10/28/2017 Starke County Chamber Presents: A Do-It-Yourself Christmas

posted Sep 18, 2017, 2:16 PM by North Judson-Wayne Township Public Library   [ updated Sep 19, 2017, 9:19 AM ]
We love to share with you how important it is to shop local. Now we are going to provide some additional ways to do so, and get some time in on those arts and crafts so many love. There will be 6 Saturdays organized for a total of 10 projects that can be used as great gifts. Register for one or all of them and get those gifts crossed off your list!

Classes will be held at the Starke County Chamber of Commerce, 400 N Heaton Street,  Knox, Indiana 46534. 

Saturday, October 28 at 10 AM - 12 PM - Monogrammed Tote Bag
This morning we will be creating a monogrammed tote bag. The cost is $15/bag and includes all supplies. Visit:  https://www.eventbrite.com/myevent?eid=38015446223  to register online. 

Saturday, October 28 at 12 PM - 2 PM - Personalized Coasters
At this class we will be creating a set of personalized coasters. They can be built to suit your needs, even adding pictures of the family to them! The cost is $15/set of 4 and includes all materials.  Visit:   https://www.eventbrite.com/e/diy-christmas-personalized-coasters-tickets-38015854444 to register online

November 4 at 10 AM - 12 PM - Real Pearl Earrings / Leather Earrings
During this class we will be creating real pearl earrings! The Monster Oysters will be opened in the class and will be cleaned and drilled on site. You will then use 2 of the pearls to create a beautiful set of pearl earrings. Register for one set or 10, totally up to you. While our pearl expert cleans the pearls and drills them we will create a second pair of earrings from leather. You will be able to craft both sets for $25, all materials included (even the pearls!). 

Come be a part of this amazing class and create a set for you and any other loved ones you may be gifting this holiday season!

Don't like to craft but still want to purchase a pair at a super discounted price? Register and let me know you won't be here so we can make them for you.  **These are real pearls, straight from the oyster. They will have thier natural shape and color which can include shades of purple, white, pink etc.**

November 18th from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. - String Art Deer 
The November 18th Class will be a beautiful deer, done in string art. The cost of this project is $25 and includes all material. These will be approximately 11"x14"

November 25 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon - Horseshoe Ornament 
In this class we will creating a horseshoe ornament. Colors will determine whether you use it for the Holidays or year round. Horseshoes hung over your door are considered good luck so perhaps more than one will be in order!

Cost is $10 and includes all materials

November 25 from 12 noon to 1:30 p.m. - Wine Glasses
In this class we will be painting these fantastic wine glasses with your own winter wonderland. Deer stencils will be available if needed. Class costs $15/pair and includes all materials

December 9 at 10 AM - 12 PM - Leather Notebooks
In this class we will be creating these classy leather notebooks. Filled with heavy paper and refillable these notebooks are indispensable. The class is $25 and includes all materials

December 16 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon - Personalized Trays 
In this class we will be personalizing 9 3/4" x 9 3/4" trays. The saying can be anything you like as we will be painting it on. You can also choose to add pictures of family, holiday designs etc. Your imagination is the limit with this project. $20 includes all materials (except family photos if you choose to use them)