November DIY Class Calendar

This month’s make-and-take classes across the Twin Cities metro.
Courtesy Adobe Stock/Litchfield Studios

Whether “hands on and hammer” or “sit back and sip” is more your DIY style, you can find a bit of both at our favorite do-it-yourself destinations sprinkled across the Twin Cities. Check out this month’s make-and-take classes here.

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.

  • Sunday, Nov. 10 – Chaska Photography Walk Workshop, 10:30 a.m.
  • Saturday, Nov. 16 – Stenciled Holiday Pillowcases Workshop, 10 a.m.
  • Tuesday, Nov. 19 ­– Alcohol Ink Workshop, 6-8 p.m.
  • Thursday, Nov. 21 – Asymmetrical Merry Wreath Workshop, 6 p.m.
  • Friday, Nov. 22 – Stenciled Holiday Pillowcases Workshop, 10 a.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 its revenue.

  • Thursday, Nov. 7, 14, 21 – Open Hours, 3-9 p.m.
  • Friday, Nov. 8, 15, 22 – Open Hours, noon to 6 p.m.
  • Friday, Nov.8, 22 – Wood Sign Class, 6-9 p.m.
  • Saturday, Nov. 9, 16, 23, 30 – Open Hours, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Friday, Nov. 15 – DIY Seasonal Wreath Class, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, Nov.16 – Wreath Class, 10 a.m. to noon
  • Friday, Nov.29 – DIY Seasonal Wreath & Planter Class, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

For additional info and locations, visit yourcreatespace.com.

LAB MPLS

LAB MPLS collaborates with local artists who come into their Minneapolis studio to teach “labs”—offering a wide variety of creative explorations from cocktails, calligraphy, watercolor, florals, and more.

  • Thursday, Nov. 7 – Calligraphy LAB, 6:30-9 p.m.
  • Saturday, Nov. 23 – Floral LAB, 10:30 a.m. to noon

For additional info and locations, visit labmpls.com.

Projects in Person

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

  • Wednesday & Thursday, Nov.6 & 7 – Build Bar, 5-7 p.m.
  • Friday, Nov. 8 – Ruler and Menu Board, 7 p.m.
  • Saturday, Nov. 9 – Tray, 3 p.m.
  • Tuesday & Thursday, Nov. 12 & 14 – Dining Table, 7-9 p.m.
  • Saturday, Nov. 16 – Cutting Boards, 11 a.m.
  • Wednesday, Nov. 20 – Wreath Making, 7 p.m.
  • Wednesday & Thursday, Nov. 20-21 – Build Bar @ The Vine Room, time TBD
  • Friday, Nov. 22 – Ladder, 7 p.m.
  • Saturday, Nov. 23 – Floating Shelves, 11 a.m.

For additional info and locations, visit projectsinperson.com.

Sawdust Savvy

Sawdust Savvy, located in Stillwater, offers plenty of “Pick Your Project” workshops where participants can complete 22 different projects—including wood signs, decorative boxes, serving/decorative trays, photo ledges, blanket ladders, shelves, and even a custom farmhouse table for your kitchen or dining room.

  • Friday, Nov. 8 – Sign & Tray Workshop, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, Nov. 9 – Sign & Tray Workshop, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., 3-6 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Nov. 12 – DIY Workshop @ Crystal Lake Golf Course, 6:30-9:30 p.m.
  • Friday, Nov. 15 – Sign & Tray Workshop, 6-9 p.m.
  • Saturday, Nov.16 – Sign & Tray Workshop, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., 2-5 p.m., and 6-9 p.m.
  • Monday, Nov.18 – DIY Workshop @ 7 Vines Vineyard, 6:30-9:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, Nov. 23 – Sign & Tray Workshop, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

For additional info and locations, visit sawdustsavvy.com.

Socially Handcrafted

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

  • Wednesday, Nov. 6 – Blankets and Brews @ Inbound BrewCo, 6-9 p.m.
  • Thursday, Nov. 7 – Paint Pouring Class, 7-9 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Nov. 13 – Blankets and Brews @ Lift Bridge Brewery, 6-8:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, Nov. 14 – Advent Calendar Workshop, 7-9 p.m.
  • Friday, Nov. 15 – Paint Pouring Class, 7-9 p.m.
  • Saturday, Nov. 16 – DIY Blanket Workshop, 9-11:30 a.m.
  • Saturday, Nov. 16 – Double-Sided Porch Signs, 1-4 p.m.
  • Thursday, Nov. 21 – Blankets and Brews @ Angry Inch Brewing, 6-8:30 p.m.
  • Friday, Nov. 22 – Advent Calendar Workshop, 7-9 p.m.
  • Saturday, Nov. 23 – Make & Takes, 9 a.m. to noon
  • Saturday, Nov. 23 – 3D Trees and Snowmen Workshop, 1-3 p.m.
  • Sunday, Nov. 24 – Blankets and Brews @ Badger Hill Brewing, 2-5 p.m.

For additional info and locations, visit sociallyhandcrafted.com.

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