Thursday, April 3, 2014

Downton Abby Inspired Crown Pillow....AZ Workshop...

 Each individual will recieve a handmade, Burlap Pillow Sham,
with a Large Crown Applique in Raw Silk,
ready to Embellish.
Measuring: 20" x 36"
You'll recieve a a beautiful collection of Rhinestone Pieces, Edwardisn Linen Prints,
Beaded Bridal Lace, Silk Velvets, Ribbon, Rhinestone Buttons,
a Large Antique Chandelier Crystal, Pearls, Vintage Buttons,
Handmade Edwardian, Crocheted Lace Piece,
A Miniature Victorian Frame,
and more.
"Crown Collage Pillow"
October 12Th '2014
1pm ~ 6pm
Phoenix, AZ
Come celebrate our love for
Downton Abbey! 
We'll be creating this beautiful Crown Collage Pillow.
In addition to the collection of goodies included in this workshop cost,
everyone will have access to my large collection of lace, buttons, fabric & ribbon.
The possibilities are endless!
Bring any vintage jewelry, trinkets, etc... from home, to create a crown collage all your own.
Each individual will recieve a Completed, Handmade, Burlap Pillow Sham.
I will applique a large Silk Crown, as the foundation for your collage.
I have finished sham edges with a Silk, Bamboo Yarn.
Sham ties closed at both ends. 
Finished Pillow Sham is large, measuring: 20" x 36"
Please Note:
No two crowns collages can be alike. I used some of my own vintage jewelry
to create sample shown.
There are no rules, your crown is only limited to your imagination!
Knowledge of simple slip stitching and button sewing is neccessary.
Supplies Provided:
*Pre~Made, Burlap & Silk Pillow Sham
*Collection of Rhinestone buttons, rhrinestone crown brooch, choker, pearls, buttons,religious metal,
Edwardian linen images, ribbon, frame and so much more.
* Thread & Needles
*Access & Use of my large, personal collection of fabrics, buttons and ribbons.
*Pin Cushion
Needed Supplies:
* Any extra Vintage jewelry, ribbons, button s, etc... from home ( if desired)
All sales final.
Space is transferable to family or friend.

French Pails Workshop at Melrose Vintage, AZ....

"French Pails & Magnets"
Friday, October 10Th '2014
1:00pm ~ 6:00pm
in Phoenix, AZ
 I've taken the most mundane of cleaning instruments and revamped them into beautiful French Pails that have multiple uses for organizing in the home.
I will take you step by step through the process of transforming galvanized steel buckets into wonderful pieces that will enhance, beautify and help organize your home.
These pieces are perfect for all the rooms in your home, from the kitchen to the office, or even the bathroom. Use the magnets to secure notes to these pails, keeping track of important reminders.
you'll be creating, 12  beautiful magnets, 6 of them using high quality beveled glass and Victorian brass frames. The magnets are large, measuring up to 3".
French Pails measure 6",  9",  & 11" in height
 and are adorned with Victorian brass stampings and feet.
Perfect to be given as gifts!
You'll recieve EVERYTHING needed to complete these beautiful pieces.
*3 Primed Galvanized Steel Buckets
*All Victorian Brass Components
*Martha Stewart™ Brand Acrylic Paint
*Annie Sloan Wax
*All Pre~Soldered Beveled Glass Images
*All Magnets
"A French Rose"
Chandelier Workshop

Saturday, October 11Th '2014
9:30am ~ 5:30pm

The Fabulous
in Phoenix, AZ

Please join us to create this beautiful,
Three Tier chandelier.
I'll teach you to turn this raw brass, into this chippy, timeworn piece of art,
glistening with dozens of crystals & roses.

Make this Chandelier all your own!
Paint it any color that you desire!
Add your own Vintage jewelry & Findings.
The possibilities are endless!!

Chandelier is Large, a statement in any room!
33" tall
Chandelier is on display, instore, at Melrose Vintage.

All Supplies Included, Just show up!
Your Kit includes everything that you'll need to create this beautiful Chandelier.

Supplies provided:
*Handmade, Pre~Soldered & Primed Brass Chandelier
*All Pre~Primed Rose and other Brass
*All Chandelier Crystals
*Red & White Acrylic Paint
*Annie Sloan Wax

(If you'd like your chandelier different colors, please bring Martha Stewart™ Brand Acrylic Paints)

Class with take a Lunch break midday.
Choose from the many wonderful eating establishments nearby, or feel free to bring your lunch.


