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OOLY Introduces Spring 2021 With Vivid New Mix

The whimsical and colorful arts, crafts, and office supply brand, OOLY (, has unveiled their Spring 2021 product launch which includes an array of new, expressive, and creative items for both kids and adults. School and office supplies are fun and bright. Shopping for little ones is instantly easier with activity kits and gift sets to create fun all year long. Some exclusive items have already launched on OOLY’s website early this January, with prices for new items ranging from $1.50 to $29.99 MSRP.

Play & Fun:

In addition to updating best selling items and showcasing new designs, OOLY is also introducing new products and line extensions including Tattoo-Palooza Temporary Tattoos ($5.99 MSRP) in Knights & Dragons and Party Animals and Color-in’ Books with 31 different perforated coloring sheets in Busy Bug Buddies and Little Farm Friends designs ($7.99 MSRP); select new products include Rainbow Scoops Erasable Crayons with Scented Eraser featuring 6 different stacked colored crayons, and a vanilla-scented eraser cone ($2.50 MSRP); Sticker Stash books with over 200 stickers in Indoorsy, Quirky Fun, Wanderlust, and Girl Boss ($7.99 MSRP); and Play Again! Mini On-the-Go Activity Kits offer mess-free imaginative play with over 60 thick, durable, reusable silicone stickers, a 6-page activity board book, to play again and again. Each kit includes 2 sticker sheets, and 1 activity board book with scene, game board, match and learn, and tic tac toe pages. Designs include Workin’ Wheels, Pet Play Land, Sunshine Garden, Princess Garden, Space Critters, and Dragon Racetrack ($7.99 MSRP).

Pens & Writing:

Up your writing game with a variety of new markers, highlighters, pens, and pencils. Noted! Graphite Mechanical Pencils come preloaded with 2mm extra thick lead and feature inspiring quotes on each barrel, like ‘make it happen’, ‘radiate positivity’, and more (starting at $7.99 MSRP). You’ll also see the expansion of the popular Oh My Glitter! collection. The best-selling Jumbo Erasers are accompanied with writing utensils including: Gel Pens using glitter ink (starting at $6.99 MSRP for a set of 4); Graphite Pencils with fun glitter barrels ($4.99 MSRP); and Liquid Ink Highlighters that come in glittery neon ink colors (starting at $11.99 MSRP).

OOLY takes a unique hold of kaleidoscopic, and of course, trendy spring pastels through premiering: Writer’s Duo 2-in-1 Fountain Pens & Highlighters which includes 3 Colored ink fountain pens: blue with yellow pastel highlighter, purple with teal pastel highlighter, and pink with orange pastel highlighter ($10.99 MSRP);  Seeing Double Fine Felt Double Tip Markers that includes 5 double-tip markers with a 1mm tip, and two colors per marker ($9.99 MSRP); Fine Line Gel Pens which are the same great pen as Modern Writers with a new look including 6 Different ink colors, a 0.7 mm fine nib, and acid-free inks ($8.50 MSRP); and new Pastel Hues Colored Pencils (starting at $6.99 MSRP for a set of 12).

OOLY helps individuals find their very own creative happiness. They develop innovative and whimsical products to make any space creative and colorful. Customers of all ages find unique arts and crafts supplies, school and office products, and activity kits and gift sets for all budgets. OOLY adds a dash of color and functionality to help the workday (or school day) go more smoothly.

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About OOLY

Since early 2000, OOLY has been dreaming up all kinds of colorful, fresh, and inspiring products full of unexpected delight. It is a colorful place full of products designed to help you Create Your Happy! They offer fun and functional products for art and crafts projects or to brighten up your day at the office and school; novelty pens, pencils, stationery, and accessories that can be found in independent gift, stationery and toy stores, and national retailers. They are proud to be Woman Owned and love supporting teachers and classrooms through our partnership with For more info visit


Staying Inside and Doing A Craft Project

With the new Spring season quickly approaching, crafting season is in full gear! Cara & Co. is a one-stop-shop for the latest silicone and wood craft supplies. A favorite brand that DIY crafters have been loving for years, they have the cutest bead kits for the creative ladies in your life! It’s the perfect gift for birthday or the coming Valentine’s Day, especially with all of us spending more time at home lately.

Standard Craft Kits

This STANDARD kits include a huge range of amazing products so you can craft all sorts of projects – including soother clips, keychains, lanyards, necklaces, bracelets and more – all beautifully coordinated so you don’t need to sort through the thousands of options on Cara & Co. website!

You can get STRAIGHT TO CRAFTING with this custom designed kits that contain everything you need!  Choose from the gorgeous range of color themes, and enjoy the fantastic craft project. Each kit comes with a wide variety of amazing craft supplies to help you start creating and designing your all your favorite projects- soother clips, necklaces, bracelets, key-chains, lanyards and much more!  Great for parties or gifts as well, as each kit is beautifully packaged and branded!

Each kit contains a variety of the following:  approximately 140+ silicone beads in various styles including: 12mm, 15mm, 19mm round silicone beads, 14mm & 17mm hexagon silicone beads, various accent silicone beads, crochet and/or wood accent beads, lanyard clips, pacifier clips, breakaway clasps, keyrings, muslin packaging bags and a 25metre bundle of cord.

