With more than 100 classes to choose from, the second Pinners Conference & Expo in Atlanta will be offering the opportunity and knowledge to turn Pinterest fails into major wins. Plan for Friday and Saturday, April 27 and 28 at the Cobb Galleria Centre, and expect share to your love with more than 10,000 crafty (or would-be crafty) attendees who get the chance to learn, create, and connect with the most inspiring and creative people on the web, face-to-face.
The diverse range of classes will allow you to learn techniques and go home with new skills and finished projects, such as:
Hand-Stamped Mandala Cuff or Hand-Stamped Texture Cuff
Learn basic metal stamping practice with Rita Pannulla from ImpressArt and create a cuff to take home. Pannulla is a metalsmith who specializes in hand stamping and is the design director and resident trend expert at ImpressArt. A lover of fringe, frills, and glitter, her unique, trendy, style translates into the thousands of projects she designs for the brand each year.
Farmhouse Shiplap Sign
A fun piece for any Fixer-Upper-inspired kitchen or dining room, this sign combines popular farmhouse touches, such as greenery, copper and shiplap. In this class, you’ll create with word kits and shiplap plank and learn BB Frösch Chalk Paint Powder skills from Cassandra Cooper, Kenzi Booher, Kristin Smith and Kacey Stout, entrepreneurs who met at Pinners Conference 2016 and bonded over their shared experiences of owning small businesses and inventing their own products.
Leather Bags, Cases + Boxes
Debbie Velazquez with Tandy Leather will lead you and fellow crafters through the crafting of an eyeglass case, a treasure box or a leather makeup bag complete with strap and zipper. Simple to make, these items offer handy and attractive solutions to keeping small items safe and organized.
Do-It-Herself Workshop Jewelry Organizer
With The Home Depot, you can build a beautiful jewelry organizer to display favorite accessories. Like all Home Depot workshops, this class is designed to provide women with an array of tool experience and the confidence to take on any project from start to finish.
At Pinners, you can also get tips on life skills during classes like:
Three Major Mindset Changes that Will Change How you Declutter
Dana K. White, author of Decluttering at the Speed of Life, has purged truckloads of clutter from her own home. She explains the mindset changes that freed her from her own irrational attachments to stuff and that have allowed hundreds of thousands of women to reset their thinking and let go of the clutter. White shares her strategies at ASlobComesClean.com.
Get Yo Jam On!
Master jammer Brenda Hill, owner of The Passionate Preserver, teaches safe home canning techniques during this fun workshop. Here you will reap the benefits of Hill’s experience and taste some delicious jams along the way.
So… will you meet us there? Get your tickets, today. And hurry; they are selling fast!
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