For all the travelers who have a free spirit comes Traveler’s Notebooks from @travelers_company ! Rough cut leather from Thailand and super smooth fountain pen friendly paper from Japan, these notebooks are the perfect size and shape to take with you whether you are traveling abroad, or just on your daily commute. Easily refillable and totally customizable, these notebooks are a dream! Use them for drawing, poetry, important ideas, grocery lists, bullet journaling, schedules; the list goes on. There are as many options as there are bus routes! Come check these beautiful books and all their accessories at both our FLAX locations!
Your weekend DIY project! 🎨
Personalize your art apron, denim jacket, or book bag with stencils and @montana_colors waterbased spray paint. (A kid-friendly spray paint you can use indoors!)
Scroll through for step-by-step photos and visit our blog for insider tips! *Link in profile*
"Are You Talking To Me?" @startupartfair artists are speaking up about what's working in today's art market THIS Saturday, January 13th from 2-5pm at our FLAX Oakland store. .
stARTup is teaming up with us for an informal panel discussion with artists Kathy Aoki @kathy_aoki_art , Rodney Ewing @ledette , Beth Waldman @waldmanarts , and stARTup LA 2018 artist Mikey Kelly @mikeykellystudio They'll be sharing their successes and setbacks in their careers and how they've adjusted professionally or creatively to move forward. Join us! #startupartfair#startupartfairsf#flaxart#oakland#wherecreativepeopleshop#sf#emergingartist#independentartist#contemporaryartist
Our new book: Good News, Part II follows David LaChapelle's creative renaissance as he surrenders to contemplations of mortality, moving beyond the material world in a quest for paradise.
All Books are 20% Off List Price for our Back to School Sale!
Good News features:
Pamela Anderson, Lana Del Rey, Sharon Gault, Janet Jackson, Michael Jackson, Paris Jackson, David LaChapelle, Amanda Lepore, Miriam Makeba, Sergei Polunin, Tupac Shakur, Elizabeth Taylor, and many more...
Our first batch of freshly ground @bicyclecoffee just arrived! ☕️ The timing couldn't be more perfect. Enjoy a complimentary cup of joe as you get all your holiday shopping done. From stocking stuffers to creative gift wrap solutions to a gift for someone special and now #freecoffeeeveryday FLAX has you covered for the holidays!
Thanks @bicyclecoffee for keeping us caffeinated through the season of giving!
🎨ART SUPPLY GIVEAWAY!!🎨 ❄️ Share with us how you're making your holiday cards this year for a chance to win a FLAX Tote Bag chock-full of goodies! ❄️
1) Follow @flaxart on Instagram
2) Post a photo of your holiday cards and tell us how you made them.
3) Use #flaxholidaygiveaway in your post
Contest ends Dec 31st.
Just in time for the holidays the newest Tornado Popper, Winter Wonderland is now available at Sam Flax. Only 934 rollerballs have been made. Each barrel is coated in a glittery white lacquer and then printed with a bustling snow village. Get yours today!
We have gift making and gift giving down to an art. Shop local this holiday season.
Sip on apple cider and coffee at our Oakland store this weekend while also supporting @shopicebody and #uhurupies pop-ups.
For a chance to win a FLAX gift card...
1) Repost Giveaway photo
2) Tag 2 pen addict friends in post
You could win a $50 FLAX gift for yourself and a $15 gift card for each of your two friends!
Winners will be announced November 15th, just in time for this months semi-annual Pen Faire & Sale at our FLAX Oakland store on Nov 18th!
Fountain Pen Day presents a perfect excuse to explore a new pen and ink pairing at Sam Flax. A big part of the enjoyment in writing with fountain pens is the variety of nib sizes, pen styles, and ink colors you can explore to put your unique flair on your signature handwriting.
@bicyclecoffee will be serving coffee at the @oaklandprintfair today and tomorrow Oct 14-15 at the FLAX #oakland store! It’s a free indoor / outdoor print making art show at @flaxart in Oakland. DJ’s, Bands, Food, Beer & Wine. ♥️ Thanks @bicyclecoffee for being a part of this. ♥️ See you there!