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Win a Ticket ($40): Procrastinator’s DIY Gift-a-thon w/ Assembly: gather+create | Create 5 Unique Gifts for You or Friends & Family

We are giving away a ticket to Procrastinator’s DIY Gift-a-thon w/ Assembly: gather+create on December 16. To win, comment on this post why you’d like to attend. Winner will be drawn and emailed Monday, December 12.


From our sponsors:
Procrastinator's DIY Gift-a-thonProcrastinator’s DIY Gift-a-thon
December 16, 2016
7-9:30 p.m. | $40 | 21+
Register at

Pop UP Shop PDX
1408 NE Alberta St, Portland, OR 97211

Assembly: gather+create has a holiday treat perfect for all you procrastinators out there. During this festive hands-on event, you’ll create five handmade, unique gifts to give to the special people in your life (or you can keep one or two for yourself… we won’t tell). And don’t worry, we’ve designed these projects to guarantee your success in making things you’ll be proud to give!

  • Creatively dye leather in bold colors to make a set of beverage coasters
  • Etch a design on a pint or cocktail glass to make custom functional art
  • Work with vintage fabric and fragrant lavender to create a sachet to scent linens and drawers
  • Design a classy catnip pillow that will be irresistible to your favorite feline
  • Mix up an all natural body scrub to pamper winter skin

You’ll even print your own custom gift wrap for the perfect presentation. We’ll also have some special holiday surprise treats on hand too! Register today — you’re not going to want to miss this.

About Assembly: gather+create
The local creatives of Assembly, Liz and Brian Wright, offer hands-on modern craft & DIY workshops in bars and other social spaces around Portland. The workshops, covering a wide variety of crafts, are perfect for beginners and designed to empower creativity and pique interest in potential new hobbies. Visit their website for a list of upcoming classes:

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32 Responses to Win a Ticket ($40): Procrastinator’s DIY Gift-a-thon w/ Assembly: gather+create | Create 5 Unique Gifts for You or Friends & Family

  1. Naomi December 6, 2016 at 21:39 #

    Um, a crafty crafty prize? Yes please.

  2. Denise Olsen December 7, 2016 at 09:49 #

    I love crafts. Hope I win.

  3. M. L. December 7, 2016 at 12:10 #

    Ooh! Please pick me!! This sounds fun!

  4. Emily December 7, 2016 at 14:38 #

    This sounds like fun and I could really use some inspiration this holiday!

  5. mary December 7, 2016 at 15:41 #

    I’m a procrastinator

  6. Renee December 7, 2016 at 18:56 #

    This sounds awesome! I hope I win!!

  7. Nicole December 7, 2016 at 22:04 #

    I like to make things!
    Not going to lie, a good chunk of these projects would fit a present for me than for my loved ones, but self-care, right?

  8. Brittanie December 7, 2016 at 23:02 #

    I need this! Would save me some shopping too!

  9. Shannon Barber December 7, 2016 at 23:30 #

    I love making creative gifts for the holidays, especially cool ones like those I could make if I were picked as the winner! Fingers crossed

  10. Cherie martin irwin December 8, 2016 at 15:13 #

    Nothing but crafty stuff in my house, plus just had my team of 20 make sock snowmen.

  11. Joan Shaughnessy December 8, 2016 at 16:40 #

    Winning equals 5 happy friends

  12. Dee December 8, 2016 at 16:44 #

    I am planning to make all my Christmas gifts this year so winning this would greatly help me!!

  13. Merna Robertson December 8, 2016 at 17:07 #

    This is a tentative placeholder for the crafty comment I’m going to make to enter to win those tickets …. hang on a sec….

  14. Marie December 8, 2016 at 18:14 #

    Not only am I a proud (but rather untalented) DIY’er, but I’m currently unemployed and looking to get creative with some holiday gifts on the cheap!

  15. Miranda T. December 8, 2016 at 18:35 #

    I’ve got idle hands!

  16. Grace December 8, 2016 at 19:07 #

    I would love to spread some DIY holiday cheer!!

  17. Trish December 8, 2016 at 22:11 #

    Procrastinator? That’s me! This sounds awesome and I’d love to participate! Thanks much.

  18. JP December 8, 2016 at 23:40 #

    Sounds like a fun way to go from procrastinating to productive! Sign me up!

  19. April December 9, 2016 at 08:33 #

    This sounds like fun!

  20. Eliz December 9, 2016 at 08:44 #

    Would love to win! Need gifts, not much $ with recent medical emergencies, and prefer unique hand crafted presents!

  21. JoVonne Mason December 9, 2016 at 10:02 #

    This year I had a string of really bad luck to include being hit by a car & losing my job so this would enable me to be able to give to others this holiday season!

  22. Mary Campbell December 9, 2016 at 10:29 #

    This would be such a fun way to make gifts for my family!

  23. Cheyenne Terbrueggen December 9, 2016 at 11:32 #

    If I can be successful at this, ANYONE can. Make me their success story!

  24. Bogdan December 9, 2016 at 11:40 #

    Crafts! Yay! Would be perfect for the holiday season.

  25. Jennifer December 9, 2016 at 18:11 #

    I decorate my tree with beer cans (no joke). This would really class up my diy gift giving!

  26. Polli Kristina December 10, 2016 at 07:11 #

    This would be quite an experience for me. I like to learn new things. Plus I think it would make some really nice & unique gifts. I’m hoping to get the chance. Thank you! ❄⛄

  27. Erin December 11, 2016 at 00:09 #

    I’m always looking to learn new craft skills & meet people! I’m relatively new to the Portland area so this sounds like fun social crafting!

  28. Cris December 11, 2016 at 17:36 #

    I would love to pick-up a new craft & make heartfelt gifts for friends & family.

  29. JM December 11, 2016 at 21:12 #

    sounds like fun!

  30. Haylee December 12, 2016 at 00:15 #

    This is such a great idea! I can already see which people in my family I would give the gifts to, and definitely am feeling like I need to find a creative outlet. I would love to be chosen!

    • Haylee December 16, 2016 at 16:46 #


  31. Rosy December 12, 2016 at 10:41 #

    This sounds so fun! Can’t wait to get creative and have some great drinks at the same time. Would love to win tickets to this artsy event!

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