FAQ

Answers to frequently asked questions:

 

What is Create Connect Jewelry ?


Create Connect Jewelry ™  / Create Connect Studiov is an interactive do-it-yourself studio featuring our proprietary jewelry making along with other trendy DIY projects. We have a huge selection of  jewelry pieces where your the designer and you completed in your color, your style for your statement. 


You can also host a DIY event with our Mobile program Create Connect Cocktails™, or our award winning girl's DIY birthday party with Create Connect and Celebrate™.


Our jewelry is like a blank canvas you create into a wearable masterpiece!


You create with jewelry clay, or your photos & artwork and you take your jewelry with you after it cures for 30 minutes. (Or you can pick it up later.)


If you are 5, 20, 50 or 100, we can help bring out the jewelry designer in you.  The jewelry you create will be one-of-a-kind, like you!  You're Too Special To Look Like Anyone Else®.  Shouldn't the jewelry you wear be a statement of your individual style?


Do I have to come back and get my jewelry or project later?

NO.  Everything we offer is Create and Take™.  So if you have freinds or family visiting they can walk out of the studio with their DIY in hand.  No need to wait for a week or more to pick it up, and no need to mail anything to your visiting guests!


What other DIY projects do you have at your studio

We offer many other DIY  opportunities  to create textiles and home accents. We keep up with the latest treands and create new ones. There will alway be something new at Create Connect Studio.  Come in a get social!  Create and Connect!


Do I have to have experience to make my own jewelry or other DIY projects? I am not creative!

Absolutely not! The Create Connect Studio methods are simple and yield the most professional results!  Create Connect Studio is for everyone, and particularly people who have never made anything before.


We believe everyone has some creative talent, and if you think you don't - you will certainly discover it at our studio, and we hope,  in turn help you build confidence to try other creative projects. 


Anyone ages 5 and up can create custom jewelry and our other DIY projects. There are no classes, just a brief demonstration.  There are no studio fees or hidden costs.


What kind of jewelry can I make?

We have a large variety of jewelry styles to complete.  Something for every age and every budget. 

We have earrings, rings, bracelets, necklaces, pendants, charms, slides, cuff links, key chains, money clips and more. 

We also offer 5 lines of interchangeable jewelry collections.  With our interchangeable line your only need one base, and then you create interchangeable jewelry pieces. We always offer do-it-yourself jewelry in the latest trends and keep our jewelry line updated with the fashion forecasts.


Is it safe?

Yes! All our products took years of development and are non-toxic.  Children are perfectly safe creating jewelry as we do not use any toxic materials of any kind in our studio. We do offer  some classes and special events that are adult events only and may have  products used that are for adults only.


What are some of the other DIY projects I can make?

We have a large variety of DIY projects for you to complete.  You can sit together with your family and friends and all work on the same project or each pick something different.  We offer jewelry, textiles, greenery, paint pouring, and more.  We are testing several very new and exciting original concepts to offer when we open that will not be available ANYWHERE ELSE.


What kind of jewelry can I make?

We offer jewelry for all ages and  budgets.  We have several lines of interchangeable component jewelry, classic jewelry styles and our SUSTAINABLE STYLE jewelry line in safe stainless steel composed of 60% post consumer steel.  We have styles for  girls, boys, teens, ladies and men.


What is the cost?

Jewelry prices range from about $15  to $70, with lots in between. There are no studio fees or hidden costs for supplies used to complete the jewelry.  Everything is included in the jewelry price displayed on the jewelry wall. 

We do have some items in our Signature Sustainable Style Stainless Steel collection made from 60% post consumer steel & some .925 sterling pieces that are  more expensive. For an example: You pick a piece of jewelry for $22 and you design and create it.   It will cost $22.00 plus tax. That's it. No hidden fees. We offer a huge selection of girls jewelry style, about $15-$20.  All of our other DIY projects range from $10-$45.



Can I bring my friends, co-workers, kids?

Of course! During open studio time you just need to stop in.  We do take reservations for small groups or to book a party or event.  Because there are no classes, this is YOUR experience with one another.  We are here as little or as much as you need, but you will be creating and connecting with each other in little need of assistance.  Kids as young as 4 can create with Mom, Sis, Brother, Grandma, Aunts and Uncles.  Ages 6 and up work quite interdentally, while ages 4 & 5 will require help from you.


What can kids do at Create Connect Jewelry Studio?

We have jewelry pieces for children ages 4 and up.   You can also make photo jewelry with your babies photos in a matter of minutes - with a completed piece before your baby even gets fussy.  Kids 5 and up can create custom jewelry for themselves, or a fantastic handmade gift than anyone would truly be proud to wear.  The best gifts are made with your hands.  We also have many non-jewelry projects just for the kids that will help build creative confidence.  All the DIY made in the studio is ready to take when you leave.


What can Men or Boys do at Create Connect Jewelry Studio?

Let me tell you... Real Men Make Jewelry!  For their wives, girl fiends, moms, and cufflinks, money clips, gifts for themselves.  Boys love to create with the jewelry clay and create backpack key chains, leather pendant necklace and most importantly hand made gifts.  We also have couples events for men and women, lots of other DIY projects for men and boys.


Do you plan birthday and other parties?

Our AWARD WINNING GIRLS BIRTHDAY PARTY is one of our specialties!  We have 2 cute-as-can-be party rooms where you can bring in your own cake and treats and open gifts while your jewelry cures.  Everyone takes their jewelry home.  The party last 1 hour 45 minutes.   Also, we offer all kinds of other parties such as Ladies Night Out, (10 or more)  Wine & Design,  Bridal, Team Building, fundraisers and more.


How long does it take to make the jewelry and other projects?

Jewelry created with jewelry clay takes anywhere from 15 minutes to an hour depending on your jewelry selection.  It takes about 1/2 hour to cure your jewelry made from jewelry clay.  Jewelry created with your photos or semi-precious stones require no curing and can be made in less than 5 minutes.  The dozens of other DIY projects vary in time from 15 minutes to 2 hours.  If your have a CREATIVE EMERGENCY - we have you covered.


Can you come to my event or place or place of business

YES!  Create Connect Studio is MOBILE.  We can accommodate any size event, fundraiser or party. Contact us for more information.


When will a Create Connect Studio be available in my home town?

Soon!  



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UPDATE MARCH 2019

We have just relocated to sunny SW Florida.  Thank you to my customers from the Greater Madison Area (and far beyond) for your support over the years.


As we get settled in Florida We will re-launch in Charlotte/Lee County as Create Connect Studio.  We plan to open another 1-2 locations before franchising and making Create Connect Studio available everywhere. Until then you can find us at area events and pop-ups throughout SW Florida, or you can book a girls birthday party or ladies event with our Create Connect and Celebrate and Create Connect and Cocktails mobile program.  Contact us for more information.


(I have had 3 or more offers from individuals/customers to own a Create Connect Jewelry Studio in the Wisconsin area. Unfortunately I am not in a position to franchise yet,  please keep in touch. )