Gettin' Made: February Craft Classes In the OC and Beyond
Scratching your head over what you and your beloved can do to celebrate the holiday? Consider buying a spot for each of you in a class you can take together! Write a sweet note in a card revealing the skill you'll be learning together, and POW! You've got a handmade Valentine's Day done right!
"This Thursday evening, we have Fern Richardson from Life On the Balcony teaching a blogging class. For $25, you can learn about basic set-up, scheduling and what it takes to make a successful blog. Her blog is now a book coming out later this year!"
Handmade Galleries LA hosts its popular Intro to Art Clay Jewelry class on Feb. 26--don't miss it. Led by Linda Thibodeaux of Solstice LTD, participants will create a textured pendant and a pair of textured earrings and turn a natural leaf into a fine silver pendant. If you're looking for a fun present for your lady friend, you pretty much can't go wrong with a jewelry-making class.
Look no further than Santa Monica's Urban Craft Center for a Valentine's Day date you and your beloved won't soon forget. On Feb. 14, it's hosting D.I.Y. Date Night, focusing on screenprinting. Get good and dirty with some screenprinting inks, and then be sure to sign up for the next evening's D.I.Y. Date Nite, focusing on soap-making, so you can get nice and clean together! Click here for the Urban Craft Center's complete February calendar.
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