A Visit to DIY Studio – San Antonio’s New Crafting Spot!
July 10, 2018 | FILED UNDER: Uncategorized
Update: DIY Studio has unfortunately gone out of business since this post.
I love when a new creative business opens up in my area, and DIY Studio in San Antonio is right up my alley! I recently was invited by its owners, mother-daughter duo Cindy and Christy Campbell, to spend an afternoon creating in the studio along with my daughters. We had a blast each working on our own craft project while spending some special time together.
If you love to craft but can’t seem to find the time or don’t have all the supplies you need on hand, a night at DIY Studio is a great way to get your crafting fix and come home with a beautiful finished project. Their Grand Opening this coming Saturday is a fun opportunity to check them out!
DIY Studio is located in a pretty sunlit space in Alamo Heights. You can make a reservation to secure a spot or just walk in! They have a wide variety of cool craft projects to try out from ranging from string art to wood slat art to mason jar vases to wreaths.
When the girls and I arrived they had a table waiting for us set up with our craft supplies. We started by tying on our aprons and picking out our favorite paint colors for our projects.
All the supplies are displayed beautifully in the studio – such as the paints and string. It is hard to pick from so many pretty colors!
Once we chose our colors we sat down and got to work! Cindy and Christy had a fun monogram canvas wall art project for Stella and Hazel to do. They started by painting a wooden initial to put on their canvas.
While the girls were busy creating their wall art, I got to work on a stenciled tote bag project. Rather than follow an instructor, you are given the bucket of supplies and step-by-step photo instructions so you can take your time and work at your own pace – between sips of wine if you choose! Cindy and Christy are on hand to give direction and crafting advice as needed.
Since Stella and Hazel are often my crafting partners in crime, they knew exactly what they wanted to do with each of their projects. They colored different designs with Sharpies on their canvases and then Hazel sprayed hers with rubbing alcohol to create a cool tie-dyed effect, while Stella left hers as is. They finished by gluing their wood initial on top.
If was fun watching them each put their own spin on their art. I really enjoyed the opportunity to have a couple of hours of creating with my girls, and we were all so happy with how our projects turned out!
Thank you to DIY Studio for providing us with the complimentary craft projects during our visit.