Grand Opening! MAKE


MAKE . 628 BROADWAY . PADUCAH . KY . 42001


Thursday evening March 12

MEET THE MAKERS 5:00pm-7:00pm

Meet this fabulous group of makers, movers and shakers! See wares and goods from their hands, learn about their stories & check out all the new awesomeness of MAKE and the grand opening weekend!

KariAnne Wood – Blogger (Thistlewood Farm) (oldest sister)

Kijsa Housman – Professional Artist/Owner (second sister)

Whitney – Actress/Austin Craft Creative (middle child)

Mark Presley Jr. – Minister/Palette Wood artisan (number four)

Stephen Presley – Professor/Author (the baby)


Friday, March 13

10:00-11:00 – Palette table demo- Learn from Mark Presley (personally selected by Wholefoods Corporate headquarters to design their Christmas Palette decor for their entire visual department) He is a master how to create an amazing table from Palettes, check out his other offerings below- Open, no cost

11:00-12:30 Make a V.O.W. framed verse – create your own Verse of the week Chalkboard using up cycled wood! cost includes all materials fro one board framed in up-cycled wood –  Kijsa & Mark partner for this fun inspirational class. reservations recommended $39.00



12:30-2:30 – Whitney invites you in to create your own felted Soap!  a come and go class (allow an hour) cost includes materials and instructions for 3 soaps! $22

3:00-4:30 Want to learn how to break down a palette to make your own creations? Let a master show you the way! Plus other quick demos on creativity throughout the hour! free!

Saturday, March 14

9:00-10:00 Doodles & donuts for kids – Free to all children (must be accompanied by an adult) this is a fun time for kids of all ages to play, explore what fun can be done simply with paper! Different stations for paper creating for kids, taught by kids! Munch your way through this creative hour with a donut hole or two!


picture frame memory wreath kit

10:00-12:00 Picture Frame Wreath Project. Learn from KariAnne Wood and create your own picture frame wreath from one of her kits. Cost includes instructions and materials for one wreath, suggested to bring about 25 small black and white family photos/memorabilia to personalize.   $32.00 for frame class,  reservations required

MAKE-postcard1-2 copy

11:00-1:00 Mark’s Palette Mason Jar – Amazing project to DIY materials and class instruction to create two of these beauties! Reservations required $38.00 (there is also an option for a boxed lunch with reservation, $9.00 from Midtown market)

11:30-12:30 Teen Stitched notebook class – a fun and whimsy quick project perfect for teen & pre-teen girls! cost includes one notebook and the know-how to create lots more!! Reservations recommended $14



1:30–2:30 join Austin Craft Creative Whitney Presley and learn how to fold Kentucky out of a book- this you just have to see (and do!) $18 includes book (a vintage Kentucky law manual), and all the know-how to make tons of these if you want afterwards!)

MAKE-postcard52:30-4:30 Make a VOW class – create a make one/give one Verse of the Week board from the new ministry kit. Dr. Stephen Presley will speak on his introduction and purpose behind this ministry $38 includes ministry packet and materials to make two unframed verse of the week boards, plus lots of wonderful encouragement by Dr. Presley!)


These classes are open to early registration via email only for the next 10 days. Many have limited seating, so make your reservation (prepayment is required to secure your spot).

Open registration will begin on the website in two weeks, so email early to ensure a spot!

For more information, class info and possible a joke of the day, Please email at or submit information below:

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MAKE – Creativity Central – 628 Broadway, Paducah, KY 42001

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