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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.

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Are you passionate about the local creative community, interested in supporting Craft Lake City’s mission, and interested in getting a behind-the-scenes look at the DIY Festival? Join our team as a staff member or volunteer!

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Aug 1 2019

SOLD OUT: Expressive Floral Watercolors

with Kara Aina of Kara Aina Art
  • $40
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  • West Elm City Creek
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  • 6:30 pm
Learn the basics of painting florals, foliage and fillers in this Craft Lake City workshop at West Elm! Artist and art educator Kara Aina will guide attendees through an exploration of various watercolor techniques and washes to create an expressive floral bouquet. Attendees will each create a painting by pairing newly learned watercolor skills with a color palette of their choice. Materials will be provided and no experience is necessary.
Aug 9 2019

TIE DYE WORKSHOP

with Candida Duran of Sunlight Vida
  • $40
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  • DIY Festival at the Utah State Fairpark
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  • 5:30 pm
Create your own tie dye accessories in this hands-on workshop at the 11th Annual Craft Lake City® DIY Festival®! Talented local artisan and DIY Festival participant Candida Duran of Sunlight Vida will teach participants of all skill levels how to use colorful dye to make fashion-forward socks and bandanas. If purchased in advance, your workshop ticket will include single-day entry to the DIY Festival for use on the day of your workshop.
Aug 9 2019

PAPER POPPIES WORKSHOP

with Lively Clementine
  • $45
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  • DIY Festival at the Utah State Fairpark
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  • 7:30 pm
Brighten your day with a summer-inspired paper poppies workshop! Lively Clementine’s mission is to spread love by creating beautiful flowers. In this workshop at the 11th Annual Craft Lake City® DIY Festival®, Lively Clementine owners Sarah Dawson and April Vandertoolen will teach attendees how to create vibrant Icelandic poppies from paper. If purchased in advance, your workshop ticket will include single-day entry to the DIY Festival for use on the day of your workshop.  
Aug 10 2019

MINI WALL HANGINGS

with Lindsey White of Urbann Nest
  • $45
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  • DIY Festival at the Utah State Fairpark
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  • 12:30 pm
Fiber artisan and DIY Festival participant Lindsey White of Urbann Nest explores color and texture through embroidered work and handmade pieces for the home. In this workshop at the 11th Annual Craft Lake City® DIY Festival®, White will walk attendees through the process of creating a small statement wall hanging using macrame and wrapping techniques. If purchased in advance, your workshop ticket will include single-day entry to the DIY Festival for use on the day of your workshop.
Aug 10 2019

COOKIE DECORATING

with Mary Elizabeth Hammond of Love Cake Bake
  • $40
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  • DIY Festival at the Utah State Fairpark
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  • 3:30 pm
Mary Elizabeth Hammond is the creative force behind Love Cake Bake, and she has been making scrumptious cakes and desserts professionally for more than a decade. In this workshop at the 11th Annual Craft Lake City® DIY Festival®, Hammond will teach attendees how to decorate adorable and scrumptious summer-themed cookies using royal icing techniques. If purchased in advance, your workshop ticket will include single-day entry to the DIY Festival for use on the day of your workshop.
Aug 10 2019

LLAMA SHRINKY DINK PINS

with Charlotte Brown of VIVA
  • $40
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  • DIY Festival at the Utah State Fairpark
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  • 5:30 pm
DIY Festival artisan Charlotte Brown of VIVA is a lifelong artist who makes embroidery, hand-drawn jewelry, and pop art.  In this workshop at the 11th Annual Craft Lake City® DIY Festival®, Brown will share her process for creating adorable llama pins from shrink plastic. If purchased in advance, your workshop ticket will include single-day entry to the DIY Festival for use on the day of your workshop.
Aug 10 2019

EMBROIDERED KEYCHAINS

with Rachel Erickson of Olive & Thread
  • $45
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  • DIY Festival at the Utah State Fairpark
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  • 7:30 pm
Local artisan Rachel Erickson of Olive & Thread creates pins, buttons, and embroidery inspired by America’s landscapes. In this workshop at the 11th Annual Craft Lake City® DIY Festival®, Erickson will guide attendees through the basics of creating their very own embroidered keychain inspired by Joshua Tree National Park. If purchased in advance, your workshop ticket will include single-day entry to the DIY Festival for use on the day of your workshop.
Aug 11 2019

COFFEE TASTING WORKSHOP

with Brandon Despain of Caffe Ibis
  • $$40
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  • DIY Festival at the Utah State Fairpark
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  • 12:30 pm
Start your day at the 11th Annual Craft Lake City® DIY Festival® with an energizing coffee-tasting workshop! Over 800 different volatile aromatics can contribute to the flavor of coffee, and Brandon Despain from Caffe Ibis will help attendees decipher the tasting notes in their complex cup of joe. Participants will learn to clearly identify floral, fruity, and earthy flavors like a pro, and each attendee will leave with a bag of delicious Caffe Ibis coffee. If purchased in advance, your workshop ticket will include single-day entry to the DIY Festival for use on the day of your workshop.
Aug 11 2019

COLD PROCESS SOAP MAKING

with Olio Skin & Beard
  • $45
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  • DIY Festival at the Utah State Fairpark
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  • 2:30 pm
Local makers and DIY Fest alumni Jennifer and Derek Williamson are the owners of Olio Skin & Beard, a company committed to creating natural, plant derived skin, beard and shaving products. In this workshop at the 11th Annual Craft Lake City® DIY Festival®, the Williamsons will guide attendees through the basics of creating their very own handcrafted face and body soap infused with local brews. If purchased in advance, your workshop ticket will include single-day entry to the DIY Festival for use on the day of your workshop.
Aug 11 2019

DIY INCENSE WORKSHOP

with Josh Williams of Greenthread Herbs
  • $45
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  • DIY Festival at the Utah State Fairpark
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  • 5:00 pm
Explore the history, power, and magic of herbal incense in this workshop at the 11th Annual Craft Lake City® DIY Festival®! Herbalist Josh Williams of Greenthread Herbs will teach attendees how to craft their very own incense blends to cleanse, empower, and enliven their sacred space. Participants will learn about a variety of traditional incense herbs including frankincense, copal, palo santo, rose, and sandalwood, and will receive an eco-friendly incense charcoal and an ounce of their own handcrafted organic loose incense to take home. If purchased in advance, your workshop ticket will include single-day entry to the DIY Festival for use on the day of your workshop.  

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