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


Soon we're throwing our doors wide open soon & welcoming you to come craft with us! For a low hourly rate you can use our tools, library of books, and get our help finishing up your loose ends!

Perfect for:

  • Learning a new skill
  • Crossing off your to-do's
  • Meeting new crafty friends

For Everyone


 We want to bring a craft party straight to your location! Girls Night In? 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
  • Ladies Night In
  • Seasonal Crafting Party
  • Retirement Center Activities

Want Something Custom?

Not ready to tackle a class? We also make custom items for you! Check out our Custom Order page for more info!

Custom Order Info!

Spring & Summer Classes

Sunshine Sign



In Studio/ Home Party = $50/per sign

Create a Happy-Go-Lucky sign!

Perfect Gift idea for Mother's Day!

Ages 15 and up!

Sand & Shell Artwork


In studio/Home Party = $15 per artwork

Create this fun Ocean Art using real sand & shells! Tons of shells to choose from!

Booking Now December 1st @ Seaside Seabird Sanctuary!

Makes a great summer project- Ages 6+

Mermaid Headband


In studio/Home Party = $25 per headband

Choose from tons of shells & different color satin covered headbands. 

Arrange your own creation to wear proudly!

Great Girls Night Out class or Birthday party!

Home Decor Classes

Mom/ Baby "Love" Sign


In Studio/ Home Party = $25/pp

Keep your Baby's tiny size forever in your view with this Valentines Craft!

Create a memory & Choose from tons of paint colors to suit your style! Babies under 2 please.

Welcome Sign

Welcome sign for front door

In Studio / Home Party = $50/pp

Create a Welcoming sign for your front entrance!

 Choose your Last Name or the word Welcome!

Heavy duty wood- won't fall over!

Choose paint color & ribbon to match your decor!

My Pet Makes the Rules


In studio / Home Party = $20/pp 

Create a one-of-a-kind sign reflecting

your pet's name & attitude! 

Fun to hang by their bowl or anywhere!

Makes a great gift!

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! 

Travertine Coasters


In Studio/ Home Party = 2 Coasters/$15 or 4 Coasters/$25,  6/$40

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

Comparable tiles sold at high end kitchen stores for $10 each!!

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.

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!  

Fall Classes

It's Fall Y'All Wooden Decor


Create a welcoming sign for your home! Choose your stain and paint colors & add extra embellishments to make this sign fit your decor perfectly!


Happy Fall Wooden Pumpkins


This unique pumpkin shape is sure to please! Makes a great front door decoration or Housewarming Gift! Add felt leaves and a little raffia to complete the look!


Fabric Pumpkins


Learn how to make your own fabric pumpkins you can use year after year to decorate your home! Embellish with ribbon and real wood stems for a unique addition to your Autumn decor!

$50 makes 7 pumpkins

 (roughly size of your palm)


"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

See What's available

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




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