Workshops + Bead Parties + Summer Camp for Kids & Teens

Walk-In Workshop

Nurturing creativity through Bead Crafts at Bonita Bead Boutique.   Summertime is a great time to wear jewelry, but keeping it light-weight.

Walk-Into our Summer Workshops for Kids & Adults.   You will create heartfelt, handmade creations that are meaning to you.. Mix meaningful messages and symbols with our charms.  create different lengths to go from choker to layering style. 

Trendy tips:  When looking for current trends here are a few tips to get you going: 

  • Browse magazines, catalogs, and surf the net (Pinterest) is ideal
  • Watching movies - open your mind for color shape, and design.  
  • Inspiration from your local bead shop, retail shops, art galleries, or museums.  

Begins June 4th - July 25th

Bead Summer Camp for Kids & Teens 

Let your kids get creative this summer!  Reserve for one day, two or all three days you choose.  

Find your jewelry making inspiration here.  Learn Introductory to Basic Beading.  Options: Summer bracelets, Learn to wire wrap and link onto beads. 

Fee: $30 each day includes materials 

Ages 6-14

Time 11am-1pm

Days:  Monday, Tuesday and Wednesdays

Call and reserve today 419.887.4000

Projects for Summer Camp

Dangle Earrings

Creating  Simple loops is a simplified version useful for making earrings, dangles, pendants, and various other jewelry components.  Learn to use round nose pliers. Create a design and style that matches your personality. 

Beaded Band

This project is perfect for the beader with limited laddering experience.  You will create a ladder stitch with knots.  Closure is a button.  This project can be done in a variety of colors.   

Bracelet with Adjusted closure

Beaded bracelet with macrame square knot for the closure.  The ends are a great way to secure and have a little movement with a few cords dangling.  This is an adjustable bracelet to fit you.

Triple Loop Eye Pin Earrings

In the class you will learn single, double, and triple loop eye pins and finish with a pair of earrings.  These pins can be gently hammered and embellish creating your own findings.  

Wrapped Bangle Bracelet

This bangle bracelet is one everyone loves because they look great stacking.  Create coils, and add a combination of bigger beads and small beads, pearls, stones. You won't make just one! 

Pendant Necklace

Working with square wire making simple loops, and shaping wire.  Pick and choose your beads thread the wire through beads.  This is a fun and lovely focal for a necklace.  

Workshops + Bead Parties

Our Workshops

 BBB workshops allows you to explore techniques, and to try something new.  Whether, you're crafting a project or attending a meeting discussion. Share an experience with family or friends.  Some of the workshops will be free!  

How to make a diffuser bracelet for essential oils

Just walk in at your leisure during 10am-5pm.  

This workshop will guide you in your senses, and connect you with gemstones, and lava rock beads to diffuse your favorite essential oils for your day.  Bracelets can be custom designed to order, and or create your own.

Please consult your healthcare provider before making any healthcare decisions or for guidance about specific medical conditions.

Mala Making

In this workshop, you will create your own custom mala (string of intention).  Students will be able to select their own beads, which are not included, but will be 10% off on the day of the class. 

Gemstones and wood beads will be available.  Malas will be strung using silk cord, or waxed cording.  

Class fee $25.00 + materials 

Beads of Faith - Rosary

In this workshop, you will create a rosary learning the basics of wire wrapping.  You can also create by using chain and bead links, or using basic stringing materials.This project will give you the opportunity to make a personal gift for that special person.  

Groups or families who are interested in making rosaries are welcome to schedule for a private workshop.  

Class fee $22.00 + materials 

Party WorkShops

Private Parties

Bead Parties for Adults, or Ladies night out.

Bonita Bead Boutique is a fun place to host your next Girl's Night Out, Corporate team-building, Book groups or Birthday Parties.  

Each party is two hours long and includes use of tools and work space, two instructors to help with the design, creating and finishing jewelry.  

We ask for a minimum of 4 adults and can accommodate up to 12. 

The cost per adult is $15. Beads and materials are not included. BBB will be happy to assist on deciding earrings, bracelet or necklace that best suits each adult. 

You are welcome to bring refreshments, simple snacks including adults beverages to enjoy your party. 

For classes, parties, summer bead camp call for details.   

​Contact Us to schedule your private party 419.887.4000 located in Maumee minutes away to Toledo, OH. 

Kid's Parties

Parties for Kid's, jewelry making birthday party.

Bonita Bead Boutique is a perfect place for birthday party.  

Each party is two hours long and includes use of tools and work space, two instructors to help with the design, creating and finishing jewelry.  

  • We ask for a minimum of 4 children and can accommodate up to 15 with two chaperones.

    A $40 non-refundable fee is required to reserve the date. The cost per child is $12.  We can decide on color scheme or theme when you make your child's party reservation.    

  • You are welcome to bring refreshments, juice, cake, cupcakes, ice cream (in cups) 
  • Time:  1 hr beading and second hour opening gifts, cake and ice cream.​

​​Contact Us to schedule your birthday party today! 419.887.4000  

Girl Scout Troops

Girl Scout bead projects.  Promote team building with beads.

 Daisies, Brownies, Juniors, and Cadettes

In this 60 minute class you will learn about the tools and techniques used in making jewelry then create a bracelet, listen to bead story, and go on a bead tour of our showroom.   

$10.00 per Daisy, Brownie 
$11.00 per Junior, Cadette 

We encourage you to book your class at least two weeks in advance. Deposit of half of your troop is required at the time of booking your class date. BBB requests Leader and Co-Leader to assist with chaperoning their troop.  

Since we only have 60 minutes to work with we recommend no snacks. However if necessary we would be happy to extend you more time if necessary- rental fee will apply.      

Contact Us to schedule your troop today!  419.887.4000


Bring Your Own Beads is great for those who want to complete a project that may need assistance with designing, skill advice or techniques.  

  • Call to reserve your seat for the second Tuesday of each month.  

  • Fee is $5 for use of BBB tools, and to learn simple techniques.  Bring a friend to bead along with you!   

Private Appointments

Private classes can be customized, Inquire about classes for you or a group.

Contact Us to schedule your private lesson for those who need one-on-one instructions or guidance on a specific or multiple projects. 

  • Lessons are customized, and are generally 1-3 hours long.  
  • Fee is based on project.   

Workshop Policy

 Workshop Policy
Preregistration and prepayment is required for all classes. 

There are NO CLASS REFUNDS, unless canceled by Bonita Bead Boutique.   A 24 hour notice is required if you cannot attend a class. A class credit will be issued and may only be used to transfer to another class. 

There is a $5.00 fee on all transfers. Failure to give 24 hours’ notice will result in forfeiture of class fees. 
Class space is confirmed upon receipt of payment, Class registrations are available on a first-paid first-served basis and seating space.    

Note:  Please arrive 30 minutes prior to class to select your project materials as all classes begin on time.