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October 07 - October 13
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    Vein Of Gold - A Spiritual Journey into Your Creative Landscape

    6:30 pm-8:30 pm
    Evilena's Red Dresser
    20887 S. LaGrange Road, Frankfort, IL 60423

    Join Renee Klyczek Nordstrom, art therapist and artist, for a spirited journey into your creative landscape.  The Vein of Gold is a guided process of uncovering, fostering, and maintaining creativity in anyone! This 8-week workshop helps participants to connect with their inner creative spirit in a safe and respectful environment. It is an engaging process of inspirational readings, discussions, exercises and using art materials. If you’ve never accessed your creative spirit, or if you’re a seasoned creative, the journey alongThe Vein of Gold will enrich your life and art practice. This series is open to new and returning students.

    Each participant is asked to bring a copy of The Vein of Gold by Julia Cameron.

    Currently, Renee is in private art therapy/counseling practice in Chicago Heights and Bourbonnais, Illinois. She has facilitated art therapy sessions for groups and individuals at a large residential treatment center for adolescent and adult females. Renee has practiced art-making for over 30 years. She works among a community of artists at Union Street Gallery in Chicago Heights, Illinois. Her extensive teaching experience includes art therapy and fine arts classes for children, adolescents, and adults, as well as, facilitating independent studies.

    The Vein of Gold at Evilena’s Red Dresser, 20887 South LaGrange Rd., Frankfort, IL
    Oct 1 – Dec 3 (no class Nov 5) Mondays, 6:30-8:30pm
    $120.00 for 8 week course (fee is due September 24) no refunds unless minimum is not met

    Payment: Cash, check, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express Minimum 10 participants, maximum 15
    Materials needed: The Vein of Gold, Julia Cameron 

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    Advanced Farmhouse Paint Class

    10:00 am-12:00 pm
    Evilena's Red Dresser
    20887 S. LaGrange Road, Frankfort, IL 60423

    Join us for our hands-on Advanced Farmhouse Paint Technique class. You will learn how to use our Farmhouse stains to bring an antique look to your projects. In addition, you will also be learning how to layer paints and distress your furniture to get a unique Farmhouse look for your pieces. 

    The class includes all supplies, take home instructions and a LOT of INSPIRATION to get you started and complete your project. Please bring a small piece to work on (drawer to a dresser, wood frames). In addition, you’ll take home two sample boards you’ll create to practice the techniques.

    Sign up today at our store, or call 815.464.2668. The cost is $75.00 limited seating, pre-registration required to save your seat. Coffee & snacks will be provided. Get ready to change your old pieces into something spectacular! Let’s get creative together at Evilena’s Red Dresser!

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    FREE! Breast Cancer Awareness and Shopping Event

    7:00 pm-9:00 pm
    Evilena's Red Dresser
    20887 S. LaGrange Road, Frankfort, IL 60423

    FREE Breast Cancer Awareness and Shopping Event on Friday, October 12, 7-9 pm. Guests will enjoy a brief, fun (& funny) breast cancer awareness talk given by Tracy DeGraaf – Comedian & Breast Cancer Survivor!  Guests also receive 10% discount shopping in store and light refreshments. We encourage all women to attend and especially those who are overdue for their mammogram – Tracy has a special message for you!

    Register by calling the store 815-464-2668 or online at www.tracydegraaf.com

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    Beginner Farmhouse Paint Class

    9:30 am-12:00 pm
    Evilena's Red Dresser
    20887 S. LaGrange Road, Frankfort, IL 60423

    Whether you’re a beginner or a pro, our Farmhouse Paint Class is for you! In this class, you’ll discover tips and tricks from our experts. Learn how to paint bathroom vanities, kitchen cabinets, furniture, decor and more. Bring a small item with you to practice on (such as a small cabinet door or drawer). Register at Evilena’s Red Dresser or call 815-464-2668. Your investment of $50 for this class includes all instruction and paint.