Archives: January 2013

We made our own cleaning products- Thank you sacha dunn!

LDBA-Brooklyn, NYLDBA-Brooklyn, NYLDBA-Brooklyn, NYLDBA-Brooklyn, NY
And for the finale’…The class was a delicious smelling success! SIGN UP FOR THE NEXT ONE!!
Also, there are Common Good candles for sale in the shop, as well as many other LDBA approved products. Classes are open for enrollment, and stay tuned to see a video from our INDIGO DYE CLASS (the class was featured on Martha Stewart Living this week!)

Sacha Dunn teaches us how to Make our own cleaning products

LDBA-Brooklyn, NYLDBA-Brooklyn, NYLDBA-Brooklyn, NYLDBA-Brooklyn, NYLDBA-Brooklyn, NYLDBA-Brooklyn, NY
The cleanliness players from the top: Our fearless leader, Sacha Dunn, Eric Moffat (brother!!), Bia, Erin, Bia again, Peter, and Martina. Roses, Narcissis, and Sweet Peas were used in the Linen powder. Tomorrow we’ll see the final products!
Sacha’s next class will be on March 23. Sign up here.

In other news: LDBA’s Indigo Class graced the pages of Martha Stewart Living yesterday! Sign up for the next one on March 3.

Sacha Dunn teaches us how to make our own cleaning products

LDBA-Brooklyn, NYLDBA-Brooklyn, NYLDBA-Brooklyn, NYLDBA-Brooklyn, NY
This last Saturday LDBA held the much anticipated class “Make Your Own Cleaning Products” led by Sacha Dunn. Sacha is the genius behind Common Good, an all-natural cleaning product company started in Brooklyn. We met years ago and have been big fans of each other ever since. Pictures of the class will be on these pages all week. The class was beautiful, calming, informative and smelled delicious. The next one will be in March!! Sign up here.

Kindling Quarterly Magazine Launch

Yesterday I got to hang out with some very cool kids- LDBA was in charge of the kid’s area at the Kindling Quarterly  launch in Williamsburg. The magazine focuses on fatherhood as well as art, creativity and community. I set up a drawing, painting and a project area as well as a tee-pee play-space for the little ones. There was also face painting; I got to paint Peacocks, Princesses, rainbows, stars, hearts, tigers and Indian Princesses. Manimal made this wonderful canvas Tee Pee; it’s much more sturdy than mine and and available for pre order; you can bet you’ll see some at LDBA!
Nikki Berger Martinez (pictured above) was my amazing assistant for the day. She will also teach two kid’s classes at LDBA in March: Artist’s series classes featuring Picasso and Kadinsky. View and sign up for them HERE.  Nikki is an amazing talent and will teach ongoing classes at LDBA. (She also launched her own blog last night!)
In other news, LDBA held Sacha Dunn’s ‘make your own cleaning products’ class on Saturday. It was so fun and a total success. Tomorrow we’ll post pictures from that class and we will announce the date for another round in March.

Indigo dye class: a series of successes

LDBA-Brooklyn, NYLDBA-Brooklyn, NYLDBA-Brooklyn, NYLDBA-Brooklyn, NYLDBA-Brooklyn, NYLDBA-Brooklyn, NY
And finally, the results! Rose created the stunning polka dot scarf using a C-Clamp, and other techniques resulted in a range of beautiful and unique designs.
Sign up for the next dye class here.
Sign up for February and March classes here.

Look for Additional March Classes on Monday! Also- LDBA was asked to be in charge of the play space at a magazine launch for Fathers this Sunday. Join us for food, fun and games! The Kindling Quarterly Launch! The Quarterly will be available at the party, as well as food, kid’s painting, sculpture, face art and tee pees! LDBA gear will be available for sale too. XOXO