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Valentine Terrariums

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Handmade Valentine Terrariums for the One You Love

Available for Special Order or Grab n’ Go!

Who’s tired of the same old bouquets of flowers that wilt and die after a few days? The Garage Girls are rolling up their sleeves and creating Valentine terrariums either available as special orders or grab and go. These sweet gestures of love are unique and LAST-just like true love!

Small $25
Either in a glass globe or coffee mug, approximately 6” high

Medium $35
Glass hurricane, approximately 10” high

Large: $65
Glass vessel with lid, approximately 15” high

Special Orders
Pick up February 13th or 14th

1. Choose from 3 sizes (prices ranging $25-$65) featuring live moss, polished stones or glass beads and miniature plants specifically for terrariums. Each design will be one of a kind! We’ll also include instructions on how to care for your terrarium.

2. Select a “whimsy” to add to your terrarium to give the perfect personality. Examples include: a message in a bottle (you get to write the message!), a tiny red deer, a handmade clay conversation heart, or a delicate butterfly-just to name a few! We’ll have a variety of options to choose from.

3. Payment: You may either call to reserve with a credit card or pay in store. Orders must be placed by February 10th.

Grab n’ Go
Available February 12-14

Stop in the shop February 12-14 and choose from our ready made terrariums. (while they last!)

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Summer Camp Early Bird Registration

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Summer Camp Early Bird Registration
June 6-July 29

Register by March 1st, 2016 and receive $20 off!

If you’re already thinking about summer, then take advantage of our early bird summer camp discount! Register by March 1st and save $20 off our weekly rate. Our camps fill quickly as summer approaches, so why not get ahead of the game and save some bucks at the same time!

Garage Door Studio presents a truly, one of a kind arts and crafts camp for girls and boys ages 8-12. Campers will find inspiration to make art and creative projects led by professional artists and crafters. Each week is curated by one lead artist with a visiting artist each day to mix it up!  Your kids will have such a memorable time they’ll beg to come back for more, so we’ve themed out our sessions so each week offers something different.

Camp fees: $260 per week, (early bird rate: $240)
Sibling Discount: $10
Camp hours: 10 am – 3 pm Monday-Friday.
Please bring a snack, sack lunch and water bottle.

Counselors in Training

Too old for summer art camp? 13 years and older may wish to join our CIT (Counselor in Training) Program – which teaches the how to’s of helping and interacting with younger campers. This program lets older campers help, assist and contribute to the success of our camp. There is no fee to participate. In return, we are happy to offer letters of recommendation or community service letters tailored to their needs. Email us for more information.

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Martin Luther King Day of Giving

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Martin Luther King Day of Giving

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr., Garage Door Studio is hosting a camp for kids ages 7-13 on Monday, January 18th to make fleece scarves and put together care packages for the homeless in Atlanta. GDS will be donating items, but we could also use extra donations so the kids can make as many care packages as they can!!

Items needed: oversized ziplock bags, toothbrush/toothpaste, notepads/pens, gloves/mittens, socks, hats, comb/brush, soap, shampoo, lotion, tissues and first aid items are some examples. Drop at GDS anytime between now and Sunday, January 17th. 119A Center St., Avondale Estates.

Thank you in advance! With the cold weather upon us, every little bit helps those who are less fortunate.

Register your kids for our awesome day of giving! Space is limited.

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2016 Winter Session Art Classes

2016 Winter Session Art Classes

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After School Art Classes for Kids

Starting the week of January 19th, our winter session art classes after school begin. Choose between five-week or four-week sessions, running through March. Kids will learn to draw and cartoon, paint and create in 3D mixed media, sewing 101, photography and more! Sessions are led by working artists or a GDS owner in our spacious and cozy art center. Classes are held 4:15-5:45 p.m. Ages 8 and up.


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Adult Art + DIY Classes

Choose from oodles of fun classes, including home decor sewing, beginning and intermediate embroidery, calligraphy, encaustic painting, watercolor, mixed media, jewelry making and other fun craft-based classes! Working professional artists teach our classes and some have their work represented in our shop! Learn more about each instructor in the bio section of class descriptions. All levels are welcome and we definitely encourage those with no art experience to check us out!