Smith Mountain Lake, VA

Oil Painting Workshop, Friday 10/20 6-8PM - Blue Heron

Board Painting Workshop, Monday 10/30 3-5PM and 6-8PM

Paper Crafts Workshop, Saturday 10/21, 12-3PM and Thursday 10/26, 6-8PM

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October Workshop Schedule

10/19 (Thursday) Lantern Decorating Workshop, 3-5PM, $48 per person<--NEW

         10% Off Coupon to use the day of the workshop for Lantern Accessories

          (Maximum 5 participants in this workshop)

10/20 (Friday) Oil Painting Workshop, 6-8PM - Blue Heron, $45 per person

10/21 (Saturday) Paper Crafts Workshop, 12-3PM, $35 per person<--NEW

10/26 (Thursday) Paper Crafts Workshop, 2-5PM, $35 per person

10/28 (Saturday) Jewelry Workshop, 1-3PM, $35 per person

10/30 (Monday) Board Painting Workshop, 3-5PM, $45 per person<--NEW

        (Maximum 8 participants in this workshop)

10/30 (Monday) Board Painting Workshop, 6-8PM, $45 per person<--NEW

        (Maximum 8 participants in this workshop)



Southern Roots

Arts & Crafts Workshops

Arts & Crafts Workshops are held at Southern Roots weekly throughout each month.  Cost of each class/workshop includes all supplies, as well as water and a light refreshment.  Reservations are required to attend.


Pick and choose the class(es) you'd like to attend.  Call the store at 540-814-0604, or send an email to to make your reservation.  Pay the day of the workshop with cash, check or credit card.


Workshop Summary

Deco Mesh Wreath - Come learn the technique I use to make our beautiful Deco Mesh wreaths!  You can pick the 
color(s) of Deco Mesh and ribbons for your wreath from our in-store supplies to make a wreath customized to your 
home/house/dock decor.  All supplies are included in the price of this class.  Any additional signage or embellishments added to the wreath are an additional cost.

Jewelry Making/Remaking - In this class, you will learn how to make several types of jewelry, including a pair of earrings, a necklace pendant, a necklace and a bracelet.  Your instructor, Lori Hurt, will discuss the purposes for each tool used in the class, as well as teach you how to use that item.  Step-by-step instruction will be given on how to make each piece of jewelry, along with individual hands-on instruction.  You pick the beads you want to use for your designs.  All supplies are included in the price of this class.  Lori will have a small number of high-end "specialty beads" that you can purchase to use in your designs at an additional cost.  Or bring a piece of broken jewelry that you would like to "remake".  Lori can help you with that as well!

Paper Crafts - In this class you will make a variety of items using Stampin' Up paper products, including seasonal cards, bookmarks, wine tags and candy treats.  Your instructor, Charlotte Bishop will have Most items pre-cut and ready for assembly.  Some items will require ink stamping and color shading.  Step-by-step instruction provided on all projects.  All supplies are included in the cost of the class.

Oil Painting - Start with a blank canvas and end up with a masterpiece!  Your instructor, local artist Dana Phillips, will give you step-by-step instruction on how to layout, sketch and paint a lake themed landscape using oil paints.  All levels of experience welcome, but NO PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE OR TALENT IS REQUIRED!  All supplies are included in the cost of the class.

Board Painting Workshop - In the Board Painting workshop you will be creating a sign that says "Give Thanks" with a beautiful pumpkin and vines below.  You will be working with various paints and a stencil to create your sign.  You do NOT have to have any creative ability to complete this project.  Reservations for this workshop end on 10/20 in order to get supplies ordered.

Lantern Decorating Workshop - The Lantern Decorating workshop will teach you different ways to decorate a lantern.  In this workshop you will receive a lantern for attending, as well as a 10% Off coupon to purchase lantern accessories the day of the workshop.  The lantern is metal and glass, with copper accents.  It measures 17 1/2" tall and 8 1/2" square.

Lantern Decorating Workshop, Thursday 10/19, 3-5PM