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2019 HOLIDAY WORKSHOPS & MARKETPLACE

Where & WHEN

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 14

HOLIDAY BAKING : 9:30 AM

BRUSH LETTERING: 1:30PM

CHOOSE BOTH OR ONE

MARKETPLACE OPEN  TO PUBLIC 

11:00-1:00

MARIAN BUILT LOFT

4511 Shilshole Ave NW

BALLARD, 98107.

Parking

Some front of building, or nearby street parking

WHAT & WHY

2 DIFFERENT WORKSHOPS;

 ONE AWESOME MARKETPLACE

 

Come spend your day with us, and join in the holiday merriment.  This is the perfect occasion to gather your friends in fa-la-la festivity while preparing for the holidays through creativity and holiday gift giving.  Guests can select one or both workshops, and attend the Holiday Marketplace featuring Social Creative collaborators, and local Seattle makers, authors, and creatives. Great opportunity for custom-made holiday gifts, holiday decorating, or entertaining.

Workshops show easy tutorial/technique/ ideas for at home use.   Enjoy the best of the holiday season flavors with light bites, and jolly-worthy beverages.   

Guest registration required for workshops.  Holiday marketplace is open to the public.  Come one, come all and support your local artisans.

 

HOLIDAY BAKING ESSENTIALS

In this demonstration class, Christina of Blue Box Bakery shows easy tutorial, technique, & ideas for treating the ones you love to a morning feast worthy of your holiday gatherings and special occasions. Holiday breakfast is as important as the gifts they usher in. Watch, learn, assist, and taste your way through Christina's specially curated sweet and savory recipes. Take advantage of her easy tricks and fool proof methods to create a variety of items using the same recipe! She'll be covering all the bases with essential baked goods that will satisfy and impress all your guests this holiday season.   

 

INTRO TO BRUSH LETTERING

In this intro to brush lettering, letters by ellen calligraphy walks you through the art of creative  lettering using a brush marker and paint brush. This mini workshop equips you with skills to create beautiful letterforms, and will guide you through essentials of hand hold to the alphabets. All your supplies will go home with you, making it  easy for at home practice. No experience is required. Add to your holiday decor and create a beautiful 8x8 art piece to display, featuring your letters! Plus receive gift tags and a watercolor set to help you prepare for all things holiday.  The art of calligraphy is flexible and can be used for so many purposes and celebrations throughout the year!  Come join the festivities.

Check in, mingle with small bites, sweets and beverages.during the Holiday Market. Class is a 1 hour session of teaching and hands-on learning. 

PRICE & PROMOTION

$95 EACH WORKSHOP

*DISCOUNTED $165 FOR BOTH

TICKET INVESTMENT INCLUDES

HOLIDAY BAKING WORKSHOP

  • Tasting Menu: Orange Cinnamon Rolls, Savory Galette, Ginger Molasses Cookies, Bacon, Herb and Cheese Muffin

  • Exclusive Blue Box Bakery recipes

  • Set of "must have" baking tools 

  • Menu ideas for holiday breakfast

  • Take home Blue Box Bakery's favorite holiday cooking spices & ingredients kit

  • Bag of Ginger Molasses Cookies

  • Box of BBB signature fluer de sel caramels

  •  1.15 hour instructional and hands on demonstration from Blue Box Bakery

BRUSH LETTERING WORKSHOP

  • Lettering instruction packet for at home continued learning.

  • Practice tracing paper

  • Tombow Fudenosuke brush marker

  • Paint brush, Water color 12 tube paint set, paint palette

  • 10 tag variety pack gift tags with twine

  • 8x8 Ready to paint holiday art

  • 1.15 hour brush lettering instruction and hands on teaching from letters by ellen 

BOTH WORKSHOP EXPERIENCES INCLUDE

--  Bites, sweets & happy bevs 

--    Access to professional photo gallery

      by MeganHooksPhotography

--  Parting gift with tips & goodies

 --  Special giveaways 

 --  Relationship with other women

TO REGISTER FOR A SEAT

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Complete the form with all necessary details & you will receive instruction for payment.

 

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Workshop & Marketplace Experience

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ABOUT THE ARTISTS

Ellen Sontra | letters by ellen

Ellen has had a love of calligraphy for more than fifteen years. When she started Letters by Ellen calligraphy in 2008, she never dreamed that it would be an opportunity to share this art with so many through events, weddings and teaching classes. Ellen has been teaching beginner and advanced classes of various lettering styles.  Her work can be found at weddings, pop up shops, and consistent workshops in the PNW. Ellen has been teaching with Social Creative for 3 years, and was an integral part of the launch. She has been featured in print publications, and a Northwest television news segment. After a 10-year career in the non-profit world, she now spends her days wrangling her two boys and many of her evenings lettering until far too late. 

Christina Kim Mathis | Blue Box Bakery

Christina Kim Mathis is a Seattle native who moved to Bozeman Montana to go to college and ski (but mainly ski.) After putting in her time in the University system and competing as a NCAA ski racer, she decided to follow her dream to go to Pastry school. In August 2009, she packed up a U-Haul and drove across the country to New York City with her two best friends and roommates. Christina is a graduate of The French Culinary Institute (now known as International Culinary Center) in New York City where she finished the top of her class learning from the industries best, such as Jacques Torres and Ron Ben-Israel. She started her career working at Mayfield Bakery & Cafe in Palo Alto, CA and continued on to work for The Ritz Carlton in Lake Tahoe and Half Moon Bay, CA. Throughout her career, she spent time interning, staging and learning from top chefs at Bouchon Bakery, and Jean George. 

She started Blue Box Bakery as a side project, making cakes, cookies and other items for friends and family for holidays, weddings and other special occasions. In 2015, she married her college sweetheart and moved back to her hometown of Seattle, WA. After returning home, she decided to focus full time on Blue Box Bakery.