Pumpkin Decorating at Common Room Studio!

Yay October! We have a bunch of fun workshops coming up at my studio space, Common Room Studio, that I wanted to let you know about! If you’re in the DC area, we’d absolutely love for you to join us. We’ll be decorating some pumpkins, of course, and we’re also hosting a DIY upholstery workshop, a manifestation workshop to help you achieve your dreams, and a brush lettering workshop! Come hang out with us – and learn a new skill while you’re at it. It’ll be so fun!

October Workshops at Common Room Studio

First up, pumpkin decorating! I’m so excited to offer not one but TWO pumpkin decorating opportunities at Common Room Studio this year – one weekend workshop and one weeknight workshop. Come to whichever workshop works for your schedule, or come to both for maximum pumpkin fun!

DIY Matisse-Inspired Pumpkins

DIY Hand Lettered Pumpkins

I’m offering a pumpkin decorating workshop on October 13 focused on making these fun Matisse-inspired pumpkins that I shared as a DIY tutorial last year, and Samantha from Painted Palettes is offering a DIY hand lettered pumpkin workshop on October 16! We’ll supply all the necessary materials and a variety of pumpkin sizes for you to decorate. Light sips and snacks will be served, and you’ll head home with beautiful seasonal décor. Sign up for our Matisse pumpkin workshop here and Samantha’s hand lettered pumpkin workshop here!

Nicole Crowder Upholstery

If you’d like to expand your DIY skill set, come learn upholstery with Nicole Crowder on October 7 with the amazingly talented Nicole Crowder! Nicole will teach you how to properly and safely tear down and reassemble chairs using certain tools, how to calculate the fabric and yardage necessary for various projects, materials needed for padding and upholstering, and short cuts to help achieve the job with maximum results. Plus, you’ll be able to take your completed project home with you! Sign up right here!

Magic Behind Manifestation

Encaustic gold leaf painting by Jennifer Ament

Learn the essential magical philosophies and practices you need to manifest your dreams with Catie of MoonHaven School of Magic on October 14! Incorporating scientific and psychological models with lessons from spiritual wisdom traditions around the world, this workshop intensive will change the way you think about magic, manifestation, and your role in shaping the life you live. Bring a journal and a sense of adventure for this afternoon of self-transformation. Sign up right here!

Meant to Be Calligraphy Brush Lettering

Want to learn the beautiful art of modern brush lettering? Join Michele of Meant to Be Calligraphy at Common Room Studio on October 21! Michele will show you how to use brushes, brush pens, and different types of ink and paint to create gorgeous brush lettering with a modern twist. You’ll learn how to create the expressive thick and thin brush strokes that set brush lettering apart from both regular handwriting and modern calligraphy. Plus, you’ll go home with all the materials you’ll need to continue practicing and showing off your new brush lettering skills. Sign up right here!

Hope to see you there!

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