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Cut Paper Photo Backdrops Workshop

DIY Cut Paper Photo Backdrop Workshop

Oh no! This workshop has passed. We have free and upcoming workshops at the Houston Public Libraries. See the schedule here. We also have a really cool how to cut your own paper photo backdrops that you can read about on the blog here. In this free DIY workshop, we’ll cut backdrops out of thick […]

Free DIY Concrete Vases Workshop

Concrete Vase DIY how to make an easy concrete planter

Using water bottles as the underlying structure we’ll get a little messy and make beautiful vases out of concrete that we mix ourselves. Each one will be a unique color by adding dye and participants in this workshop can even paint and embellish the outside or keep it minimal. We can even make planters or […]

Paint Sample Mobiles & Garlands DIY Workshop

Ice Cream Cone Garland | How to Make an Ombre Garland with Paint Samples | Inexpensive Craft Ideas

Using paint samples from the hardware store, make a colorful array of cut out shapes like stars and hearts and string them to make mobiles and garlands. You can make them into a million different shapes and colors to match any mood and decor. Super easy for kids but also great for adults because it’s an […]

Gastronomy Experiments STEAM Workshop

gastronomy experiments workshop miracle berry african fruit that coats sour and bitter tastes

Oh no! This event has passed. But we have lots of upcoming craft workshops, art classes, and fun times with STEAM. Check out our upcoming workshop here. Gastronomy experiments is made up of 3 parts: tasting the miracle fruit (a berry that coats your sour and bitter taste buds), making ice cream with dry ice, […]

Free Shrinky Dink Craft Workshop

How to Make Heart Earrings | Rainbow Heart Earrings things to make with shrinky dinks | shrinky dink crafting

Some shrinkies are printable others can be colored and drawn on. We’ll discuss many different techniques to make shrinky dinks and make some stencils and tracings of cool shapes and objects in preparation. Then we’ll draw and make our own shrinkies into buttons, brooches, cuff links, earrings and necklaces. This is a free craft workshop […]

Free Shrinky Dinks Craft Workshop

How to Make Heart Earrings | Rainbow Heart Earrings things to make with shrinky dinks | shrinky dink crafting

Some shrinkies are printable others can be colored and drawn on. We’ll discuss many different techniques to make shrinky dinks and make some stencils and tracings of cool shapes and objects in preparation. Then we’ll draw and make our own shrinkies into buttons, brooches, cuff links, earrings and necklaces. This is a free craft workshop […]

Free Pop Shop Craft Workshops at a Library Near You

Announcing Pop Shop’s 2015 Summer of Free Kids Craft Workshops! For the second year, we get to spend the summer crafting with kids at a local library near you. We teach lots of different activities from the beautiful to whimsical, and mature to fun and silly activities. Attendance and all materials are completely free courtesy […]