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Tumbler Palooza 2022

Tumbler Palooza  
hosted by Miss Lou Designs and More!
Natchez Convention Center 
Natchez, Mississippi 
June 24th - June 25th, 2022

Join us for a two day fun-filled retreat that will focus on crafting and creating beautiful sought after, personalized tumblers/ Drinkware.  This crafting retreat will focus on learning new skills and expanding your talents in our crafting/tumbler workshops, using high quality products and connecting with other crafters and artists from around the world. Located on the scenic bluffs of the mighty Mississippi River, Natchez, home of Miss-Lou Designs and More’s Tumbler Palooza, is rich in beauty, history, southern hospitality, and provides the perfect backdrop and inspiration for this event.  

During Tumbler Palooza we will offer workshops for ALL skill levels: 

  • Krewe de Broadway (Beginner)
  • Krewe de Natchez (Intermediate)
  • Krewe de Miss-Lou (Advance). 
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    Our two day, hands-on workshops will help sharpen and develop your skills for all levels of tumbler making. In each workshop, your instructors will share design tips and skills, while helping to hone your technical abilities by completing four beautiful tumblers.

    *Each participant will also receive two bonus tumblers that will expand and build on skills learned in each workshop. These tumblers will be completed at home with the aid of your virtual instructor: MRS. LOU! 

    How do I choose my Krewe? 

    *(Please choose the appropriate Krewe level at checkout. You will only receive your Krewe Level Supplies)* 

    Krewe de Broadway     Beginner Level

    Our Beginner workshop will focus on core techniques in tumbler making:

    • How to prep and clean a tumbler properly.
    • Measure, mix, and apply epoxy properly and safely.
    • Learning to apply glitter, alcohol ink, vinyl, waterslide decals, mica powders, epoxy, artist resin, Mod Podge, Tack It, and more in multiple designs.
    • Use a Tumbler turner properly.

    You will design and complete the following tumblers in this Beginner Workshop:

    • Woodgrain tumbler featuring a Baseball theme.
    • Sunset Ombre with waterslide application 
    • Beautiful Rustic tumbler using Tack It and Crackle methods.
    • 3-D Beach/Milkyway theme using mica powders, gitter, vinyl, and much more. 

    **Bonus Class: Ring tray using a mold, epoxy, crystals, glitter, mica and more.  

    *BONUS Virtual Tumblers! You will advance your skills and complete the following tumblers after returning home: Leopard inspired Peek-A-Boo and Plaid. 

    Krewe de Natchez      Intermediate Level

    Our Intermediate workshop will focus on building upon the core techniques of tumbler making and design while expanding your talents in tumbler making:

    • Review tumbler basics and expand upon your skills. 
    • You should be familiar with tumbler prepping, basic designs and mediums used in tumbler making.  Re: epoxy, glitter application, micas ect…
    • Proper Vinyl and waterslide decals/templates application.
    • Amour Art Application 

    You will design and complete the following tumblers in the Intermediate Workshop: 

    • Lighthouse/shipwreck tumbler using multiple techniques.
    • Converse 3D tumbler. 
    • Lisa Frank inspired peekaboo.
    • Plaid Tumbler using Vinyl application/weeding.
    • Bonus Class: Ring tray using a mold,epoxy, crystals, glitter, mica and more.

    *BONUS Virtual Tumblers! You will advance your skills and complete the following tumblers after returning home: Stained glass and Unbreakable.

    Krewe de Miss-Lou    Advance Level

    This advanced workshop will build upon the experienced tumbler makers’ skills to challenge and inspire your creativity:

    ***Due to the technical skills and steps required for the Advanced Level tumbler completion, additional steps will be completed VIRTUALLY after returning home.*** 

    • Review tumbler basics and intermediate skills.
    • You should be familiar with tumbler prepping, basic designs and mediums used in tumbler making.  Re: epoxy, glitter application, micas ect…
    • Proper Vinyl and waterslide decals/templates application.
    • Familiar 3D application and molding techniques.

