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Our Story

The owner of HelloHandmade and her dream has had to evolve over the years.

1984 - Dara was born and grew up in a very artistic family, dreaming of art as a career.

2009 - Dara opened a pottery and glass fusing studio in Carson City called Make it Yours!

A dream come true!

2012 - She followed her husband to Reno and had to close the studio. She kept all her supplies in hopes of opening again.

2017 - With her divorce finalized and her new single parent status, she knew she could not afford a mortgage and a commercial lease. So, the search began for the perfect house...a house that fit her families needs and also had a large enough studio space with its own entrance.

2018 - She found and moved into that perfect house and began planning.

2019 - HelloHandmade was born and had it's first class in February 2019. Another dream come true!

"HelloHandmade studio is everything I imagined it would be.

It has a creative, intimate, laid back vibe and is ever evolving as I add new art mediums and classes.

It's a perfect start to my new chapter and I hope you will join me." - Dara

We are a Private Arts and Crafts Studio located in Minden, NV. 

We offer fun classes in Stained Glass, Glass Fusing, Pottery, Mosaic, Macrame, Loom Weaving, Stamp Carving, Wood Burning and much much more. Due to the nature of our studio, reservations for classes close 3 days prior to class or when full, so don't wait to register.

We have something for all ages. We have Adult/Family Classes and After School Kids Art Club (for mid elementary age and teens).

We can also host your special events with our indoor space and soon to be outdoor space (coming spring 2020).




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