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Do-it-Yourself Workshops

Get your creative juices flowing! Or just take some time out to relax and enjoy doing something fun and productive. Simple Do-It-Yourself Workshops are held throughout the academic year for students, faculty, and staff.  All supplies provided! Register at the Membership Services desk, online or through The Ray app. (For details on how to get a user name / password and/or download the app, go to the Registration page.) FREE and open to DePaul students, faculty, and staff. Pre-registration suggested but supplies are limited. Walk-ins are welcome if space and supplies are available.

Winter Quarter Workshops
Make a Lavender Sachet Bag
Friday, January 10; 1-4 pm
Stop by The Ray any time between 1 - 4 pm and make a lavender sachet bag.
We'll supply the sachet bags and lavender, you supply the creativity to decorate your bags! Each participant will make two, 2" x 3" bags. Sachet bags can be used in drawers, closets or placed next to you bed. Lavender is known for its health benefits including its ability to relieve stress, improve mood and promote restful sleep

Air Plant in a Seashell- NEW!
Thursday, January 16; 4:30 pm
Air plants look striking all on their own without the need for soil or a container. But why not place one in a seashell? You'll get an air plant and a seashell that you can decorate plus instructions on how to take care of your air plant! They make for such a perfect pairing of natural elements that would not be found together. Yet, despite their geographical separation, they seem so happy together.

Messy Marble(d) Art
Wednesday, January 29; 4 - 5 pm
Use food coloring, shaving cream, and paper (but don't be afraid to be a bit messy!) to create your own masterpiece - suitable for framing or to give as a Valentine. This is your chance to design and plan or just put some colors together and see what happens. We'll provide the supplies, you provide the fun and creativity!

Aromatherapy - Spritz Away Your Stress!
Wednesday, March 11; 4:30 - 5:30 pm; It's Brain Fuel Week!
Need a little relaxation in your life as you move toward final exams? Put together the essential oils of your choice to create your own aromatherapy spray bottle! Yo​u can decide on your favorite combination of oils - for stress relief, boost your energy or stimulate your brain. This workshop is part of the Brain Fuel Week schedule and is free to all ​DePaul students. All materials are provided, but supplies are limited!

Register in person at The Ray during Membership Services hours or register online.*
*a unique Campus Recreation (not your Campus Connect) log-in is needed to register online: online instructions

Register online*