Momma’s Night Out: Wine & Paint Edition

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Girls night out!

Wine makes me an artist. In fact, wine turned my three girlfriends into artists too. That’s what I found out when I had a Momma’s Night Out and visited Urban Enoteca for an evening with Corks & Canvas Events.  For this event, we pre-registered online and then made our way to the venue. Urban Enoteca is a quick 15-minute cab ride from Downtown Seattle into the SoDo neighborhood. I’ve visited an Enoteca in Florence, Italy so I was curious to see what I would discover in my own Seattle backyard.

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Appetizers at Urban Enoteca.

Sure enough, it was a space filled with different unique wineries and craft breweries, all sharing their creations under one roof. It was a warm and inviting atmosphere and I quickly cozied into my surroundings, sans toddlers. My girlfriends and I dove into a tray of little appetizers and a glass of wine.

After getting our creative juices flowing, we tied on our red aprons, sat down to our canvases, paints, brushes, and began listening to the step-by-step directives of the artist instructor. Looking at the finished product she had in front of us, I was not so sure I was capable of that outcome. But after two hours of mixing paint colors, learning little stroke techniques, and putting my own spin on it, I left with a piece I was proud of. In fact, it’s on display at my home right now!

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Voila. C’est fini!

If you’re intrigued and want to try this on your own, check out Corks & Canvas Events for their list of upcoming public classes – just click on the calendar link. They have public classes scheduled at venues in Seattle and in Woodinville. I highly suggest finding one taking place at Urban Enoteca. The night could not have been more perfect!

Yep, wine makes me an artist. It must be because I was drinking Washington wine.

About the Author

Kim Ellertson

Kimberly Ellertson is the Director of Marketing for the Greater Woodinville Chamber of Commerce, also the place she calls her hometown. She’s a wife to an adventure-seeking husband and momma to two active young boys. She and her family enjoy exploring and outdoor adventure around Washington State. She’s also known to enjoy a girl’s night out with a glass of #WAwine from Woodinville in hand!

Kim Ellertson

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