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    Signature Scent Creation

    What if you had your own signature scent... that wasn’t considered B.O.? (ZING!) Oh, jeez. That was bad. Let's start over: Did you know that the art of smell comes in three notes, much like that of a musical chord? You'll learn this and many other interesting facts if you take this smell-worthy workshop! In this lushly scented class, you’ll be guided through the nuances of creating a perfume. With the help of paper strips, you'll find your favorite scents while discovering compatible scents that speak to YOU. *Ah.* How refreshing!
    Signature Scent Creation

    2050 N Halsted St, Chicago

    • Create your own uniquely-crafted fragrance and then take it home with you!
    • Test a variety of scent combinations as you create one that speaks to you
    • Receive guided instruction through scent-making from an experienced perfumer
    • Get your smell game going strong!
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    5 positive reviews
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    Soy Candle Making

    This workshop makes scents. If you love aromatic candles, but don’t like spending top-dollar on the best brands, you’ll enjoying learning to make your own soy-based candles. Soy candles are inexpensive and fun to make, and tend to burn longer than paraffin candles. Plus, you can scent them just the way you like them, and they make great gifts for friends and family, or even fantastic products to sell yourself. The ingredients used in this class are all-natural, and American made, and because they’re soy-based, you’ll be producing a product that isn’t derived from refined oil, doesn’t cause headaches, and leaves little soot behind. Soy whatcha waitin’ for?
    Soy Candle Making

    1907 S Halsted St, Chicago

    • Learn to make soy-based candles that burn long and deliver soothing scents
    • Work with a natural material that is clean, safe, and inexpensive
    • Take home a handmade 16 oz. candle to enjoy
    • Discover a new hobby that you can use to make handmade gifts or sellable products
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    1 positive reviews
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    Stained Glass Workshop

    Like the creators of Notre Dame Cathedral or Holy Name Cathedral, you too, can create awe-inspiring stained glass art like the professionals. During this beginner class at Discovery Center, you’ll learn how to cut and break glass as you create your own project using the copper foil method. Dealing with a certain type and quality of glass, appropriate tools, cutting techniques, and assembling, you will work to complete a stained glass project of your own. Spice up your skills, and possibly your home, with your newly created chunk of stained glass. Didn't think your home could look as fancy as the cathedrals, did you?
    Stained Glass Workshop

    4318 N Elston Ave, Chicago

    • Discover the foundations of creating stained glass
    • Learn how to cut and break glass using the copper foil method
    • Utilize various types of tools, cutting techniques, and assembling for your glass
    • Produce your own piece of stained glass to take home
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    3 positive reviews
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    Mosaic Jewelry Workshop

    You’ve never tried your hand at mosaics before? It’s time to get in on a piece of the action! Mosaic jewelry is all the rage in fashion magazines and boutiques. In this three hour workshop you will create something to express your personal, one-of-a-kind sense of fashion. Students will make two finished mosaic pendants that are embellished using wonderful studio materials (glass, stone, millefiori). This workshop at CMS is a fun opportunity to make something lasting and special. WARNING: Mosaic Jewelry Workshop may be addictive and Chicago Mosaic School is one of the few treatment centers that addresses this affliction!
    Mosaic Jewelry Workshop

    1806 W Cuyler Ave, Chicago

    • Learn rudimentary mosaic methods and techniques to create two pendants during a 3-hour workshop
    • Experiment with glass, stone and millefiori to express your personal fashion
    • Discover a historied technique of decorative art that began as early as the 3rd millennium B.C.
    • Pick up basic skills that you can practice and perfect at home
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