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~ Please join us for a PLANT NIGHT ~
Tired of the weather? Bring a bit of spring into your life! We will guide you step-by-step as you make a mini succulent arrangement. Dig in for two lively hours of planting, creating, and laughing with the group & take home your own creation.
~ Drinks & snacks are included! ~
$45 ~ Price of this experience includes cost of materials.
Several nights available in May!
May 1st 6:00 PM May 3rd 6:30 PM May 6th 6:00 PM May 17th 6:30 PM May 19th 4:00 PM
~ Reserve your space by sending fee to my Paypal link Paypal.me/GreenleafGourds ~PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU SPECIFY WHICH DATE YOUR ATTENDING IN THE NOTES ~ I also accept Venmo @Melinda-Petro

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Hard working hands with a little glitter!
Yesterday I began the day with the email, posts & social media stuff.  After that I finished some pendants so I could cover them with resin.  I mixed enough resin to finish the second half of my
business sign & my pendants, poured the resin, covered with dust free cloth & left everything to dry.
Then I needed to build more tables for the greenhouse, take down the plastic walls & rehang in a different location.  Building tables consists of bringing in cinder blocks, 2X4's & wood pallets.(rain soaked pallets are very heavy!)  I needed to fill 4" pots for transplanting tomatoes, I filled 8 trays then finished transplanting my peppers. 
     I decided I wasn't cooking tonight, my son offered to get burgers & I finished the day by drilling over 30 egg gourds, attaching wood dowels for my workshop Saturday & painting a gourd I previously carved. 

 My hands show the effect of hard work ~ what you can't see i…
~ GIVING BACK ~
I have heard many people say things that insinuate they have absolutely NO artistic talent.
I have always thought that creativity comes from a muscle you have in your brain, when you don't use your muscles they become weak. I also believe we never give ourselves enough credit & we are usually the most critical to ourselves, I respond to these comments by telling people we use or creative side more than we realize & they should give themselves more credit, by pointing out to them they have done a wonderful job creatively putting the clothing they are wearing together, their hairdo or makeup. Showing others they too can create something beautiful is truly one of my favorite things about being an artist! First recognizing the fear & doubt a person has when they are trying something artistic for the first time, their hesitancy, all recognizable because I too feel this way each time I challenge or push myself into a new level. Helping build their confidence,…