DIY Workshops at the Inspired Home Expo of San Luis Obispo

DIY Workshops at the Inspired Home Expo of San Luis Obispo
Event on 2017-09-16 10:00:00
More Information at or call 805-772-4600 Saturday, September 16th, 201710:00am – 11:00amCrafting a Custom Rock Garden Marker – Hand-Lettering ClassPresented by Raina Toy-Smith Owner & Creative of Fete & QuillLearn the fundamentals of hand-lettering on unique surfaces and create those darling garden markers that you see with beautifully drawn “Rosemary” or “Tomatoes” on rocks. Taught by local calligrapher Raina Toy-Smith of Fête & Quill, you will gain the knowledge of how to create your own custom garden marker on rocks. She will teach the basics of hand-lettering + what materials you will need when writing on a garden rock. This class is fun and unique – and you will walk away with a new appreciation for the art of calligraphy plus decorative pieces to add to your garden and home.12pm-1pm12:00 pm – 1:00pmZen Out and Get in Touch with Your Inner Child – Create a Beautiful Sticker MandalaPresented by Maureen Vasquez of PipsticksArrange stickers into a kaleidoscope like design on a two by two panel, a fun meditative way to get in touch with your inner child! You will be amazed at the results! Playing with stickers is the perfect combination of bright colors, fun ideas, and expressing yourself by creating a delightful mandala ready to hang on your wall! Maureen Vasquez is the owner of Pipsticks and Cal Poly graduate. Maureen is also the creator of a sticker subscription service with thousands of subscribers in over 60 countries which led to her first brick and mortar shop here in San Luis Obispo, opened summer of 2017. 2:00pm-3:00pmCardmaking 101Presented by Adrienne Crist of Paper DivaEverything you need to know to create a hand crafted card that won’t look like it’s made by your Five year old.  Learn simple stamping and die-cutting tips and techniques to make your cards shine.  We will make several different styles of cards from cute and simple to vintage charming. 4:00pm – 5:00pmFall Centerpieces for Your TablePresented by Linda Georgeadis of Beverly’s Fabric & Craft StoreAs a previous owner of a flower shop and off and on member of the Beverlys team for the last 20 years, Linda Georgeadis specializes in holiday decorating and floral arrangements. Come learn how to create a long lasting beautiful centerpiece for your holiday table setting! Sunday, September 17th, 2017 10am – 11amDIY Kokedama Hanging String GardenPresented by Denise Benda of Flowers by DeniseSpruce up your green thumb and crafting skills at the same time by joining us to learn how to make your own Kokedama Hanging String Flower Pod. 12:00 pm – 1:00pmA Guided Workshop On How To Design A Home You LovePresented by Mari Robeson – Author, Illustrator & Interior DesignerThis workshop is a hands on process to walk you through the basic principles of interior design in a fun & creative way. You will create your own Home Book with worksheets and guided exercises to learn how to pinpoint your personal interior design style and professional tips on how you can make your home into the sanctuary you always wanted it to be. We provide the workbook, you provide the imagination! 2:00pm – 3:00pmMixed Media Paint & Collage ClassPresented by Barbara Saia of Happy Go SmileLet’s get messy and create some fun! Using your hands to paint and play you will make an original piece of art!

at Alex Madonna Expo Center @ Madonna Inn
100 Madonna Rd
San Luis Obispo, United States



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