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Free Plaid Facebook Live Paint Class Link for July 2018

Photo by @Plaid

If you have every wanted to attend one of those fun painting party, paint and sip, girls night out painting events or just plain paint, then you are going to love the free live painting class being hosted by Plaid on their facebook feed at  

The theme is Learn to Paint: ‘Serene Summer’ a Live Stream Paint Along.  It is hosted by Plaid Crafts on:    Thursday, July 12, 2018 at 7:30 pm Eastern (4:30 pm Pacific time).

You may already have some of these colors for this month's theme.  The list of suggested supplies is:

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Parchment, 2 oz.
FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Titanium White, 2 oz.
FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Aqua, 2 oz.
FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Calypso Sky, 2 oz.
FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Ocean View, 2 oz.
Mod Podge ® Gloss, 8 oz.
Folkart ® Brush Set - Artist Variety Set, 10 pc.
Folkart ® Brush Set - Basecoating Set, 2 pc. 
and a surface to paint on.
The costs of the supplies is around $30 but if you already have some of them then it is less. However, I think this is a great deal.  I have paid $45 for a painting class and that amount only paid for the class and not the supplies.  So a $30 investment for my daughter and I do to the painting class is a great deal.  

Below is what Plaid has posted on their Facebook page:
Watch to paint along “Summer Memories” with us in just one hour during our FREE Live Stream paint party class on Thurs., July 12, 2018, at 7:30pm ET/4:30pm PT! #PaintWithPlaid is the ultimate night in with friends or family, or it’s a chance to nourish your own soul with a creative escape. Make your art extra special by optionally adding sand and shells from your favorite beach trip with Mod Podge. Get the supply list below, and we can’t wait for you to join us! 


DISCOUNT CODE: Use code PWPJUL2018 to save 30% and receive free shipping on orders over $35. Expires 7/31/2018. Cannot be combined with any other offer. See site for details. 

Note: All supplies equate to ~$30. But you certainly won't use all the paint and your brushes will last a long while! Split the cost with friends and you're in for a super fun & frugal night!

HOW TO WATCH: Visit our Facebook page (NOT this event listing) at the time/date listed to watch the live stream:

CAN’T WATCH LIVE? Replay on demand in the 'videos' section AFTER the stream concludes:

SHARE YOUR WORK: Post it on our Facebook page or tag #PaintWithPlaid on any social channel!


Anyway, this month they are doing something new, by incorporating sand and seashells into the project.  I don't have a lot of table space in my house so I have to limit the display items I have.  I am loving that this is a painting and I can hang it on the wall.   I think it will be fun to display it on my wall to bring a little of the beach into the home.  By the way, if you end up painting the project, don't forget to use the hashtag #PaintWithPlaid so that they can see what everyone has created. 

Disclaimer:  I do not work for Plaid. I am not sponsored by them.  I just enjoy their product line and love taking advantage of these live feeds.