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Craft Lake City® is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. Our mission is to educate, promote and inspire local artisans while elevating the creative culture of the Utah arts community through science, technology and art.
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Craft Lake City® is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. Our mission is to educate, promote and inspire local artisans while elevating the creative culture of the Utah arts community through science, technology and art.

DIY Festival Tickets on Sale Now!

Join us in celebrating ten years of the DIY Festival! Tickets for the 10th Annual Craft Lake City DIY Festival are now on sale. Enjoy exciting demonstrations, delicious local food, live performances, shopping from over 250 local exhibitors and more at our largest annual event! General admission is just $5, and kids 12 and under are FREE.

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SOLD OUT
Jun 4 2018

SOLD OUT: Custom Lipstick

with Natalie Parkin of Skinworks
  • $35
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  • Skinworks School of Advanced Skincare
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  • 6:30 pm
Craft your own custom lipstick in this hands-on workshop led by Craft Lake City advisory board member and beauty expert Natalie Parkin! Since 2005, Natalie has been the owner of Skinworks School of Advanced Skincare, where aspiring estheticians receive rigorous training to succeed in the spa treatment and skincare industry. In this Craft Lake City workshop, attendees will have the opportunity to create two signature lipsticks in the shade and fragrance of their choice.
Jun 7 2018

Terrarium Workshop

with Karen Evans of Sporophyte
  • $35
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  • West Elm City Creek
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  • 6:30 pm
In this hands-on workshop with DIY Festival alumna Karen Evans of Sporophyte, participants will learn how to build a mini ecosystem in a small glass vessel. Each attendee will discover tips and tricks about the best soil and plants to use, how to correctly build a strong foundation for your terrarium, and best practices for caring for your stylish living creation. Plants will be generously donated by Cactus & Tropicals
Jun 13 2018

Craft Beer Cocktails: Kiitos Brewing

with Natalie Hamilton
  • $55
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  • The Gateway
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  • 6:30 pm
Craft Lake City and The Gateway are pleased to present the Spring 2018 Craft Cocktail Workshop Series! The June 13 workshop highlights local Kiitos Brewing, a local microbrewery producing uniquely crafted beers with an emphasis on conservation of resources. After enjoying delicious beer samples, attendees will discuss fun ideas for integrating beer into your own cocktail program at home. Participants will watch instructor Natalie Hamilton demonstrate the process for making a custom Hops and Chamomile Simple Syrup for tasty beer cocktails. The workshop will conclude with attendees crafting their very own dessert drinks featuring Kiito’s Coffee Cream Ale. Pre-registration required, must be 21 or older to participate. Registration for each individual craft cocktail workshop is $55. Small bites will be provided. The craft cocktail workshops will be held at The Gateway in a space directly next to The Buckle store at 133 South Rio Grande Street, on the south end lower level of The Gateway. For parking options (not included in ticket price) please visit shopthegateway.com/visit-the-gateway/parking.
SOLD OUT
Jun 13 2018

SOLD OUT: Collagraph Prints

with Anna Hansen of The Hex Press
  • $30
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  • The Natural History Museum of Utah
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  • 6:30 pm
This NHMU Craft Workshop, presented by Craft Lake City, will be taught by local printmaker Anna Hansen of The Hex Press. Hansen will discuss the history of collagraphy and guide participants through the steps of making their own collagraph prints. Attendees will learn how to create different textures and patterns by adhering leaves, flowers, and other natural items to the surface of a block. Then, Hansen will assist participants in applying water-based ink and using a mobile press to create one-of-a-kind collagraph prints of their own design. Anna Hansen is the talented artisan behind The Hex Press, a small but mighty mobile printmaking endeavor. Her team travels with a mobile press and linoleum blocks, printing on demand at public events to create clothing, tote bags, journals, limited edition prints and more. Hansen enjoys teaching the art of printmaking through workshops and classes for curious makers of all ages.
Jun 25 2018

Perfume & Body Butter Workshop

with Tiffany Hardman
  • $40
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  • Skinworks School of Advanced Skincare
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  • 6:30 pm
Craft your own custom natural fragrance in this hands-on workshop led by Tiffany Hardman of Inkling Scents! Tiffany and her sister Sarah created Inkling Scents to offer elegant, long-lasting perfume and cologne made from essential perfume oils and alcohol-free ingredients. Their products have been featured in Women's Health Magazine, Buzzfeed, FabFitFun, Jane.com and Ipsy. In this Craft Lake City workshop, attendees will learn about the benefits of essential oils and the impact of fragrance on the body. Then participants will have the opportunity to create a signature scented perfume and luxurious body butter to take home!
Jul 12 2018

Hand Lettering Workshop

with Bre McCallum
  • $35
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  • West Elm City Creek
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  • 6:30 pm
Learn how to add style and flair to your own writing in this hand lettering workshop! Instructor Bre McCallum is a local designer and illustrator with a passion for the art of hand lettering. She specializes in calligraphy, as well as drawing letters in pen and ink. At this workshop presented by Craft Lake City and West Elm, participants will learn how to use simple writing tools to draw contemporary letters. Attendees will then utilize their new skills to create a beautiful hand lettered message on illustration board.

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