Friday, March 24, 2017

Mother's Day at Vina Robles

I'm excited to be teaching mosaic necklaces at Vina Robles Winery for the Mother's Day Art and Wine Bar Luncheon.  It's a fun event that includes lunch, a glass of wine and making a beautiful mosaic necklace.  Checkout the details at :

Saturday, February 04, 2017

Mosaic Masterpieces

I'm in awe of the amazing mosaic hearts students have been creating.  Come join the fun!

Friday, January 06, 2017

Succulent Saturday

Tomorrow's another Succulent Saturday in beautiful Morro Bay.  Seventeen lucky students will be making round and heart wreaths and painting birdhouses then planting them with succulents. This class is sold out but there's another one coming up on March 18th.  Check out the details -

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Shrink Plastic Tablecloth

Summer is here so let's celebrate with a custom tablecloth with shrink plastic accents - choose your fabric, grab your shrink plastic and let's get going. 

 From the Aleene's Archive

Come join Joan for a fun mosaic, sea glass wire wrapped jewelry or succulent class on the beautiful Central Coast of California.  Click here for more details

Sunday, May 22, 2016

Shrink It, Shrinky Dinks, Shrink Plastic...

Whatever you call this stuff it's great fun.  You can draw on it, painting on it, print on it (special kind) and when you're done being creative you toss it in the oven and it shrinks, thickens and become hard.   It's awesome!

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Week of May 2 - 8, 2016

May 2 - 8 is a busy week in the studio and in Morro Bay!  Whether you like a little vrrrroooooommmmm or a little creativity, it's sure to be a fun-filled time!

Monday, May 2nd - San Luis Obispo Coastal Adult School - Alcohol Ink Experimentation

Wednesday, May 4th - Vicki's Private Class - Hypertufa and Succulent Planters
Did you know you can have your very own private class?  Yes, indeed!  Contact Joan at craftproductsatyahoodotcom

Thursday, May 5th - San Luis Obispo Coastal Adult School - Hypertufa and Succulent Planters

May 6 - 8th - 20th Annual Morro Bay Car Show - This is a don't miss car show!

Sunday, May 8th - Mother's Day


Wire Mesh Envelope Planter

Taaaaddaaaaa!  I'm super excited to announce that my Wire Envelope Planter with Succulents is featured in the current issue of Craft Ideas magazine that's on the newstands now.  Want to learn how to make one of these cuties hands-on?  Head on over to to see when the next class is.  You'll find tons of other fun eye candy on my website. 

Remember, these classes happen on the beautiful Central Coast of California.  Come explore and stay for the creativity!