Thursday, March 27, 2014

London Ballet.... Tutu & Point Shoes Workshop....

Please join us.
Friday, May 16Th '2014
10:00am ~ 4:00pm
for a special day of creating, friendship & fun
on beautiful Coronado Island,
in historical Spreckles Park,
under the famous Victorian Gazebo.
We'll be creating a romantic
Ballet Tutu & Point Shoes.
Embellish your pieces in any way that you desire.
You'll recieve everything that you'll need.
1. Handmade Ballet Tutu
(Tutu Waist Measures 26". Custom waist available upon request)
2. Professional Ballet Point Shoes
3. Rhinestone Tiara
4. Rhinestone, Pearl, Lace & Trim Embellishments
5. A Custom Photo Book of the event
(expected delivery, 4weeks post~event)
Needed Supplies:
1. Sharp Sewing Scissors
2. Any extra Bling from your own stash
 that you'd like to add, to make your pieces, all your own.
Each guest will recieve a beautiful Custom Photo Book of the event.
(Photos of the day, will be taken to create the book. Delivery expected 4~5 weeks post~event)
Lunch will be provided by the famous
"Burger Lounge"
on Coronado Island
Water, Wine, & Champagne
will also be provided.
(Menu Options will be available)
(Burgers, Salads & Vegitarian)
Workshop: $175
Mail Order Kit $159
(Kits ship out May 15Th '2014)
Mail Order: Kit

Workshop : Coronado Island

Monday, November 4, 2013

Vintage Ornaments at Baja Betty's....

Vintage Style Holiday Ornaments
 Fabulous Friday at
Baja Betty's!
We'll be meeting at this fabulous & fun venue in Hillcrest, San Diego.
Friday, Nov 15Th
10am ~ 2:30pm
Lets create these magical, Putz Style Churches,
perfect to hang on the tree, adorn boxes, and make wonderful holiday gifts.
You'll recieve a set of 6 charming churches, each measuring;
6.5" x 2.5"
Paint your churches any color you desire,
add bottle brush trees and tiny ornaments, to create a
Vintage Putz Style Church,
reminiscent of times gone by.....
You'll recieve everything you'll need to create these 6 churches.
6 unfinished churches
12 tiny bottle brush trees
Vintage Mica
German Glass Glitter
Miniature Christmas Balls
Assorted Acrylic Paints
Needed Materials:
Desired Acrylic Paint
E-6000 Glue (clear)
Paint Brushes: Fine, Small & Medium Sizes
$6.95 Baja Betty's Lunch
available for purchase
All Sales Final
Sold Out

Sunday, October 20, 2013

Happy Holidays Workshop....

Hotels in Julian, Ca.
'Happy Holidays'
Saturday, Nov 16, 2013
10am - 5pm

Please join me for a day of Holiday Creativity, in the beautiful mountains of Historical Julian, Ca.
We'll be spending our day in a breathtaking and magical, Log cabin Home.
Enjoy Magical Boutique Shopping, where you'll find unique and wonderful crafting supplies, vintage and antique finds, as well as one of a kind, handmade holiday treasures.
 A fabulous Champagne Brunch is included for our guests, including specialty desserts and Chocolates, to satisfy the sweet tooth in all of us!
All this magic, in a home filled with Holiday Joy!

Holiday Banner
Holiday Mirror
Create these two magical Holiday pieces!
Perfect for your holiday decorating, these will last for generations to come.
These pieces Sparkle with
Holiday Joy,
embellished with Sterling Silver, German Glass Glitter, Jumbo Jingle Bells, Vintage Mica,
Glittery Raindeer, Bottle Brush Trees, Putz Style Churches 
& A Sparkling Rhinestone Bow!
You'll recieve everything necessary to create the two projects shown.
"MERRY" Banner is large!
Total Length: 50"
Each Swag measures 8.5" x 11"
(not counting Jumbo Jingle Bell)
Sweet Vintage Airstream Trailor measures; 3" x 4"
Rhinestone Bow measures: 3" x 3"
"BELIEVE" Mirror

measures: 9.5' x 11.5"
Putz styly church may differ slightly, depending on availability, but will be comparable in color, shape & size.

Necessary Materials:
E-6000 Glue (clear)
Glue Gun
Glue Sticks
Tackey Glue
Any Extra Bling You May Want To Add
All Sales are Final