Menu of Art Classes and Craft Workshops by Pop Shop America

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Want to take a craft workshop or art class from Pop Shop America? Visit the workshops button in the menu above. It will take you to all of our TXRX Labs monthly craft classes and special kids workshops too.

Or want to book a special craft party for your office or kid’s birthday party?

Here is the full list of Pop Shop America art classes and craft workshops that we love to teach.

We are happy to bring these awesome activities to your kids birthday party, bachelorette party, or office team building function. These workshops are a fun time for any occasion. All of these workshops are about 2 hours in length and can be hosted at your event, makerspace, library, private residence or your chosen location.

We bring all the supplies, materials, and everything you need to create a diy project from beginning to end. Our teachers work with every age group and have a ton of experience to help you make awesome products. These classes are fun and beginner friendly and you’ll walk away with professional results.

This is a place where you can browse and brainstorm art classes and craft workshops for your perfect event. To book a workshop, call us anytime, or email us here.

You can also book online in just a few clicks here.

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Paper Garlands & Mobiles

With paint chips from the hardware store we’ll make a colorful array of cut out shapes, like stars and hearts. Then we’ll string them to make mobiles and garlands. This workshop is suitable for any age and even stylish and interesting for adults.

Make Your Own Hula Hoop

In this workshop, we’ll help you choose the perfect size hoop for your height and help you construct it. Then you will embellish it with tape in all of your favorite colors and if we have time we’ll even teach you some easy hula hoop tricks! This workshop is best for 10 and up.

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Terrarium Building Workshop

Terrariums are indoor container gardens that are easy to care for. We’ll bring you succulents, soil, and colored stones and sand. We’ll even have cute embellishments that you can add to create a hip habitat for your plants. You’ll also learn how to care for your plants when you take them home. This workshop is great for any ages but requires some adult knowledge to continue to care for it.

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Gastronomy Experiments Workshop

Gastronomy experiments is made up of 3 parts: tasting the miracle fruit (a berry that coats your sour and bitter taste buds), making ice cream with dry ice, and spherifying liquids. We’ll make all 3 and get to eat the results!

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Handmade Cocktail Bitters and Extracts Workshop

In this workshop we’ll learn to make cocktail bitters, sea salt bends, and baking extracts like vanilla, lemon, and mint. Everyone will get to create take home one of each. But we’ll taste them all, especially the cocktail bitters (*wink*) to choose what flavors we want to make. These are delicious kitchen recipes that will change the way you think of food. It’s easy and fun to create custom blends with your favorite flavors.

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Make Your Own Duct Tape Wallets

In this art class, use duct tape in a simple pattern to make a duct tape wallet! But the fun part is that you get to design it. You could turn it into a pop tart, a ninja turtle, or just make cool stripes and patterns. The possibilities are endless and these wallets are sturdy and indestructible!

In August we learned how to make candles at Pop Shop's DIY Workshop at TX/RX Labs Hackerspace

DIY Essential Oil Candles

In this class, we’ll decorate glass vessels with paint and then hand pour all natural soy wax to make our decorated vessels into candleholders. Choose from a wide array of all natural essential oils and even learn a little bit how each essential oil is used. Everyone will take away a beautifully and naturally scented candle

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DIY Sugar Scrubs and Salves

In this craft class, we’ll make an easy exfoliating scrub with sugar and all of our favorite essential oils. We’ll also make a salve, or thick and dense body butter, that is perfect for dry skin and winter. This craft workshop will be so soothing. We’ll create handmade and all natural beauty products that will make your skin say thank you!

Here are the finished products of a Houston Public Library Kids Workshop. This was in conjunction with the Summer Reading Series.

Art Class with Shrinky Dinks

Some shrinkies are printable others can be colored and drawn on. We’ll discuss many different techniques to make shrinky dinks and make some stencils and tracings of cool shapes and objects in preparation. Then we’ll draw and make our own shrinkies into buttons, brooches, cuff links, earrings and necklaces.

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Sun Prints Photography Class

We’ll place lots of cool objects like toys, flowers, or feathers, directly on top of special sun print photo paper and then outdoors in the sun. This is one of the most basic types of photo techniques that with sun paper results in beautiful blue cyanotype-like hues. The results are so professional that you will want to frame your pieces after this art class!

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Shadow Puppets Art Class

In this workshop, we’ll  hand craft shadow puppets from paper. We’ll learn about silhouettes and what makes a cool and interesting shadowy shape. This workshop is suitable for any age – even for for adults and at the end of the class, we’ll use an overhead projector to have a puppet pageant.

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DIY Yarn Pom Poms!

In this workshop we’ll make shaped pom poms out of colorful yarn and turn them into burgers, mountains, and other cool objects. All we need is yarn and scissors! This workshop is best for ages 10 and up because it requires a little dexterity. But they results are cool and versatile. You can even make pom poms into headbands, earrings, or embellish a blanket.

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DIY Concrete Planters

Using water bottles as the underlying structure, we’ll get a little messy and make beautiful vases out of concrete that we mix ourselves! Each concrete planter will be a unique color by adding dye or painting the outside. Participants in this workshop can use gilding or keep the outside a minimal gray. This craft workshop requires nearby sinks and is best for outdoors. It’s best for 8 and up because it can be messy.

