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All classes have limited seating & pre-registration is required.  Please email dwelllocalclasses@gmail.com with your contact information, thank you.

 


ENAMELED “WORDS OF POWER” PENDANTS BY AMY JOHNSON ENAMELS
Jul
29
1:00 PM13:00

ENAMELED “WORDS OF POWER” PENDANTS BY AMY JOHNSON ENAMELS

ENAMELED “WORDS OF POWER” PENDANTS BY AMY JOHNSON ENAMELS

What drives you? Is there a song lyric that always pumps you up for the day? Maybe it's a famous quote that inspires you to be a better you. Or perhaps you only need a single word to carry you through each challenge.

Show your inspiration by wearing and creating your own one-of-a kind  “Words of Power” pendant.

In this class, you will add color to your 2x3/4 inch copper piece with the use of a large variety of enamel glass powders and finish your design off with worded decals. 

You will learn basic enamel skills such as properly cleaning your copper and preparing it for the enameling process.  The enamel process will involve sifting powdered glass onto copper, using repeat firings of a Mapp gas torch to heat and melt the powdered glass, then with the use of the torch applying and adhering ceramic decals to your enameled piece.  A large variety of pre-printed inspirational word decals will be available.  If you would like to use your own custom word or phrase please make note of that in your registration so that a ceramic decal will be provided. The message you choose should have no more than 10 words. Your finished pendant will hang from a 28-inch stainless steel ball chain.  There will be a wide assortment of beads and charms to accessorize your pendant.

Come to this class and learn the art of enameling and take home a one-of-a kind “Words of Power” pendant made and design by you.  Supplies to create your torch fired enamel pendant are included in the $50 class fee.

Students should wear closed toe shoes, natural fiber clothing and have their hair tied back.

Refreshments are included.

Pre-registration is required, please email dwelllocalclasses@gmail.com with your contact information, thank you.

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Acid Etched Necklace by LJBlock Designs
Jul
19
6:00 PM18:00

Acid Etched Necklace by LJBlock Designs

Acid Etched Necklace by LJBlock Designs

In this class you will create one metal etched piece of jewelry. Etching is a process in which an acid is used to cut around protected parts of metal leaving behind a raised image. Using rubber stamps to imprint an image onto a base metal you will learn to prepare the metal, etch in an acid bath, patina, and polish to completion. Supplies to create and complete the piece of jewelry are included in the class fee of $50.00.

Refreshments are included.

Pre-registration is required, please email dwelllocalclasses@gmail.com with your contact information, thank you.

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ENAMELED “WORDS OF POWER” PENDANTS BY AMY JOHNSON ENAMELS
Jul
18
6:00 PM18:00

ENAMELED “WORDS OF POWER” PENDANTS BY AMY JOHNSON ENAMELS

ENAMELED “WORDS OF POWER” PENDANTS BY AMY JOHNSON ENAMELS 

What drives you? Is there a song lyric that always pumps you up for the day? Maybe it's a famous quote that inspires you to be a better you. Or perhaps you only need a single word to carry you through each challenge.

Show your inspiration by wearing and creating your own one-of-a kind  “Words of Power” pendant.

In this class, you will add color to your 2x3/4 inch copper piece with the use of a large variety of enamel glass powders and finish your design off with worded decals. 

You will learn basic enamel skills such as properly cleaning your copper and preparing it for the enameling process.  The enamel process will involve sifting powdered glass onto copper, using repeat firings of a Mapp gas torch to heat and melt the powdered glass, then with the use of the torch applying and adhering ceramic decals to your enameled piece.  A large variety of pre-printed inspirational word decals will be available.  If you would like to use your own custom word or phrase please make note of that in your registration so that a ceramic decal will be provided. The message you choose should have no more than 10 words. Your finished pendant will hang from a 28-inch stainless steel ball chain.  There will be a wide assortment of beads and charms to accessorize your pendant.

Come to this class and learn the art of enameling and take home a one-of-a kind “Words of Power” pendant made and design by you.  Supplies to create your torch fired enamel pendant are included in the $50 class fee.

