2017 Holiday Events at Carmel Valley Mercantile

Painted Tree Workshop with Annie Sloan Chalkpaint®️ 
December 16, 12 - 1:30 pm

A Fun Holiday Workshop!
We will use paint, gilding, and other texture techniques to customize these trees to reflect your holiday style!
6:00-7:30pm at our shop studio
$45 per person
Call 831 250 7303 or

Holiday Crafting Open House
Saturday, December 9, 12-4:00

Please join us for our annual crafting open house. Stop in to share in the creative joy of the season. We will provide supplies to make unique gift tags and package adornments as well as treats and cider, open to all ages.

Lettermate Envelopes and Gift Tags

Tuesday, December 12   6-7:30pm


We will use a Lettermate tool to create beautiful unique envelopes and provide helpful tips.  We will also create specialized gift tags that will be the envy of all the other presents under the tree! Each guest will be provided with a variety of pens and supplies to use for addressing their envelopes. Feel free to bring your own envelopes to address as well, but we will provide a set of 5 cards and envelopes per person. Play around with gel pens, brush pens, and even a vintage typewriter! Light snacks and refreshments will be provided, but please feel free to bring your own wine.

Holiday Sip & Shop
Thursday, December 14th 5-7:00pm

We will feature two local artists…Golden Bear Bitters and Carmel Dish Company.

Golden Bear Bitters will be serving delicious holiday libations, always a crowd pleaser and a wonderful addition to your holiday menu or gift giving.

We will have wonderful ceramic gifts from Carmel Dish Company, a large variety and unique selection of handmade ceramic items.  

Winter Paper Wreath
Sunday, December 17th 

We will use textured paper, Annie Sloan Chalk Paint®, and foraged branches to create this beautiful, simple paper wreath. For a bit of glam, we will treat the branches and twigs with gold leaf and add a few sparkly “berries” to finish it off. This lovely wreath will look beautiful on a door or wall as holiday decor. We have two time spots available and light refreshments will be provided.
Adults ($55 per person)
10:30 am -12:30 pm
Tweens (ages 11-13  $65 per person)
Price includes snack, bonus journaling activities, and advice letter from Rosie, our typewriter.

Welcome Sign
Tuesday, December 19th at Folktale Winery
Our last Artisan event for 2017

We will be painting this sweet sign, adding a holiday element for December but with the intention for it to be used all year long with a simple modification. We will use a stencil for the lettering but adding custom elements to make it your own. We are excited about this holiday piece that can be used beyond December!
$55 tickets purchased through Folktalewinery.com
Aromatherapy Perfume and Lip Balm
Thursday December 21 5:00-7:00pm

This workshop is open to all ages, led by Emma Molloy of Valley Botanicals.  Make one rollerball perfume and two lip balms.  These make great holiday gifts or to keep for yourself!

$30 per person includes two lip balms and one rollerball perfume