White Elephant Sale
June 7-10.  We are looking first for donations, coming in a separate email to all members, and then a schedule (currently all open studio hours June 7-10, beginning daily at 9:00).  Sale expected to open the morning of June 7, 9:00 am--best time to come! I'll put the list of desirable donations below the studio hours.

Regular Studio Hours
MWF 8:30-4, TuTh 8:30-8pm
Sat, Sun 10-2
Emeritus classes take place mornings 8:45-11:50 and afternoons 12:45-3:50, 3-4 days a week.
During these times the studio is closed, except for the Lunchroom, where you may work.
Days and times change each semester.

Supplies for Sale

Studio Hours

Come into our studio and see all of the supplies we have for sale.

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Librarians Corner

Books may be borrowed by members for two weeks except for those labeled DNR which may be read in the studio only. Remember to ask a Supervisor to open the shelves for you. We also have new Ceramics Monthly, Pottery Making Illustrated, Clay Times, Sculpture, and Sculpture Review. They are filed newest on top in the fat binders. The library is a valuable resource for potters of all abilities.

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Sprucing Up Surfaces: Delightful Décor Techniques!

Are you looking for ways to spruce up your home decor? Look no further than your walls and furniture surfaces! With a little creativity and some simple techniques, you can transform any room into a delightful haven. From adding pops of color to creating texture, there are endless possibilities for making your home feel fresh and inviting. Here are some delightful decor techniques to try!

Add Color with Paint

One of the easiest ways to transform a room is by adding a fresh coat of paint. Whether you choose a bold accent wall or a neutral shade for the whole room, paint can change the entire feel of a space. Try painting the ceiling a different color than the walls for a unique effect, or use painter’s tape to create stripes or other patterns. Don’t be afraid to experiment with color – a bright, unexpected shade can bring new life to a room.

Create Texture with Wallpaper

Wallpaper has come a long way from the garish patterns of the past. Today’s designs feature subtle textures and prints that can add depth and interest to a room. If you’re hesitant to commit to a whole room, try adding wallpaper to a single accent wall or even the back of a bookcase. You can also use wallpaper to create a unique headboard or to line the inside of a closet.

Make a Statement with Wall Decals

Wall decals are a fun and easy way to add personality to a room. Whether you choose a quote, a graphic, or a whimsical design, decals can create a focal point on any wall. They’re also a great option for renters who can’t make permanent changes to the walls. Decals come in a variety of sizes, colors, and styles, so you’re sure to find one that suits your taste.

Embellish with Stenciling

Stenciling is a classic decor technique that has recently seen a resurgence in popularity. Use a stencil to add a subtle pattern to a wall or furniture surface, or go bold with a large-scale design. Stenciling can also be used to create a unique border or to embellish a piece of furniture. All you need is some paint and a steady hand – or a pre-made stencil – to create a one-of-a-kind look.

Add Shine with Metallic Accents

If you’re looking to add a touch of glamour to a room, consider incorporating metallic accents. From shiny silver lamps to warm gold picture frames, metallics can add a pop of shine and sophistication to any space. Try a metallic wallpaper for a dramatic effect, or use metallic spray paint to transform an old piece of furniture into a showstopper.

Dress Up Furniture with Decoupage

Decoupage is a fun and easy technique for transforming furniture surfaces. Simply cut out pictures or patterns from magazines or wrapping paper, apply a coat of decoupage glue, and arrange the pieces on the surface. Once dry, add a top coat of glue to seal everything in. The result is a unique and personalized piece of furniture that’s sure to be a conversation starter.

Sprucing up your home decor doesn’t have to be complicated or expensive. By utilizing these delightful decor techniques, you can transform any room into a stylish and inviting space. Whether you choose to add color with paint or create texture with wallpaper, the possibilities are endless. So roll up your sleeves, grab some paint and glue, and get ready to make your surfaces shine!

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