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Michigan International Women's Show
Michigan
Suburban Collection Showplace
Novi, Michigan

DIY BAR

Get Your Craft On!

For the very first time - we are bringing a DIY Bar to the show! There will be canvas painting, manicures, wood sign making, wine glass painting, paper flower folding, and how-to demonstrations with The Home Depot! We are excited to have a dedicated area of the show for you to express your creative side.

*Please note:
Seating is limited.
Some classes charge a fee for materials.
Some class fees include a FREE ticket to the Show.
Some classes require pre-registration.

Click here for the schedule or see below for more details about each class.

Get Creative with CharleeJack Designs

CharleeJack Designs provides made-by-you, custom wood signs. Select your own colors and then watch your sign come to life as you assemble it with the guidance of one of their friendly consultants. There is no artistic ability needed and every sign looks professionally made. CharleeJack will be holding several classes at the Show! *Pre-registration required, limited availability.

Join them for a complimentary class where you will make your own 12” round custom sign and select from 3 designs. Sign up for the complimentary class on Saturday, May 5th at 12:30pm here. Sign up for the complimentary class on Sunday, May 6th at 12:30pm here.

Or, sign up for a class where you purchase a full-size sign (4 larger sizes to select from) at a 10% discount (discount applied at checkout) and then select from over 200 designs to create the perfect custom sign. Those that sign up for the paid classes will also receive a complimentary ticket to the Michigan International Women's Show!

Sign up for the Thursday, May 3rd custom paid class at 3:30pm here.
Sign up for the Saturday, May 5th custom paid class at 3:30pm here.
Sign up for the Sunday, May 6th custom paid class at 3:00pm here.

All orders must be placed by APRIL 25 through the designated ordering link for each class.  All signs use custom materials, therefore no refunds will be given for “no shows” or cancellations. Please arrive 10 minutes before your scheduled class.

Visit CharleeJack in space 106 to learn more about holding an in-home Sign Experience with your friends and family or to learn more about joining the CharleeJack FAMILY and becoming a consultant.

Wine Glass Painting

The Painted Glass was established in 2014. They are in the business of expression through art and enjoying great fun with friends and family.

Join them for a Wine Glass Painting class on Thursday at 1:30pm or Friday at 10:30am.  Absolutely no experience necessary! Pre-registration is required. Your $20 class fee includes a FREE ticket to the Michigan International Women's Show.

Click here to register for the 1:30pm class on Thursday.
Click here to register for the 10:30am class on Friday.

Make a Mother's Day Gift

Learn to make this vibrant Dahlia flower from crepe paper with Paper Petaler designer Marie Otto. Participants will sculpt pre-cut paper petal strips into gorgeous handmade Dahlias, using just hot glue around wire. You will take home your creation in a paper bottle vase made by Marie. It's the perfect Mother's Day gift and your next DIY obsession! Pre-registration is required. Your $20 class fee includes a FREE ticket to the Michigan International Women's Show.

Register for the Thursday, May 3 class at 12:30pm here.
Register for the Friday, May 4 class at 3:30pm here.

Marie Otto is a paper florist, instructor and owner of Paper Petaler Handmade Florals from Dearborn, Michigan. She shares her excitement for the beauty of handmade paper flowers with local communities through fun and simple workshops that teach you the skills and techniques needed to grow your own paper gardens. Check out her website paperpetaler.com for more information.
 

Twist Up Your Spring

Painting with a Twist – Wixom is holding a painting party at the new DIY Bar on Friday at 5:30pm for Girls Night Out! Pricing is $35 and  includes FREE admission to the Michigan International Women’s Show! *Seating is limited, reservations required. Click here to register.

They'll also be hosting a Mommy & Me Mini-Canvas Paint Session at 11:30am on Sunday. Pricing is $5 per canvas. *Seating is limited, reservations not required, but suggested. Click here to reserve your spot.

Do It Herself

The Home Depot will be demonstrating a different how-to project each day at the DIY Bar! They will provide instructions and purchase lists so ladies can duplicate the project at home. On Sunday at 12:30pm for Mother-Daughter Day, they will host a hands-on crafting hour with take home projects for the kids!
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