Our Ben Franklin store in Monroe offers a wide selection of innovative and affordable craft supplies and everything you need in frames & custom framing, scrapbooking, rubber stamping, beads, candles, kids crafts & gifts, floral, quilting, sewing, knitting, needle arts, home décor and so much more! We also offer a variety of classes to crafters of all levels and all ages! See our calendar for more information.
New FolkArt Painted Finishes by Plaid
We're happy to introduce this new paint line from Plaid. The FolkArt Painted Finishes 2-stage system can be used on a variety of surfaces, including wood, metal, terra cotta, or plastic, the finish options are almost endless.
New Pre-Mixed FolkArt Milk Paint by Plaid
If you love chalky finish paint you will want to try this new paint, too. We now carry FolkArt Milk Paint, the first milk paint in the market that is pre-mixed and will not spoil like the powdered ready-to-mix milk paints. Use this paint on surfaces such as wood furniture, walls, metal, concrete and masonry - perfect for vintage furniture restoration and modern rustic decor pieces. Check out some project ideas on our Pinterest Board.
Deco Foil & Adhesive Pen by iCraft
This foil can be used on fabric, wood, paper and other porous surfaces. Check out this video by Blitsy Crafts for more information.
Nuvo Gilding Flakes - Add instant metallic foiled effect to your projects!
They're great for making borders or covering large areas - it's easy to do. Use the Nuvo Glue Pen where you want to have the metallic foiled effect and once dry apply the Gilding flakes. Then brush away excess to save for another time. Flakes come in three colors: gold, silver, and copper. 6.8 fl. oz. jars.
Wood Burning Tool
The Walnut Hollow Creative Versa-Tool kit includes 1 hot tool with variable temperature control, tool stand, storage case, 11 tips, solder and instructions. $34.99. This is a perfect kit to get started.
Unfinished Directional Signs Components
The wood pieces are easy to put together to create unique signs for parties, wedding or your garden! The wood pieces come in different lengths and end shapes (square or arrow style) 10" x 2.5" x .25". The main pole is 4' x 2.5" x .25". Use our self-adhesive vinyl words to decorate your signs!
Unfinished Wood Pallet Boards
You have probably noticed how much attention wood pallets are getting in the crafting world. To make life easy for you (so you don't have to go to every warehouse in your neighborhood to find old pallets), we sell some already made unfinished pallet boards that are ready to decorate. They come in different styles and sizes. Check out our Pinterest Board for inspirations - CLICK HERE.
Stepping Stone Supplies
Make a personalized stepping stone for your garden! We have a great selection of designs to choose from. Kits include everything you'll need to make 1 stepping stone.
How-to video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NbpMXcOP7Wo
We have molds, kits, stamps, mosaics, pebbles and much more!
Americana Decor Chalky Finish Paint by DecoArt Inc.
Quickly and easily refurbish new or flea market finds with Americana® Decor™ Chalky Finish paint. This ultra-matte chalk paint requires no priming or sanding before using. No special skills required to achieve looks from shabby chic to bohemian modern. Customize with waxes or varnishes to finish and protect the paint surface.
• Ultra-matte, chalky finish, intermixable colors. Adheres to even the slickest surfaces.
• No priming or prep needed. Easier to distress than other acrylic paints.
• One-coat coverage with most colors on most surfaces. Water-based for easy clean-up.
• Made in the USA.
Letters and Numbers in Wood, Paper Mache and MDF
If you haven't been in our store in a while, you may not know how big our selection of LETTERS & NUMBERS has become!
Soap Making Supplies and Books
If you'd like to make your own soaps, we have all the supplies you'll need to create handmade soaps in many different shapes and scents. Our supplies include: Essential Oils, Olive Oil Soap, Clear Glycerin, Embossing Soap Stamps, Molds, Stain Dropper, Liquid Dispenser Set, Sea Salt Refill, Soap Cutters, and Soap Making Kits.
Candle Making Supplies
We carry many candle making supplies including: Coconut Oil and Citric Acid, Premium Wax, Dye, Beeswax, Fragrance, Microwaveable Soywax, Beeswax Pellets, Crystallizing Wax, Creamy Wax, Tart Wax Mold, Wick of all sizes, Candle Mold Cleaner, Molds of different sizes, Tealight Cups, Gel Wax and Candle Wicking.
Decorative Chicken Wire Net
Use chicken wire to add fun texture to your craft projects for home decor or DIY gifts!
We also have Poultry Wire Frames and Poultry Wire & Chalkboard Frames.
Corkboard is Easy to Use
• Die cut using our 100s of free die cuts in our Die Cut Center.
• Paint with acrylic paints or chalkboard paints.
• Adhere to many different surfaces using Aleene's Tacky Glue.
Visit Pinterest for corkboard crafts.
Are you looking for glitter to add a touch of sparkle to your projects? We have a huge selection to choose from which includes the extra fine glitter, flakes, glittler glue, spray on glitter bottles, the Vintage & Sparkle brand and many more.
We're happy to introduce a new product line by Design Master® called TintIT Multi-Use Transparent Spray Dye.
You will love the versatility of this multi-use transparent dye! Spray vibrant, sheer color on raw, painted or pre-finished items without hiding surface details. Control how you change color. Tint white surfaces the spray color, shift a surface color with a blending hue, or layer coats of spray to intensify color or to create an ombre effect. This aerosol dye won't smear or warp paper. It's perfect for coloring coated and uncoated paper stock, chipboard, canvas, Styrofoam™ brand foam, wood, fresh and silk flowers, fabrics, trims and much more.
Details: • Available in assorted colors,
• 10 oz. (283 g),
• Fast drying.
• Acid free,
• Nontoxic when dry.
WARNING: Extremely flammable. Vapor Harmful. Eye Irritant. Contents under pressure.
Tutorial: DIY Colorful Mason Jars in an Instant
Check out this video for more craft ideas!