Private parties now available by Eclectic Whimsy, our place or yours!


We'll supply the materials, instruction and clean-up, and you bring the friends, creativity and cocktails! Eclectic Whimsy will offer you the option to choose one of our Coastal or Seasonal crafts fro your group to create. Each guest will leave with an original, completed masterpiece of their own. 

It's so simple and fun! At the time of booking:

  1. Choose the location, date and time (two weeks advance notice please)
  2. Choose the craft your group would like to create (prices start at $35 per person)
  3. Pay at $50 deposit (non-refundable). Minimum of four guests required.

Give us a call or text 815-871-4789, stop by the shop, 2805 Placida Rd., Englewood, FL or message us on Facebook or Instagram! Let's do this!

Download a copy of our flyer!


Do you like to paint, create or just have some fun?

We have classes each month!  Pre-registration is a must for all classes. For Denise Daly's classes, please contact her directly at
508-332-8073. For all others, call 815-871-4789 (Carolyn), or stop by the shop. Payment is due at time of registration, cash preferred,
credit/debit cards accepted with a 3% convenience fee.

Minimum of three people required for all Denise Daly's workshops. If the minimum number of people registered for the class is not reached,
Denise will contact you the evening before to notify you of cancellation. Maximum number of people varies depending on instructor and class project.

See our our Facebook page for more photos of the art we will be creating together!

Thursday, August 22: 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Paper Quilled Jellyfish with Fran Jones


Join Artist Fran Jones in learning the beautiful and versatile technique of paper quilling. Her paper quilled cards and décor are popular at the shop and it's always exciting to see her new creations. All supplies included, registration required with Eclectic Whimsy.

Wednesday, August 21: 10 am - 12 pm

Multi-Media Acrylic Painting with Denise Daly


Denise Daly will take you step by step through painting this 12” x 12” canvas then you'll embellish it with sand and shells. Everyone selects their own shells and embellishments and if you'd like to use your own, bring them with you! This “3D” painting is so Beachy! Ages 12 years and up are welcome, under 12 if accompanied by an adult. Limit is 8 people with a 3 person minimum. Reserve your spot with Denise by texting/calling 508-332-8073. Denise will contact you the night before class if the minimum number attending is not met.

Wednesday, August 14: 5 pm - 6:30 pm

Pet Health thru Essential Oils with Raine Ray

No obligation to purchase

This event is a fun and informative! Spend some time with us as we learn about essential oils from doTerra and how they can help our pets! This is a hands on event and you'll be able to make essential oil sprays are $5 each with no obligation to purchase. Please reserve a space by calling or texting Raine at 847-550-1002.

Wednesday, August 14: 1 pm - 4 pm

Tern Watercolor Painting with Gela Gallant


Artist Gela Gallant is now teaching watercolor painting classes at Eclectic Whimsy! This month's painting will be of a small flock of Terns, one of our many seabirds. Contact Gela at 941-221-0668 to register .

Wednesday, August 14: 10:00 am - 1 pm

Acrylic Painting "Beach Board" with Denise Daly


Join artist Denise Daly and paint this 11” x 14” acrylic painting on a canvas or canvas board. All supplies included, no experience is necessary. Call/text Denise at 508-332-8073 to register. Maximum 8 attendees with minimum 3 attendees required to hold class. Denise will contact you the night before if class if the minimum number of attendees is not met and class is to be canceled.

Saturday, August 10: 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Whimsy Kids with Hannah Appelo


Crafter Hannah Appelo will be captaining the Whimsy Kids boat this month! Join her in making a mixed media canvas. Use paint, stencils, sand, shells, and other embellishments to create your work of art. Adults welcome if accompanied by a child! Maximum of 8 for class, please register so your kiddos have a workspace!

Wednesday, August 7: 10:00 am - 12 pm

Faux Patina Workshop


Patina is a thin layer that variously forms on the surface of copper, bronze and other metals and is produced by oxidation, but we won’t be waiting years to get this look! Once you learn this technique, you can patina almost anything, planters, frames, mirrors, candle holders, metal letters, tables, garden furniture, the options are endless! Denise will have several metal or glass containers to choose from. Reservations required, limited to 8 people, appropriate for ages 12 years and up. Call/text Denise at 508-332-8073. Minimum 3 attendees required to hold class, Denise will contact you the night before if class is to be canceled.