Students should wear closed toe shoes, natural fiber clothing and have their hair tied back.

Refreshments are included.

Pre-registration is required, please email dwelllocalclasses@gmail.com with your contact information, thank you.

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Whispering Woods Art by Jeanne DeBruin
Jul
15
1:00 PM13:00

Whispering Woods Art by Jeanne DeBruin

Whispering Woods Art
by Jeanne DeBruin

Remember the fun of painting as a child?  Recapture those carefree moments of creating art in this class with no art rules and no paint brushes.  

In this class you will relax and create a nature-inspired painting using a knife, ballpoint pen, water and raw umber paint. Grays and brown tones will mingle in unexpected ways on your 12"x16" canvas with no effort on your part, leaving you inspired to use this technique again and again with different results.  

All supplies are included in the class fee of $45.  Refreshments are included.  

Pre-registration is required.  Please email dwelllocalclasses@gmail.com with your contact information. 
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Whispering Woods Art by Jeanne DeBruin
Jun
28
6:00 PM18:00

Whispering Woods Art by Jeanne DeBruin

Whispering Woods Art
by Jeanne DeBruin

Remember the fun of painting as a child?  Recapture those carefree moments of creating art in this class with no art rules and no paint brushes.  

In this class you will relax and create a nature-inspired painting using a knife, ballpoint pen, water and raw umber paint. Grays and brown tones will mingle in unexpected ways on your 12"x16" canvas with no effort on your part, leaving you inspired to use this technique again and again with different results.  

All supplies are included in the class fee of $45.  Refreshments are included.  

Pre-registration is required.  Please email dwelllocalclasses@gmail.com with your contact information. 
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Acid Etched Necklace by LJBlock Designs
Jun
21
6:00 PM18:00

Acid Etched Necklace by LJBlock Designs

Acid Etched Necklace by LJBlock Designs

In this class you will create one metal etched piece of jewelry. Etching is a process in which an acid is used to cut around protected parts of metal leaving behind a raised image. Using rubber stamps to imprint an image onto a base metal you will learn to prepare the metal, etch in an acid bath, patina, and polish to completion. Supplies to create and complete the piece of jewelry are included in the class fee of $50.00.

Refreshments are included.

Pre-registration is required, please email dwelllocalclasses@gmail.com with your contact information, thank you.

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MALL METAL MIXED MEDIA TRIPTYCH CLASS
Apr
15
1:00 PM13:00

MALL METAL MIXED MEDIA TRIPTYCH CLASS

MALL METAL MIXED MEDIA TRIPTYCH CLASS 

Triptych – A three panel piece where the middle piece is typically the focal point, flanked by two related works

Mixed media – various materials used in one piece of art

Collage – art made from an assemblage of different forms creating a new whole piece

Class Description:  Learn about image placement, color mix and theming for three pieces to make one piece of art.

Artist Biography:  Diana D. Darden - I have been creating art professionally for my entire adult life. My work is in galleries throughout the country and has been published in a variety of magazines.  For years I have collected antique papers, maps, fabrics and findings that I use in my art pieces.  My influences have been from my travels as an Army brat and the colors from the different places I have seen and visited.

All supplies included!  Class Fee - $60.00 for one triptych.

Appetizer and signature cocktail is included.

Pre-registration is required, please email dwelllocalclasses@gmail.com with your contact information, thank you.

 

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Whispering Woods Art by Jeanne DeBruin
Apr
7
1:00 PM13:00

Whispering Woods Art by Jeanne DeBruin

Whispering Woods Art
by Jeanne DeBruin

Remember the fun of painting as a child?  Recapture those carefree moments of creating art in this class with no art rules and no paint brushes.  

In this class you will relax and create a nature-inspired painting using a knife, ballpoint pen, water and raw umber paint. Grays and brown tones will mingle in unexpected ways on your 12"x16" canvas with no effort on your part, leaving you inspired to use this technique again and again with different results.  

All supplies are included in the class fee of $45.  Additionally a signature cocktail and appetizers are included.  

