February Workshops

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 d√©cor 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

3:00 to 5:30- SOLD OUT

Vintage Tin Tile Heart
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

Saturday 2/25 1:00 to 4:00
Mixed Media Painted Canvas w/Kimberly

Or 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!!
Cost: $65.00
(only 3 seats remaining)
click here for more info, photos and to reserve a seat via paypal:

March Workshops

Saturday 3/4
12:00 to 2:00- Mossy Spring Wreaths
Add a touch of whimsy & nature to your entry or wall decor-
 join us as we craft a whimsical & organic wreath 
using a variety of all natural moss elements, 
found branches, nest and egg creations and more. 
cost: $29.00

Saturday 3/11
12:00 to 2:00- Spring Vignette
This is a new workshop series that we're adding to our lineup!
You can now join us monthly in creating a "vignette" for that month/season.
We'll design a collection of unique, handmade pieces to add to your home decor that are perfectly
custom created by you!
Each month will feature new pieces to swap out for
seasonal displays, mantel decor, home entry areas and more!
Our first installment is all things SPRING!
We'll make decorator eggs, planters, nests and a fun textural cloche.

cost: $29.00

3:00 to 5:30- Framed Nest Assemblage
First we'll create a handmade nest 
then embellish it with delightful vintage findings,
 next we'll paint and decoupage a shabby frame to display our nests inside. 
A sweet Spring assemblage for home decor or gifting. 
cost: $27.00

Wednesday 3/15
6:00 to 8:00- Repurposed Wood & Botanical Print Wall Art
Wine.Paint.Create! Workshop
(this workshop includes local wines & light apps, 
join us for a creative & relaxing
evening of art & wine)
Beautiful botanicals combined with rough, 
textural repurposed wood = gorgeous, DIY wall art!! 
Lovely Springtime freshness to add to your living space or give as a 
one-of-a-kind handmade gift!
(you choose from a great assortment of vintage botanical prints) 
cost: $45.00

Saturday 3/18
12:00 to 2:30- Succulent Monogram
Choose your letter than get to planting! 
We'll teach you how to anchor a variety of 
succulent plantings inside a monogram frame. 
These pieces can be hung, placed flat or leaning.
(you must sign up for this workshop by 3/1 in order to choose your monogram. 
If you sign up after 3/1 you will choose 
from the selection of letters or shapes we have in stock)
cost: $40.00

3:00 to 6:00- BYO Paint Project
Bring Your Own is BACK!!
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 8OZ. jar of chalk paint!)

If you don't see a workshop above that works for your schedule 
please check out our Drop in DIY options....
Drop in DIY's offer you the convenience 
of our workshops on demand! 
Simply purchase your workshop choice from our current DIY menu, 
then drop by our DIY Den at your convenience to create.
We'll have a kit ready for you, 
complete with instructions or a video tutorial. 
Grab a friend, a latte and come create away!!

workshop & event details:

  • All workshops (unless otherwise noted) take place at el&em cottage located in Battle Ground, WA. 
  • You must register and pre-pay to reserve a seat in a workshop. Use our convenient on-line payment option (via Pay-Pal) or drop by the shop to sign up.
  • Deposits and workshop fees are non-refundable. If you are unable to attend, please provide 24hr notice and we will transfer your payment to a future workshop. Our classes sell out and we have wait lists. Please be kind and notify us asap if you are unable to attend so we can offer that seat to someone else.
  • We suggest bringing the following basic tool kit to all workshops: 
mixed media classes-
dry adhesive (we use ATG, we have this available for purchase at the shop)
hot glue gun and extra glue stix
distress ink & tool (we have this available for purchase in the shop also)

paint workshops-
an apron or wear clothes you may not mind getting painty 
gloves if you don't want painty hands. 

If workshops require any additional special or unique items we will notify you in the description or at the time of sign up. 

Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions.
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Are you looking for something fun and different for your event or upcoming celebration??
We offer a variety of themed events, personalized for your specific needs.
  • Book a private workshop with friends or co-workers. 
  • Bridal shower?? Gather the wedding party to make an extra special keepsake for the bride. 
  • Baby shower? Let's get together and create a one-of-a-kind baby album. 
  • Birthdays, anniversaries, retirement, graduations...we can help make any event extra special!!

The possibilities and options are endless!
Contact Denise for a consultation today!!

$50.00 Private Party Deposit
To secure the date for your party or event you must provide a $50.00 deposit.
(deposit is non-refundable or transferable) 
{choose this option ONLY after confirming a date with our 
event coordinator}