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‘Santa Baubles’ Retreat Weekend!  ….picture it ~ Fozzy Bear from the Muppets running with his arms out with excitement ….yes that image did cross my mind!

I couldn’t be more excited to share with all my creative friends a weekend of Creating in Acrylics and Colored Pencil (Classic Chalk Art)!  ~  So let’s get into the details!

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July 19, 20 and 21, 2019 ~ at the Tamaqua Community Art Center at 125 Pine St, Tamaqua Pa. 18252

Enjoy the charm of our small town ~ Our Art Center, Coffee Shop, Home Brewery, Bakeries, Old Fashioned Hardware Store, Knitting Shop, Antique Shop, a Creamery and the Best Food for any taste including our Historic Rail Road Station Restaurant!

Shop the ‘Merry Maker’s Market’ ~ a few of my creative friends will join us with a ‘Market’ of homemade goods and sweets, along with wood and patterns ~ right in our Retreat Weekend Workshop space!

Oh…and did I forget the creative part!  We will create together too!

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Attend one or both days….and Friday is my treat to you ~ for attending!

Friday July 19, 2019 ~ the doors will open at 9AM for early arrivals to ‘prep’ (on your own), set up your seat and shop our ‘Market’ and Town!  At 6:30pm that evening we will gather to create ‘Santa Baubles’ Paper Garland….my treat for attendees, refreshments will be provided by a local bakery!

Saturday July 20, 2019 ~ ‘Santa Baubles’ in DecoArt Acrylics ~ Workshop begins at 8:00AM ~ till 5:30PM ~ be prepared! ~ Decorative Art experience required.

Sunday July 21, 2019 ~ ‘Santa Baubles Friends’ in Colored Pencil ~ Workshop begins at 8:00AM ~ till 3:00PM – be prepared! ~ Experience requested, not required.

$80.00 per day.  Attend one or both days.

Prep Instructions with line drawing and Supply List (to bring) will be provided upon payment/registration.  Paint will be provided to use during Workshop time on Saturday. 

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Morning treats will be provided each day.

Pattern packets included.

Interested in the wood surfaces by a local wood craftsman?  Available to purchase ~10 x 10 x 8 inch deep square box with scallops and tacks ~ $35.00.  24×12 inch framed chalkboard ~ $25.00. Please visit ‘Shop’ tab to purchase. Click here. (pick up can be arranged for July 19 to prep to avoid shipping costs) ~ certainly you may reduce or enlarge pattern to fit your own surface.

RSVP by June 30.

Ok…so how do you register?  Click below for payment options or email

Santa Baubles Acrylics July 20, 2019

Acrylic Workshop ‘Santa Baubles’ July 20, 2019 at the Tamaqua Art Center, Tamaqua PA


Santa Baubles Friends Classic Chalk Art July 21, 2019

Colored Pencil Workshop ‘Santa Baubles’ July 21, 2019 at the Tamaqua Art Center, Tamaqua PA


Would you like more information or have questions?  Need local hotel information?  Please contact me at or 570-778-6992~leave a message for call back.

Santa Baubles Retreat

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PS ~ watch for more ‘Santa Baubles’ fun coming your way!  Think Rolly Polly Sculpting and an Ornament Club!

Let’s Create Together!


Coming Soon: Shopping Totes, Vintage & Walmart, Piano Stool Makeover, and being Community Minded

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