Explore LNK: Places to DIY


Students tie dye shirts at an event on campus

Sometimes the best way to decompress, spend time with friends and reconnect with your creative mind is to get crafty. Whether that means painting a piggy bank, building a candle for your space or putting together a charcuterie platter, step into the world of creativity these Lincoln businesses have to offer. Plus, it’s always more fun to do it yourself.

Wax Buffalo

Nothing says fall quite like a cozy candle mixed to perfection by you! Wax Buffalo’s Candle Lab allows you to explore life outside the box in a dreamy setting. Enjoy their seasonal selection of scents or stick to the year-round staples. Either way, you’ll have a blast.

Of The Earth — Floral Design

Didn’t think succulents could be any more fun? Think again. Thanks to Of The Earth — Floral Design, customers can now make their own pots of joy at the Succulent Station. This local Lincoln business also offers calligraphy, henna and flower painting classes to touch up on your crafting skills. Try one, or maybe all!

Paint Yourself Silly

A piggy bank, jewelry dish or maybe even a new bowl for ice cream but decorated to fit your tastes. Paint Yourself Silly allows the inner child in each of us to explore our creative sides. Get silly, play with color, and paint away at Paint Yourself Silly.

Grazing Gouda

Yummy cheese paired with tasty meats, nuts and sweet treats? Sign me up! Grazing Gouda is a custom charcuterie service but also offers workshops so you can learn more about designing beautiful, and cheesy, spreads. Get together with friends, learn and do it yourself the next time you’re craving a yummy spread.

Makit Takit

Makit Takit is a one-stop shop for all things arts and crafts. Creative minds of all ages can join the fun in the splatter room, design resin jewelry, paint a tumbler and more! The artsy opportunities are endless here, check it out.

Buff City Soap

Want to get crafty with a group? Buff City Soap plans the ideal birthday party, ladies’ night and other custom events centered around making your very own bath bombs! During the hour-and-a-half session, guests will create their own recipe for up to five bath bombs. Now that sounds fun!

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