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BMB Designs

Making Life More Beautiful

Open Studio 

Open Studio time is available on Tuesdays from 12 - 4 pm and Wednesdays from 6 - 10 pm. 

Check the calendar using the "Join Us" button to the right for Bench Availability. 

There will be no Open Studio on June 11th, June 12th, September 4th, September 10th, September 11th, October 9th, November 27th, and December 25th. 

Open studio time is for those familiar with using metalsmithing equipment. Open Studio Night is on Wednesday from 6-10 pm and Open Studio Day is on Tuesday from noon to 4 pm. Open Studio time does not include guided instruction. Brandy is available to answer questions and assist with tools and equipment. The store is open for tool and supply shopping during Open Studio hours and by appointment. 

There are 4 benches available for use - Please use the button below to check availability and to ensure your bench space is reserved.

 

 

Without reservations, the benches are First Come- First Served. 

Upcoming In-Person Classes & Events

  • Kitchen Table Silversmithing - the Basics 1
    Kitchen Table Silversmithing - the Basics 1
    Fri, May 24
    Arkansas Craft School - Mtn View, AR
    May 24, 2024, 9:00 AM – May 25, 2024, 4:00 PM
    Arkansas Craft School - Mtn View, AR, 101 N Peabody Ave, Mountain View, AR 72560, USA
    May 24, 2024, 9:00 AM – May 25, 2024, 4:00 PM
    Arkansas Craft School - Mtn View, AR, 101 N Peabody Ave, Mountain View, AR 72560, USA
    In this two-day workshop, we will cover all the basics of how to start metalsmithing and soldering with a torch. You will create a chunky silver chain using sterling silver wire and create a pendant with a bezel set flat-backed stone called a cabochon to wear on your fancy chain!
  • Embedded Elegance - Combining Milled Metal With Project X .999
    Embedded Elegance - Combining Milled Metal With Project X .999
    Fri, May 31
    Clay Revolution
    May 31, 2024, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM EDT
    Clay Revolution, 107 S Market St, Madison, NC 27025, USA
    May 31, 2024, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM EDT
    Clay Revolution, 107 S Market St, Madison, NC 27025, USA
    Combine wire and premade findings with metal clay
  • No Kiln, No Problem!  Torch Fired Enamel on Project X
    No Kiln, No Problem!  Torch Fired Enamel on Project X
    Sat, Jun 01
    Clay Revolution
    Jun 01, 2024, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM EDT
    Clay Revolution, 107 S Market St, Madison, NC 27025, USA
    Jun 01, 2024, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM EDT
    Clay Revolution, 107 S Market St, Madison, NC 27025, USA
    Join us for a foray into adding enamel to Project X fine silver metal clay with only a torch!
  • Metal Clay Bootcamp - 2 day
    Metal Clay Bootcamp - 2 day
    Fri, Jun 21
    Arkansas Craft School - Mtn View, AR
    Jun 21, 2024, 9:00 AM – Jun 22, 2024, 4:00 PM
    Arkansas Craft School - Mtn View, AR, 101 N Peabody Ave, Mountain View, AR 72560, USA
    Jun 21, 2024, 9:00 AM – Jun 22, 2024, 4:00 PM
    Arkansas Craft School - Mtn View, AR, 101 N Peabody Ave, Mountain View, AR 72560, USA
    Experience the magic of Metal Clay! You will use torches, kilns, and metal clay tools such as rollers, cutters, texture plates, and stencils.
  • Metal Clay Birdhouses
    Metal Clay Birdhouses
    Sun, Jun 30
    Memphis Botanic Gardens
    Jun 30, 2024, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    Memphis Botanic Gardens, 750 Cherry Rd, Memphis, TN 38117, USA
    Jun 30, 2024, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    Memphis Botanic Gardens, 750 Cherry Rd, Memphis, TN 38117, USA
    Create an adorable fine silver birdhouse pendant in this workshop
  • KTSS: Botanicals and Bezels
    KTSS: Botanicals and Bezels
    Sat, Jul 06
    Memphis Botanic Garden
    Jul 06, 2024, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    Memphis Botanic Garden, 750 Cherry Rd, Memphis, TN 38117, USA
    Jul 06, 2024, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    Memphis Botanic Garden, 750 Cherry Rd, Memphis, TN 38117, USA
    We'll be creating a pendant with a bezel set cabochon and adding cast botanicals.
  • Soldering & Fusing on Metal Clay
    Soldering & Fusing on Metal Clay
    Thu, Sep 05
    Eureka Springs School of Arts
    Sep 05, 2024, 9:00 AM – Sep 07, 2024, 4:00 PM
    Eureka Springs School of Arts, 15751 US-62, Eureka Springs, AR 72632, USA
    Sep 05, 2024, 9:00 AM – Sep 07, 2024, 4:00 PM
    Eureka Springs School of Arts, 15751 US-62, Eureka Springs, AR 72632, USA
    Learn to solder and fuse milled metal and metal clay
  • KTSS - Setting Faceted Stones
    KTSS - Setting Faceted Stones
    Tue, Sep 10
    Eureka Springs School of Arts
    Sep 10, 2024, 9:00 AM – Sep 12, 2024, 4:00 PM
    Eureka Springs School of Arts, 15751 US-62, Eureka Springs, AR 72632, USA
    Sep 10, 2024, 9:00 AM – Sep 12, 2024, 4:00 PM
    Eureka Springs School of Arts, 15751 US-62, Eureka Springs, AR 72632, USA
    learn to create settings and set faceted stones in silver

Online Classes & Events

I'm super pleased to be working with Curious Mondo to create and release classes online. You can purchase a digital or DVD copy of the class. If you have one of my classes, I'm always available to assist- email me any questions!

​About BMB Designs

Located in the heart of Bartlett, BMB Designs houses the classroom, retail supply shop, and gallery space for artist and instructor Brandy Boyd.

Offering a wide range of classes from beginner metal clay classes, basic silver-smithing, to enameling, fold forming and more, BMB Designs also carries many of the tools and supplies to take what you learn in class further. Since we opened our doors in the late fall of 2012, we've increased the variety of tools and materials offered to include Swarovski crystals, tools from EuroTool and Beadsmith, Art Clay, Project X and 5-star metal clay, artisan cut semiprecious gemstones, and much more!

 

Brandy is a certified Senior Instructor with Art Clay World, has certification in New Mokume Gane, received Level 2 certification from PMC connection, is a Camp MC instructor, and wrote the Camp MC Enameling Artisan Certification course.  She has been teaching metal clay and other small metals techniques since 2006. 

You can find her jewelry at the Metal Museum and Arrow Creative in Memphis, the gallery at Arkansas Craft School in Mountain View, mid-south arts and crafts shows such as Pink Palace and RiverArts, and in the shop at BMB Designs. 

Contact Us

6266 Stage Road Bartlett, TN 38134

901-213-6356

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