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DIY in the Junction

Fishlips DIY

About the Event

Discover it yourself!  Discover what YOU can create and learn in Valley Junction at this fun NEW event.

Stores in Valley Junction will have a day full of demonstrations, classes, make-and-takes, samplers, crafts and more!

 

We will be offering the following classes!! 

Edible Pictures & Pops

A Creative Sweets Shop– 411 Maple Street

Come learn how to make truffle cake pops and how to put a edible image on a cookie.  This is a class for the creative baker!  Samples included.

Cost: $3.00 Length of class: 30 min.   # of participants: 8

Times offered: 10:00am, 12:00pm, 2:00pm, 4:00pm 

Walk-ins Welcome or register: (515) 200-7980

 

General Photography

Alexander’s Photo– 113 5th Street

General Photography Discussion with Q & A

Cost: FREE  Length of class: 30– 45 min.  # of participants: 8-10

Times offered: 11:00 am, 1:00pm, 3:00pm

 Walk-ins Welcome or register:  call (515) 288-6888

 

Create a Gemstone Wired Bangle Bracelet

Artisan Gallery 218– 218 5th Street

Create a gemstone wired bangle bracelet using non-tarnish wire [choose your gemstone and wire]. Beginners welcome!

Cost: $20.00  Length of class: 1 hr.  # of participants: 4

Times offered: 10:30am, 12:00, 1:30, and 4:00 pm

Must register:  call 515-255-0218

 

Paint a Wood 5×7 Picture Frame

Artisan Gallery 218– 218 5th Street

Paint a wood 5×7 Picture Frame with Copper and Blue Patina paints.

Cost: $10.00  Length of class: 30min.   # of participants: 6

Times offered: 2:30pm, 3:30pm

Must register:  call 515-255-0218

 

Simple O Chain

Artistic Bead— 219 5th Street

This is a simple beadweaving chain that makes a great necklace or wrap bracelet. It is versatile enough to be both in one.  It is very delicate and with the beautiful colors of O beads available each one promises to be gorgeous!  This project is appropriate for beginner beaders 16 years old and above.

Cost:  material, approx. $20.00  Length of class:  1 hr  # of participants: 8

Times offered: 10:00 & 2:00

Must register:  call 515-334-0020

 

Simple Pyramid Wrap

Artistic Bead— 219 5th Street

This is a simple wrap style bracelet, the thread is wrapped around a leather type cord.  This project uses large pyramid beads so it works up quickly but looks Oh So Cool!  This project has a very large and funky look.  With so many pyramid beads available each project will be so unique to your style.  This project is appropriate for beginner beaders 16 years old and above. 

Cost:  material, approx. $20.00  Length of class:  1 hr  # of participants: 8

Times offered: 11:30 am, 3:30pm

Must register:  call 515-334-0020

 

Simple Spiral

Artistic Bead— 219 5th Street

This project is a simple and very useful spiral. Use it for a necklace, bracelet, purse strap, anklet, fancy belt and so on.  Use seed beads to create this spiral.  The different beads you use and the different color choices all help to create such different projects with casual or sophisticated looks.  You choose!  This project is appropriate for beginner beaders 16 years old and above. 

Cost:  material, approx. $15.00  Length of class:  1 hr  # of participants: 8

Times offered: 1:00, 5:00 pm

Must register:  call 515-334-0020

 

Saying on Iowa Outline Wall Art

Barnboards & Salvage– 413 Maple Street

We will have boards stained for you. Come in, pick up your board & trace your Iowa. You can fill it in with your favorite color of paint.  Add stripes or dots if you wish! Then, we will have a vinyl print with the saying, “I’m so glad we showed up here” saying on it for you to put on top of your Iowa design.

Cost: $20.00  Length of class:1 hour  # of participants: 12    Times offered: 3:00pm, 5:00pm

Must register: send them a message on Facebook, stop in their store, or call them during business hours 515-418-8118

 

Glitter State of Iowa on Reclaimed Wood Wall Art

Barnboards & Salvage– 413 Maple Street

Show your love for Iowa!  We will have stained, reclaimed boards for you to put your Iowa on.  Then, choose a glitter color. Finally, you can add a heart to your favorite Iowa town.

