Creative Upcycling Workshops

Upcycling: the process of reusing and converting old or discarded materials and objects to create a useful product of a higher quality, which are often quite beautiful. 

Our Creative Upcycle Workshops will provide participants with unique DIY ideas for home, garden and gifts while helping to reuse, recycle, repair, redesign and refinish items which are old, outdated or discarded. Whether you’re an upcycling pro or a beginner, join us and learn new skills, and have fun while doing it!

 

Vintage Teacup & Saucer Candle Workshop

Create these charming, whimsical candles with vintage teacups. Filled with EcoSoya™Container Blend, a high-quality, Kosher Certified wax.  Perfect for lady’s get-togethers or bridal parties. 
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Cost: $20 
*All supplies included
Wed, July 30th 1-3 pm 
                                                                       
  Teacup Garden Chandelier
Bring in your salvaged chandelier & create an amazing one of a kind tea cup chandelier. Under my guidance, you will learn to drill through your teacups and saucers and incorporate them into your design. We then, if you wish, attach chains & other embellishments and create a beautiful finish on your one-of-a-kind chandelier!
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Cost: $60
 *Supplies included, except old chandelier
Sunday, July 27th, 12-3:30 pm.
Vintage Silverware Wind Chimes
Gather up that old silver cutlery you’ve been saving and construct your own stunning wind chime using a silver plated tea service, drift wood, silverware, and semi-precious stones, beads and interesting, found objects. Learn techniques such as, drilling, flat hammering, twisting, polishing and beading to create your own one-of-a-kind piece of art. Bring your own cutlery!
Cost: $25 per person.
*Additional Supplies Included
 Update: Changed to Monday, July 28th  7:00- 9:00 pm
Vintage Frame Chalk Board
 Create your own vintage frame chalkboard from start to finish. Bring your own picture frame & we’ll supply the rest! Learn some fabulous multi-step paint finishes on your piece and take home a one of a kind blackboard for your home.
Cost: $40 
*Everything included, please bring your own frame.
Open dates- Please call to register at your convenience.
                                                         

Upcycled Succulent/ Air Plant Vintage Bottles and Glassware

We invite you to join us in utilizing vintage bottles, mason jars and upcycled glassware to create beautiful terrariums and planters. Not only are terrariums a sustainable project, but they are also very gift-able!

In this 2-hour class, students will follow step by step instructions to create a stunning terrarium! If you finish early, we’ll also have unusual vessels on hand to create upcycled planters. All materials are included in the price of the class and participants will go home with their creation to be enjoyed for years to come!

Your kit will include the following items:
+ Your choice of a vintage bottle, mason jar or upcycled glassware
+ Potting medium
+ Rocks
+ Assorted succulents
+ Supplies to personalize your terrarium (glass beads, jewelry bits, curly wire, etc…)

You leave this workshop with your sustainable creations and the horticultural knowledge to go home and recreate many more terrariums, regardless of the plant or vessel.

Supplies and space are limited, so early registration is highly recommended!

Cost: $10 – $50. Depending on your choice of materials and designs.

All supplies included

Tuesday, July 22nd 7:00 – 9:00 pm  Please call to preregister

Vintage Book Clock Learn to create a one of a kind clock using a vintage book!
In this 1 1/2 hour workshop, you’ll be shown how to drill press through a hardcover book and further prepare 
it to be upcycled into a whimsical timepiece! Supplies included. 
Bring Your Own Hardcover Book. 
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