Dear Beading Friends,

Quote:              "Know and believe in yourself, then what others think won't disturb you."
                                                                                                                        - Wiliam Feather

Happy Wing 2021! COVID has caused us to change how we operate. Classes are via Zoom and currently we are open 2 days a week, Tuesday and Saturday. Please navigate the website for up to the minute info concerning classes and events. We no longer have a print newsletter as everything seems to be changing rapidly with new classes added and the seasons blending together.

Please go to our Facebook page and like us. We will be posting information especially for our Facebook fans. Information about trunk shows, including pictures of unpacking and set up are posted on our Facebook page   

We had few virtual trunk show last year. There may be a few this year but with our current COVID restrictions there are none currently scheduled. Check the events section and the website for special happenings at the store. It has come to my attention that we have not done a very good job conveying to you just what a trunk show is. During a trunk show, a vendor or bead artist sends or brings a wide assortment of their products or work, much more than we can stock in the store. This allows you to have a much broader and larger assortment of merchandise from which to choose and perhaps the opportunity to meet the artist who created the bead you just love! Trunk shows are held for 1-2 days, usually over a weekend. At the conclusion, the remaining merchandise is returned to the vendor or the artist packs up and goes home. Virtual trunk shows are held on the vendor's site with some specials for Creative Castle customers.Stay tuned for info on this.

We welcome many returning guest teachers to our Zoom class schedule. Please make sure you check your schedule so you will get the classes you want. AS the classes are via Zoom the students came form all over now, not just our own geographical location and have been filling up. The class offerings are not usually repeated so if you have an interest in a class make sure you schedule to take it. If there is a prerequisite, take it.

Creative Castle is still looking for a new owner to put her/his stamp on this entity- we are not closing. We will continue to serve the beading community by offering extraordinary service, products and classes for your beading and wire working pleasure and have full seasons of classes and events scheduled.

If you haven’t visited us in the last few months, we are bursting with “NEW”. We carry many of the new shapes including: Rizos, pips, true 2mm fire polish, super-duo beads, mini duos, half tilas, dragon scale beads, tulip petals, O beads, triangle, Emma beads, super 8's, gem duos, 2 hole lentils, 2 hole triangles, bars, bricks, daggers and more.

Visit Just In and keep posted on our ever expanding beads, books, and supplies. We offer glass beads, seed beads, crystals, gem stones, fresh water pearls and have a great selection of findings for the latest jewelry designs. If you can't make it to the store; we come to you - we ship!

 This is our 32nd year in business. Thank you for your continued support of your "local bead store"!

Thank you so much for your patronage! Your friendship and support of us, offers us the opportunity to do what we truly love. We love being able to host great instructors, and shelve Ventura County's largest bead selection. Most of all we love being with you and serving your creativity and inspiration!

Happy beading,

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Newbury Park, CA 91320-3233

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