Column: “Creative Space” – Creative Handmade Gift Ideas

June 12, 2014 14:00 pm · 2 comments


There’s still time to create a nice handmade gift for your dads or grads! Click here to learn more about my selection of creative designs that you can make for yourself, as a fun family project, or for upcoming birthday gifts. There’s something for everyone, from personalized glass tumblers to desk accessories to cute décor items.

Go visit the craft store and create something special this weekend!


TONIGHT – Music & Market
6:30 – 8:00pm
Da Island Way and Dakila – Polynesian and Latin
Todos Santos Plaza, Concord

June 12
6:00 – 8:00pm
Reception – The Skull Show
Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek

June 14
11:00am – 3:00pm
Free Father’s Day craft project for kids
Lakeshore Learning, Walnut Creek

June 14
Blue Devils Drums Corps – Family Night
Diablo Valley College, Pleasant Hill

June 14-15
King of the County Music Festival
Martinez Waterfront Park

June 19
Art as Pride – Artist reception
Contra Costa County Admin Building, Martinez

June 20
8:00 – 10:00pm
Horn Driven Blues
Armando’s, Martinez

June 21
Public art walking tour
Downtown Walnut Creek

June 21
10:00am – 3:00pm
Flip Flop into Summer – Craft Boutique
Martinez Senior Center

June 22
1:30pm – The Illusions
7:00pm – Bradley School of Music
Vinnie’s Bar & Grill, Concord

June 27
Juneteenth Dance Celebration
Diablo Valley College Theater, Pleasant Hill

June 28
Juneteenth Dance Celebration
California Theater, Pittsburg

Now through July 19
Wicked Botany – art exhibit
Community Art Gallery
Walnut Creek Library

Creative Space is a weekly column written by Lisa Fulmer that features local art events and performances, inspiring interviews with creative movers and makers, DIY how-to projects for you and our home, plus fun craft ideas for the whole family. Creative Space will be on every Thursday at 2pm.

As an avid creative junkie living in Concord, Lisa wants to make it easier for our readers to find ways to embrace creativity and celebrate the local people who are making it happen. In addition to her work as a writer and a marketing consultant, Lisa is a mixed media artist and a project designer for the craft industry.

Visit her blog to see more of Lisa’s own creative space.

1 Sid June 13, 2014 at 12:03 AM

I really appreciate the listing of things to do in and around Claycord. Thanks!

2 frank June 13, 2014 at 8:54 AM

Blue Devils doors open at 5:30 and the show starts at 7.

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