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C181 - Brown Bag It Baby

Doris Arndt
6:30 - 9:30
Thursday Eve

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$ 85  

Create magic with simple brown bags in this playful workshop. Through the alchemy of paint, text and imagery, the bags are transformed with metallic hues, enhanced with re-purposed encyclopedia pages and images into decorative pages that unfold to reveal pockets. The pockets can hold your precious secrets or cards that you can decorate as desired. Embellished covers are added to give substance. The no sew accordion spine opens up to reveal a hidden area, perfect for words, sayings or images. A handout is included.

Supply List:
Acrylic paints
at least 2 foam brushes for painting
Cosmetic wedge sponges
glue stick
images or stickers to use in book and on cover
stencils or alphabet stamps with dark colored ink pad

Optional items:
Small buttons to use for closures
1/8” wide ribbon to use for closures and pull tabs

$5 Materials fee payable to instructor at beginning of class includes: covers precut boards, buttons, ribbons, use of stencils, detailed handout, encyclopedia pages, journal cards, use of my acrylic paints.


Many of the required supplies may be pre-ordered from Blue Twig Studio.  They will be ready and waiting for you to pick up when you arrive at the retreat.  For further info and to place your order, contact:

Deb Prewitt
Blue Twig Studio
Cottonwood Center for the Arts
427 E. Colorado Ave
Colorado Springs, CO 80903

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