Upcoming Workshops: Intro to Brush Lettering & DIY Ornaments

The reality is – Christmas is around the corner (like actually – only 8 shopping Saturdays until the holidays!). Why not skip the malls and make your own Christmas gifts for loved ones this year? Not only is it a much more personal option – it’s also a budget friendly one as well!  

To help you get on your crafty DIY-way, we will be hosting a couple of workshops in the Burlington, Ontario area this season!

Have you always wanted to learn a new skill like calligraphy, brush lettering or “fauxligraphy” aka Fake Calligraphy? It’s no wonder that art of calligraphy has grown to be a popular hobby, past time and business – The Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle herself supported her budding Hollywood career by working at a stationer and calligrapher.

Calligraphy expands past the formal wedding invitation addressing, place cards and stationery. It can also be a therapeutic pass time and inexpensive hobby. From making your own handmade hand lettered greeting cards to learning the art form to address your own wedding envelopes, brush lettering is the perfect beginner into the fine art of lettering.

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Introduction to Brush Lettering

Our first Introduction to Brush Lettering Workshop tickets sold out in one day! We had so many messages, DM’s and emails requesting tickets so we opened up an additional workshop date for Sunday, December 2nd from 3pm – 5pm at Coffee Culture Appleby and Upper Middle in Burlington, Ontario. You can grab your tickets via Eventbrite here.

The Details

Join us for a fun evening of lettering! In this 2 hour brush lettering workshop, we will be walking you through the basic fundamentals modern calligraphy using a brush pen. 

This introductory workshop is perfect for beginners, those who want to brush up (pun intended ;) ) on their skills, and those looking to learn new tips, trips and techniques. 

We will walk you through a series of basic strokes, warm up drills, a modernized alphabet (lowercase, uppercase, numbers & symbols), along with some simple phrases and common letter connection pairings.

The workshop includes your very own take home kit including a hand crafted workbook, guidelines, tracing paper pad, a set of Tombow brush pens (hard & soft tip), a personalized place card by yours truly and a couple other fun goodies. You’ll be all set to practice your new skills anywhere you go.

Beverages and treats will also be provided at the workshop

- $90 per person 
- or BYF (bring your friend) for $160 for a pair of tickets
- Payment is due upon registration to secure your spot
- Registration is non-refundable and non-transferable.

Space is limited! Sign up to save your spot.

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DIY Make & Take
Clear Acrylic Christmas Ornaments

 

We’re sure you’ve been seeing this trend everywhere – Clear Acrylic is all the rage right now in the lettering and wedding community – and for great reason too! Clear acrylic offers that chic, classy and modern detail. You know those Mirror Seating Charts that are hot right now? Well clear acrylic offers the same application! Ever wondered how we did those acrylic seating charts, welcome wedding signs, bar menu signs and more? Are you dying to learn what pen and materials we use? How we remove it afterwards?

Join us for a fun evening of making your own custom ornaments! In this 2 hour DIY Christmas ornament workshop, we will be walking you through the basics of "fauxligraphy" and how to "paint" on laser cut clear acrylic ornaments using paint pens. 

This crafty workshop is perfect for beginners, and those who like to make unique one of a kind Christmas gifts. We will be walking you through some design layout principals while sharing tips, trips and techniques. 

We will provide you with some blank templates and supplies to draw out your own ideas and designs along with some simple festive phrases.

The workshop includes your very own take home kit including a hand crafted workbook, blank templates, premade designs, a set of 5 laser cut clear acrylic ornament bases, a paint pen, a personalized place card by yours truly and a couple other fun goodies. You’ll be all set to make and take home your unique ornaments just in time for holiday gifting!


Beverages and treats will also be provided at the workshop

- $65 per person 
- or BYF (bring your friend) for $110 for a pair of tickets
- Payment is due upon registration to secure your spot
- Registration is non-refundable and non-transferable.

Space is limited! Sign up to save your spot.