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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 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

  • Simple Silver Champleve - No Kiln, No Problem!
    Simple Silver Champleve - No Kiln, No Problem!
    Sat, Jul 27
    BMB designs
    Jul 27, 2024, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM CDT
    BMB designs, 6266 Stage Rd, Bartlett, TN 38134, USA
    Jul 27, 2024, 10:00 AM – 5:00 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!
  • Kumihimo with Lisa - Leather bracelets
    Kumihimo with Lisa - Leather bracelets
    Sat, Aug 03
    BMB designs
    Aug 03, 2024, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    BMB designs, 6266 Stage Rd, Bartlett, TN 38134, USA
    Aug 03, 2024, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    BMB designs, 6266 Stage Rd, Bartlett, TN 38134, USA
    Learn the basics of Kumihimo braiding with Lisa Ritenour
  • Kitchen Table Silversmithing - Filigree
    Kitchen Table Silversmithing - Filigree
    Sat, Aug 10
    BMB designs
    Aug 10, 2024, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    BMB designs, 6266 Stage Rd, Bartlett, TN 38134, USA
    Aug 10, 2024, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    BMB designs, 6266 Stage Rd, Bartlett, TN 38134, USA
    Make a simple pendant and earring set using the framed filigree technique
  • KTSS- Stackers and Spinner Rings
    KTSS- Stackers and Spinner Rings
    Sun, Aug 11
    Memphis Botanic Gardens
    Aug 11, 2024, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    Memphis Botanic Gardens, 750 Cherry Rd, Memphis, TN 38117, USA
    Aug 11, 2024, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    Memphis Botanic Gardens, 750 Cherry Rd, Memphis, TN 38117, USA
    Come learn how to make a set of stacking rings in multiple metals and then a Sterling silver spinner ring! This class is perfect for beginners as we will be covering all the basics.
  • 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
  • Metal Clay Basics - 2 day
    Metal Clay Basics - 2 day
    Fri, Sep 20
    Arkansas Craft School - Mtn View, AR
    Sep 20, 2024, 9:00 AM – Sep 21, 2024, 4:00 PM
    Arkansas Craft School - Mtn View, AR, 101 N Peabody Ave, Mountain View, AR 72560, USA
    Sep 20, 2024, 9:00 AM – Sep 21, 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.
  • Air Chased Copper cuff
    Air Chased Copper cuff
    Thu, Oct 10
    Charmtree Jewelry Studio
    Oct 10, 2024, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM EST
    Charmtree Jewelry Studio, 1200 Butterworth Ct Upstairs, Stevensville, MD 21666, USA
    Oct 10, 2024, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM EST
    Charmtree Jewelry Studio, 1200 Butterworth Ct Upstairs, Stevensville, MD 21666, USA
    Learn to air chase copper to make a statement cuff
  • Intro to Cloisonne Enameling
    Intro to Cloisonne Enameling
    Fri, Oct 11
    Charmtree Jewelry Studio
    Oct 11, 2024, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM EST
    Charmtree Jewelry Studio, 1200 Butterworth Ct Upstairs, Stevensville, MD 21666, USA
    Oct 11, 2024, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM EST
    Charmtree Jewelry Studio, 1200 Butterworth Ct Upstairs, Stevensville, MD 21666, USA
    Learn traditional cloisonne enameling techniques on fine silver
  • Enameling Techniques for Metal Clay
    Enameling Techniques for Metal Clay
    Sat, Oct 12
    Charmtree Jewelry Studio
    Oct 12, 2024, 10:00 AM EST – Oct 13, 2024, 5:00 PM EST
    Charmtree Jewelry Studio, 1200 Butterworth Ct Upstairs, Stevensville, MD 21666, USA
    Oct 12, 2024, 10:00 AM EST – Oct 13, 2024, 5:00 PM EST
    Charmtree Jewelry Studio, 1200 Butterworth Ct Upstairs, Stevensville, MD 21666, USA
    Learn to create flat and 3D metal clay pieces designed to be enameled. Then, learn techniques for adding transparent enamels to your fine silver pieces.

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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