Create to Live; Live to Create

About Us

By Artists

Owned & operated by lifetime artists & crafters, we offer fun & quirky craft classes in the Tampa & St. Petersburg areas to bring people together in celebraton of the arts.

  • Tackle that Pinterest Project!
  • Ask us your burning Craft Questions!
  • Interact with fellow artists or those who want to learn!
  • Leave ready to tackle a new arts & crafts project!

For You

Pick a class! We want to bring your project straight to your location, or let us book an amazing room at one of our partnering venues (based on availability on your event date). We promise to keep you smiling!

Perfect for:

  • Learning a new skill
  • Holiday Gifting from the heart
  • Dorm Room Decorating
  • Unique Birthday party
  • Retirement Celebration

For Everyone

Girls Night Out? Office Ice-Breaker Event? Just an excuse to get the family together? Contact us for private & corporate events.

  • On Location Parties
  • Work Mixers
  • Sorority Events
  • Boy & Girl Scout Badge earning
  • Back to School Crafting Party
  • Gathering place for like-minded crafters

Custom Decor Classes

Party Banners


In Studio/ Home Party= $15/pp

Outside Location Price TBD

Happily Ever After, Welcome Home, Bon Voyage*!

Let's make a banner that's sure to be a hit! *Feel Free to make your own saying!

We'll help you! 

Crafts for making DIY Tile Stone Coasters

Stone Coasters

In Studio/ Home Party = 2 Coasters/$15 or 4 Coasters/$25

MADEIRA BEACH REC CENTER Location = Same Pricing as Above

Other Location Price TBD

Create Custom Coasters to suit your style! TONS of prints to choose from, including Fall & Holiday as well as graphic, floral, funny sayings, and much more!! 


Leather Key Fob

In Studio / Home Party = $10/1 Key Chain (Purchase multiples by adding how many you want to your cart.)

Outside Location Price TBD

Customize yours with a special place in your heart & put the Latitude/Longitude of that location to keep with you all day long.

Makes a great gift!

Ages 18+ for use of hammer.

Holiday Themed Classes

Wooden Firecracker Craft supplies

Firecracker Centerpiece

In Studio/ Home Party = $25/pp

Outside Location Price TBD

Keep your Memorial Day, Independance Day & Labor Day parties festive with this 

wooden centerpiece! 

Create a bundle of "firecrackers" that's sure to make you proud!  Ages 18 & up

Fall Wooden Palette

In Studio/ Home Party = $40/pp

Outside Location Price TBD

Create this 12" x 24" Wooden palette

with your choice between these 2 sayings* & your choice of wood stain.

Complete your sign with a choice of decorations to suit your style! 

*Saying must be chosen in advance, when ordering. Ages 18 & up

Craft Supplies for Christmas Holiday Ornaments Kids Project

Festive Ornaments

In studio / Home Party = $12/pp (2 Ornaments each)


Other Locations Price TBD

Create a custom Gingerbread Gal or Guy or a Marshmellow Snowman Sledder for your tree or mantle! Hanger included. Ages 5 and up.


All Ages Classes


Coloring Hour

 In Studio/ Home Party =$8/pp 

Outside Location Price TBD

Proven to be calming & yet works on spacial placement an color balance. 

Gather friends or come make new ones!

We provide :

Coloring Books, Markers, Colored Pencils, Crayons.

Perfect for: Expert coloring Fiends 

Beginners, & Everyone in between!

Scrap Fabric Garland

 In Studio/Home Party= $15/pp 

Outside Location Price TBD

We provide tons of fabric strips to choose from, and before you know it, you'll be adding flair to any bedroom, window, or party!  

We add the wooden beads every so often to give it an extra touch and add substance to the final product! 

No flimsy garlands over here! 

Tiny Mosaic Canvas Art

 In Studio/ Home Party = $15/pp

Outside Location Price TBD

Paint your own mini masterpiece! 

We provide 2.5" x 2.5" canvases and instruction to create a tiny medallion print using a technique called Pointillism. It's strangely calming to focus on creating the tiny works of art- and you will soon be wanting to create a mini art gallery of your very own!  

Display your art proudly on the included wooden easel!  


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Current Classes

Stay tuned for our GRAND OPENING DATE for the Studio!

No upcoming events.


"Merritt makes her class fun & entertaining. Not only do you have a great time but you actually learn something!! I look forward to taking another class soon!!" 

