Visit Small Studio in North Olmsted, Ohio, During the Yarn Discovery Tour for Knitting and Crochet Supplies

By Fiona Vernon

Many people from Parma, Ohio, to Elyria, Ohio, love to create things with their hands and become very passionate about the materials, the process, and the finished product. When a person receives a handmade item as a gift, they can be sure that every skilled stitch is filled with love! A variety of handmade items involve the use of yarn, a thread that is made of natural or synthetic fibers and is used for knitting, weaving, and crocheting. Yarn crafts are a passion, and individuals who knit or crochet enjoy being surrounded by others who have the same interests! There are crochet and knitting classes, Facebook groups to mingle with yarn lovers around the world, and a vast array of websites selling yarns and patterns; however, anyone who partakes in the traditional crafts of knitting and crocheting know that there is nothing better than the feel of the yarn and the amazing combination of colors when viewed in person. Small Studio in North Olmsted, Ohio, is a local craft store with affordable arts and crafts supplies that is participating for the first time ever in the Yarn Discovery Tour in September. Anyone in and around Cleveland, Ohio, can visit this local yarn shop in their endless search for knitting and crochet supplies and patterns.

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Join Local Craft Store Small Studio in North Olmsted, Ohio, for Their New Summer Camps for Kids or Teens

By Fiona Vernon

People in and around Cleveland, Ohio, are extremely busy these days, but need time for relaxation and entertainment in order to destress. Anyone can turn on the television, radio, or YouTube and immediately see ads touting various ways to relax. People who like to work with their hands will appreciate what crafting offers in the way of stress relief. As children grow, it may become necessary for parents to find a range of crafts that will satisfy the curiosity of every age, and mothers or fathers who like to create things with their children may also need to find something that is more interesting for their age range. Throughout one’s lifetime, people may try different activities, but not possess advanced skills in any specific category with which to teach their children a variety of interests, so Small Studio is presenting their brand-new teens’ and kids’ summer classes. This local craft store consistently offers a wide range of classes for adults, and is pleased to offer their first children’s program— Summer Art Camp for kids and teens! Many individuals from Independence, Ohio, to Strongsville, Ohio, have experienced the vast array of adult paper craft classes and can attest to their educational and entertainment value. Summer camp activities are designed with age appropriate crafts and kid-friendly versions of the many adult craft classes regularly offered. The store owner, Margaret, received her degree in Art Education and has worked with children of all ages. She will help the beginner as well as the advanced hobbyist in crocheting, knitting, bookbinding, paper crafts, and more. Not only can anyone register for the teen and kids’ summer classes at Small Studio, but will also enjoy perusing one of the most extensive selections of affordable arts and crafts in and around North Olmsted, Ohio.

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Visit The Art Gallery in Willoughby, Ohio, to Browse the Beautiful New Handmade Jewelry That Recently Arrived

By Fiona Vernon

As individuals stroll through the quaint streets of Willoughby, Ohio, they pass the exterior of The Art Gallery and are confident in the local art exhibits and custom framing services that the establishment offers. They provide these values to the Willowick, Ohio, area and yet do so much more! Enter their store to experience one-of-a-kind works of art, exquisite glass, crystal, and gemstone beads; handmade soaps; new handmade jewelry; and high-quality archival frames in which to display a treasured memory. Individuals in Cleveland, Ohio, and Mentor, Ohio, have only a short drive to take an art class or make their own jewelry in The Art Gallery’s extensively stocked bead room. The Art Gallery also has new glass and bead jewelry for sale if one is looking for unique artistic pieces to wear for the spring and summer months. Art lovers can trust this artist-owned gallery for quality original artwork by local and national artists, as well as decades of knowledge and service.

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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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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

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

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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Costume Parties, Art Shows, and More Are Coming up at The Art Gallery in Willoughby, Ohio

Art Gallery_ExteriorBy Gemma Chriss

The Art Gallery in Willoughby, Ohio is considered to be the go-to place for local events. In addition to regularly hosting art shows in which talented individuals throughout the greater Cleveland, Ohio area can showcase their paintings, sculptures, and glass/metal jewelry, this nearby establishment often acts as a venue for community events. Next month, residents from Mayfield, Ohio to Eastlake, Ohio are encouraged to pay The Art Gallery a visit during the DTW Prohibition Speakeasy Party that is being thrown by the Lake County Historical Society. As they enjoy delicious refreshments and learn about the era of prohibition, guests will have the opportunity to check out all of the paintings and sculptures for sale in The Art Gallery’s quaint showroom.

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