    You will design and complete the following tumblers in the Advanced Workshop:

    • 3D Dragon using multiple molding/sculpting techniques.
    • Stained Glass/Art deco using vinyl and multiple glitters.
    • Unbreakable Multi layer Alcohol ink design.
    • 2022 Trending Tumbler Design TBA 
    • Bonus Class: Ring Tray using a mold, epoxy, crystals, glitter, mica, and more. 

    *BONUS Virtual Tumblers! You will advance your skills and complete the following tumblers after returning home: Lighthouse/Shipwreck and Converse. 

    Please join our Tumbler Palooza Facebook page for all the latest updates and Tumbler Palooza News!     https://www.facebook.com/tumblerpalooza 

    Exclusive Tumbler Palooza LOOT !!     

    Glitters, molds, mats, mica powders, epoxy, tumblers, * personal turner option available for virtual attendees* and much, much more! 

    Where is Tumbler Palooza 2022?

    The Natchez Convention Center, 211 Main Street Natchez, MS 39120,  home of Tumbler Palooza, is located in the heart of the historic downtown district. The Natchez Convention Center is steps away from exceptional accommodations, fine dining, historic attractions and some of the best art galleries and antique shops in the south.  The Natchez Convention Center serves as home-base for Tumbler Palooza and boasts 32,000 square feet of state-of-the art meeting and exhibit space, supported by the 119-room host hotel, Natchez Grand Hotel and Suites, as well as many nearby historic bed and Breakfast options. With the center located a short block from the bluff overlooking the Mississippi River, rich in ambience, southern hospitality and charm, Natchez is the perfect home of Tumbler Palooza.

    Attendees are encouraged to bring an extra bag to bring home their LOOT!  Just a reminder, you will be receiving supplies to complete 6 tumblers!  In addition to your LOOT, you will be able to visit our Vendor area to stock up on supplies and take advantage of Special Tumbler Palooza sales and products as well as visit and shop with local artisans! * Shipping station available*  You are welcome to bring any of your favorite tumblers making tools/supplies. Tools and supplies needed for workshops will be available to use/share during the event.  In your welcome packet you will find a more detailed list for your workshop. 

    Travel Information:

    If you are driving into Natchez make sure you stop at the visitor center. This is a great place to get great information about Natchez, Ms. 

    For those of you flying in, The nearest airline with a shuttle service option will be Baton Rouge, Louisiana (approx. 70 miles from Natchez) Miss-Lou will be posting details for shuttle service options in the following days. Rental car services are also available at the Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and Jackson Mississippi airports for those who wish to rent a vehicle. Jackson, Mississippi is the next closest option. We are checking on shuttle availability for Jackson and will update everyone when/if we are able to offer this option. There will be an additional fee for Shuttle service from and to both locations as it will be offered through an independent Service provider.  

    Hotel Information:

    Natchez Grand Hotel 111 N. Broadway Street Natchez, MS 39120

    https://www.natchezgrandhotel.com/

    Located in historic Natchez city center, this hotel features views of the Mississippi river. Guests can enjoy free Wi-Fi and a hot breakfast buffet served daily. Each room of the Natchez Grand Hotel is classically decorated with rich, deep colors and offers a 37-inch flat-screen TV. Rooms are also equipped with coffee-making facilities and a work desk. Guests of the Grand Hotel Natchez can relax by the swimming pool or keep up with their work out routine in the on-site fitness center. A business center is available for added convenience. The Natchez Convention Center is across the street from the property. 

    Current Room Rate (not our Palooza Rate) is $299.00 per night. The Natchez Grand Hotel charges the full amount of your stay 72 hours prior to the arrival date. Natchez Grand Hotel requires a 72 hour cancellation.

