What’s New At Eureka?

Hi there beady friends! Here’s an update on all the new stuff we now carry at Eureka Crystal Beads.com as well as a sneak peek at what’s coming soon! Bugle Beads We now offer Miyuki brand Bugle Beads in 3mm and 6mm lengths. These gorgeous beads are reminiscent of sprinkles! Traditional Bugle beads are a…

May 2020 Beading Challenge: ADVANCED GEOMETRY!

UPDATE: We have a Winner! Shirley M. entered several projects she made on theme. Here they are below: We had so many beautiful entries by our participants including some very cool, innovative and stunning interpretations of the challenge! Here are a few of our favorite submissions (to see all the beautiful submissions we received, head…

Tips for Staying Creative Under Stress (for Beaders!)

When creative pursuits are your hobby, it can be very difficult to want to continue when it is not fun. Because you’re doing it for fun! But remember why you fell in love with your creative hobby. Some days all your thread will tangle and you will be miserable but making things is also a…

Here are 20 fun beading projects to keep you busy when stuck at home!

Stuck at home? Don’t let boredom get you down! Immerse yourself in creativity with these amazingly fun and beautiful projects! 1) Learn how to make the Crystal Pavé Bracelet, Necklace and Earrings set! 2) Step up your beading game with Charlotte Czech glass seed beads! 3) Embellish a Headband with Sparkly Crystals! 4) Finally Master…

Pantone 2020 Color of the Year: Classic Blue

You’ve probably already heard the big Color of the Year announcement from Pantone for 2020. Classic Blue is well, a classic color. But how can you make sure that your blue color choices are fab and not drab? How to match this blue with other shades in the same color family and which other colors…

Back to Basics: Thread & Wire!

Hey Beady Friends! In today’s blog I wanted to go over for you some key supplies in the realm of “Thread & Wire.” Whether you’re new to jewelry making and beading weaving, you’ve specialized in one over the other, or you just want a refresher – this will be the blog to bookmark, especially if…

What is a Eureka Collection?

Launched in August 2019, the Eureka Collections have taken off as one of the most popular bead boxes on the market! Frequently Asked Questions Answered! This is not a subscription box, you can buy one Collection or all of them or just individual items from each! New Collections are launched monthly on the first Thursday…

2019 Color of the Year – Coral

Hello, friends! Mikahla here from Eureka Crystal Beads with the first of many in my new series on color trends. If you’re looking for inspiration for your next project, wondering what to match with coral, or just generally wondering what’s in style this year (and why), read on 🙂 The “Color of the Year” If…

FEBRUARY BEAD CHALLENGE!

Hello Beady Friends! Leah here from Eureka Crystal Beads.com! It’s that time again – another beading challenge for you all! Ok, so here’s the run-down: Do you ever feel like you need a little push? Or perhaps some inspiration to think outside your box? (If so, I’m right there with ya!) So I have another month-long Beading…