Sunday, January 15, 2017

Special Guest Instructor- Kimberly Poloson

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We have an amazing workshop coming up in February you just won't want to miss! 
Our special guest instructor Kimberly Poloson will be teaching her iconic look, 
demonstrating and guiding you on how to achieve a textured & weathered background 
using paint, ephemera, glazes and more! 
You will then paint one of Kim's favorite subjects...
a sweet bird...just in time for Spring!!

***W O R K S H O P  D E T A I L S***
Date: Saturday 02/25
Time: 1:00 to 4:00
Where: el&em's  DIY Lounge
Cost: $65.00
(ticket purchasing link below)

These are a few samplings of some of our
favorites created by Kimberly- 
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reserve your seat via paypal here: 

You can also drop by the shop to purchase seats for this workshop.
Seats are available on a first come, first serve basis. Seating is limited. 

Friday, December 16, 2016

new year, new schedule

Our favorite new years resolution?? 
Get in touch with your creative self!! 
And we have a great line up 
of creative offerings to fit that bill!
(sign up online via paypal or drop by the shop to reserve tickets for workshops and events)

January & February 2017 
Workshop & Event Schedule:

First Friday 1/6
4:00pm to 8:00pm 
Make and Takes start at 4:00. We’ll be crafting sweet little snowmen (the kind that won’t melt!) 

Saturday 1/21- 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Vintage Valentine Exchange and Craft Day
A fun day full of lots of glitter, hearts and crafting love!! 
We’ll exchange handmade Valentines then craft a collection of lovey things full of sparkle and vintage flair. 
**(each attendee will need to bring handmade valentines for the number of participants that will be attending).
Cost: $45.00

First Friday 2/3- 4:00pm to 8:00pm
Make and takes start at 4:00. We’ll be crafting mini matchbox Valentines and creating
pretty shimmery candles. 

Wednesday 2/8- 6:00pm to 8:00pm- Wine.Paint.Create! Night
Join us for a fun evening of painting, sipping and relaxing. 
We’ll be creating a painted piece that will be a perfect handmade w/love gift for your Valentine or use for February décor around the house. 
Cost: $45.00  (Includes, project & supplies, wine tasting and light apps) 

Saturday 2/11
12:00pm to 2:00pm- Shabby Valentine Shadowbox
A sweet presentation piece with a shabby chic paint application and a collection of lovely trinkets to display. 
Cost: $32.00

3:00pm to 5:00pm- Layered felt, lace and whimsy heart Banner
A pretty banner created using vintage lace, classic felt and lots of whimsical touches.
Makes great décor or a very special gift.
Cost: $24.00

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

December 2nd & 3rd...

Our much anticipated 
holiday event is almost here!!

Please join us for 2 packed days of 
holiday delight and festive inspiration.

We have a star-studded vendor list that includes artisans of all kinds:
mixed-media art
visual art
collage & assemblage
vintage curation
glass works
candles and more!! 

Friday December 2nd kicks off our event AND
is First Friday in Old Town!!
shop hours: 11:00am to 8:00pm
First Friday hours: 4:00 to 8:00pm
We'll have vintage, handmade, home decor & gift shopping, 
glittery make and takes and 
hands on holiday floral projects.
During First Friday hours join us for our hot cocoa bar & refreshments, 
a birds eye view of Santa's arrival in Old Town
and warm up next to our festive bonfire in the garden. 

Saturday December 3rd will be a continuation
of our Friday festivities, with new make & take projects offered, 
fresh stock added and more! 
shop hours: 11:00am to 5:00pm    

We've been planning and 
preparing this premium holiday event for months 
and can hardly wait to reveal all that's in store!

This event is going to be so much fun 
and so perfectly festive!
See you there (with bells on)!! 

stay tuned for 
details & info on our 
early elf giveaways and
detailed miti schedule.

Sunday, November 13, 2016

Cookie Exchange

(update: this event is SOLD OUT)

 It's that time again!

Our annual cookie exchange is fast approaching. 
Time to select the treats you want to share and get baking!! 

