April 12, 2013

Tying the Knot: A DIY Wedding Workshop! Hosted by Whim Events + Shorthand

Ready to design a DIY wedding that?s completely your own, but?feel adrift in a sea of Pinterest boards and wedding blogs? Enter?Shorthand,?a new project by Whim designer and seasoned crafter, Erin Carlman Weber. ?Shorthand offers?crafting workshops for weddings, parties, and merriment of all sorts! This??creation operation” will simplify, inspire, and enable your handmade wedding?aspirations.


We are delighted to announce that Whim is partnering with Shorthand to launch our first DIY wedding workshop next month: ?Tying the Knot: A DIY Wedding Session?: two hours of hands-on?how-to and inspiration!?In this workshop, Erin?will?cover the reception craft trifecta: placecards, favors, and table numbers. ?You’ll use the?same basic palette of materials to?create ?three versions of each set. ?Each set will have a distinct look and vibe (think?quirky, modern, and rustic). You?ll learn to hone your vision and recognize the?versatility and potential of even the most mundane sheet of paper. Dessert is also a?distinct possibility. All levels welcome!


Date: May 15th, 2013, 7-9 pm, ?Joy Street Studios, Somerville, $35.00/pp?

Register Now! Space is limited ,?click here?to register.

Adorable Erin, showing me how it’s done!


Shorthand also offers custom crafting parties, a workshop tailored completely to?your big day. You?ll work with Erin ahead of time to select and design an assortment?of projects. On the day of the party, you bring your crew of bridesmaids, sisters,?friends, and anyone else who?d like to have a hand in crafting your celebration,?and Erin will provide the materials, tools, guidance, tunes, and cookies. These?sessions are designed to get loads of work done in one fell swoop, as you and your?helpers will turn out all the crafted details you need for your wedding. Plus, folding,?stamping, gluing, glittering, and tying 150 napkin rings, place cards, and programs is?a lot more fun when you?ve got your crew by your side.

To talk with Erin about setting up your own custom crafting party, send her a note?at shorthandcreates@gmail.com.