Tuesday, January 10, 2006

Herbal & Aromatherapy Workshops

Pre-register at Beads N Botanicals by calling 217-283-6380 during regular business hours. Our internet shop is located at http://www.wiseweeds.net

Building Immunity Herbally:
Find out about alternative approaches to building immunity. Learn how to fight colds and flus. Includes information not only about appropriate herbs, but also essential oils and other natural approaches. $12, 1 1/2 hours (Ten person limit)
Jan. 17: 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Tuesday

Introduction to Aromatherapy:
Learn about aromatherapy--its historical and modern development. Discover the therapeutic uses of essential oils for healing, and why they work. Gain confidence in your own abilities to evaluate, purchase and blend essential oils. $12.00, 1 1/2 hours (ten person limit)
Jan. 24: 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Tuesday
April 11: 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Tuesday

Keeping Healthy with Kitchen Herbs:
Learn about common kitchen herbs and spices that can contribute to your health and that of your family. Find out how to be an "herbal guerilla" when your family doesn't want to eat healthy, but you want them to! Staying healthy can taste great! $12, 1 1/2 hours (ten person limit)
Jan. 31: 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Tuesday

Workshops in Jewelry Making & Beading

Beads N Botanicals is offering workshops starting this Thursday, January 12. You can preregister with a credit card via phone by calling 217-283-6380, during regular business hours.
Beads N Botanicals is located in Hoopeston, IL 60942

Basic Wire Working: How to Make Earrings:
This is a great starter class! You'll learn the basic techniques involved in creating sensational earrings with head pins, eye pins and ear wires. You'll make two pairs of earrings, one with a dangle. A few other earring styles will be demonstrated as well. $20, 1 hour, materials included. (Six person limit)
Jan 12: 7 p.m.-8 p.m. Thursday
Feb 16: 7 p.m.-8 p.m. Thursday
Feb 25: 12 p.m.-1 p.m. Saturday

Advanced Wire Working: Wire Wrapping Pendants:
Do you have a stone that would make a wonderful pendant? Techniques for caging tumbled and rough rocks in cages of wire will be taught. Hands-on. Bring in a top-drilled bead and a round or oval pendant (can be a tumbled stone). (Available for purchase at store) Wire will be provided. $25, 1 1/2 hours (We suggest, but do not require, Basic Wire Working: How to Make Earrings, as a prerequisite.) (Six person limit)
Jan 19: 7 p.m.-8 p.m. Thursday
Feb 25: 2 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Saturday

Intro to Bead Netting Techniques:
If you've ever wanted to make beaded bottles or ornaments, but didn't know how to start, this class is the perfect opportunity to learn how. Once learned, bead netting can be used to cover just about anything, from lighters to bottles, to shirt overlays, or anything else you can imagine! In this class, you will learn to net a decorative clear jar, which can then be used to hold treasures, or even a tea light. Materials included: jar, beads and thread. $22, 1 1/2 to 2 hours (six person limit)
Jan 26: 7 p.m.-8 p.m. Thursday
Feb 25: 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Saturday