Pre-registration is required.  Please email dwelllocalclasses@gmail.com with your contact information. 
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Miniature Stained Glass Window by Cecilia of BoggioGlass
Mar
18
1:00 PM13:00

Miniature Stained Glass Window by Cecilia of BoggioGlass

Design your own Miniature Stained Glass Window in the centuries old lead came method - with Cecilia of BoggioGlass

Have you ever wondered how those beautiful stained glass windows in cathedrals and Victorian houses were made?  Come and learn how, as you make your own miniature window.  Light will dazzle and dance through your one-of-a-kind creation.

You will be coached and assisted to

  • Design a 4” square pattern

  • Cut the glass

  • Assemble in the traditional lead came method

  • Solder together and polish

You will be provided with one piece of beveled glass that refracts light into a rainbow, and an assortment of stained (colored) glass to choose from.  All supplies, as well as a signature cocktail and appetizer are included in the $60 class fee.  Tools are available for purchase separately.

Please note: Lead is safe as long as it is not inhaled or ingested.  We will be taking all precautions to make sure lead stays outside of your body. We may be getting dirty.  Please dress appropriately. These little works of art are not meant for children’s toys or to be used with food. Ages 16 and up.

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"The Art of Copper - Hammered" by Artria
Mar
11
1:00 PM13:00

"The Art of Copper - Hammered" by Artria

"The Art of Copper - Hammered" by Artria

Hammering copper is a simple yet effective technique to bring in some dimension and character into a plain copper. With this technique you will be able to manipulate copper blanks (you can pick from different shapes) and transform them into a pair of beautiful earrings. The class fee is $55 and includes all the supplies and handmade components to make your earrings. 

Enjoy a signature cocktail and appetizer (included).

Pre-registration is required, please email dwelllocalclasses@gmail.com with your contact information, thank you.

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ENAMELED “WORDS OF POWER” PENDANTS BY INTERTWINED DESIGNS BY AMY
Mar
8
6:00 PM18:00

ENAMELED “WORDS OF POWER” PENDANTS BY INTERTWINED DESIGNS BY AMY

ENAMELED “WORDS OF POWER” PENDANTS BY INTERTWINED DESIGNS BY AMY

What drives you? Is there a song lyric that always pumps you up for the day? Maybe it's a famous quote that inspires you to be a better you. Or perhaps you only need a single word to carry you through each challenge.

Show your inspiration by wearing and creating your own one-of-a kind  “Words of Power” pendant.

In this class, you will add color to your 2x3/4 inch copper piece with the use of a large variety of enamel glass powders and finish your design off with worded decals. 

You will learn basic enamel skills such as properly cleaning your copper and preparing it for the enameling process.  The enamel process will involve sifting powdered glass onto copper, using repeat firings of a Mapp gas torch to heat and melt the powdered glass, then with the use of the torch applying and adhering ceramic decals to your enameled piece.  A large variety of pre-printed inspirational word decals will be available.  If you would like to use your own custom word or phrase please make note of that in your registration so that a ceramic decal will be provided. The message you choose should have no more than 10 words. Your finished pendant will hang from a 28-inch stainless steel ball chain.  There will be a wide assortment of beads and charms to accessorize your pendant.

Come to this class and learn the art of enameling and take home a one-of-a kind “Words of Power” pendant made and design by you.  Supplies to create your torch fired enamel pendant are included in the $50 class fee.

Students should wear closed toe shoes, natural fiber clothing and have their hair tied back.

Appetizer and signature cocktail is included.

Pre-registration is required, please email dwelllocalclasses@gmail.com with your contact information, thank you.

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Alcohol ink art class by Salvaged Soule Creations, Cindy Soule Truex
Feb
22
6:00 PM18:00

Alcohol ink art class by Salvaged Soule Creations, Cindy Soule Truex

Alcohol ink art class by Salvaged Soule Creations, Cindy Soule Truex

Who doesn’t like a little alcohol now and again?  Here is a different take on enjoying alcohol… let it flow! 

