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Some of the most memorable and appreciated holiday gifts and decorations are those that are homemade. DIY gifts and handmade creative touches can add so much flair and fun to the holiday season. To help you tap into your creative coffers, CreativeLive is offering a variety of craft classes that will help you prepare for the holidays. And as a special gift to you, they are putting select classes on sale at up to 30% off today through Friday, November 13th! (Discounts will vary from class to class).
Here's a peek at some of the creative classes that they'll be offering:
Introduction to Calligraphy — Instructor Bianca Mascorro will introduce you to the basic calligraphy alphabet and teach you beginner techniques you can use to practice making letter forms. You’ll learn about the tools and materials every calligrapher needs and how to hold and use the pen, starting with basic strokes. If you want to add special a flourish to your handwritten projects, Introduction to Calligraphy is the perfect place to start.
Fun and Festive Surprise Balls — Surprise balls infuse a bit of magic into mundane gifts and are a great way to increase the flair of basic party favors. Instructor Robert Mahar will teach you how to make these easy and unique containers for your small gifts.
Decorative Floral Garlands — Floral garlands are not only beautiful, they are incredibly versatile. Learn basic garland-making techniques in Decorative Floral Garlands with Farmgirl Flowers. The Farmgirl Flowers team will share time-saving techniques and inspiring design ideas in this essential floral design class.