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Make Cleaning Products with Household Ingredients

In the Eco Cleaners workshop, learn to make environmentally friendly products out of common household ingredients. Participants will make rosewater and honey facewash, hand sanitizer, and laundry soap. This workshop is fun for any age because of the use of essential oils, and the mixing and shaking. The knowledge it contains is particularly interesting to adults!


Mason Jar Snow Globes

Mason jar snowglobes can be made with an array of embellishments and scenes to be perfect for halloween, the summertime, or winter holidays. In this workshop, we’ll supply miniature objects to create a snowglobe that is uniquely you. This workshop is suitable for any age at it’s especially fun before a holiday like Halloween or Christmas.

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Hand Embroidered Notebooks

In this workshop learn the basics of sewing with a “connect the dots” like approach to embroidering a notebook. This craft workshop is truly creative because you get to create and draw your own image that will be the notebook embroidery. Gather your thoughts, take notes and works, or use your notebook as a journal. The possibilities are endless!

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Felt Animal Masks

This craft workshop is the perfect prep for Halloween or any costume party! We’ll make animal masks that don’t require any sewing – just carefully hand cutting and layering pieces of felt. You can even choose between woodland creatures masks, superhero masks and more. These felted masks are a lot more comfortable to wear than regular plastic masks and are beautiful enough for adults to want to wear them too!

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Confetti Pops + Hand Stamped Wedding Favor Bags

At this wedding DIY workshop, everyone will make confetti pops a beautiful and safe way to make an exit at a wedding. You will be able to choose from lots of different colors of confetti or match the colors to your wedding colors. With hand stamped wedding favor bags we’ll embellish and personalize muslin bags the perfect container for wedding favors like candy that you could place on your dinner tables. These workshops will help you hand create useful items for your wedding.

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Wooden People Wedding Cake Toppers

Although this craft workshop is ideal for weddings, it’s also an equally fun way to make a unique family portrait or mini sculpture of all your best friends. This workshop is all about learning to make tiny painted sculptures of yourself or someone you know by using bold blocks of color and simple lines to make a sweetly formed 3D illustrations. We’ll even use polymer clay to add hair buns on ladies or tiny ears on kitty cats.

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Dried Flower Muslin Bags

This workshop is perfect for a handmade wedding! We’ll hand stamp muslin bags with hearts, your initials, or a cool image and then fill each bag with beautifully and fragrant dried flowers. This is a great way to make an exit without dangerous rice or painful bird seed. And it makes a lovely party gift for all of your guests.

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Paper Lanterns Craft Class

In this art class, we’ll hand cut paper into lots of different patterns (my favorite are the houses shown here). Then fold the paper into a vessel and add a candle. These are a beautiful way to light up any room and a fun way to learn paper crafting techniques and cutting techniques. This art workshop requires dexterity that is best for older kids or adults.

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Felted Stuffed Animals

In this craft class we’ll do a little bit of hand sewing with felt to create all kinds of super cute critters. We’ll even stuff them with fluff. This workshop is really versatile and for a more modern or adult approach to this think mini pillows in hearts and stars. Whatever your favorite critter or shape, this craft workshop will give you something cute to keep for a lifetime.

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Homemade Cat Toys

Do you love cats? So do we! In this art workshop we’ll sew little knitted and felted toys that are stuffed with catnip! This class is a fun way to say I love you to all of our furry friends.

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Zines and Handmade Books Art Class

Interested in Zines? In this craft class, we’ll learn how to layout a book without getting the pages all jumbled and some different techniques to bind your book. Everyone will make their own handmade book using cut outs, collaging, drawings, and writing. We’ll look at Pop Shop America’s zast Zine Collection for inspiration too!

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Embossed and Hand Stamped Greeting Cards

This craft workshop is perfect for any holiday. We’ll learn some techniques to make perfect stamped cards and use a heat gun to emboss them. You could even make your own stationery or gift tags. This workshop is a fun approach to creating professional looking crafts in a snap and it’s fun for kids and adults too.

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Gilded Animals Craft Class

With silver and gold gilding we’ll turn dinosaurs, unicorns, and jungle beasts into candles, placecard holders, ring dishes and so many other creations. Gilding is easy and turns objects into beautiful and versatile art. This craft is especially useful for home decor or party decorating.

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Make Your Own Flower Crowns

This workshop is perfect for a bridal shower or party for pint size princesses. In this workshop we’ll make stylish headbands and crowns out of faux flowers. Make an elaborate one with ruby roses like Frida Kahlo or make once out of tiny white daisies that blends in with the hair.

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Make Your Own Leather Earrings Jewelry Workshop

In this workshop we’ll make shaped earrings from black, brown, gray and tan leather. Layer them, cut them, and learn how to put them on jump rings and french hooks so you can wear the earrings you create. We’ll have lots of leather earring examples to inspire you.

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No Sew T-Shirt Alterations Workshop

In this workshop students need to bring their own t shirts for the best results. We’ll bring some as a demo and for practice. Learn basic cutting techniques to make embellish and alter t shirts. In this workshop we only use cutting and fabric glue – no sewing machines needed!