    Magnolia Bluff Hotel 645 S. Canal Street Natchez, Ms. 39120

    Magnolia Bluffs Casino Hotel in historical Natchez, MS is conveniently located in the heart of the city and just walking distance to The Bluffs and the Natchez Visitors Center as well. You can enjoy all Natchez has to offer from the antebellum style architecture and southern history of the past to a unique and memorable shopping experience with many local shops and boutiques to choose from. Enjoy a variety of dining experiences featuring multiple local cuisines throughout the city of Natchez. Comfort is a top priority to us here at Magnolia Bluffs Hotel; that's why our rooms were designed to accommodate the needs of each individual guest. Whether you are in town for a one night stay or on an extended business trip, we have rooms to suit your needs. We also provide several guest services to accommodate you on your stay. We have complimentary Wi-Fi access, 24 hour fitness center, business center equipped with two computers and internet access, complimentary HOT breakfast, and more. Hosting a private event or a business retreat? Then be sure to check out our catering and convention services. A full range of banquet and meeting rooms are available and our catering staff provides a complete spectrum of services for any occasion. Last but not least, we offer 24 hour shuttle service to Magnolia Bluffs Casino located on the legendary Mississippi River and there are No Resort Fees here.

    Current Room Rate (not our Palooza Rate) is roughly 120.00 per night 

    Cancel 24 hours prior 

    There are many other options within walking distant to the Natchez Convention Center. 

    TICKET PRICES:        

    Payment Options are available: Paypal, PayPal Credit, Sezzle, Afterpay, Credit Card, and in-store Layaway.            

    EARLY BIRD PALOOZA VIP TICKET

    May 14th 2021-July 1st 2021

    Includes Miss-Lou Loot

    Price: $375.00

    PALOOZA VIP TICKET 

    July 2nd 2021- March 10th, 2022 

    Includes Miss-Lou Loot

    Price: $425.00

    NON-PARTICIPANT TICKET

    Price: $125.00

    This 2-day ticket allows the holder access to the main Tumbler Palooza events.

    Non-participants are invited to visit Vendor Booths and observe classes from designated areas.      

     **The non-participant ticket does not include Miss-Lou Loot or tumbler supplies.

    *Non-participant tickets may be upgraded to FULL participant!  For more details contact   tumblerpalooza@missloudesigns.com 

    Virtual Access ONLY (Miss-Lou Loot NOT included)

    $100.00

    This 2-day ticket allows the holder access to the main Tumbler Palooza events virtually. 

    Virtual Option with Tumbler  Turner 

    Price: $350.00

    Experience the excitement of Tumbler Palooza from the comfort of your home. Follow along with your instructors, as you create beautiful tumblers while mastering your skills. Virtual Ticket Holders will receive the exclusive Tumbler Palooza Loot and materials to complete six tumblers.

    Virtual Option without Tumbler Turner 

    Price: $325.00

    Experience the excitement of Tumbler Palooza from the comfort of your home. Follow along with your instructor, as you create beautiful tumblers while mastering your skills. Virtual Ticket Holders will receive exclusive Tumbler Palooza Loot and materials to complete six tumblers

    Cancellations

    We understand that life happens and plans need to be changed, therefore, we will give full refunds for event/class tickets up to January 25th, 2022. Half (50%) refunds up to and through February 15th, 2022. No refunds after March 1st, 2022; however,  you will be switched to virtual attendance. 

    Class Info

    Registration/Check In - 5pm to 9pm, Thursday, June 23rd, 2022. 

    Classes begin at 8:00 am each day of the event, beginning Friday, June 24th, 2022. Classes will end no later than 4 pm each day. The class area room will be open until 5 pm each day so you can continue working on your tumblers.

    Classes will be taught by experienced tumbler makers/presenters (to be announced at a later date). 

    There will be 3 different class levels to choose from; Krewe de Broadway Beginner Level , Krewe de Natchez Intermediate Level, and Krewe de Miss-Lou Advanced Level. Each class level will make different cups using techniques that are designed for that level. 

    Your Welcome Packet will include items that you may want to bring along or have with you. 

    Stay tuned to the Tumbler Palooza Facebook page, What's New with Miss-Lou, Miss-Lou Designs and More Facebook page, or Tumblin' with Miss-Lou for all the latest information. 

     


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