Ship Your Tools Ahead of Time to the Studio

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Are You Worried About TSA or the hassle of checking your tools on the plane? Would you rather not have to worry about lugging your tools to-and-from your hotel? If you’re worried about checking your beloved tools on the airplane, or if you just simply don’t want the hassle of toting them, maybe we can offer help. We invite you … Read More

TSA makes me nervous

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You can ship your supplies ahead of time to the retreat!

Are You Worried About TSA or the hassle of checking your tools on the plane? TSA is usually pretty good about letting all of your items pass through their inspection if you have them packed in your checked luggage. If you’re worried about checking your beloved tools and torches on the airplane, maybe we can ease your mind a bit. … Read More

Shipping Supplies and Supplies Lists for Rebel Heartistry Part 2

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Answer: The information about kit fees including a student supply list are located in the class descriptions on our website  Scroll down towards the bottom of the page, and you will find what you are looking for. You may choose to ship your things ahead of time to Round Top. Here is the address for Round Top Inn. Make sure to put … Read More

TSA makes me nervous

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You can ship your supplies ahead of time to the retreat!

Are You Worried About TSA or the hassle of checking your tools on the plane? TSA is usually pretty good about letting all of your items pass through their inspection if you have them packed in your checked luggage. If you’re worried about checking your beloved tools and torches on the airplane, maybe we can ease your mind a bit. … Read More

Shipping Supplies and Tools to the Hotel

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QUESTION I’m looking for suggestions on shipping my tools and supplies to the hotel? What carrier have you used? Send “in care of anyone”? Any tips would be appreciated!  REPLY We’ve arranged with the hotel to accept boxes on behalf of our students and instructors who are Hilton registered guests. Just try to coordinate timing so your boxes arrive just a day … Read More

Can I ship my supplies to Art Retreat on the Prairie?

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You can ship your supplies ahead of time to the retreat!

Absolutely! Here’s what we do, and we haven’t ever had a problem with anything getting confiscated by TSA.  We put the supplies for each class in a separate Ziploc bag along with the class description for that class so that if TSA does check, they can see what the various items are going to be used for. The only thing we would not pack is anything flammable (butane, etc). Do … Read More