How it works:
-bake a  1/2 dozen cookies to bring and share per participant (we'll have 10-12 participants)
-bake 1 dozen to share for the day 
-provide the title & recipe for each participant (recipe cards or print outs)
-bring a bag or box to take home all your fresh baked treats!
-prepare to get crafty & have fun!
(REMEMBER: cookies must be home-baked!)

 Our DIY craft for the day is an amazing 3 tiered centerpiece you get to customize!! 
We'll paint, distress and glaze a metal 3 tiered stand 
that makes a great holiday centerpiece or home decor statement piece.
We'll decorate our completed stand with customized 
accessories including candles, glittery goodness and 
fresh seasonal greens. 
 Once the holiday season is over you can change out the decorations
 to compliment the current season
or use your stand as a handy organizer!

Our cookie/craft days are always filled with
sweet treats, lovely friends, holiday cheer
and creative fun!
We hope you can join us!

Saturday December 10th
1:00pm to 5:00pm
Cost: $48.00

Seating is limited to 12 participants.
A $20.00 non-refundable deposit is required to reserve a seat.
You can use our convenient PayPal link below
 to reserve a seat or drop by the shop.

(please call the shop to 
be placed on our wait list)

Friday, November 11, 2016

Christmas at the Cottage

Save the Dates...

A truly delightful experience awaits!
Join el&em and friends for a magical, 
festive, vintage & handmade Christmas. 

Take a stroll thru a winter wonderland as the 
cottage & grounds as transformed with Christmas merriment 
and special guest vendors bring their 
unique treasures and style to the cottage. 

Our special guest list is growing! 
Be sure to follow us on Facebook and Instagram 
for vendor introductions and event updates.

Special Guests include....
Gwendolyn Babbitt Designs
The Queen's Rubbish
Mack & Momma
Ravencraft Glassworks
Petala Flower Farm
JB's Farm & Factory Finds
Kimberly Poloson Designs
and more!

Dates and times:
December 2nd & 3rd 
Friday: 11:00 to 8:00
Saturday: 11:00 to 5:00

Saturday, October 29, 2016

First Friday

November 4th is First Friday!
Old Town Main Street 
will be a buzz with fun and Fall festivities!!
  • visit the vintage shops for unique home decor inspiration
  • delight in yummy offerings from local eateries
  • and join us as we unveil our new classroom space!
We've been working hard designing and 
customizing our new space just for you!
Come check it out and create this month's paint and take too!!

Our paint and take this month features a 
"Thankful" theme.
Choose a burlap or muslin bunting foundation
then stamp a thankful greeting of your choosing. 
These sweet custom banners are perfect for Fall mantel decor, 
hostess gifting, Thanksgiving table centerpieces
and more. The neutral color palette is perfect for every style & home! 
Each bunting is only $6.00 to create. 

First Friday hours:
4:00pm to 8:00pm
Our paint and take project starts 
at 4:00 and runs till 7:00 (or while supplies last).

We hope to see you there!

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Winter Break Day Camp for the KiDDoS!!

We have an awesome 
Winter Break Day Camp 
coming this December to el&em!
 3 days of wintery, glittery, crafty fun to fill the school break time, 
enjoy some creative play and make
handmade DIY gifts for family & friends. 

December 19th, 20th and 21st
12:00pm to 4:00pm
$55.00 per day 
(sign up for all 3 days and receive a $5 per day discount!)

Each day features 1 focus craft project and 1-2 smaller projects.
Projects created will have a seasonal theme.
We also provide yummy snacks, juice & H2O, 
silly games, and lots of laughs and fun!!

Projects created make great handmade gifts 
your child can wrap and give with 
love & pride of making it themselves.

We will have a DIY gift wrapping station 
at the end of each camp day so all 
the special creations can be a surprise for family and friends.

**The age range for our day camp is 7 and up.

**Our camps fill quickly, so please reserve seats ASAP. 

**We are limited to 10 campers per day.

You can quickly and easily purchase tickets below or drop by the shop. 

Daily Option- $55.00 per day

Choose Day:

Full 3 Day Option- $150.00 ($5.00 per day discount)

See you in December...with bells on!!