-Andrea L., St. Petersburg, FL

 "Had a great time! Not only was it something fun to do with friends, you just may learn something. Merritt was great. Very fun and entertaining. Can't wait to take another class. :) "

-Marcylynn, Tampa, FL

"I always enjoy taking craft classes lead by Merritt. She's an awesome teacher & I always have a great time!!'

-Wendy, Riverview, FL

Contact Us

Drop us a line!

Better yet, see us in person!

We love our customers, so feel free to set up a time to meet with one of us to discuss your needs.  (Appointment Only at this time, please.)

Creative Earth

505 76th Ave, St Pete Beach, Florida 33706, United States

(727) 667-7333



Classes 7 days/Wk. -Times Vary

Help Our Artists

We're just newbies! Help us get off to a great start! Your support and contributions will enable us to meet our goals and improve classes. Your generous donation will fund our mission to make art approachable & attainable for all.

Pay with PayPal or a debit/credit card

Terms & Conditions


  Policies & Procedures  Standard services are billed at a rate of per class basis, depending on materials for each class. Adjustments will be made for unique circumstances on a case by case basis. No Delivery on finished products. Services are typically billed prior to class.   Terms and Conditions ("Terms") Last updated: 9/26/2017 .Please read these Terms and Conditions ("Terms", "Terms and Conditions") carefully before using the website (the "Service") operated by Creative Earth, LLC.Your access to and use of the Service is conditioned on your acceptance of and compliance withthese Terms. These Terms apply to all visitors, users and others who access or use the Service.By accessing or using the Service you agree to be bound by these Terms. If you disagree with anypart of the terms then you may not access the Service. Refund Policy  Refund Policy: Due to the nature of securing spots & materials for each class- we require a 72 hour cancellation notice for full class amount to be transferred to a future class. Cancellations done 48 hours prior to class time will receive 50% of the class cost transferrable to a future class. Day of class cancellations or no-shows will be a forfeit of payment. You may also transfer your class spot to a friend with at least 24 hour notice, as long as the class isn't involving monogrammed materials- in which case a fee will apply to redo the friends initials, etc. At any time, class may be cancelled by Creative Earth for emergency purposes (Hurricane Evacuation, unforseen medical emergencies, etc.). If a class is cancelled by Creative Earth, you will receive a full class credit for a future class.  Shipping Policy We do not ship.  - Exchanges: As each class is unique in nature, there are no exchanges.  

Liability  As a condition to participating in the activities at the premises located at 505 76th Ave., St. Pete Beach, FL 33706 (the “Premises”), I hereby hold harmless and release and forever discharge Creative Earth, LLC, and its employees, agents, affiliates, members and assigns, and independent contractors (the “Releasees”) from any and all claims, demands, damages, causes of action or suits, of whatever kind and description.I further hold the Company harmless from all present and future claims, demands, and causes of action which I, my heirs, representatives, executors, administrators, or any other persons acting on my behalf or on behalf of my estate have or may have by reason of this authorization. I assume full responsibility for and risk of bodily injury, death, or property damage due to the negligence, gross negligence or misconduct of Releasees, and I assume full responsibility of harm which might occur or as a result of or under the Releasees’ supervision or direction.I acknowledge that the Releasees’ may provide alcohol. I represent and warrant that I am over the legal drinking age of 21. I understand and acknowledge the potential risks involved with the consumption of alcohol including personal bodily harm and even death.I acknowledge that my choice to consume alcohol is strictly voluntary and that it is my responsibility not to become intoxicated. I agree that this Release and Waiver of Liability is intended to be as broad and inclusive as is permitted by the laws of the State of Florida, and that if any portion of the agreement is held to be invalid, it is agreed that the balance shall, notwithstanding, continue in full legal force and effect. Privacy Policy This policy covers how we use your personal information. We take your privacy SERIOUSLY and will take all measures to protect your personal information.What information do we collect? We only collect information that we need that is related to your order. This includes your: Billing Address Shipping Address Email AddressCredit Card Information In addition we also collect information on your IP address, browser type, and Refer URL data. We use this data to prevent hacking attempts, help us know what web browsers people are using, and find out where our visitors are coming from so that we can improve our marketing. How Is My Information Used? Your information is only used to fill your order. We do not sell or redistribute your information to ANYONE. - Security and StorageOnly your order data billing, shipping, and order contents data is stored on our server. This information is encrypted using a Secure Sockets Layer before it is transmitted over a web server. We do not store your Credit Card data. - Cookies and Browser InformationCookies are small files that reside on your computer and allow us to recognize you on your next visit or store your shopping cart contents. We use them only to track this information.