WELCOME TO AR WORKSHOP ANKENY!
1631 SW Main Street, Ste. 104 – Ankeny, IA 50023
Phone 515-207-3772

AR Workshop® is a boutique DIY studio that offers hands-on classes for creating custom, charming home decor from raw materials.  Join an instructor-led workshop where you can make custom wood plank signs, framed signs, canvas pillows, round signs, lazy susans, centerpiece boxes, canvas tote bags, and more!  AR Workshop® will help you take your home decor to the next level and have fun while creating it!

AR Workshop Ankeny is locally owned by a pair of ambitious DIY’ers, Jeff & Laura Reed. You can often find Jeff with a power tool in hand, whether that is for work or play. He stays busy with Laura’s requests for custom pieces of décor and furniture for their home. Laura’s love for crafting and DIY combined with Jeff’s construction knowledge and desire to one day own a business made AR Workshop a perfect fit for them.

Jeff & Laura are elated to bring AR Workshop to Ankeny and provide a place for friends and family to gather and create beautiful custom home décor. Stop in soon!

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Chunky Knit Blanket Workshop™ AR Workshop Ankeny
  • Wednesday, January 16, 2019 6:00 pm
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GIRL'S NIGHT OUT! FRAMED Wood Sign or CENTERPIECE BOX Workshop from 49.50 AR Workshop Ankeny
  • Thursday, January 17, 2019 6:00 pm
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Canvas Pillows, Canvas Wall Hangings & Canvas Tote Bags from $39.50 AR Workshop Ankeny
  • Friday, January 18, 2019 6:00 pm
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Ankeny Family Vision Private Event AR Workshop Ankeny
  • Saturday, January 19, 2019 10:00 am
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Chunky Knit Blanket Workshop™ AR Workshop Ankeny
  • Saturday, January 19, 2019 4:00 pm
Sold Out
PLANK Wood Sign or LAZY SUSAN Workshop from 39.50 AR Workshop Ankeny
  • Sunday, January 20, 2019 1:00 pm
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TEAM BUILDING TUESDAY or PRIVATE PARTY!
  • Tuesday, January 22, 2019 1:00 pm
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FRAMED Wood Sign or CENTERPIECE BOX Workshop from 49.50 AR Workshop Ankeny
  • Wednesday, January 23, 2019 6:00 pm
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OVERSIZED Large Framed Wood Sign Workshop AR Workshop Ankeny
  • Thursday, January 24, 2019 6:00 pm
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Altoona Smiles Private Event AR Workshop Ankeny
  • Friday, January 25, 2019 6:00 pm
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Olivia's Birthday Table (8) AR Workshop Ankeny
  • Saturday, January 26, 2019 10:00 am
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BEAT THE WINTER BLUES! FRAMED Wood Sign or CENTERPIECE BOX Workshop from 49.50 AR Workshop Ankeny
  • Saturday, January 26, 2019 10:00 am
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PLANK Wood Sign or LAZY SUSAN Workshop from 39.50 AR Workshop Ankeny
  • Saturday, January 26, 2019 4:00 pm
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Chunky Knit Blanket Workshop™ AR Workshop Ankeny
  • Sunday, January 27, 2019 1:00 pm
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TEAM BUILDING TUESDAY or PRIVATE PARTY!
  • Tuesday, January 29, 2019 1:00 pm
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Canvas Pillows, Canvas Wall Hangings & Canvas Tote Bags from $39.50 AR Workshop Ankeny
  • Wednesday, January 30, 2019 6:00 pm
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Heartland Co-op Private Event (10) AR Workshop Ankeny
  • Thursday, January 31, 2019 11:00 am
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Thursday Night! PLANK Wood Sign or LAZY SUSAN Workshop from 39.50 AR Workshop Ankeny
  • Thursday, January 31, 2019 6:00 pm
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FRAMED Wood Sign or CENTERPIECE BOX Workshop AR Workshop Ankeny
  • Friday, February 1, 2019 6:00 pm
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Family Friendly VALENTINE'S DAY Cupcakes and Crafts AR Workshop Ankeny
  • Saturday, February 2, 2019 10:00 am
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Chunky Knit Blanket Workshop™ AR Workshop Ankeny
  • Saturday, February 2, 2019 4:00 pm
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Valentine's Day Family Crafternoon AR Workshop Ankeny
  • Sunday, February 3, 2019 1:00 pm
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PLANK Wood Sign or LAZY SUSAN Workshop- 100th Store Opening Celebration! AR Workshop Ankeny
