Tag: Design

REDUCE Graphic

REDUCE Graphic

I love my work so much. I love that I get paid to play with graphics and not sell widgets, only ideas. Ideas that are not often promoted in mass media yet are so important. Let me introduce you to REDUCE! And if you want 

Rascal Rodents

Rascal Rodents

I met the Mr. for a nice lunch by Mirror Pond by the Salem Civic Building. While Jason was sitting on a bench, waiting for me to arrive, a nutria scampered from the bushes. It looked around and then dove into the pond. When I 

SaraBella Upcyled Art Bags

SaraBella Upcyled Art Bags

Ah Bend. Beautiful scenery, big skies, yummy food, and a lot of talent. I was lucky enough to finally visit the SaraBella workshop and store in¬†Bend‚Äôs Makers District¬†and speak with¬†Karlin Hedin the manager. I first learned about SaraBella while taking the Marion County Recycler class. 

Cultural Craft Night- LGBT

Cultural Craft Night- LGBT

Cultural Craft Night- LGBT 5/28, 6:30-7:30pm Howard Street Charter School We are gearing up for LGBT Pride Month in June and will make rainbow bracelets from discarded paper and thread. We’ll also discuss some of the history and symbols of LGBT and well as discus 

REUSE CHALLENGE-  Junk Mail

REUSE CHALLENGE- Junk Mail

REUSE CHALLENGE- ¬†Junk Mail Each month DIY Studio hosts a Reuse Challenge to encourage creatives to rethink and re-imagine. May’s challenge must include at least one piece of junk mail. Post your photos of your recreation¬†on our facebook page by midnight May, 28. The participant 

Trashion at the Mid-Valley Green Awards

Trashion at the Mid-Valley Green Awards

DIY Studio was excited to be a part of the Mid-Valley Green Awards an event put on in partnership with Straub Environmental Center and Marion County Environmental Services. It was a lot of work, but also a lot of fun. The designers did an amazing 

Crafternoon Delight: FREE Art Friday

Crafternoon Delight: FREE Art Friday

2/19,¬†noon ‚Äď 1:oopm Come play with reclaimed materials to create works of art to distribute on the streets of Salem for FREE Art Friday. We‚Äôll provide open studio time, inspiration, and supplies for two projects. Other DIY Studio materials will be available for purchase.¬†RSVP required: 

Kids Club DIY Kickoff

Kids Club DIY Kickoff

2/15, 2:00-3:00pm We are kicking off the first DIY.org kids club in Salem Oregon. This exciting opportunity allows children to explore their interests, meet others who share the same passions, ¬†get their hands dirty, and generally be awesome. Visit DIY Studio to learn more about 

Crafternoon Delight: Valentines

Crafternoon Delight: Valentines

2/12, noon ‚Äď 1:oopm Create Valentines with reuse materials to show you care about your sweetie and the environment. Or if you‚Äôd rather express your dark side, come create anti-valentines. We aim to please!¬†RSVP required: http://diystudio.net/create/. $10 non-member, $8 members.

After School Special: Valentines

After School Special: Valentines

2/5, 4:00pm-5:30pm It‚Äôs always a mad rush to get Valentines ready before the special day‚ĶDIY Studio to the rescue! Children 8 and older are invited to create earth-friendly Valentines, learn simple techniques, and put those skills into action to create enough to share with classmates. 

DIY Books: February 2014

DIY Books: February 2014

Alternative Movie Posters: Film Art from the Underground We don’t always have to accept default settings and the book Alternative Movie Posters: Film Art from the Underground proves just that. A collection of over 200 cult and classic film posters from indie designers explores movies 

Trashion Contest

Trashion Contest

DIY Studio is thrilled to¬†provide an opportunity for ages 12 to adult to use their design skills to create and exhibit a recycled/reused garment created from items that would otherwise be thrown in the trash. Many thanks to¬†Straub Environmental Center¬†for sponsoring this event and the 

Haunted Salem Zine

They’re creepy and they’re kooky, Mysterious and spooky, They’re all together ooky, The Haunted Salem Zine. I’ve done the dirty work for you. Visiting haunted sites, taking creepy pictures and getting goose bumps. Now the Haunted Salem Zine is complete and ready for your viewing 

Carnival Time, Free Photoshop Brushes

Ah, it’s carnival time! Can you smell the popcorn? Hear the Wurlitzer organ playing, or taste the sweetness of cotton candy melting on the tip of your tongue? I’m a very lucky girl who is putting together a creative photo booth for the guests. I’m