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Floral Crown Workshop on Studio 512

We were so excited to be back at Studio 512 to promote our upcoming Honeychild kids festival!

We'll be hosting a floral crown tutorial at the event, so we decided to show the host, Amanda Tatom, how it's done.

Materials

  • flowers and greenery (real or faux)
  • floral wire
  • floral tape
  • floral wire cutters
  • twine
  • ribbon

Step

  • Cut a piece of twine in length that matches the circumference of your head.
  • Tie ribbon on both ends, so that you can tie it all together when done.
  • Gather leaves with a flower, and with the small pieces of floral wire, wrap the wire around each group of flowers/leaves and the twine.
  • Wrap the wire with floral tape.
  • Continue this process throughout the twine until you reach the end.  

There is no wrong way to design the piece, so have fun and fill in as much as you want.

Here's the finished product!  We love how it turned out.  To catch the segment, you can head here!

We can't wait to see you all at Honeychild, so that you can make your own! Click below for more scoop!

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Craft / Coffee Recap

We had a blast at the studio celebrating the upcoming holiday season! We sipped and dived deeper into the yummy and artisanal world of craft coffee courtesy of our neighbor Cuvée Coffee Bar.

For this two hour workshop, we sampled four types ranging from fruit to chocolate flavors and paired them each with gourmet pastries from our other favorite neighbor, Chicon. Bourbon chocolate chip cookies anyone?

While we sipped, we gave ourselves an A+ for effort as we decked out our ornaments in an array of acrylic paints and gold-leaf and DIY'd our very own handpainted gift wrap.

The holidays brings out the creativity in everyone, and it was a blast to see what the girls dreamed up!  We're already brainstorming next year's holiday workshop!

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Mavenly + Co Recap

We were thrilled to host a Mavenly + Co. Masterclass, a two-day career workshop for creative women entrepreneurs. 

The traveling workshop is led by two girl bosses from ATX and focuses on setting women up for success as they are either transition or navigate through different stages of their lives and/or careers.

Mavenly + Co developed a curriculum in collaboration with a team of higher education and positive psychology professionals to help us ladies thrive professional environments.

It all went down August 27-28 with a happy hour the night before at Eastside neighbor, Kitty Cohen's. 

On the second day, we were lucky enough to enjoy a Q&A panel with some of Austin's most impressive women entrepreneurs, including Jane Ko (A Taste of Koko), Mica May (May Designs), Natalie Davis (Canoe) and Danielle Sobel (Juice Society). They dished on their backgrounds and how they created lives and careers with purpose.

I highly recommend digging deeper into the Mavenly and Co. platform. It offers resources and a community long after the workshop is over. We are always on the go, so it necessary and therapeutic to check in with your peers to not only seek advice, but to celebrate each other.

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Whiskey 101 Recap

Well, well, well.  Who knew whiskey (whisky, whiskeys, whiskies) could be so much fun?  We always have a blast organizing cocktail workshops, but it was real treat participating as a newbie.

On July 30, She + Him Bartending showed up and showed out for our first workshop at the studio. The dynamic duo walked the whiskey curious through a history lesson on bourbon, scotch and rye, followed by a tasting of each.

Afterwards, we did our best bartender impressions and made a cocktail with each whiskey type using professional bar tools.

Let's just say the weekend was a success.  We had a great time meeting new people, and can't wait to do it all over again.  Stay tuned and thirsty, my friends!

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