  • Wednesday, February 6, 2019 6:00 pm
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CLOSED
  • Thursday, February 7, 2019 12:00 am
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TEAM BUILDING TUESDAY or PRIVATE PARTY!
  • Tuesday, February 12, 2019 1:00 pm
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Chunky Knit Blanket Workshop™ AR Workshop Ankeny
  • Wednesday, February 13, 2019 6:00 pm
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PLANK Wood Sign or LAZY SUSAN Workshop AR Workshop Ankeny
  • Friday, February 15, 2019 6:00 pm
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Paisley's Birthday Table (7) AR Workshop Ankeny
  • Friday, February 15, 2019 6:00 pm
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OVERSIZED Large Framed Wood Sign Workshop AR Workshop Ankeny
  • Saturday, February 16, 2019 10:00 am
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FRAMED Wood Sign or CENTERPIECE BOX Workshop AR Workshop Ankeny
  • Sunday, February 17, 2019 1:00 pm
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TEAM BUILDING TUESDAY or PRIVATE PARTY!
  • Tuesday, February 19, 2019 1:00 pm
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PLANK Wood Sign or LAZY SUSAN Workshop AR Workshop Ankeny
  • Wednesday, February 20, 2019 6:00 pm
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Chunky Knit Blanket Workshop™ AR Workshop Ankeny
  • Thursday, February 21, 2019 6:00 pm
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FRAMED Wood Sign or CENTERPIECE BOX Workshop AR Workshop Ankeny
  • Friday, February 22, 2019 6:00 pm
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CLOSED
  • Saturday, February 23, 2019 12:00 am
Sold Out
TEAM BUILDING TUESDAY or PRIVATE PARTY!
  • Tuesday, February 26, 2019 1:00 pm
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FRAMED Wood Sign or CENTERPIECE BOX Workshop AR Workshop Ankeny
  • Wednesday, February 27, 2019 6:00 pm
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Blanket Ladder Workshop **Limited Seats** AR Workshop Ankeny
  • Thursday, February 28, 2019 6:00 pm
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Chunky Knit Blanket Workshop™ AR Workshop Ankeny
  • Friday, March 1, 2019 6:00 pm
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PLANK Wood Sign or LAZY SUSAN Workshop from 39.50 AR Workshop Ankeny
  • Saturday, April 13, 2019 4:00 pm
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1631 SW Main Street, Ste. 104 – Ankeny, IA 50023
[email protected]
ARWORKSHOP.COM
515-207-3772

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From Sunday through Wednesday, our private party minimum is 18 people and a 24 person minimum Thursday pm / Friday pm /Saturday pm. Can’t meet our minimum? Ask about booking a table for your friends at a regular scheduled workshop or just register for any workshop and include your friends names so we can seat you together!

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Most adult projects range from $45-$70 and children’s projects range from $35-$40. Contact us for specific pricing. Gift Cards! Need a gift? We offer gift cards for sale online here!

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A non-refundable $100 private party fee is required to hold private workshops and parties. This ensures you have the space to yourself to enjoy the workshop! (And that we can hire the coolest most talented staff for your group!)

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We provide all of the materials, tools, and instruction! Choose from our Project Portfolio with a variety of mediums for your group. Choosing from our decor line of eco friendly stains and paints to customize your projects in the workshop!

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Choose your preferred date and time for your private workshop.  The workshop is available 7 days a week for private parties, with exception of scheduled classes as shown on our calendar.

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Private workshops last from 2-3 hours depending on the project. Children’s parties include 2 hour workshop timeslot.

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AR Workshop is BYOB.  You may bring in small snacks or appetizers to enjoy.

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Once you reserve your private workshop date and time, you will receive a customized party link for the hostess to send out to the guests via email with instructions on registering.

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