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Get in on the DIY attitude of Craftin' Outlaws with hands on classes perfect for gifts or treasures crafted for yourself.


All workshops will be held during Craftin' Outlaws at The Greater Columbus Convention Center.

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Family Photos & Found Objects: making heirloom ornaments

Join mixed media artist Mary Ann Crago as she guides you in creating an heirloom quality ornament using folded paper or found objects, ribbon, paint & more. Bring photocopies of your favorite family photos and Mary Ann will provide the rest. You will leave with a few new skills, a handmade kind of pride and a quality (& quirky?) art object perfect for your own collection or for giving as a gift.  


Mary Ann Crago is a mixed media artist who creates new original art pieces using old stuff. Her favorite materials include rusty bits, paper and old photographs. Learn more about Mary Ann at www.maryanncrago.com



Saturday November 11 (1pm-3pm)

Sunday November 12 (1pm-3pm)

Make Your Own Damn Necklace

Learn to upcycle and reconfigure old jewelry into something you would wear. Learn basic jewelry making techniques including creating a pendant in this 2 hour class. All materials included in the cost of the workshop but it is encouraged that you bring in old, unused jewelry.


Alyson is the designer and founder of Alyson Jon Life, a lifestyle brand. She has designed for the fashion industry for a decade after graduating from Columbus College of Art and Design. She just recently relocated back to her hometown of Columbus.

Learn more about Alyson at http://www.alysonjonlife.com


Saturday November 11 (2pm-4pm)

Sunday November 12 (2pm-4pm)

Hand Painted Watercolor Wreathes

Let Jenn Dienno of OohMyGouche teach you watercolor painting.

In this class you will paint a 6'x6" and 8"x8" festive Watercolor wreath. Finish off your masterpiece by inserting your favorite holiday sayings inside the wreath. Perfect to keep for yourself or gift to a loved one. This workshop is expected to take 1-2 hours to complete. All materials included in the cost of the workshop.


Jenn Dienno is a watercolor artist from Columbus, Ohio. who creates vibrant watercolors pieces. Jenn is inspired by new adventures, nature and traveling. Visit www.OohMyGouache.etsy.com to view her work.


Saturday November 11 (3pm-5pm)

Sunday November 11 (3pm-5pm)


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