We thought we’d create a go-to guide of our favorite resources for you. We’ll add to the list as we discover exciting new products, blogs, flea markets, and boutiques. We recommend bookmarking the page so it’s super easy to find when you need it!
General Craft Supplies & Materials
Create For Less
Great online craft supply store with nearly everything you’d find in your local craft store, but at discounted prices.
Maker of the most beautiful mosaic tiles we’ve ever seen! They have everything you need for your mosaic project, from tiles and tesserae to nippers and adhesives.
Our absolute favorite spray paint brand! They add new colors all the time to keep up with the trends, and the paint coverage is second-to-none. Plus, they make all kinds of other cool products, like metal leafing pens and the amazing Glitter Blast!
They have the right glue for every project. We especially love their Fabri-Tac and Quick Grip. Check out their Adhesive Selection Chart to see which specific glue works best for your materials. Knowledge is power!
Lots of unfinished wood surfaces waiting for your creative touch. Plus everything you need for woodcarving, woodburning, and clockmaking. Check out their metal embossing kit!
When it comes to crafting with Styrofoam, the possibilities are endless. Take a look at their website to learn tips on cutting, gluing, painting, and sanding Styrofoam.
The geniuses behind Mod Podge, FolkArt Paints, Martha Stewart Crafts, and much much more. They make Mod Podge in several finishes now––perfect for you decoupaging needs. And their enormous selection of FolkArt paint colors grows every year. Love them!
Incredibly talented mixed media artist. Along with her own gorgeous creations, Lisa has a unique product line that includes all kinds of materials and tools for working with clay, making picture pendants, and you name it! We especially love her Magic-Glos quick-curing UV resin for jewelry projects and scrapbooking embellishments.
Makers of our favorite resin for DIY. We use EnviroTex-Lite Pour-On Resin for most mosaic projects. Their Easy Cast casting epoxy and molds are great for making resin pendants. It’s easier to use than you think!
Beads, Metal Blanks, Charms, Findings & Embellishments
Baubles & Beads
Our local bead store (how lucky are we?)! They have strands and strands of semi-precious stones, pearls, Czech glass beads, Swarovski crystals, and so much more. They carry unique findings and real jewelry-making tools, too. And now they sell online, so they can be your local bead store, too!
Terrific online source for jewelry-makers. We especially like their big selection of Swarovski elements and antiqued brass and metal stampings. They have lots of free projects and instructional videos on their website, too.
Firemountain Gems and Beads
Jewelry-making mecca! Not only do they carry a wide range of charms and beads, including gemstones, but they also carry precious metal clay, metalsmithing tools, and quite a few mountings and settings. As a bonus, they have zillions of free how-tos in their Gallery of Designs. So nice!
Vintage-Inspired Jewelry Supplies
Cameo Jewelry Supply
Great source for unique, vintage-inspired jewelry supplies. Their cameos are to die for, but it’s the filigree stampings and ornate settings we love most. They carry unusual findings, like shoe clips and tie tacks and bezels, frames, and mounts to boot. Love them!
Vintage Jewelry Supplies
We’ve never seen so many brass stamping components, from Victorian flowers and flourishes to steampunk gears and wings. So ornate and lovely. Many of the pieces are cast from orignal dies created in the late 1800s!
Vintaj Natural Brass Co.
Vintage-inspired brass and artisan copper findings, charms, and embellishments. We use their intricate metal filigrees and stampings to give our designs a vintage-chic look. Don’t miss the Idea Gallery on their website. Love those gals!
Watch & Clock Parts
Dave’s Watch Parts
The one-stop shop for all your watch parts needs! Dave is the real deal with every tiny watch part you can imagine. We are drawn to the vintage watch movements, dials, and pocket watch cases. Steampunk chic!
One of the Etsy stores we frequent for our steampunk crafts. They sell cool steampunk stuff like skeleton keys, watch parts, and vacuum tubes individually and in bulk.