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Photo Magnets and Pendants Workshop

In this workshop we’ll make use of your family photographs by turning them into magnets and pendants. Be sure to bring your own vintage or family photos. We’ll bring pendants, magnetic backing and lots of know how so that your memories can last a lifetime.

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Glass Etching Craft Class

In this workshop, we’ll use an array of stencils to make a etched pint glass or highball glass. Monogram initials, add a mustache or the words “thank you” to make a glass perfect for all kinds of occasions. This workshop using materials that can be harmful to the skin and thus requires the participant to be 14 and up.

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Make Men’s After Shave and Salve Class

In this workshop, make men’s products with just a few simple eco friendly ingredients and essential oils. These products won’t leave anyone shiny or glossy. This will make a perfect gift or something that you’ll want to keep for yourself.

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Wall Mounted Mason Jar Planters

With just a few simple tools like mason jars, wood, and screws, we’ll create a mountable set of mason jars that are so versatile. Use them to hold plants as an indoor container garden or to hold keys next to your front door. You can use these wall mounted mason jars anywhere. This workshop is best for adults or kids with supervision since we’ll be working with a drill and screws.

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Marbled Clay Dishes

Make a swirled wonderland of beautiful colors in this workshop perfect for any age. We’ll use polymer clay and roll it with tons of cool colors to make a beautiful blend. It only takes a few minutes to bake the clay so you will walk away with a completely finished spoon rest, ring dish, or cup for your night stand.

PopShopKawaii Popshop Kawaii Workshop at the art space where students made barettes, earrings, pendants out of polymer clay

Kawaii Accessories Workshop

Learn to Make Kawaii Style Accessories! Pop Shop Craft Workshop is a Japanese cute overload. We’ll have tons of kawaii style cabochons and beads to make fun stuff for guys and gals.

Choose between making: necklaces, key chains, cufflinks, earrings, bracelets and more. Everyone will get the instructions and materials to make several different kawaii style accessories – with cute happy faces, cake slices, hearts, and lots of bright colors.

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Marbled Coffee Mugs and Kitchen Towels Workshop

learn to Make Your Own Marbled Coffee Mugs and Marbled Kitchen Towels!

Craft Workshop is a swirl of color and is easy for beginners to get professional results. We’ll have lots of colors to choose from and everyone will get to make a set of coffee mugs and a set of dish towels with a swirling marble dye technique.

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Gel Medium Photo Transfers Art Class

In this workshop, we’ll use a DIY printmaking technique to make beautiful art that you can hang on your wall. This technique uses regular copy paper images – in color or black and white – on a beautiful wood block. Gel Medium Transfers are fun easy and leave you with gorgeous and modern results.

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Learn How to Make Seed Bombs Class

This craft workshop is perfect for spring! We’ll make seed bombs with herbs, flowers, and all of your favorite plants. We’ll learn how to sprout seeds and make both paper and clay mixes for our seeds. With molds, we’ll also shape our seed bombs into beautiful giftable items.

Dreamcatchers Art Class Craft Workshop a special Pop Shop Workshop at TX/RX Labs Hackerspace.

Make Your Own Dreamcatcher

In this craft workshop, get an array of really cool supplies like wood beads, feathers, and gemstones to decorate a really cool dreamcatcher. We’ll also show you several techniques to weave the interior thread and even place the “spider” a symbolic bead that goes on the inside of dreamcatcher around the thread.

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Magic Wands Workshop for Kids

In this art class make a wand with faux leaves, rainbow ribbon, gemstones, or one with puffy clouds or stars. There are so many ways to create them because there are so many different people who need a wand like princesses, faeries, and wizards just to name a few. This craft workshop is great for kids and will put magic in the air.

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Make Your Own Stylish Planters

In this workshop, we’ll etch, paint, tape, and decorate simple terra cotta planters. The results will be modern, cool, and unique planters that make every plant into a focal piece.

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DIY Lip Gloss and Fizzy Bath Bombs

This craft workshop is a DIY beauty bar. We’ll create handmade lip gloss with all natural ingredients and essential oils in any of your favorite flavors. The DIY Fizzy Bath Bombs are so fun too. With just a few simple ingredients, you’ll see how easy it is to make luxurious and beautifully scented body care products.

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DIY Marbled Stationery

This craft workshop is a swirl of color! Use food coloring, fabric paint, and shaving cream to swirl colors and create a marbled pattern on paper. We’ll make these marble painted beauties into writing paper and envelopes. They will be so beautiful you will want to frame it.


Didn’t see the workshop you wanted? We can custom create a new one just for you.

All of these craft workshops are available to schedule for your kids birthday party, bachelorette party, or office team building function.  To book a workshop, call us anytime, or email us here.

You can also book online in just a few clicks here.

We bring all the supplies, materials, and everything you need to create a diy project from beginning to end. Our teachers work with every age group and have a ton of experience to help you make awesome products. These classes are fun and beginner friendly and you’ll walk away with professional results. All of these workshops are about 2 hours in length and can be hosted at your event, makerspace, library, private residence or your chosen location.



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