Sep
11
6:00 PM18:00

Wedding Styling like a Pro

Learn how to create the most stylish wedding down to every last detail with Laura Ritchie of Grit & Grace

Reflective Event Design is the cornerstone of how Grit & Grace designs unique, curated and personalized events. Come learn how that process works and styling a wedding for the ultimate guest experience. This course would be excellent for brides hoping to design their weddings without going full on DIY, planners who want to understand how to design weddings beyond the logistics and will also provide pointers on how to get your event published, featured or simply look good on social media.

Cocktails, materials, and good company included - $75

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Sep
18
6:00 PM18:00

Social Content 101

Learn how to create content that wows and develop your brand on social media! 

In this workshop, lead by Elizabeth Carberry, you will learn how to set goals, generate content, create a visual story and plan your social media calendar. You should walk away from this workshop feeling like you have the skills, confidence to create a social media presence that best represents you and your brand - one that looks and feels like YOU! We will cover: 

  • Goal setting 

  • Generating content 

  • Planning a brand shoot 

  • Sourcing props and generate partners

  • Capturing the perfect shot and how to edit 

  • Or working with a photographer

  • Planning your grid 

What you’ll get: Discounts on social planning platforms, 50% off consultation with Elizabeth Carberry, and a $10 gift card to get your props list rolling for your next shoot!

Cocktails, Materials and Good Company Included! $45 

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Sep
26
6:00 PM18:00

Snapshot Dhaka Photo Exhibition + Silent Auction

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This event is free and open to the public.

In Bangladesh – and around the world – children are not in control over their destinies. Their opportunity to succeed personally, academically, and professionally is limited by the socio-economic condition of their families. Nearly 60 million children in Bangladesh are denied high-quality education as a result of an inequitable system. Our aim this summer was to offer these children something different.

Our team spent two weeks teaching 25 bangladeshi children how to process and tell stories about their own lives through photography, and we did so in a way that impacted how they viewed themselves and their role in the community.

And now we've partnered with non-profits 100Cameras and Teach For Bangladesh to provide these children with a platform to sell their photographs. 100% of the proceeds from the sale of the childrens' photographs are being placed into scholarships to further their education and provide them with a brighter future.

Our ultimate goals include spreading the word about our recent project through a traveling exhibition (and silent auction) of student photos and to share the stories of the Snapshot Dhaka project with our peers in the DC and Northern Virginia community.

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Oct
10
6:00 PM18:00

Mindfulness + Manifesting Made Easy

Get crystal clear on how to visualize and manifest the bold, badass future you’re meant to live, with holistic health coach and owner of UpSwing Health Coaching, Megan Sanchez.

Feeling sluggish, stuck…maybe a little lost? Learn how to squash limiting beliefs and manifest a vision for YOU- right now. In this workshop, you’ll discover how to flex your positive mental muscles by visualizing desired outcomes and embodying future success for your health, career, relationships, finances and spirit.

Manifesting goals isn’t hocus pocus. It’s about clearly communicating with the universe, taking note of the power that’s already within you and tapping into existing resources.

After developing your own road map for manifesting the year ahead, we’ll set you up with the tools to revisit your vision and continue chasing your goals. In addition to the motivation to take action, you’ll walk away with a personalized notebook filled with prompts on daily intention setting so you can record and celebrate your success every step of the way!

Enjoy delicious, rejuvenating Switchel from DC’s own entrepreneurial team at Sip City and immerse yourself in essential oils from Holistically Healthy Home. It’s never too late to get head healthy and maximize your potential!

Cocktails, instruction and good company included - $35

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Nov
8
6:00 PM18:00

Walk and Shop

Walk the streets of Georgetown to learn home decor shopping secrets like the pros!

Learn how to shop for the best accessories and decor pieces with Splendor Styling. Interactive 2-hour workshop. Crafted shopping trip! We'll meet at Fostr for introduction and then go to 4 favorite stores in Georgetown.

Cocktails, instruction and good company included - $40

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Aug
15
6:00 PM18:00

Master Mobile Photography

Learn how to take awesome photos with your phone like a PRO!

This session will be led by Tamera Darden, Founder and Creative Director of Darden Creative, the content production company for beauty & wellness brands & digital influencers. In the first 6 months in business, Tamera brought in $10,000 in projects using only her mobile phone & simple equipment to do it. Known as "The Flat Lay Whisperer" her past clients include Macy's Inc., Eden Body Works, The Laundress and Joshica Beauty . In her session, Tamera will be covering how to use mobile photography to capture brand right content for your social media platforms, specifically Instagram. You’ll walk away with a better understanding of the value of quality content the connects with your audience and how to capture great photos without the "make it rain" budget.

Key takeaways:

    • The 5 Elements of a Great Flat Lay
    • Go-to Mobile Editing Apps
    • How to develop a content calendar that works for you
    • Best practices for creating content with your mobile phone
    • Tamera's mobile photography secrets: including her 5 second mobile photography trick

Cocktails, materials and good company included - $35

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Aug
9
6:00 PM18:00

Walk and Shop

Walk the streets of Georgetown to learn home decor shopping secrets like the pros!

Learn how to shop for the best accessories and decor pieces with Splendor Styling. Interactive 2-hour workshop. Crafted shopping trip! We'll meet at Fostr for introduction and then go to 4 favorite stores in Georgetown.

Cocktails, instruction and good company included - $40

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Jul
24
6:00 PM18:00

Lightroom Like Laura

How to use Lightroom to edit your photos and make them POP!

You guys, Lightroom is hard, let's make it easy! Laura Metzler Photography will go over all the basics of Lightroom including importing & exporting, organization, batch editing, specialized edits, and even the app, so you can make sure your instagram is lookin fresh! Bring your laptop (with Lightroom!) and your questions! This class is primarily for beginners.

Cocktails, materials and good company included - $75

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Jul
19
6:00 PM18:00

Contracts for Creatives

 Learn the ins and outs of how to create a solid, air tight contract for any creative field

Ashlee Hightower specializes in creating contracts for creatives and she wants to share her tips and tricks to creating contracts that serve their purpose. Lear how to craft a contract and what to use when with this workshop!

Cocktails, materials and good company included - $25

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Jun
27
6:00 PM18:00

Writing In Style

Writing In Style: Learn calligraphy from a pro and how to write on different surfaces - not just paper!

Learn how to writing modern, elegant calligraphy from Nika Smernoff of Calligraphette & Co. She will walk you through various techniques and styles on paper and then translate the work to the surface of guests choosing, either a pot or picture frame! And you get to take it home!

cocktails, materials, frame or pot to take home and good company included - $45

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May
24
6:00 PM18:00

PAST EVENT: Home Styling 101: Tips and Tricks on How to Style Shelves, Tablescapes and More, to Make Your Home WOW!

Join Shannon Claire Interiors to learn how to expertly style shelves, coffee tables and more to make the small spaces in your home WOW! Shannon will walk you through tips and tricks of what to use and how to use it to make a cohesive look. 

Cocktails, materials and good company included!

$25

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