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Topic: Boston - anyone know where to get microbeads and magnets?  (Read 1450 times)
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chica
« on: February 25, 2004 02:22:52 PM »

I just discovered this site and now I must make some magnets.  I love the microbead effect and i want to make magnets out of the "Do's and Don'ts" from Vice magazine.  Also, I must have my very own collection of marble magnets.  

Can anyone point me in the right direction for microbeads, magnets and marbles?

I tried Pearl Arts in central square, but of everything I was looking for, all they had was marbles, but of course they didn't have the clear ones Cry

The only other place I know of is a Michael's in Everett, but I was hoping to find someplace closer to home (downtown Beantown), or at least accessable by public transportation.

Thanks for your help craftsters!
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« Reply #1 on: February 26, 2004 09:08:55 AM »

Micahel's is probably your best bet but it is a pain to get to by bus.

Here are some other places that may have them but I would definitely call first:

Paper Source -- there's one in Porter Sq, Cambridge and one in Brookline. I believe I've seen both of these things there.

Playtime Crafts - Mass Ave in Arlington

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« Reply #2 on: February 26, 2004 10:19:45 AM »

Oh thanks!  I totally forgot about Papersource... they have a new one downtown too, I think, or maybe on Newbury St?  I'm gonna call them right now!
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« Reply #3 on: February 27, 2004 01:46:08 PM »

I haven't been in years, but does Windsor Button have craft stuff?  They're right downtown.
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« Reply #4 on: March 01, 2004 06:47:45 AM »

Yeah, I looked in Windsor button, but their craft supplies are pretty much limited to the knitting/sewing sphere.  Paper Source was actually the most well stocked of all the places I looked.  They even had sheets of magnets for backing pictures and whatnot.  I've already made a bunch of magnets!  Grin  I think I'm hooked.
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« Reply #5 on: March 08, 2004 06:07:06 AM »

Yeah, I looked in Windsor button, but their craft supplies are pretty much limited to the knitting/sewing sphere.  Paper Source was actually the most well stocked of all the places I looked.  They even had sheets of magnets for backing pictures and whatnot.  I've already made a bunch of magnets!  Grin  I think I'm hooked.

Yay ... Paper Source is so great! http://www.paper-source.com/ They have so many beautiful things. It's soo cool that there are 3 locations in the Boston-area now. My one beef with them is that I get TOO MANY great ideas when I go in there. It's kinda depressing but in the best possible way! Wink
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« Reply #6 on: June 21, 2004 09:13:25 AM »

What site was it ? Undecided Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: September 06, 2004 11:34:01 PM »

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