Gettin' Made: For a Good Cause

On October 29, The Vintage Emporium in Long Beach will be hosting a Crafty Thursday class to benefit breast cancer research. Class size is limited, so you breast sign up quick!

Denise Hahn of In My Blue Room teaches a Mini-book workshop on October 29 to benefit breast cancer research.
Denise Hahn of In My Blue Room teaches a Mini-book workshop on October 29 to benefit breast cancer research.

After the jump, more info on this fundraiser and the folks behind it.

Denise Hahn is the crafty mind behind Etsy shop In My Blue Room, a haven of all kinds of vintagey decorating goodness. She recently joined forces with Julie Wooley of Long Beach shop The Vintage Emporium to offer a series of craft nights at the shop called "Crafty Thursdays". These monthly workshops feature a different local artist teaching a fun technique. The mini-book class on October 29 is special in that 100% of the class fee will go to Breast Cancer research.

The inside of the Mini Book project you can make at The Vintage Emporium's Crafty Thursday workshop
The inside of the Mini Book project you can make at The Vintage Emporium's Crafty Thursday workshop

Denise was inspired to teach the Mini Book class because of her personal ties to breast cancer: "My Mom is a Breast Cancer survivor of 3 years. This event hit home with Julie, too, as her mother recently had to have a double mastectomy and is fighting breast cancer as we speak."

Denise Hahn (center) and Julie Wooley (right) snap a pic with Lisa Kettell, author of Altered Art Circus.
Denise Hahn (center) and Julie Wooley (right) snap a pic with Lisa Kettell, author of Altered Art Circus.

Upcoming Events

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The Mini Book workshop takes place on October 29, from 6-8pm. Class fee is $40, with all of the fee going to support breast cancer research. Class size is limited, so you'll want to sign up now! Visit the In My Blue Room website for more information and to reserve your spot.

The Vintage Emporium is located at 3423 Orange Ave in Long Beach. For more information, visit the website.


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