Cost: $15.00  Length of class:30-45 min.  # of participants: 12   

Times offered: 10:00 am, 11:00 am, 12:00pm, 2:00 pm

Must register: send them a message on Facebook, stop in their store, or call them during business hours 515-418-8118

 

Coffee & Crepes

Café Su 117 & Inspired Grounds– 117 5th Street

Come discover with us as we take the same coffee bean and brew it three different ways. Taste the brightness of a pour over, the fullness of a French press and compare it to the more traditional drip brew. What pairs better with a cup of delicious coffee than a fresh made to order crepe? Su, owner of Cafe Su 117, will be giving a demonstration of how to make the perfect crepe. Banana, strawberry or Nutella. Su will finish up the demonstration with the perfect dessert: a Crab Rangoon. Filled and fried in front of you for a hot and fresh finale. 

Cost: $5.00  Length of class: 45 min.   # of participants: 50

Times offered: 10:00am, 12:30pm

Walk-ins Welcome or register: email inspiredgrounds@gmail.com

 

Jewelry Stamping Make & Take Class

Fishlips3 Beads & Blues– 104 5th Street

In this class you will learn how to line up your letter stamp correctly, what is the best hammer to use, and how to hit the stamp properly. It is a quick and easy class and you will make as many initial pendants as you like!

Cost: $5.00 Length of class:1 hr.  # of participants: 10   

Times offered: 10:00am, 2:30pm Walk-ins Welcome or register: (515) 274-FISH

 

Earring Make & Take Class

Fishlips3 Beads & Blues– 104 5th Street

In this class you will learn how to use beads and wire to create your own earrings! Now you can have that special pair of earrings for that special outfit. It is a quick and easy class and you will make as many pairs of earrings as you like!

Cost: $10.00 Length of class:1 hr.  # of participants: 10   

Times offered: 11:30am     Walk-ins Welcome or register: (515) 274-FISH

 

Wirework Pendant Make & Take Class

Fishlips3 Beads & Blues– 104 5th Street

In this class you will learn how to use beads of all type and wire to make your own unique one-of-a-kind pendants! It is a quick and easy class and you will make as many wirework pendants as you like!

Cost: $10.00 Length of class:1 hr.  # of participants: 10

Times offered: 1:00pm. 4:00pm Walk-ins Welcome or register: (515) 274-FISH

 

Beer 101

Fox Brewing– 103 S. 11th St.

Participants will learn the basics of craft beer tasting and production.  They will get a full tour of the brewery production facility along with the opportunity to taste beer from the first craft brewery based in WDM.

Cost: FREE Length of class:45 min.    # of participants: 25   

Times offered: 12:00pm, 2:00pm, 4:00pm      Walk-ins Welcome or register:515-635-0323

 

How to Accessorize your Existing Wardrobe

Fun on 5th Boutique– 220 5th Street

How to accessorize your existing wardrobe for a fresh new look.  Bring in some of your favorite outfits for ideas specific to how you live, work and play.

Cost: FREE  Times offered: Ongoing all day

 

Design a Gift Basket

Heart of Iowa Market Place–211 5th Street

Ever wanted to design your own gift basket? Now is your chance to learn how.  You will design a simple gift basket from start to finish.  The basket will include tasty goodies from Heart of Iowa Market Place.  When finished, you will have a great gift for yourself or someone else. Cost includes all supplies and contents of gift basket.

Cost: $20.00 Length of class: 30 min.  # of participants: 10 

Times offered: 10:00, 10:30, 11:00am, 12:00, 12:30, 1:00, 1:30, 2:00, 2:30, 3:00, 3:30, 4:00, 4:30pm

Walk-ins Welcome or register: 515-274-4692, Kelly@heartofiowa.com

 

Snappy Bag

The Quilt Block– 325 5th Street

Make a small bag to carry coins, make-up, earbuds, USB, or flash drive.  The snap comes from a carpenter tape!  All Material Included!

Cost: $5.00  Length of class: 30 min.   # of participants:

Times offered: 10:30, 11:30am & 12:30, 1:30, 2:30, 3:30pm    Must register:  call 515-255-1010

 

What to do, now that the bottle is empty.

Wines of Iowa– 234 5th Street

What to do, now that the bottle is empty.  Ideas to recycle empty wine bottles.

Participants will leave with a finished product.

Cost: $8.00  Length of class: 45 min.   # of participants: 16

Times offered: 11:00am, 1:00pm, 3:00pm   Must register:  call 515-277-6236

 

Time

Saturday, February 25, 2017
10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction

5th Street

West Des Moines, IA 50265

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