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BMB Designs

Making Life More Beautiful

Open Studio 

Open studio time is for those familiar with using metalsmithing equipment. Open Studio Night is on Wednesday from 6-10 pm and does not include guided learning time. Select Open Studio days are on Tuesdays from noon to 4 pm. Brandy is available to answer questions and assist with tools and equipment.

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

 

 

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

The shop is open for anyone to swing by and shop for whatever they need during Open Studio hours :) 

Upcoming Tuesday Open Studio Dates: 

Feb 6, Feb 13, Feb, 20, Feb 27, Mar 5, Mar 12, Mar 19, Mar 26, Apr 2.
 

PLEASE NOTE: There will be NO Wednesday evening Open Studio on: 

February 14th, 2024

April 17th, 2024

April 24th, 2024

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!

Upcoming In-Person Events & Classes

  • Gold on a Budget
    Gold on a Budget
    Sat, Feb 24
    BMB Designs
    Feb 24, 2024, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    BMB Designs, 6266 Stage Rd, Bartlett, TN 38134, USA
    Feb 24, 2024, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    BMB Designs, 6266 Stage Rd, Bartlett, TN 38134, USA
    Combine gold-filled and sterling to create WOW factor jewelry
  • Metal Forming: Copper Leaves and Pods
    Metal Forming: Copper Leaves and Pods
    Sat, Mar 16
    Memphis Botanic Garden
    Mar 16, 2024, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Memphis Botanic Garden, 750 Cherry Rd, Memphis, TN 38117, USA
    Mar 16, 2024, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Memphis Botanic Garden, 750 Cherry Rd, Memphis, TN 38117, USA
    Learn how to use just a few basic tools to create stunning dimensional leaves and pods in copper
  • Simple Silver Champleve - No Kiln, No Problem!
    Simple Silver Champleve - No Kiln, No Problem!
    Sat, Mar 23
    BMB designs
    Mar 23, 2024, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM CDT
    BMB designs, 6266 Stage Rd, Bartlett, TN 38134, USA
    Mar 23, 2024, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM CDT
    BMB designs, 6266 Stage Rd, Bartlett, TN 38134, USA
    Join us for a short foray into adding enamel to fine silver metal clay with only a torch!
  • Rescheduled- KTSS- the Basics 2 Rings & Earrings
    Rescheduled- KTSS- the Basics 2 Rings & Earrings
    Fri, Mar 29
    Arkansas Craft School
    Mar 29, 2024, 9:00 AM – Mar 30, 2024, 4:00 PM
    Arkansas Craft School, 101 N Peabody Ave, Mountain View, AR 72560, USA
    Mar 29, 2024, 9:00 AM – Mar 30, 2024, 4:00 PM
    Arkansas Craft School, 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 3 styles of rings and 3 styles of earrings
  • How to Love your Jeweler's Saw
    How to Love your Jeweler's Saw
    Sat, Apr 06
    Bartlett
    Apr 06, 2024, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    Bartlett, 6266 Stage Rd, Bartlett, TN 38134, USA
    Apr 06, 2024, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    Bartlett, 6266 Stage Rd, Bartlett, TN 38134, USA
    Learn how to make the most of this basic yet versatile tool
  • Metal Clay Basics - Fine Silver Leaves
    Metal Clay Basics - Fine Silver Leaves
    Sun, Apr 14
    Memphis Botanic Garden
    Apr 14, 2024, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    Memphis Botanic Garden, 750 Cherry Rd, Memphis, TN 38117, USA
    Apr 14, 2024, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    Memphis Botanic Garden, 750 Cherry Rd, Memphis, TN 38117, USA
    Special Sunday offering!
  • Metal Clay Bootcamp - 3 days
    Metal Clay Bootcamp - 3 days
    Fri, Apr 19
    Eureka Springs School of the Arts
    Apr 19, 2024, 9:00 AM – Apr 21, 2024, 4:00 PM
    Eureka Springs School of the Arts, 15751 US-62, Eureka Springs, AR 72632, USA
    Apr 19, 2024, 9:00 AM – Apr 21, 2024, 4:00 PM
    Eureka Springs School of the Arts, 15751 US-62, Eureka Springs, AR 72632, USA
    Experience the magic of Metal Clay! Design your own sterling silver wrap ring, a silver pendant, a pair of earrings, and more according to your design preferences. You will use torches, kilns, and metal clay tools such as rollers, cutters, texture plates, and stencils.
  • KTSS- Boxes and Lockets
    KTSS- Boxes and Lockets
    Wed, Apr 24
    Eureka Springs School of the Arts (ESSA)
    Apr 24, 2024, 9:00 AM – Apr 27, 2024, 6:00 AM
    Eureka Springs School of the Arts (ESSA), 15751 US-62, Eureka Springs, AR 72632, USA
    Apr 24, 2024, 9:00 AM – Apr 27, 2024, 6:00 AM
    Eureka Springs School of the Arts (ESSA), 15751 US-62, Eureka Springs, AR 72632, USA
    You will learn to create hollow forms, small boxes, and a variety of lockets in this silversmithing class.
  • 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!
  • 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.

​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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