Discover Unique Handmade Jewelry for Mother’s Day at The Art Gallery near Mentor, Ohio

By Fiona Vernon

Mother’s Day is quickly approaching in Euclid, Ohio, and Mentor, Ohio, giving children the opportunity to extend their thanks and appreciation for everything their mothers have sacrificed for them over the years. It is also the perfect time to honor anyone who has had a maternal influence on them throughout their lives. Family offers the most meaningful start to a child’s life, and this occasion is the perfect time to celebrate a mother’s love with Mother’s Day gifts of unique handmade jewelry. Whether residents of Beachwood, Ohio; Eastlake, Ohio; and beyond are looking for bead jewelry for sale or to make one’s own jewelry, The Art Gallery is the ideal place to visit. Their impressively stocked bead room is the perfect place to customize a present and bring beauty to the lives of moms everywhere. The Art Gallery is known for its local art events but many mothers may appreciate their fine art for sale or their custom framing service for sentimental family photos.

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Westlake, Ohio Natives Are Encouraged to Sign up for Bookbinding Classes at Small Studio’s New Location

By Gemma Chriss

Everyone should have the opportunity to explore a new hobby. Unfortunately, there aren’t many places around the Berea, Ohio or Brook Park, Ohio area for adults to express their creativity in a fun, laidback environment. However, there is good news for those interested in paper crafts. Small Studio recently introduced their new Bookbinding Club—a monthly bookbinding class that focuses on a different technique or project every month. This local craft shop near Westlake, Ohio gives participants the step-by-step instructions they need to create handmade journals and other unique items using specialty art supplies conveniently located within Small Studio’s own inventory.

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Everything Education in Canton, Ohio Has New Fidget Toys, Classroom Décor, and More

By Gemma Chriss

With February being Black History Month, educators all over the Navarre, Ohio and Orrville, Ohio areas are looking for ways to teach their students about notable African American figures throughout history. Thankfully, Everything Education recently added a number of resources to their already extensive inventory, giving individuals the opportunity to pick up books, posters, activity guides, and more. Those who already have the materials they need may still benefit from a trip to this Canton, Ohio-based school supply store as a wide selection of new fidget toys and themed classroom décor is now available. Though Everything Education welcomes parents and educators Monday-Saturday, they’ll also be offering discounted educational supplies on snow days. Continue reading

Small Studio Will Be Packing up Their Art Materials and Moving to North Olmsted, Ohio Next Week

By Gemma Chriss

For roughly five years, Small Studio has been serving the greater Cleveland, Ohio area by offering a wide range of art materials. What has set this local establishment apart from other craft stores is Small Studio’s commitment to providing customers with unique, affordable craft supplies for projects ranging from holiday cards to cable knit sweaters. This is also one of few places where art enthusiasts can sign up for scrapbooking classes, knitting classes, Zentangle classes, and more. Recently, the owner of Small Studio made an announcement on Facebook that could potentially affect individuals throughout the Elyria, Ohio and Parma, Ohio areas—the shop will be closing their doors at the end of the week and relocating to a new building in North Olmsted, Ohio. Continue reading

Small Studio Provides Cleveland, Ohio Natives with Great Holiday Present Ideas

By Gemma Chriss

Small Studio_LogoWith Christmas just around the corner, many individuals throughout the North Olmsted, Ohio and Independence, Ohio areas are scrambling to get all of their holiday presents ready in time. Fortunately, Small Studio has proven to be an excellent resource for those wanting to step up their gift-giving game this season. This local art supply shop near Cleveland, Ohio offers a wide array of decorative paper and ribbons, providing customers with the opportunity to disguise their presents with festive wrapping paper and accessories. Those who are looking to add something a little extra can even get tips on how to craft beautiful gift tags for wine bottles, scented candles, lotions, and more. Plus, Small Studio still has a few knitting classes coming up for those who’d like to surprise a loved one with a thoughtful homemade gift. Continue reading

Beachwood, Ohio Residents in Search of Unique Holiday Gifts Should Stop by The Art Gallery

