Cultural Craft Night- Russian Architecture

Cultural Craft Night- Russian Architecture 6/25, 6:30-7:30pm Howard Street Charter SchoolCome learn a bit about iconic Russian architecture. We’ll discuss some of the history and create our own iconic structures from reuse paper. $3, pre-registration requiredCultural Craft Nights are sponsored by Marion Cultural Development Corp and are made possible through a partnership with Howard Street Charter

June REUSE CHALLENGE- 2 liter bottles

Each month DIY Studio hosts a Reuse Challenge to encourage creatives to rethink and re-imagine. June’s challenge must include at least one 2 liter bottle. Post your photos of your recreation by midnight June, 23 on our timeline. The participant who earned the most likes by midnight, Saturday, June 28 will win a Lifesource Gift Certificate! Game

U-pick Strawberry Time

Some scents and tastes scream spring. Strawberries are one of them. This week I received a new camera for the studio and a message from a friend announcing $1 lb u-pick strawberries at Green Bridge Gardens in Jefferson. Green Bridge Gardens is a quick drive from Salem and is home to the dollar pumpkin. The

Cultural Craft Night- LGBT

Cultural Craft Night- LGBT 5/28, 6:30-7:30pm Howard Street Charter School We are gearing up for LGBT Pride Month in June and will make rainbow bracelets from discarded paper and thread. We’ll also discuss some of the history and symbols of LGBT and well as discus major events that helped shape the community. $3, pre-registration required

REUSE CHALLENGE- Junk Mail

REUSE CHALLENGE-  Junk Mail Each month DIY Studio hosts a Reuse Challenge to encourage creatives to rethink and re-imagine. May’s challenge must include at least one piece of junk mail. Post your photos of your recreation on our facebook page by midnight May, 28. The participant who earned the most likes by midnight, Saturday, May 31

Annie Leonard Teaches Us To “Flex Our Citizen Muscle”

The Story of Stuff: From a Movie To A Movement In mid April Salem had the unique opportunity

Cereal Box Pinhole Camera Class

3/24, 6pm Kick off spring break by learning how to make a fun toy camera out of reuse

Learn to Crochet Plastic Bags

3/19, 1pm, Free! Have you ever wanted to learn how to crochet? Or perhaps you already know but

Allon Beausoleil Benefit Concert

Allon Beausoleil Benefit Concert 3/15, 8pm The Nest 241 State Street Tickets at the door. Join us for

Trashion at the Mid-Valley Green Awards

DIY Studio was excited to be a part of the Mid-Valley Green Awards an event put on in partnership with Straub Environmental Center and Marion County Environmental Services. It was a lot of work, but also a lot of fun. The designers did an amazing job creating innovative dresses made from trash. They spent over

ReUse Challenge, February Tuna Can

Each month DIY Studio hosts a Reuse Challenge to encourage creatives to rethink and reimagine. February’s challenge must

Vote for the People’s Choice Trashion Award

Wow, we are blown away with so many innovative designs for the Trashion Contest. Please be sure to vote on your favorite by midnight February 26, 2014 on facebook. Or come to the Mid-Valley Green Awards, March 1st to meet these talented designers in person.