Welcome to Inspired Barn, located in the country just 15 minutes north of downtown Petaluma, California in beautiful Sonoma County. It is here where creativity is nourished, shared and celebrated.TRAVEL/LODGING: Inspired Barn is located 45 minutes north of the Golden Gate Bridge and is 1.5 hrs. from San Francisco (SFO), Oakland (OAK) and Sacramento (SAC) airports. Local lodging is available in Petaluma and Rohnert Park, California. Petaluma/San Francisco KOA campground is 8 minutes down the road.


shop_logo_2xI’m excited to announce my participation in a very special event presented by the Mary Engelbreit Studio- Mary & Charlotte’s Studio Workshop. A celebration of Mary’s 40 years of licensed art. me-st-louisJoin me June 15-18, 2017 in St. Louis for workshops with co-host, textile artist Charlotte Lyons (HouseWrenStudio), the adorable Jenn McGlon (NoodleAndLou), whimsical artist Crystal Sloane (VintageByCrystal), and yours truly. Mary will be giving both ME studio tour and a drawing demo!  There will be 6 classes total, with more details to come. We will enjoy great food, drink, shopping, and new friendships. This class is expected to sell out soon, so hurry over to Mary’s website for more information on this very significant event.  SOLD OUT

Ephemera Collage Decor with Custom Stencil*

Thursday, June 1, 2017 / 5pm – 9pm


Registration includes one 4-hour mixed media paper-craft event at Inspired Barn in Petaluma, California. This fun, free-form event is designed for intermediate-level crafters. Utilizing stacks of vintage ephemera you will learn techniques in color, texture, and pattern balance, and experiment with various mediums to create one finished 12″ x 16″ home decor canvas. All materials and tools are provided for the workshop. However this is the perfect class, if desired, to bring a bit of your own vintage or vintage-inspired trinkets, trims, photographs, and papers to include in your piece.

*Registration also includes one, single-use custom word stencil for using in your art piece. Please include your word of choice, ie. town, family name, inspiring term, in ALL UPPERCASE in the message of your PayPal purchase by 5/29/2017.

Registered attendees will receive further information including directions to Inspired Barn a few days prior to the scheduled event.


Thursday, June 1, 2017 / 5pm – 9pm



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