In this class you will learn the meditative craft of creating designs on porcelain tile using alcohol, alcohol ink and your imagination.  No two are ever alike, and the possibilities are endless.  Materials provided include rubber gloves (wear clothes you don’t care to get a stain or two on) tiles, ink and alcohol.  A final fixative to preserve your work will be added at the end of the class and they can be picked up at your convenience the following day. If there is time, a first coat may be added before class end.

Class fee of $45 includes materials and provided appetizers and signature cocktail.     

Pre-Registration is required. Please email dwelllocalclasses@gmail.com with your contact information, thank you.

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Acid Etched Necklace by LJBlock Designst
Feb
15
6:00 PM18:00

Acid Etched Necklace by LJBlock Designst

Acid Etched Necklace by LJBlock Designs

In this class you will create one metal etched piece of jewelry. Etching is a process in which an acid is used to cut around protected parts of metal leaving behind a raised image. Using rubber stamps to imprint an image onto a base metal you will learn to prepare the metal, etch in an acid bath, patina, and polish to completion. Supplies to create and complete the piece of jewelry are included in the class fee of $50.00.

Additionally, a signature cocktail and appetizer is included.

Pre-registration is required, please email dwelllocalclasses@gmail.com with your contact information, thank you.

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Nov
19
1:00 PM13:00

Acid etched necklace by LJBlock Designs

 

In this class you will create one metal etched piece of jewelry. Etching is a process in which an acid is used to cut around protected parts of metal leaving behind a raised image. Using rubber stamps to imprint an image onto a base metal you will learn to prepare the metal, etch in an acid bath, patina, and polish to completion. Supplies to create and complete the piece of jewelry are included in the class fee of $50.00. Additionally, a signature cocktail and appetizer is included.

Pre-registration is required, please call (507)202-3815

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Nov
12
1:00 PM13:00

Painting with Jeanne Debruin / Whispering Woods

2 years ago I couldn't draw or paint in spite of the many classes I have taken over the years.  Then I discovered the fun of letting go and painting like a child -- no rules, just enjoying the process and never worrying about the outcome.
Come paint with me and go home with a 12x16 canvas of birds and birches. Your friends won't believe what you did with a knife and a ballpoint pen! All supplies and refreshments are included. 

$45.00

Additionally, a signature cocktail and appetizer is included.

Pre-registration is required, please call (507). 202-3815

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Nov
2
6:30 PM18:30

Painting with Jeanne Debruin / Whispering Woods

2 years ago I couldn't draw or paint in spite of the many classes I have taken over the years.  Then I discovered the fun of letting go and painting like a child -- no rules, just enjoying the process and never worrying about the outcome.
Come paint with me and go home with a 12x16 canvas of birds and birches. Your friends won't believe what you did with a knife and a ballpoint pen! All supplies and refreshments are included. 

$45.00

Additionally, a signature cocktail and appetizer is included.

Pre-registration is required, please call (507). 202-3815

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Oct
26
6:30 PM18:30

Enameled Minnesota Pendants by Intertwined Designs by Amy

Are you from the land of many lakes? Has the state of Minnesota just stole your heart? Are you Minnesota nice? Show your Minnesota pride by wearing and designing your own one-of-a kind Minnesota pendant.  You will start out with a one inch state of Minnesota shaped copper blank.   You will add color and design to your copper blank with the use of a large variety of enameled powders and various stencils. In this class you will learn basic enameling skills. You will learn how to properly clean your copper and prepare it for the enameling process.  You will also learn how to sift powdered glass onto copper. Then with repeated firings you will heat and melt the powdered glass by the use of a Mapp gas torch.  Your finished pendant will hang from a 18 inch ball chain that you have patinated, polished and sealed. Come to this class and learn the art of enameling and take home a one-of-a kind Minnesota enameled pendant made by you.  Supplies to create your torch fired enameled pendant are included in the $50 class fee.

Students should wear closed toe shoes, natural fiber clothing and have their hair tied back.

Additionally, a signature cocktail and appetizer is included.

Pre-registration is required, please call (507)202-3815

 

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Oct
22
1:00 PM13:00

Sold Out Painting with Jeanne Debruin / Whispering Woods

2 years ago I couldn't draw or paint in spite of the many classes I have taken over the years.  Then I discovered the fun of letting go and painting like a child -- no rules, just enjoying the process and never worrying about the outcome.
Come paint with me and go home with a 12x16 canvas of birds and birches. Your friends won't believe what you did with a knife and a ballpoint pen! All supplies and refreshments are included. 

