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A Girls Night Out at Corks & Canvas

We visited as a guest of the venue

Recently, I had the chance to attend a really cool monthly event; Corks & Canvas, hosted by Fire + Ice at the GardenWalk in Anaheim. The funny thing is, I had just added a night out to go painting on my list of must do’s for the year ahead, I’m big on broadening my experiences each year. I was even more excited since this would allow me to revisit my love of painting; something I haven’t done for about ten years now.

Venturing out in the rain this evening, I found I wasn’t going to let a little water from the sky stop me from painting and following my passion again.

Corks & Canvas is all about enjoying an evening of painting! I loved that our instructor was from the local college and would guide us all, helping to create our own individual masterpieces. The knowledge of an instructor is key, plus they can teach you all the little tricks that make the paintings come to life. It’s a bit like a puzzle, but then the brushstrokes of paint take a life of their own. What was once an empty canvas is full of color.

I adored that I could have a girls night out too! We enjoyed sipping a glass of wine while painting, doing some catching up, and noticing the differences in the work before us. Fun stuff!

Corks & Canvas rotates locations within the GardenWalk in Anaheim; which gives you a chance to check out the various restaurants as well. This night Fire + Ice served up some incredibly tasty appetizers for us to enjoy; including Chicken Egg Rolls, Hummus with Homemade Pita Chips, Spicy Chicken Strips and Steamed Pot Stickers with various sauces. Fire + Ice is also known for their cool interactive grill experience where you can create a tasty bowl of Mongolian Barbecue. Yum!

The next Corks & Canvas event will be held on March 16th, 2017 at McFadden’s within the GardenWalk. Included in the cost is: canvas, all materials needed for painting, a cute apron to stay clean, wine, appetizers and of course, the knowledgeable instructor.

If you’re wanting to explore your creative spirit, it’s a great night out with your girlfriends, spouse, family or maybe it’s a first date; I recommend it! It’s a very fun evening, and you even get to take home your own artistic creation to proudly hang on your wall. I put mine up in the living room; it will certainly be a conversation starter. I think I’ll even have a few others that will want to join me for my next night out with Corks & Canvas.

You can learn more about Corks & Canvas by visiting: www.corksandcanvasonthewalk.eventbrite.com.

Darice is a very active mother of a gorgeous daughter. Darice, enjoys a career in sales, surrounded by many friends and family; always taking on another opportunity for growing and networking. A people person who embraces trying new things, helping others, a social butterfly and enjoys cheering on her niece and nephew at soccer and/or volleyball games.
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