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What's the most you ever spent on kandi supplies?

FunnyDelicious 2/10/2017 08:25 pm 2121

I have a pretty shitty job, they give me terrible hours and so this week I only got paid $49. I am guilty for spending way to much on beads and string and all. I went on Amazon and ended up spending $40. Which doesn't seem like a lot, but with my depressing bank account, it is lol

What's the most money you've spent on kandi supplies? What did you buy? I bought around 400-600 feet of elastic string (I love making bracelets) light blue, gray, brown and pink beads.

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Jul 21, 2018 5:48 am

Sometimes the collecting of supplies is more fun than the process of making kandi. I havent made much in the past year but i still buy beads if I see a good deal. I currently have 15 cases of kandi beads, 6 cases of letter beads, and 3; 39 binned, cases of perler beads, not to mention all the extra goodies, like toys and pendants. I think this collection has cost several $1000.

Jul 12, 2018 11:46 pm

I spend about $130 a week on beads, but I make large projects (kandi hoods) and sell them . Each hood costs $55 for me to make. And I also buy cool colors I haven’t had before or I restock what I’ve used. I buy about 25,000 beads a week, but I only use 15,000-20,000. I buy string in bulk about 4 times a month. 100 meters each time for $6-8. I like getting cool colors.

My profession is throwing raves on the weekends which is a high intensity and demanding environment when you’re a promoter, but I started spending a lot on beads so I decided the only way I was allowed to spend money on beads was if I made a return on making kandi. Instead of taking from the rave. That way I can spend more money on rave production value (sound, lights, and lasers) and also spend more on kandi.

My new kandi instagram is: @kandi.says

My raving instagram is: @desert.ravequeen

Jul 12, 2018 7:50 pm

When i first got into kandi, i was 13. i had my parents buy me about $60 worth of supplies. about $50 was on beads. the other $10 was on elastic cord. turns out i only bought enough cord for a small mask

Sep 9, 2017 1:53 pm

I spent about $160 on perler bead and pony bead supplies and beads. When I see a good sale i go for it and grab some supplies even if i already have some but in the beading world ull never have enough. One of the biggest things i do is save coupons and do the coupons of the week. I don't typically buy any of my supplies online because if i need it then then ill go and get what i need. If the places i have here doesnt have what i need i then order it online. ALWAYS USE COUPONS. Joanne Fabric has really good coupons!

Aug 27, 2017 12:13 am

If its something you enjoy then go do it! Haha! I have spent fortunes on perler beads and boards Also, maybe you could make a bunch of kandi creations and perhaps you could make a little stall or something and sell them, also explain why you are selling them. I hope this helped!

Aug 24, 2017 8:11 pm

ummm one project I bought a fudge ton of beading elastic from the sewing section and a crapton of bags of blue, white, and black beads spent close to $100

Mar 5, 2017 6:27 pm

Ive spent like 100 on HELLA perler beads and boards hahah

Feb 15, 2017 2:16 am

I try to limit myself to under $75 every month.

Feb 11, 2017 12:50 pm

when I first decided to start making kandi, I think I spent a bit over $50. I got a box of beads and a few packs of elastic string and some other things that i don't remember lol