By Gemma Chriss

Art Gallery_LogoDuring the month of December, residents throughout the Chardon, Ohio and Shaker Heights, Ohio areas flock to The Art Gallery to see what beautiful holiday gifts this nearby establishment has available. This year is no exception. In addition to their current art exhibit featuring the works of Milan Kecman, The Art Gallery has a wide assortment of paintings, prints, and photos for sale—any of which would make an excellent present for the art enthusiast on one’s shopping list. This local gem also has a large selection of unique jewelry and etched glass available, as well as discounts on their custom framing service. Natives of Beachwood, Ohio and beyond are encouraged to learn more about The Art Gallery’s offerings before visiting the shop in person. Continue reading

Small Studio in Westlake, Ohio Has a Number of Knitting, Crocheting, and Bookbinding Classes Coming Up

By Gemma Chriss

Small Studio_LogoNow that fall has officially arrived, many Strongsville, Ohio and Cleveland, Ohio natives have started thinking about holiday gifts for their loved ones. Though it may seem a little premature, many can attest to the fact that taking care of one’s holiday list early can eliminate a lot of stress later on. For those who plan on making their presents this year, getting a head-start is an especially good idea, and one that Small Studio is eager to help with. This local craft shop in Westlake, Ohio offers several adult arts & crafts programs that are designed to teach participants new skills they can later use to create all kinds of beautiful art projects. With knitting classes, crocheting classes, bookbinding classes, drawing classes, and more, Small Studio has a number of options available for those who want to surprise their friends and family members with some truly special presents this year. Continue reading

The Art Gallery in Willoughby, Ohio Will Be Hosting an NOIS Event at Their Facility This September

By Gemma Chriss

Art Gallery_LogoThose looking to experience a little more culture will be pleased to learn that The Art Gallery in Willoughby, Ohio will be hosting yet another fantastic art show this coming month. All Things Cleveland is a highly anticipated NOIS (Northern Ohio Illustrators Society) event that will include works from a number of local artists. Residents from throughout Eastlake, Ohio and the greater Cleveland, Ohio area are encouraged to visit this nearby gallery on September 9th from 6-9pm in order to view original artwork, partake in refreshments, and meet the artists themselves. Continue reading

Small Studio Is Now Featuring Lokta Papers in Their Specialty Shop near Cleveland, Ohio

Small Studio_LogoSmall Studio_Paper WarehouseBy Gemma Chriss

Those who enjoy expressing their creativity in unique ways have undoubtedly paid a visit or two to Small Studio. This local art supply store features a wide assortment of craft products for such activities as bookbinding, knitting, box making, collage work, and more. Recently, Small Studio introduced a line of Lokta papers from Paper Connection to their already sizeable inventory. Residents throughout the Strongsville, Ohio and Middleburg Heights, Ohio areas with a penchant for paper-related art are encouraged to stop by Small Studio in order to see this new product line in person as its versatility makes it ideal for a number of different projects. It’s especially worth checking out since this nearby establishment is one of the few retailers in the greater Cleveland, Ohio area that has such specialty paper available.

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Small Studio Is One of Few Yarn Shops Remaining in the Greater Cleveland, Ohio Area

Small Studio_LogoSmall Studio_PaperBy Gemma Chriss

There are a number of individuals throughout the Northeast Ohio region that use high-quality yarn to create beautiful works of fiber art. Unfortunately, they’re finding it increasingly difficult to obtain the materials they need for their craft. In just the last few weeks, two local yarn shops have announced their closing dates, leaving less than a handful of establishments left in the greater Cleveland, Ohio area. To those who have never so much as taken a knitting or crocheting class, this may not seem like an issue. After all, there are plenty of online retailers that have such products available. However, experienced crafters know that there’s no substitute for an in-person visit to a store staffed by knowledgeable sales associates. The good news is that Small Studio continues to thrive, providing residents as far as Akron, Ohio and Brunswick, Ohio with the specialty art supplies and expert advice they require. Not only is Small Studio one of the only remaining yarn stores in the area, but it’s the only retail establishment between Columbus and Ann Arbor that has such a large selection of decorative wrapping paper for bookbinding and other paper crafts.

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