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Betsy and Jess working the popular make&take! They had people DecoEmbossing and Riveting a fun pendant.

We received many compliments on the layout & set-up of our booth, thank you! It makes the hard work worth it!

Fun, colorful jewelry displays showcasing some of our most recent techniques and product!

Fun, colorful jewelry displays showcasing some of our most recent techniques and product!

Fun, colorful jewelry displays showcasing some of our most recent techniques and product!

Five fabulous categories of product just waiting to be ordered! We even had a nifty new QR Code for people to scan and be directed to our online catalog.

See, Jeanne is scanning one of the codes on her xoom tablet in this picture. Pretty neat right?

All jewelry and pendants sold at the show were 50% off, did anyone snag a new necklace?

One of our newest Vintaj Team members, Krista selling some jewelry to B&B Shoppers.

Krista and mother-in-law Nancy taking a break from sales to look cute. We love these ladies.


NEW Vintaj Tools by BeadSmith. Rose is pretty excited about them!!

Betsy and Jeanne working the demo table with Pam from Bello Modo. Pam is one of Vintaj’ Authorized Retailers.

Yep the design team has some new hooded sweatshirts that we thought were pretty cool. Here we are posing in the booth.

Betsy, Rose, Jess and Jeanne working the hoodies!

Ooo la la. The lovely Diane Hawkey and her wonderful ceramics. We picked up a sweet load of her goodies for future projects!

Next stop on the design team’s route was Earthenwood. We love Melanie and her beads.

Jeanne holds one of her favorite beads from Earthenwood. We can’t wait to show you everything else we picked up from here... seriously awesome beads.

Jess and Jeanne look through LISA PETER’S stash. Are you kidding? We love her stuff so much Betsy stepped back to jot down Lisa’s info. for future Art Bead Partner!

We spent a lot of time at Lisa’s booth talking to her and her mom. We love that New Jersey accents ladies.

Next stop, Sea of Glass. Jeanne and Jess posing with Melissa in front of her booth.

Melissa sent in her pictures. On the left: “Here we are sealing the deal. I think she was promising me $10,000 in free Vintaj products, but will have to check on that ;)” ~ Melissa On the right, the design team picks out some of Melissa’s glass. Looks like Rose is attacking.

Colorful vintage glass and bottle cap beads at Glass Garden Beads. We picked up a few treasures here!

Jess browsing the Elemental Adornments booth. WOW! Amazing detail in these little pieces of art.

We had to stop by Z. Dahlia’s booth and pick up a few layering cuffs. Look for projects made with Dahlia’s cuffs very soon. (p.s. She and her son were so nice)

What a cool picture of Jeanne in Amber Heaven!

Doug “how many beads did you buy?” Jeanne and Jess “Um, wellllll....”

Betsy and Jess working the make&take counter.

More shots of our make&take counter. Jess, Rose and Betsy running the DecoEmboss station.

*SMILE* Jess and Rose!

Jess hanging with Erin Prais-Hintz and Sharon Misuraco.

Busy, busy. Seems like everyone was wanting to try our new DecoEmboss Folders.

Even little kids! Look at this little stinker Cody. Isn’t he so adorable? And his embossed pendants isn’t bad either!

Jeanne and Rose were able to soak up some of Milwaukee after the show and ate at the Milwaukee Public Market.

They picked up some inspiration at Anthropologie too!

2011 Bead&Button Show Recap  

we had so much fun at this year's B&B Show. Click through the pdf to see!