HImmelis and Yeg Boss Babes
Thursday, April 25, 2019
6:00 PM 8:30 PM
The Woodrack Cafe : 7603 109 Street NorthwestEdmonton
DO YOU WANT TO CRAFT THE CUTEST HIMMELI EVER?!
WELL NOW IS YOUR CHANCE. COME NETWORK WITH THE BOSS BABE COMMUNITY IN YEG AND CREATE YOUR OWN MASTERPIECE.
Sometimes you just need to use your hands and create something beautiful, it does something to the soul.
Our ancestors used their hands to make everything we have in this world, so creating with our hands is a deeply rooted tradition and art form. Our hands are the bridge that brings the manifestation of our ideas and imaginations to life.
Himmelis are no exception to this theory as they originated in Finland hundreds of years ago, where they would take Rye straw and create these beautiful ornate mobiles believed to bring prosperity to life.
IN THIS WORKSHOP
Treena will walk you through handcrafting your very own Himmeli. There is no crafting experience necessary, as you are guided through stringing your choice of copper or brass (gold) tubing onto fishing line and tying knots. Seems easy enough right?!?
Treena’s hope is to inspire creativity by touching on the art of using your hands to create and evoke a sense of curiosity through Himmelis visual presence. While doing this collectively we remember our connection to each other through art in sharing this experience together.
We will have a short break for a chance to network with the other attendees, as well have a chance to check out the wine specials & snacks available at the amazing Woodrack Cafe!
1 FREE $5 DRINK CREDIT INCLUDED IN TICKET PURCHASE!
Mother’s Day Himmeli Workshop
(Mom +Child/ren)(Mom +Teen/Adult child)
Date: Saturday, May 11th
Time: 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
In Partner with Parkwood Master Builder
Join Treena and her daughter Emrynce of Salvage + Bronze for a crafting experience that is for both Mother and child. Treena and Emrynce will walk you through the traditional art of Himmeli making. With a bit of a modern take, Mom will have her choice of Copper or Brass (gold) and the child himmeli will be made with paper straws to keep it kid friendly for all ages. Both will personalize their Himmeli with tassels and more. There is the option to add another child ticket and/or add an additional metal himmeli for a teen or adult.
If you aren't familiar with the Art of Himmelis, they are traditionally made in Finland where they would take the straw from their fields and make beautiful geometric mobiles believed to bring prosperity for the up coming year.
On this Mother's Day take some time for yourself and your kiddo(s), learn a new craft, connect with your hands and your creative side.
Different Ticket options available:
Mother + 1 child (one metal Himmeli + One paper Himmeli) Base $55
Additional Child (paper himmeli) additional $12 on to the base price of $55
Mother +Teen/Adult Child (2 metal Himmelis) $35 onto the base price of $55 for the extra metal Himmeli.