Kids’ Craft Kits

KIDS’ kits are the perfect way to let children’s imaginations soar as they get creative with all sorts of Cara & Co. popular beads in fun textures and colors! Each kit comes with a variety of exciting supplies so kids can enjoy developing their crafting and fine motor skills as they craft their own necklaces, keychain/lanyard clips, bracelets and more! Choose from the exciting range of color themes, plus enjoy fantastic craft project. Each kit comes with a variety of fun supplies to help kids enjoy and develop their crafting skills by making a range of items- necklaces, bracelets, key-chain/lanyard clips and more!  Great for parties or gifts as well, as the kits come beautifully packaged and branded.

Each kit contains a variety of the following:  approximately 90+ silicone beads in a variety of the following: 12mm, 15mm, 19mm round silicone beads, 17mm hexagon silicone beads, various accent/character silicone beads, various colors in cord, lanyard clips and breakaway clasps.

Small Business Starter Package

This Small Business Starter Package is the perfect way for you to have the key samples, supplies, tools, accessories, packaging and knowledge you will need for starting your own incredible hand-made business! Valued at over $450, enjoy immediate savings of over $100 off the regular cost of the included products!  A perfect way to start your new business adventure with everything you need to prepare, plan and craft!

Don’t forget to checkout our DIY TUTORIAL page for all sorts of ideas for your new business!

Small Business Starter Package comes with TWO KITS:

  • SAMPLE KIT:  In this kit, you will find everything you need for a hands-on look at the broad range of product! Cara & Co. samples help you plan for future product designs, purchases and expanding your business.

Cara & Co. sample kit includes the following:  variety of packaging samples, wood rings and pendant samples, wood bead samples, clips & clasps samples, fabric, felt, crochet accessory samples, keyrings, lanyards, tassels, carabiner samples, MAM attachment samples, silicone teether sample, cording & string samples, color cord sample, and the exclusive Knot Gripper tool!  Watch knot gripper tutorial here! 

  • SUPPLY KIT: This kit includes an incredible amount and variety of product so that you can get creating right away! Featuring the exclusive colors and designs, you will have plenty of supplies to begin crafting and developing your new business!

Cara & Co. supply kit includes the following:  12mm round silicone beads x140, 15mm round silicone beads x70, 19mm round silicone beads x 35, 14mm hexagon silicone beads x 20, 17mm hexagon silicone beads x20, round wood beads (miscellaneous sizes) x80, Alphabet silicone letter beads x70, accent silicone beads x50, character silicone beads x45, breakaway clasps x20, round metal clips x20, lanyard clips x5, key-rings x5, 50meters regular cord bundle

Welcome to the world of DIY silicone bead teething & crafting! It’s a wonderful hand-made shop & makers business world, full of potential and creativity!

Dreaming of a new crafting project? Looking for the perfect gift to send to someone special? Need a fun and creative motor-skill development activity for your kids? Cara & Co. is a North America’s one-stop shop for the latest designs & highest quality chewable silicone supplies. At Cara & Co. you can expect a great shopping experience, incredible selection and the best customer service!


Holiday Gift Ideas for Kids That’ll Get Them Away From the Screen!

Eliminate screen time without eliminating the entertainment with Codi, an educational robot for kids 12 months and up. Codi is an adorable AI-enabled toy that provides children with over 200 fully curated, classic songs and stories and even encourages good habits (like brushing teeth or cleaning) to provide developmental support outside of the classroom.; also available on Amazon
Black Friday/Cyber Monday Deal: $99
Give kids something to look forward to as they count down to Christmas. Joyin‘s interactive advent calendars keep kids busy on cold December days! Choose from crafts and cars to building blocks and makeup sets and more.
Remember back in the day when your biggest dilemma was deciding where to play with your favorite toy? Evel Knievel, the man, the myth, the legend is back and ready to get kids (and their parents) excited about stunts, jumps and flips all over again. The re-release of iconic 1970’s Evel Knievel Stunt Cycle is ready to introduce the fun of revving, jumping, and crash landing to a whole new generation.; also available on Amazon and Walmart

Happy Planner featuring Disney Princesses Collection

The Happy Planner has just released two special-edition collections with Disney: The Happy Planner featuring Disney Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse Collection and the Happy Planner featuring Disney Princesses Collection.

Happy Planner featuring Disney Princesses Collection

The Happy Planner featuring Disney Princesses Collection is available exclusively at Walmart Online now (shoppable here) and will launch in Walmart stores nationwide on November 16th.

The collection takes inspiration from all 12 Disney Princess characters, creating an enchanted palette of jewel tone hues and whimsical floral prints for a modern twist on the classic stories we all know and love. The Happy Planner journals, planners and stickers are designed to add fun, color and inspiration to your day-to-day routine. Make lists like Cinderella or daydream in your journal like Rapunzel, there’s a princess — and a planner — for everyone

Products include: Dated 2021 12-month planners, 30-page sticker books, note paper, notebooks, envelopes, guided journals, wellness journals, budget planners, dashboards, tiny sticker pads, bookmarks, and sticky notes.

The Happy Planner featuring Disney Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse Collection

The Happy Planner featuring Disney Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse Collection is available exclusively online and in-stores at JOANN Fabric and Crafts (shoppable here) and on The Happy Planner website (shoppable here).

 The collection features a variety of pieces ranging from 12-month dated planners to journals, and hundreds of fun Disney stickers. The classic poses and familiar faces of Disney Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse instantly add a dose of creativity & imagination to your daily planning. You’ll be smiling ear-to-ear while keeping track of lists, appointments, trips, adventures, and more!

Products include: Dated 2021 12-month planners, 30-page sticker books, note paper, notebooks, envelopes, guided journals, wellness journals, budget planners, dashboards, tiny sticker pads, bookmarks, and sticky notes.