our website! My Crafty Friends,Goldmiths, Bench Jewelers, etc.   Tomorrow I have room for 2 more people in my metalsmithing class.   We will be making a classical loop n loop chain.  Solder or fuse each ring, form it, link it shape the chain, clean it up a bit, make or purchase a toggel clasp.  Wear it proudly. Success is anticipated for all including first time torchers.   Bench jewelers and goldsmith who want to know more and have a quick experience in Argentium and Sterling should take my class.       Friday, 10:30am to 12:30pm.  $35 plus materials.       Saturday, 10:30am  free kumihimo.   Nancy         HURRY AND SIGN UP… SPACE IS LIMITEDN   New class June 20, 2015, 10:30 Patriotic kumihimo. The class is free with purchase of patriotic kumihimo kit. This kit assumes you have other supplies but if you do not they can be purchased at the time of the class.         Brighton Beads & More 9850 East Grand River * Brighton, MI 48116 810-844-0066                                                      ... read more

{Disarmed} FW: Beth Stone Class and News from Nancy

  Check out our updated web site www.BrightonBeadsAndMore.com You can now sign up for classes directly from our website!         My dear Crafty Friends,   Beth Stone is an excellent teacher.  She has one of those engineering type minds that cannot be contained.  You will be quite pleased if you like to go beyond the exact project.   We just returned from Austin.  Everyone is fine there.  The dancing little grand kids are as cute as ever.  We took this opprotunity to buy dichroic glass.  We have 104 COE for the lampworkers and 90 COE for the fusers among us.  Come early to get the best selection.   I bought dicro for my fused glass classes.  Watch for them being listed.  I have to make some samples of new techniques I want to teach.   Weaving is on my mind.  Please keep reading.    Nancy     Wire Woven Bezel with Nancy  Friday, June 12 10:30 – 12:30 $35 includes practice material,  bring a cabashon or purchase one to wrap.         FUSED GLASS JEWELRY PIECES WITH DICHROIC AND MICA. (no pictures yet, you can sign up and assume that you will have a good time and learn techniques.  Nancy :))  $48 includes materials and firing . Make multiple pendants.   Wednesday, June 10, 10:30 – 12:30 Saturday, June 13, 10:30 – 12:30 Wednesday, June 17, 10:30 – 12:30   FREE KUMIHIMO with purchase of basic kumihimo kit. Registration is required Friday, June 12, 1:00 Saturday, June 20, 10:30 Sunday, June 28, 1pm       Thursday, June 18, 10:30 – 12:30, $35 plus... read more

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  1. Precious metal silver clay (PMC) part one , 11 am

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