February 2020 DIY Class Calendar

This month’s list of make-and-take classes across the Twin Cities metro and beyond.

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With DIY locations scattered around the Twin Cities, make-and-take classes aren’t difficult to come across. You can make gifts, art, and décor pieces for yourself, your friend, or your home, and they can even serve as a fun, stress-free Valentine’s (or Galentine’s!) Day date night. Check out this month’s classes below.

Carver Junk Co.

Google describes Carver Junk Co. as a “cozy shop for restored vintage furniture, housewares and accessories with a rustic-chic aesthetic.” True, but they left out the kicker: They offer some can’t-miss, one-of-a-kind DIY classes, too.

  • Saturday, Feb. 8 – Make-N-Take: Valentine’s Day Tile, 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.
  • Sunday, Feb. 9 – Make-N-Take: Mini Valentine’s Wreath, 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.
  • Thursday, Feb. 27 – MN Pride Alcohol Ink Workshop, 6-8 p.m.

For additional info and locations, visit carverjunkcompany.com.

Create Space

Create Space in White Bear Lake has classes for all ages and levels, hosts private events, public classes, drop-in hours, and even gives back to the local community by donating 10 percent of their revenue.

  • Saturday, Feb. 8, 15, 22, 29 – Open Hours, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Friday, Feb. 7 – Valentine Felt Flower Class, 6-9 p.m.
  • Friday, Feb. 7, 14, 21, 28 – Open Hours, noon to 6 p.m.
  • Thursday, Feb. 13 – Galentine’s Day Workshop, 6-9 p.m.
  • Friday, Feb. 14 – Parents Night Out, 5-9 p.m.

For additional info and locations, visit yourcreatespace.com.

Projects in Person

Projects In Person, better known as PIP, offers wood-based home decor projects that range from headboards to cutting boards and everything in between. They bring the tools; you bring the creativity.

  • Saturday, Feb. 8 – Ladder, 11 a.m.
  • Thursday, Feb. 13 – Tray + Shelves, 7 p.m.
  • Friday, Feb. 14 – Cutting Boards, 7 p.m.
  • Saturday, Feb. 15 – Headboard, 10 a.m.
  • Wednesday, Feb. 19 – Centerpiece Box, 7 p.m.
  • Thursday and Friday, Feb. 20 and 21 – Dining Table, 6 p.m.
  • Saturday, Feb. 22 – Ladder, 5 p.m.
  • Friday, Feb. 28 – Tray + Shelves, 7 p.m.

For additional info and locations, visit projectsinperson.com.

Sawdust Savvy

Sawdust Savvy, located in Stillwater, offers plenty of “Pick Your Project” and “Sign & Tray Workshop” classes and other workshops where participants can complete planked signs, mini planked signs, long signs, no-assembly plank trios, jar trios, framed signs, round wood trays, round wood signs, square wood trays, and chalkboard serving trays.

  • Saturday, Feb. 8, 15, 22, 29 – Sign & Tray Workshop, 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Feb. 19 – Blanket Ladder Workshop, 7 p.m.
  • Saturday, Feb. 25 – MN Wild Ladies Night, 5:30 p.m.
  • Sunday, Feb. 25 – Sign & Tray Workshop, 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

For additional info and locations, visit sawdustsavvy.com.

Socially Handcrafted

Socially Handcrafted, located in Burnsville, has a personality. I mean, their motto is “…because crafting is cheaper than therapy.” Not only do they have a sense of humor, but they’re Minnesota’s only “speakeasy” DIY studio—sure to provide a new, exciting, and promising experience.

  • Thursday, Feb. 6, 13, 20 – Paint Pouring, 7 p.m.
  • Saturday, Feb. 8 – Paint Pouring, 7 p.m.
  • Saturday, Feb. 8, 22 – Make & Takes, 9 a.m.
  • Wednesday, Feb. 12 – Blankets & Brews @ Bourbon Butcher, 6 p.m.
  • Friday, Feb. 14 – Paint Pouring, 7 p.m.
  • Saturday, Feb. 15 – DIY Crochet Baskets with Anne Cops, noon
  • Saturday, Feb. 15 – Porch Signs & Growth Chart Workshop, 4 p.m.
  • Sunday, Feb. 16 – Blankets & Brews @ Badger Hill Brewing, 2 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Feb. 19 – Blankets & Brews @ Lift Bridge Brewing, 6 p.m.
  • Thursday, Feb. 20 – Blankets & Brews @ Schram Haus Brewery, 6 p.m.
  • Friday, Feb. 21 ­– Paint Pouring @ Appleberry’s Attic, 7 p.m.
  • Sunday, Feb. 23 – Blankets & Brews @ Boathouse Brothers Brewing, 2 p.m.

For additional info and locations, visit sociallyhandcrafted.com.

 

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