On to Fall

I can't believe summer is just about over...I am welcoming the cooler weather and excited about what Autumn has in store for us. In order to prepare, we have decided to mark down some items and furniture pieces, remerchandise the shop, change up the window and redo our back patio....yikes!   New season, new beginnings, fresh shop:)   In order to make this happen, we are closing on Monday, September 10th and will reopen on Tuesday normal business hours 10am-5pm. We are so excited for our new classes by DORE...just a snippet of information on that ~ Ongoing classes by DORE... Tuesday September 18...create handmade wrapping paper using woodblock and printmaking Tuesday September 25...create your own cube savings bank using collage/paint (great for kids) Tuesday October 2...create four 3D cards using paper/collage elements Tuesday October 9...create a hanging photo collage Tuesday October 23...create mail art using markers/gel pens/embossing/paints Look at our events page for further details! [caption id="attachment_4532" align="aligncenter" width="320"] handmade wrapping paper by DORE[/caption]   Krissy Aurora of BoHo Upcycle will begin teaching classes...we are thrilled she has chosen Belles Nest to teach you how to "rehash your trash" by turning your old furniture piece into a treasure using CeCe Caldwell Paints.... more information to come! [caption id="attachment_4538" align="aligncenter" width="320"] CeCe Caldwell Paints distributed by BoHo Upcycle[/caption]

Earrings, Earrings, Earrings!

Create 3 pairs of unique earrings that show off your style and charm in this great Belle's Nest Workshop.
July 03, 2012 by 4

Crochet a Boho Scarf or Belt

In this crochet class you will learn basic crochet stitches as you make a fun stylish scarf or belt.
July 03, 2012 by 4

Crochet a Hispter Grannie Square

Come and learn how to crochet a grannie square and find out about all the trendy clothes and accessories you can make with this updated crochet tradition! A beginning crochet class (or refresher if you learned a while ago and want to begin crocheting again.) Granny squares can be sewn together to make all kinds of projects such as scarves, blankets, pillows, purses, coasters, the possibilities are endless. In this workshop you will learn to make a granny square using three basic crochet stitches. You will also learn how to attach the squares together so you can continue making squares on your own to make a project of your choice. All supplies and materials will be provided. Class taught by artist Janell Mithani $30 Wednesday, July 11 11:00 am - 12:30 pm Level: Beginner or Intermediate   [caption id="attachment_4401" align="alignnone" width="150"] Grannie Square
by Janell[/caption]
July 03, 2012 by 4

Mix Your Paint With Wine

 Paint with Your Favorite Vintage 
It's OK to mix your watercolors with wine. Come to Belle's Nest and try your hand at watercolors and have a glass of wine too. Watercolor classes are for all ages however wine is reserved for adults. Instructor: Moira Love
Fridays  7:00 - 9:00 pm
July 13, 20, 27  Aug 3, 10 Wine and light appetizers served.   [caption id="attachment_4370" align="aligncenter" width="318"]Watercolor classes at Belle's Nest Mix watercolor painting with a glass of wine.Belle's Nest Classes with Moira Love[/caption]      

Art in the AM with Coffee and Tea

Express Yourself Over Coffee and Tea
  Join us at Belle's Nest mornings of painting, coffee, tea and pastries.  Watercolor classes for any level. Classes held Jul 12, 19, 26 & Aug 2 Fee:  $28 per class Instructor: Moira Love   [caption id="attachment_4355" align="aligncenter" width="287"]Art in the AM Workshop Watercolor by Moira Love.

Join us for Art in the AM at Belle's Nest.[/caption]   See you over coffee!