Lucky Star Show + Tell, LLC

Jennifer Perkins

Jennifer Perkins is an Austin based creative content designer and kitsch enthusiast. She has hosted television programs, Facebook Live episode and You Tube series.  Jen has been a brand ambassador and taught classes all over the country, most recently she has a new book out in 2020 called Easy Arts and Crafts for Kids. Her work has been featured places like HGTV, Country Living Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, Flea Market Decor, Apartment Therapy and many more. When she is not decorating Christmas trees, hanging out at flea markets or gluing pompoms to something she hosts the Creative Queso podcast.
Website: www.jenniferperkins.com and www.creativequeso.com

Facebook: Jennifer Perkins

Instagram: @jenniferperkins

Lucky Star Classes: Break Through Your Fear of Creativity and Junk Journal and Paper Bag Party Stars

 

: : : Break Through Your Fear of Creativity : : :

 

Class Description:

Most creatives have an irrational fear of a blank canvas or page. Jennifer Perkins will hold your hand through the entire process of dispelling this idea why painting on pieces of cardboard. Part creative explosion, part art therapy – all parts fun. Each student will leave with a finished kitschy creation and as many pieces of painted cardboard as they can carry.

Class Offered: Half Day

Level of Difficulty: All Levels Welcome

Prerequisites:  None

Materials List for Students:

  • none

Supplies Provided by Instructor: Paints, markers, pompoms, glue guns, knick knacks, and all the cardboard ever! Each participant will also get a small canvas and a vintage bingo card to paint.

Supply Fee: $20 (everyone)

Optional Kit Fee: $10 – $50 (kits will be available for sale in class for anyone who wants one)

Included in Optional Kit: Random supply of kitschy embellishments

How to Pay for Kit/Supply Fee: PayPal  jen@jenniferperkins.com, cash in class, or Venmo @jenniferperkinsart 

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: : : Junk Journal : : :

 

Class Description:

This is not your mama’s journal!  Make a journal using thrift store and flea market finds with the queen of crafts, kitsch, and color, Jennifer Perkins. In this class we will get crafty with recycled boxes, old greeting cards, books, and lots of pompom trim.  This is where your thrift store obsession/craft supply hoarding will pay off!  We’ll be glueing all the things to create a unique and colorful journal to gift or use for yourself.  **We will not be journaling in this class.**

Class Offered: Half Day

Level of Difficulty: All Levels Welcome

Prerequisites:  None

Materials List for Students: 

Scissors (if you aren’t flying)

Piece of scrap fabric (12”x 8” at least) in fun patterns/prints/colors

Glue stick and/or Tacky Glue

Fun colorful papers (especially papers you have painted/printed on and/or a pad of scrapbook paper)

Optional…

Old greeting cards/postcards

Envelope with a clear window

Glue gun w/sticks (optional if you’re flying in)

Supplies Provided by Instructor:

Scissors

Book Covers

Rulers

Clamps

Pompom Trim

Book Binding Supplies

Supply Fee: $20 (everyone)

Optional Kit Fee: $10 – $50  (kits will be available for sale in class for anyone who wants one)

Included in Optional Kit: Random supply of kitschy embellishments

How to Pay for Kit/Supply Fee: PayPal  jen@jenniferperkins.com, cash in class, or Venmo @jenniferperkinsart 

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: : : Paper Bag Party Stars : : :

 

Class Description:  

Let’s Party With Some Paper Bag Stars!  Finding the perfect party decorations can sometimes be tricky business. These adorable DIY paper bag stars are EASY, inexpensive, make a big impact AND are completely customizable.  You may never look at paper bags the same way again and we’re okay with that.

Class Offered:  as a one hour “extra” outside of class time

Level of Difficulty: All Levels Welcome

Prerequisites:  None

Materials List for Students: 

Scissors (regular and decorative edge)

Markers to decorate the edges of your bags

Supplies Provided by Instructor:

Paper bags of all colors and patterns

Pompoms

Supply Fee: $10

How to Pay for Supply Fee: PayPal  jen@jenniferperkins.com, cash in class, or Venmo @jenniferperkinsart

 

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