What is a Beadle Box?
A Beadle Box is limited edition collection of beads and other delicious beady delights that is sent out once a month to those who have signed up for a subscription.
What exactly is in a Beadle Box?
In each Beadle Box you will find 10 to 12 carefully selected packets of beads weighing 5 to 10 grams each. Many of the beads in these boxes are not sold in Canadian stores since they have been sourced directly from manufacturers in the Czech Republic. Boxes will contain a variety of seed beads, pressed beads, cabochons, findings, threads, needles and bead embroidery fabric. Each box has a monthly theme and colour focus.
You said the boxes are a Limited Edition Collection. What does that mean?
The Beadle Box subscription is limited to 50 subscribers and will run for one year (12 boxes). It is a Canadian bead box set up in Canada by a Canadian. There have been a few Canadian subscription boxes in the past but for one reason or another they have been discontinued. I saw an opportunity that could be taken and decided to take the plunge!
If more than 50 people sign up, what happens?
Your name will be placed on a waiting list in the order that your request has been received. If a box is unsold (not necessarily the current month), people on the waiting list will be offered a box. After you accept, your name will go to the end of the list to give others on the list behind you the chance to have a box. If you do not accept, your name will also go to the end of the list and you will have to wait for it to come around again before you are offered another box.
If demand becomes high, meaning that waiting list is long, I will start a second run of 50 Beadle Boxes.
Are there any tutorials or patterns in the boxes?
Not for this first year. There is a Facebook Group to support the monthly box. On this page you will find helpful ideas and suggestions on how to use the beads, relevant links from the manufacturers, the occasional free tutorial and lots of photos from other subscribers showing how they have creatively used the beads in their box.
Do I have to pay for a whole year's worth of beads?
No, you will be billed one month at a time for the duration of your subscription. Simply subscribe for a year and you will be billed automatically for twelve months. There are also six month, three month and single box options. If the beads were purchased at retail stores in the USA (because most of the beads are not available in Canada), you would be paying about 50% more for the contents of the box.
This sounds really great! How do I subscribe?
It's easy! Go up to the drop-down menu at the top of this page under BEADLE BOX and click on SUBSCRIBE.
I have an other question. How do I get in touch with you?
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