Spring has sprung and so has Vivi Magoo! A spring sale that is!

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Happy Spring from Vivi Magoo! We’ve been busy in Vivi Magooland – spending our free time revamping the website (we can’t wait to share it with you soon!), and in the midst of this busyness – running a spring sale on “From Mild to Wild” featuring Robert Lopez in Coronado this coming June. If you’re interested in joining us this … Read More

How’s your summer going? Here’s what Vivi Magoo has been up to….

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Hi! We’re dropping by to say summer hello and to share with you a few things we think you’ll be interested in. Art Retreat by the Beach – a Vivi Magoo LTD event We had a wonderful time in Coronado, CA last month! You can find out more about  From Mild to Wild by clicking on this link. Art Retreat on … Read More

Who are we?

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Vivi Magoo is a family run business. We are a close-knit family who enjoy each other’s company and love spending time with our Vivi Magoo friends, sharing creativity and being inspired. In our fifth year of business, we continue to have fun planning and hosting our events each year! Barb is the visionary – always looking for new venues, artist-instructors to teach and … Read More

Pack your portable light for class

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Our venue is beautiful but not always light enough to see the fine details of our projects! Please remember to bring lighting and an extension cord. Or, better yet, bring a battery-operated light. No cords to trip over! Remember to bring your portable lighting! Here’s one example of a light some students bring…..

Thank You, Prima!

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Prima Marketing is an established leader in the scrapbooking and crafting industries. They have awesome lines of art supplies including paints, stamps, tags, trims, embellishments, resin blanks and so much more. Their design team provides excellent inspiration, and their free online tutorials are very helpful! If you get a chance, go check out their website. We are fortunate to enjoy a wonderful partnership … Read More

Meet Ann Hammes

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DO YOU CREATE THINGS THAT YOU WOULD LIKE TO SHARE WITH OTHERS?

Do you know Ann Hammes? Many of you do! And, those of you who don’t will have a chance to meet her during our retreat; she’s a friend to students and shoppers alike. Ann has a beautiful store, Femmage, located in the Historic Arsenal in Benicia, California,  where she showcases original works from local artists, vintage furniture and gifts. Femmage … Read More

Skill Level of Classes

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Question: Hello, I stumbled upon your website through Kim St Jean and was wondering if your classes are geared toward the beginner or the more advanced student. Reply: Thanks for reaching out to us at Vivi Magoo! We appreciate your interest and hope that you will consider joining us at one or another of our retreats. Kim has been one of … Read More