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Wine-Glass Painting — And Candle-Making, Too!

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    Sat, April 13, 2024 (2:00 PM - 4:30 PM)

533 Montgomery St
533 Montgomery Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
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Paint your own wine glass, and then pour your own (custom-scented) soy wax candle!

Let’s get creative! Immerse yourself in the art of candle making at this workshop hosted by Michelle of Fire and Bloom.

Whether you're a seasoned crafter or simply seeking a creative outlet, this experience is perfect for unleashing your inner artist and leaving with a stunning, handmade keepsake.

  • Candlemaking 101: Delve into the fascinating world of candle making with Michelle's expert guidance. Discover the secrets of temperature control, wax varieties, selecting the perfect container, sourcing materials, and infusing captivating scents with essential oils.
  • Brush & Bloom: Transform your canvas! Using provided acrylic paint, delicate pressed flowers, and an array of paintbrushes, let your creativity blossom as you personalize & hand paint your wine glass.


Parking, Dining and More

You should plan to arrive 5 to 10 minutes before your workshop starts. That will give you a few minutes to check in at the front desk and get settled in. You can also look around the fun Made in ALX store while you're here!

There's FREE (yes, really) parking underneath the building. Enter 530 First St. into your maps app to find it.

Old Town North is a great neighborhood with several restaurants and local businesses. Within a block of Made in ALX, you can visit Sister's Thai, St. Elmo's Coffee Pub, Wooboi Hot Chicken, Haute Dogs & Fries, Oak Steakhouse, Hank's Oyster Bar, and Hinata Sushi Bar & Grill. There are more restaurants in the neighborhood, too, as well as a Farmers' Market every Thursday evening and Sunday morning, several parks, public art and more.

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