Local DIY Roundup — Miami Classes, Workshops and Maker Spaces

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Local DIY Roundup — Miami Classes, Workshops and Maker Spaces

Here at Krrb we love doing it ourselves. Whether it’s turning old luggage into shelves or making your own garden planter, there’s nothing quite like the feeling you get after building something yourself. That’s why it’s so great to know that if you go looking in any city you can find a nice, little DIY shop that might just have everything you need to get creative.

If you’re in Miami, there are plenty of ways to get your DIY on. If you have an urge to explore your artistic side, this sunny city offers classes on everything from flower arrangement to ceramics and car repair. Read on to see what strikes your fancy!

The Creative’s Loft

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There’s no doubt that The Creative Loft, a wedding and event planning agency knows how to find the beauty in the everyday. Head to this Wynwood-based studio to take a class in flower crown making, gem soapmaking and perfume creation. Keep an eye on their Instagram for news on upcoming classes. The Creative’s Loft is located at 3841 NE 2nd Avenue in Miami.

DIY Daughters

Local DIY Roundup — Miami Classes, Workshops and Maker Spaces

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Get ready to feel empowered. DIY Daughters is an organization created to provide real world education to women and girls. Take classes in everything from oil changing and CPR training to home DIY skills like tiling, painting and sheetrock repair. With these skills under your (tool)belt you’ll be self-sufficient in no time. DIY Daughters is located at 4220 NW 7th Avenue in Miami.

ArtCenter of South Florida

Local DIY Roundup — Miami Classes, Workshops and Maker Spaces

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If you’re looking to be the next Picasso or Rembrandt, head to the ArtCenter of South Florida. Dabble in the arts with printmaking, watercolor, figure drawing and abstract painting classes. There’s really something for everyone! ArtCenter Studios are located at 924 Lincoln Road in Miami.

Ceramic League of Miami

Local DIY Roundup — Miami Classes, Workshops and Maker Spaces

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Roll up your sleeves. No matter if it’s your first time digging into clay or your 500th time, the Ceramic League of Miami has you covered. Classes range from tile making, Raku, sculpture, mosaic, hand building, working with paper clay and wheel throwing. Stay on top of their calendar for additional workshops added throughout the year. Ceramic League of Miami is located at 8873 SW 129th Street.

Raging Wool

Local DIY Roundup — Miami Classes, Workshops and Maker Spaces

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If you’re all thumbs when it comes to knitting and crocheting (like I am!), let Raging Wool be your guide. This yarn shop has figured out how to make a knitter out of just about anyone. With small classes and at-your-pace instruction, you can learn how to make a scarf or socks. Gain skills on intricate knitting techniques and even learn how to use a spindle! Located in Pembroke Pines, Raging Wool is at 1850 NW 122 Terrace.