Welcome to My Shop!

A Likely Story is located in New York City. After thirty years in textiles I’ve suddenly discovered beading. How nice to combine my fixation with shiny pretty things with my love of all things bookish.


I accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, or regular account payments all through PayPal. You are not required to open an account to use your credit card to pay through PayPal.


Most purchases are sent out within three business days of payment.

I ship through the U.S. Mail. Delivery Confirmation is used on all domestic shipments. Stated rates are for First Class Mail.

Refunds and Exchanges

I accept returns within 14 days, provided the merchandise is received back in its original condition. I will refund or exchange, depending on availability.

Refunds are for the purchase price only. Shipping is non-refundable unless the item was lost or damaged in transit to the customer.