Buy Small Businesses on Amazon this weekend! – ARTnews.com
Buy small and get rewarded! Spend $ 10 this weekend at a small business on Amazon and get $ 10 credit for your Prime Day purchases.
Itching for Amazon Prime Day? Here’s a tip: You can save $ 10 at next week’s event (12:00 p.m. PDT June 21 to 11:59 p.m. PDT June 22) by starting your shopping early. Until midnight Sunday, June 20, Amazon is offering a $ 10 Prime Day credit to members who spend $ 10 on certain small business products selling in the Amazon store (exclusions apply).
However, to access the offers, you must be an Amazon Prime subscriber.
Each year, Amazon’s Prime Day features thousands of deals on the site’s products, from electronics to books and art supplies. This year, the 48-hour event will begin at 12:00 p.m. PDT on Monday, June 21 and end at 11:59 p.m. PDT on Tuesday, June 22. However, to get access to the offers, you must be an Amazon Prime subscriber. .
Amazon Prime costs $ 12.99 per month or $ 119 per year. Its benefits include faster shipping on Amazon orders, discounts at Whole Foods, and access to Amazon streaming entertainment. You can also take advantage of a 30-day free trial of Prime here.
Click on here to see all participating companies; see below for some of our favorites for arts and crafts supplies (we’ll be updating this page all weekend, so check back with us often!):
Stock up on recyclable gift packaging
Stock up on high-quality cards, envelopes and packaging supplies from the one-stop paper store Coffee Correspondence Card. Managed by small California-based Graphic Business Solutions, Note Card Café works with artists to produce unique designs that are expertly printed and wrapped. We love his rolls of Kraft wrapping paper, which comes in a range of colors and patterns.
High quality muslin
Whether used for making patterns, photographic backgrounds, or painting backdrops, a good piece of muslin should be clean, easy to crumple, and feature an even weave. Those from AK-Trading Co., a two-decade-old family business in Chatsworth, Calif., tick all of these boxes and more. Of the society 100% cotton muslin has a nice average weight and is even finished with selvage edges. Choose between ecru, white or black.
diy soap kits
Located in the tall pines of Heber-Overgaard Arizona is the small family business Wild Herbal Soap Co., which makes artisan self-care products such as lotions, balms and of course soaps. Although you can buy ready-made products, we are fond of their raw, 100% natural products. beeswax pastilles properly sized palm kernel flakes, which can be used for making soap.
For all your fabric needs
Since 1983, the family business Empire fabric created unusual fabrics in all kinds of patterns. Think light blue suede cow print, Froot Loop color and heavily textured faux fur, and pink embossed taffeta. In our book, this is the store to go for faux fur, sold by the yard and soft enough to sleep on. Where else will you find the perfect one rainbow stripe long haired gorilla faux fur?
For everything related to the frame
Display guys, a family business in business since 1999, is a great choice for finding exactly what you need to display your artwork, from photographs to prints. Frames are available in black, white, gray and bronze, in wood, aluminum and plastic, and in a dozen sizes, from 4 x 6 inches to 20 x 24 inches. They also sell carpet boards including bulk packs of precision cut, acid-free boards that will give any work of art a professional look.
Heat Transfer Vinyl Sheets Galore
Based in Cedar City, Utah, FireFly Crafts specializes in thermal transfer vinyl, which it sells by the roll or in convenient multi-color packages. There are tons of color options to choose from, including fluorescent; most are cutting machine compatible, so you can easily trace custom designs. We are fans of their flocked vinyl, which has a pleasantly soft fluffy texture on its exposed side.
High-end modeling clay and ceramics
Still in Utah, Artistic industries is run by April Butterfield Simister and Michael Simister, who are growing their ceramic supply business with their three children. (“A family that works together stays together,” they said. mentionned.) Fill up with Laguna air-dried clay in various colors, from a electric brown has a speckled buff .
Industrial grade bonding
Surebonder Adhesives started in 1968 as a one-car garage eyelet and rivet distributor in Wauconda, Illinois. Today, the family business specializes in another type of adhesive tool: the glue gun. His 60 Watt Cordless Hot Glue Gun is a popular product to definitely check out. It heats up quickly, is comfortable in the hand, and comes with a holder designed to catch unwanted drops.
These bands are designed by Hoopology, a self-proclaimed “DIY hoop supply company” and are used to decorate hoops, but honestly they would make great art materials too. The Boulder, Colorado company sells high tensile, heat resistant electrical tape in wonderful colors like Royal Violet as well as really beautiful decorative ribbons with pearly finishes. Many bands change color depending on your viewing angle, which adds extra oomph to your projects.
Multicolored Miyuki Seed Beads
Colorado Pearl Hawker Rock beads has been selling beads and other craft supplies for over 10 years, and it remains one of the best places to find small beads from the Japanese bead-making company Miyuki. These highly sought-after glass beads come in all kinds of shapes, from triangles to droplets to hexagons; find all of this and more at Rockin Beads’ Amazon Storefront, in eye-catching colors such as White Biscuit, Picasso Yellow Canary, and Amethyst Gold Chandelier.
Super pretty stamps
Improve your inking set and grab some Sniggle laziness, a hobby store based in Gold River, California. Although he sells buttons, stencils and other charming knickknacks, he is best known for his rubber stamps, which are made with solid wood and deeply engraved rubber. A foam pad in between allows for elastic and satisfying stamping. Although you can buy traditional square-shaped stamps, we believe that the the grown-ups with lazy faces make some pretty cute office accessories. Most stamps are available in several sizes.
Genuine Peruvian alpaca wool
Products Alpaca warehouse travel from Peruvian artisans to the family-owned brand’s operations in Gainesville, Florida, which originally started with a store in Lima. Now is the time to stock up on your yarn, which is available in different weights and many colors. A bestseller is her fingering thread, sold in attractive shades ranging from pink rose to emerald green.