• Step 1: Basic Hand Lettering Class – Preparation for Calligraphy or Lettering

    A prerequisite for all Letter Create Workshops is the Basics Hand Letter Class. This class translates into all forms of writing techniques including brush lettering, calligraphy, modern flourish script, paint lettering, to name a few.  It is a pencil and paper penmanship class – you will learn a solid foundation for any type of lettering.  However, we highly recommend you take a Step 2 class if you would like to learn calligraphy, brush lettering or flourish calligraphy. This is a basic class to learn the techniques of pressure, angle and direction of your writing instrument, types of papers and pens to consider, as well as the types of lettering.  You will…

  • Fluffy Snow Winter Wreath Workshop

    We will make fluffy snow wreaths for the winter season!  This is a fun project to make and give as a gift.  You will learn the pattern step-by-step with color choices.  Everyone will go home with a block set and the pattern to make more as gifts.  All supplies are provided. This workshop is open to all ages. However, anyone under the age of 15 must be accompanied by an adult in our studio for the duration of this class. Check out our events tab above for more information on upcoming craft workshops, watercolor instruction, calligraphy classes or retreats!  Don’t forget we also provide invitation calligraphy services right in our Appleton…

  • Intensive (Step 1 and Step 2) Traditional Calligraphy Workshop

    This includes our Step 1:  Basic Foundation for Lettering Class followed by Spencerian Traditional Step 2 calligraphy.  **All materials and supplies provided.  You will get 1 pen holder, 2 nibs, practice worksheets, the Spencerian workbook series (2 books) as well as hands-on instruction in our studio. Join us for a fun afternoon learning the fundamentals of traditional calligraphy writing.  We will go through a variety of pen options and papers.  We will start with Step 1: which is a basic penmanship primer to get you ready for traditional Spencerian.  If you have taken Step 1, this will be a great refresher for part 2 of the class. I will go…

  • Hand Sewn Fabric Envelope Advent Calendar

    Join us in the studio to make this hand sewn advent calendar.  We will go through the process, step by step – there is no experience needed for this workshop.  If you do not finish during the workshop – do not worry!  We will send you home with the rest of the materials and pattern.  This workshop is open to all ages and it makes a great gift for teachers, family or friends. Each envelope measures approximately 2.5 Inches by 3.5 inches. **LIMITED SPACE due to the scope of this class and the attention given to each individual to ensure success and fun! **If you have a small group between…

  • Personalized Large Ruler Workshop

    In this workshop, we will make a large 6 foot ruler that is 12 inches wide.  You can personlize the ruler with your name or a family name.  We will stain, paint and personalize a ruler.  Once you learn how to make these, you will be able to make more for gifts!  They make great baby shower gifts for families! This workshop is open to all ages. However, anyone under the age of 15 must be accompanied by an adult in our studio for the duration of this class. Check out our events tab above for more information on upcoming craft workshops, watercolor instruction, calligraphy classes or retreats!  Don’t forget we…

  • Intro To Brush Pen Lettering

    Have you been intrigued by the influx of beautiful hand lettering seen at special events, on restaurant chalkboards, or online? Curious to give it a try but think that you can’t because your regular handwriting is lacking? Then this class is for you. You do NOT have to have perfect handwriting in order to learn modern brush lettering. Brush lettering is more about drawing letters rather than writing them. In this 2 hour workshop, you will learn the basics of brush lettering including: How to do faux calligraphy with any type of writing tool How to hold a brush pen in order to get contrasting thick/thin lines Differences between brush…

  • Winter Window Herb Garden Workshop

    In this workshop, we will come together to paint and decorate a winter herb garden.  Make a modern farmhouse-inspired DIY Herb Garden Planter that you can keep in your kitchen! Using a wooden planter box, paint it with black chalkboard paint, leaving a bit of the wood grain on the top exposed. Each person will go home with 4 potted seeds of herbs, instructions and a finished box.  They will not be grown plants. This workshop is open to all ages. However, anyone under the age of 15 must be accompanied by an adult in our studio for the duration of this class. Check out our events tab above for more information…

  • Fall Into Christmas At Palmquist Farm

    This is one retreat you do not want to miss.  This year we will be doing completely new and different projects from the prior year retreats! Who couldn’t use a little R&R before the holidays hit? We can! That’s why we are having our Fall into Christmas creative retreat at Palmquist Farm in Brantwood, Wisconsin. All the projects we have planned will be holiday themed. Want to get a jump on your holiday home decor? We got you covered with classes on porch signs, wreath making, and more! Going to finally follow through on that pledge to make home-made gifts? This retreat is the perfect place to get started on…

  • Wall Hanging Board Workshop

    In this workshop, we will come together to paint and decorate a hanging board for organizing.  This little DIY hanger gives them the perfect place to drop off their bags and coats after school and is easy enough for little hands to handle. And the best part? It really is super simple to make! This workshop is open to all ages. However, anyone under the age of 15 must be accompanied by an adult in our studio for the duration of this class. Check out our events tab above for more information on upcoming craft workshops, watercolor instruction, calligraphy classes or retreats!  Don’t forget we also provide invitation calligraphy services right in…

  • Beaded Tassel Earrings Workshop

    In this workshop, we will each make a pair of beaded tassel earrings.  You will learn the pattern step-by-step with color choices.  Everyone will go home with a pair of earrings and the pattern to make more as gifts.  All supplies are provided. This workshop is open to all ages. However, anyone under the age of 15 must be accompanied by an adult in our studio for the duration of this class. Check out our events tab above for more information on upcoming craft workshops, watercolor instruction, calligraphy classes or retreats!  Don’t forget we also provide invitation calligraphy services right in our Appleton studio! The view from our art studio faces…

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