Thursday, March 30, 2017

April Events at el&em...First Friday, classes and more


We have some 
wonderfully fun & festive
events coming up this 
April!!
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we hope you've marked your calendars
for our 
Spring Carnivale!
If you attended our 
"Christmas at the Cottage"
you know how much fun our cottage events can be!! 

Our Spring Carnivale is 
April 7th and 8th 
4/7-First Friday- 11:00AM to 8:00PM
4/8-Saturday- 11:00AM to 5:00PM

We have an amazing line-up
of fun and Spring delight....

-crazy-talented local artisans & their wares
-creative make and take projects
-sip & social (Friday evening)
-artisan meet & greets
-fabulous raffle prizes
-photo booth fun
& more!!

we hope to see you there!!


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We also have a 
super Springy line-up of creative class offerings for April.


Wednesday April 19th
6:00PM to 8:00PM
Springy Mossy Wreaths
Back by popular demand! Our springy Wreaths!
Learn how to craft a wonderfully textured wreath
using a variety of mosses, foraged branches & vines. 
We'll add handmade nests and a burlap hanger
to complete these everlasting wreath creations. 
cost: $30.00


Saturday April 29th

Spring Block Collage
Time: 11:30 to 2:00
This mixed media art workshop
brings vintage imagery, found treasures and paint 
texture techniques together, creating a 
unique and customized assemblage art piece highlighting 
Spring themes and imagery.
cost:$36.00


Upcycled Chair Planters
Time: 3:00 to 5:30
using old & vintage wood chairs, first we'll paint them 
(your color or finish choice), then we'll
alter them into cute planters perfect for your Spring porch
or patio setting!!
cost: $45.00

{visit this LINK to reserve seats for 
the above listed classes}



and coming up in May....

Welcome Sign/Plant Hanger
This is a basic woodworking workshop.
We'll craft a wood structure that you can customize with your 
family name, home numbers or a simple "welcome". 
This piece features a cute open area for hanging a planter too!    
Makes a great personalized Mother's Day gift!



BYO Paint Project
Bring Your Own...one of our favorite classes!! 
Bring in your own project to paint & finish. 
This is a great class to learn basic paint techniques, apply unique finishes
 and practice before you take 
on those kitchen cabinets or big dining room table project!! 
Bring a piece you can carry on your own...a small end table, chair, stool, frame, etc. 
We'll use or amazing & easy peasy Chalk Paint and you'll get hands on experience 
with multiple small practice pieces before you apply anything to your piece. 
A perfect opportunity to try out new colors & finishes. 
cost: $45.00
(price includes a FREE 8 OZ. jar of chalk paint!)



***(May class dates, photos and details coming soon)



Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Spring Event Coming Soon!


SAVE THE DATES!!
April 7th & 8th



We're hosting another 
fabulous event at the cottage 
coming this Spring!

If you attended our 
Christmas at the Cottage 
event you know the fun 
that is in store.

We have an amazing line-up of local artisans and vendors
featuring all things:
vintage
handmade
mixed media art
assemblage
upcycled
and more!

So please save the dates 
and come see us
April 7th & 8th!!

Friday, April 7th 11:00AM to 8:00PM
Saturday, April 8th 11:00AM to 5:00PM




Wednesday, February 1, 2017

March Creative Classes

Through all the snowstorms & ice pellets 
we have visions
 of Springtime dancing in our heads! 
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Our March schedule is full of greens and blooms 
and all things DIY, vibrant & fun!!

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We've altered a few of our classic Springtime 
favorites and added 
some new, (sure to become favorites) too. 
  
Check out our line-up below,
then pop on over to our workshop page for project details, 
pricing and to reserve seats
via our Paypal links provided for each class.
Please note: our workshops fill up quickly and are offered on a first come first serve basis. 


March Workshops
Saturday 3/4
12:00 to 2:00- Mossy Spring Wreaths


Saturday 3/11
12:00 to 2:00- Spring Vignette

3:00 to 5:30- Framed Nest


Wednesday 3/15
6:00 to 8:00- Repurposed Wood & Botanical Print Wall Art


Saturday 3/18
12:00 to 2:00- Succulent Monogram

3:00 to 6:00- BYO Paint Project




Tin Tile Heart...2.0!

Tin Tile Hearts...
yippie!
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We're adding a 2nd offering 
of this sold out favorite!
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Details:
Vintage Tin Tile Heart 
Saturday 2/11 
6:00 to 8:00
Create a unique and truly authentic looking vintage finish tin tile heart.
Using a mixture of Saltwash, chalk paints, glazes and more, we'll create
a faux finished piece perfect to use in home decor, gallery walls and more!
 cost: $27.00

Purchase tickets via our Paypal link here:

Sunday, January 22, 2017

Tin Tile Hearts...

UPDATE:
(this workshop is sold out)


Great News!! 
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We had so much fun creating these
unique & fabulous vintage style 
Tin Tile Hearts
 we've decided to add this project to our 
February Workshop 
line up! 
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seating & supplies are limited. reserve seats via 
our PayPal link below or drop by the shop to sign up! 

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Vintage Tin Tile Heart 
Saturday 2/11 3:00 to 5:30
Create a unique and truly authentic looking vintage finish tin tile heart.
Using a mixture of Saltwash, chalk paints, glazes and more, we'll create
a faux finished piece perfect to use in home decor, gallery walls and more!
 cost: $27.00
THIS WORKSHOP IS SOLD OUT 
(call or email the shop to be added to our wait list)

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: 
$65.00

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.