Friday Creative Crafting

3:00 p.m.

Creative Crafting:Tea Scented Candle Making Class (off site )  

This exciting candle making experience is presented by our friends from Moonrise Candle Co. They will walk you through all the steps necessary to create a beautiful 7.5 oz. amber jar soy candle to enjoy in your home (or gift it!). They will guide you in selecting the perfect scent combination among their tea scents such as Black Tea, White Tea, Chai, Lemon Grass or Cinnamon fragrance blends. Create your own blend, or keep it simple with a single fragrance, you are the candle maker. Moonrise will guide you step-by-step and share candle making knowledge, so wrap up your visit at the PA Tea Festival with this laid back and fun afternoon activity. Class will be held at Creative Grounds Studio, 36 West Main Street, on the Second Floor (steps/no elevator). $35.00 per person.                     

3:00 p.m.

Tea Bag Art - looking beyond the cup (off site)

Discover this unique and creative way to repurpose two or three used tea bags as canvas. Participants will learn how to paint using watercolor or gouache (opaque watercolor) applied to the tea bags. Inspiration and artistry are limited only by the boundaries of the tea bag. Our featured artist, Ruby Silvious will guide you through this peaceful craft and share tips using tea bags and watercolors as your medium to create a unique piece of art. All materials included. Ruby Silvious is internationally recognized for her miniature paintings and collages on the used tea bag. Her paintings on tea bags, some inspired by her art residences and travels around the world, have been featured in numerous publications including CNN Travel, Vogue Italia, Cosmopolitan China, Disney Malaysia, The Guardian, Der Spiegel, Good Morning America/ABC News, National Geographic Kids, and the internationally syndicated Ripley’s Believe it or Not. Silvious was educated in the U.S. and Asia; she currently lives in Coxsackie, NY. Her art is exhibited internationally and is featured in public and private collections. Note: This class will be held at Dalicia Bakery and Restaurant.  This very special class is $48.00. Class size limited to 10.