$45.00

Additionally, a signature cocktail and appetizer is included.

Pre-registration is required, please call (507). 202-3815

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Oct
22
11:00 AM11:00

Painting with Jeanne Debruin / Whispering Woods

2 years ago I couldn't draw or paint in spite of the many classes I have taken over the years.  Then I discovered the fun of letting go and painting like a child -- no rules, just enjoying the process and never worrying about the outcome.
Come paint with me and go home with a 12x16 canvas of birds and birches. Your friends won't believe what you did with a knife and a ballpoint pen! All supplies and refreshments are included. 

$45.00

Additionally, a signature cocktail and appetizer is included.

Pre-registration is required, please call (507). 202-3815

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Oct
8
1:00 PM13:00

Essential Oils Wellness Class by Mahler Essentials

Don't miss this great opportunity that will help you put your essential oils to great use!!

You will make an oil shelf perfect for storing oils on counters or dressers.  The shelf will fit four Essential Oil Bottles (15 ml).  Particpants will also label their own Household Cleaning bottle filled with an all natuaral Multi-Purpose Cleaner infused with Essential Oils.  Those in the class will recieve a scan with an iTOVi health scanner.  This scanner uses bioimpedance and frequency waves to measure which Essential Oil products might best support each persons health and wellness.  Lastly, we will make a personalized Roller Bottle filled with the Essential OIls that were recommended by the iTOVi scanner.

This class is great for those who have been using oils for years, want to make better use of their oils, and get scanned for which Essential Oil products might best support thier health.  This class will also be perfect for those wanting to get started in oils and need a more basic health scan for the most common Essential Oils.

Class fee is $30.

Additionally, a signature cocktail and appetizer is included.

Don't miss this night packed with FUN!!

Pre-registration is required, please call (507 )202-3815

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Oct
5
6:30 PM18:30

Acid etched necklace by LJBlock Designs

 

  • Thursday August 31, 2017
  • 6:30pm  - 8:30pm

In this class you will create one metal etched piece of jewelry. Etching is a process in which an acid is used to cut around protected parts of metal leaving behind a raised image. Using rubber stamps to imprint an image onto a base metal you will learn to prepare the metal, etch in an acid bath, patina, and polish to completion. Supplies to create and complete the piece of jewelry are included in the class fee of $50.00. Additionally, a signature cocktail and appetizer is included.

Pre-registration is required, please call (507)202-3815

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Sep
17
1:00 PM13:00

Sold Out Painting with Jeanne Debruin / Whispering Woods

2 years ago I couldn't draw or paint in spite of the many classes I have taken over the years.  Then I discovered the fun of letting go and painting like a child -- no rules, just enjoying the process and never worrying about the outcome.
Come paint with me and go home with a 12x16 canvas of birds and birches. Your friends won't believe what you did with a knife and a ballpoint pen! All supplies and refreshments are included. 

$45.00

Additionally, a signature cocktail and appetizer is included.

Pre-registration is required, please call (507). 202-3815

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Sep
17
11:00 AM11:00

Painting with Jeanne Debruin / Whispering Woods

2 years ago I couldn't draw or paint in spite of the many classes I have taken over the years.  Then I discovered the fun of letting go and painting like a child -- no rules, just enjoying the process and never worrying about the outcome.
Come paint with me and go home with a 12x16 canvas of birds and birches. Your friends won't believe what you did with a knife and a ballpoint pen! All supplies and refreshments are included. 

$45.00

Additionally, a signature cocktail and appetizer is included.

Pre-registration is required, please call (507). 202-3815

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Aug
31
6:30 PM18:30

Acid etched necklace by LJBlock Designs

 

  • Thursday August 31, 2017
  • 6:30pm  - 8:30pm

In this class you will create one metal etched piece of jewelry. Etching is a process in which an acid is used to cut around protected parts of metal leaving behind a raised image. Using rubber stamps to imprint an image onto a base metal you will learn to prepare the metal, etch in an acid bath, patina, and polish to completion. Supplies to create and complete the piece of jewelry are included in the class fee of $50.00. Additionally, a signature cocktail and appetizer is included.

