Tag: Oregon

Booyah! Prints Now Available

Booyah! Prints Now Available

Lots of you have been asking, “Can I buy that?” Those questions always make me feel uneasy, until now. First off, thank you for your support! When I quit my full time job I dreamed of painting not selling. I really hate selling my own 

These are a Few of my Favorite Things

These are a Few of my Favorite Things

Do you love art supplies as much as I do? Here’s a list of my favorites. Also the Art Department is having a STOREWIDE ONE DAY SALE May First Wednesday. Save an extra 10% on your total sale all day. The Art Department will also 

It’s Coming… Art Supply Swap 2018

It’s Coming… Art Supply Swap 2018

Last year the library was packed with art supplies that I can’t wait to see what comes through the doors this time around. Give a second life to all those forgotten art and craft projects and donate them to the library for this free swap. 

Big News, Solo Art Show

Big News, Solo Art Show

You know that feeling of butterflies in your stomach on the first day of school? Remember all the questions racing through your mind? Question 1: Do I know enough? Question 2: Who will I hang out with? Question 3: Will they like me? And the 

Waste Matters Tabloid

Waste Matters Tabloid

The Waste Matters Tabloid allows Marion County Environmental Services to connect with residents and business annually through 8-page tabloid mailing. I was responsible for the content, graphic design, and supervised the printing of this piece for 2016 and 2017.

Commute Map

Commute Map

Mornings…ugh! It’s hard enough to pull myself out of bed at 5:30am. And now, the mornings are getting dark. But there are so many interesting things to see along my morning commute. There’s a sign that used to read “Stop global warming” that was recently 

U-pick Strawberry Time

U-pick Strawberry Time

Some scents and tastes scream spring. Strawberries are one of them. This week I received a new camera for the studio and a message from a friend announcing $1 lb u-pick strawberries at Green Bridge Gardens in Jefferson. Green Bridge Gardens is a quick drive 

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 

Learn to Crochet Plastic Bags

Learn to Crochet Plastic Bags

3/19, 1pm, Free! Have you ever wanted to learn how to crochet? Or perhaps you already know but would love to use a sustainable resource like plastic bags? Enter Dana Canning. Part crafter, part superhero, Dana created the¬†Salem Sleeping Bag Project, a grass roots operation 

Reuse Challenge: Water Bottle

Reuse Challenge: Water Bottle

3/1 ‚Äď 3/28, FREE! Each month DIY Studio hosts a Reuse Challenge to encourage creatives to rethink and reimagine. March‚Äôs challenge must include a water bottle. Post your photos of your recreation by midnight March, 28 on our¬†facebook timeline¬†or¬†email us¬†your hack.¬†¬†The participant who earned the 

News Alert: DIY Studio is closing the Creative Reuse Brick and Mortar Store

News Alert: DIY Studio is closing the Creative Reuse Brick and Mortar Store

Last night the board voted to close the Creative Reuse Brick and Mortar Store. Below are a few answers to some questions that many of you might have. Why are you closing the store? The board took a great deal into consideration before making its 

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 

DIY Studio’s Little Free Library is Keeping Salem Creative

DIY Studio’s Little Free Library is Keeping Salem Creative

  I love the Little Free Library concept and have been wanting to create one for DIY Studio for quite some time. Our neighbors banned together to create the first Little Free Library in Salem and I knew that DIY Studio and the residents of 

Give a Heart and Give to Art

Give a Heart and Give to Art

DIY Studio was recognized as a 501(c)(3) organization February 14, 2013 and we couldn’t have had a better Valentine’s present. The community is the lifeblood to our organization and we are asking for you to share the love by donating to this worthy cause. Do