This Week at the Shop: July 11th

This week the newness isn’t just on the shelves; it’s on the floor! Er… the product isn’t on the floor, but rather our new sales associates, ready and willing to guide you to handmade happiness! Take a look at some lovely new items and meet some lovely new people, too.

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Love this beautiful blue print from West Park Creative.

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Know someone moving into a new place this summer? This metal sign from Pittman Design and Fabrication will make it feel like… home! Also these new Hogwarts themed magnetic bookmarks from Jane’s Little Things are perfect for your little (or big) reader.

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Beautiful new garters by Emilliner and don’t forget, you can register with us for your shower or wedding!

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New Lego art in by Smitten by Kat.

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Introducing the newest members of the Homespun crew. Check out the full group here.

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What We’re Wearing

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Right now we’re wearing a shawl by Indigo Kitty Knits, skirt by Nicole’s Threads, tank by Alison Rose Tees, and cacti neckli by Part Time Hooker.

Coming Up

Workshop: Mixed Media Junk Journal: Friday, July 8th, 6-8pm: Do you ever feel like you have artists’ block? Maybe you’re an out-of-practice creative wanting to get back in the habit? Perhaps you have the creative spark, but you’re not sure where to start? We’re here to help! Join our Mixed Media Junk Journal Workshop to get your creative juices flowing. Play and explore design ideas through a variety of materials and mediums. Participants will first create a handmade book from recycled materials, found papers, or ephemera. Next, instructor Tori Weyers will guide participants through creating a mixed media spread using various paints, inks, pencils, crayons, washi tape, stencils, marks, graphite, and more.

Workshop: Wire Wrapping Basics: Saturday, July 23rd, 1-4pm: Have you ever wanted to go on a gem hunt? Well, here is your chance! Rana Salame Striedinger of Salame Jewelry Designs is opening her treasure chest of gemstones for you to peruse and select from to create your own one-of-a-kind jewelry. Students will learn several wire wrapping and jewelry assembly techniques to create two unique items – students can choose to make a pair of earrings and a necklace, two pairs of earrings, or two necklaces.

Workshop: Succulent Terrarium: Saturday, August 13th, 1-2:30pm: Low-maintenance, lovely, and easy to assemble: succulent terrariums are the perfect spring project to bring some green back into your world. Join Rana Salame in our shop as she shares her expertise in basic succulent cutting, rooting, and plant care. This class is great for beginners and open to children, too – one child and one caregiver together may purchase a ticket. Please note: one ticket is worth one terrarium – if you would like to made additional terrariums, please be sure to purchase additional tickets.

See ya next week, friends!

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