Pre-registration is required, please call (507)202-3815

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Jul
16
1:00 PM13:00

Class - Acid etched by LJBlock Designs

In this class you will create one pair of metal etched earrings. Etching is a process in which an acid is used to cut around protected parts of metal leaving behind a raised image. Using rubber stamps to imprint an image onto a base metal you will learn to prepare the metal, etch in an acid bath, patina, and polish to completion. Supplies to create and complete the piece of jewelry are included in the class fee of $50.00. Additionally, a signature cocktail and appetizer is included.

Pre-registration is required, please call (507)202-3815

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Jul
13
6:30 PM18:30

Class - Painting with Jeanne Debruin / Whispering Woods

2 years ago I couldn't draw or paint in spite of the many classes I have taken over the years.  Then I discovered the fun of letting go and painting like a child -- no rules, just enjoying the process and never worrying about the outcome.
Come paint with me and go home with a 12x16 canvas of birds and birches. Your friends won't believe what you did with a knife and a ballpoint pen! All supplies and refreshments are included. 

$45.00

Additionally, a signature cocktail and appetizer is included.

Pre-registration is required, please call (507). 202-3815

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Jun
25
2:00 PM14:00

Class - The Art of Copper Wire - Knotted! by Artria

Ever wondered whether “to Knot or not to Knot?” According to Artria, one must most definitely knot!

In this workshop, learn how to knot copper wire to make jewelry.  Copper knots can be kept plain or accented with colourful beads to make earrings, anklets, unisex bracelets, necklaces, and if one has the patience, even belts! 

This class will take 2.5 hours and cost $65.00. The wire, beads and pearls will be provided. You will get to use and take home a 3 piece set of jewelry making tools and a beautiful knotted bracelet. 

With Artria, come experience the beauty of knots. 

Celebrate your new skills and creations with a signature cocktail and appetizer.

Pre-registration is required, please call (507)202-3815.

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Jun
24
1:30 PM13:30

Class- Enameled Earrings by Intertwined Designs by Amy

Come and play with fire and color! Learn the art of enameling, the process of binding powdered glass to a metal surface.  First, you will choose the color, shape, and size of your earrings, making them a truly one-of-a-kind piece of art suited to your style.  In this class, you will learn basic enameling skills.  You will learn how to properly clean your copper and prepare it for the enameling process.  You will also learn how to sift powdered glass onto copper. Then with repeated firings you will heat and melt the powdered glass by the use of a Mapp gas torch.  You will complete your design by firing milleflori (Italian for "thousand flowers")wafers and/or enameled threads onto your designs.  Come and learn some enameling basics, and take home your very own pair of torch-fired earrings with sterling silver wires!  Supplies to create your torch fired enamel earrings are included in the class fee of $50.

Participants should wear closed toe shoes, natural fiber clothing and have their hair tied back.

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Jun
22
6:30 PM18:30

Class - Essential Oils Make-N-Take by Mohler Essentials

Come learn about the fascinating science behind Essential Oils and why they are so AMAZING at supporting our health and wellness.

You will make several items using your choice of Essential Oils. Make-N-Take items include 2 Roller Bottles, Bath Soak, Sugar Shower Scrub, Multi-purpose Household Cleaner, and Choice of Spritzer. Class fee $50.00

Don't miss this night packed with FUN!!

A signature cocktail and appetizer is included

Pre-registration is required, please call (507) 202-3815

 

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Jun
15
6:30 PM18:30

Class - Stamped metal necklace with LJBlock Design

Brass washer stamped 507 Girl. Southern Minnesota's area code. With small MN state charm. You pick the bead from my supply. All materials will be provided for you. You will be able to finish the necklace during the class and take it home with you! 
$45.00

Additionally, a signature cocktail and appetizer is included.

Pre-registration is required, please call (507) 202-3815

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